Introducing Shelby Pediatric's Staff

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Karen Smith, MD

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 with a double major in Biology and German. She then went on to Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine for her MD degree and graduated in 1997. From there she completed her pediatric residency at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Dayton Children’s Medical Center, Dayton OH. 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, South Carolina. She served a total of seven years in the US Air Force, achieving the rank of Major, before moving back to Ohio. Since being in the Ohio area, she has continued to serve as a pediatrician in both the out-patient and in-patient settings. In June of 2016 Dr. Smith opened Shelby Pediatrics, LLC, her own private practice to serve the residents of Shelby County and the surrounding communities.

Office Staff

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.

Kim Hoying, Reception

Kim Hoying is our office receptionist. She has been working with Dr. Smith for the past 7 year. She is married, with 3 children. When she is not making appointments, or trying to find your child the perfect sticker, you can find her camping with her family. 

Sarah Duncan, Office Manager

Sarah lives in the area with her husband Chris and their 3 sons. She attended the University of Findlay where she graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education. She moved here in 2005 and began working in the local schools as a substitute teacher & later as an aide in Anna Local School’s Special Needs Unit. In 2012, she became a stay-at-home mom. She joined the staff of Shelby Pediatrics in August of 2017.

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