Our Staff

dr. karen smith

Dr. Karen Smith is a Board Certified Pediatrician who sees patients aging from birth to 18 years. Dr. Smith attended Albion College in Albion, Michigan for undergraduate school with a double major in Biology and German. She then went on to Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine and graduated in 1997 with her Medical Degree. From there she completed her pediatric residency at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Dayton Children’s Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. During this time Dr. Smith was active duty in the United States Air Force and after residency was stationed at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, SC. She served a total of 7 years in the , US Air Force, achieving the rank of Major. In June of 2016, Dr. Smith opened Shelby Pediatrics, LLC and proudly serves residents of Shelby County and the surrounding communities.

Carol Dorsett, RN

Carol is our Registered Nurse. She graduated from Rhodes State College. Carol has worked with Dr. Smith since she came to Sidney in 2007. She is married with 2 children. When she isn’t working she likes to attend her children’s sporting events.


Christy is a Certified Credentialed Medical Assistant. She has 30+ years of experience in healthcare having worked in surgery, OB/GYN, laboratory and family/pediatric medicine. She isi married with 4 children and 2 grandchildren. She joined the staff of Shelby Pediatrics in 2018.


Sarah lives in the area with her husband Chris and their 3 boys. She graduated from The University of Findlay in 2005 with a Bachelors degree in Education. She worked in the locals schools until becoming a stay-at-home mom in 2012. She joined the staff of Shelby Pediatrics in August of 2017.

430 4th Avenue, Suite 1, Sidney, OH 45365              Office: 937-419-8687              Fax: 937-419-8688

Hours: Monday 8-5 / Tuesday 8-5 / Wednesday 8-3 / Thursday 8-5 / Friday 8-12


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