Kathleen A. Sheerin, M.D., received her bachelor's degree at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. She earned her medical degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Sheerin completed her residency at Texas Children's Hospital/ Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where she also spent a year completing a fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology. She then completed a three-year fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
Dr. Sheerin is board certified by both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. She is a Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Sheerin's special areas of interest are food allergy and anaphylaxis.
Dr. Sheerin is also the co-chair of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology's Anaphylaxis Public Education Task Force. Dr. Sheerin was voted one of Atlanta's top allergists in Atlanta
magazine's "Top Doctors" issue in 2012.
She is married to Mark Moncino, M.D., who practices pediatrics. They have two sons, Harrison and Owen, who attend school at Pace Academy. In her spare time, she enjoys golf and swimming.
Dr. Sheerin joined AAAC in 1991 and sees patients at our Lawrenceville and Sandy Springs locations.
Sokal JE and Sheerin KA. Decreased Stainable Marrow In Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia. Am J Medicine 1986;81:395-399.
Sheerin KA, Giannini EH, Brewer EJ, Barron KB. HLA B 27 - Associated arthropathy in childhood: Long term clinical and diagnostic outcome. Arthritis Rheum 1987;31:1165-1170.
Sheerin KA and Buckley RH. Antibody Response To Protein, Polysaccharide And X174 Antigens In The Hyper Ige Syndrome. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1991;87:803-811.Book Chapters:
Feigin RD and Sheerin KA. Otitis Externa In Textbook Of Pediatric Infectious Disease. Feigin RD and Cheery JD (eds) W.B. Saunders 1987, 194-197.
Feigin RD and Sheerin KA. Brain Abscess In Current Therapy In Pediatric Disease. Nelson JD (ed) B.C. Decker 1988, 138-141.Abstracts:
Sheerin KA, Giannini EH, Brewer EJ, Barron KB. HLA B 27 - Associated Arthropathy In Childhood: Long Term Clinical And Diagnostic Outcome. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1988;81:218; Arthritis Rheum 1988; 31 (s) R44. Also presented at American Academy of Pediatrics Fall Meeting 1987.
Sheerin KA and Buckley RH. Functional antibody status in patients with the Hyper IgE Syndrome. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1989;83:288.
Sheerin KA and Buckley RH. Natural Killer Function And Gamma-Interferon Production In The Hyper Ige Syndrome. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1990;85:160.
Sheerin KA. Use Of IVIG In Treatment Of Lymphoid Interstitial Pneumonitis In A Patient With Common Variable Immunodeficiency. Southeastern Allergy Meeting, October 1992.