Sharonda Janeya Alston Taylor, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center
  • West Campus



Adolescent Medicine

Phone: 832-822-4887 (Main) | 832-227-3350 (West)
Fax: 832-825-3689 (Main) | 832-227-2493 (West)

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, 11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094
United States

Director, Teens Working on Wellness Adolescent Weight Management Clinic

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Adolescent Medicine 2008
University of Texas School of Public Health professional education Certificate of Public Health 2007
Children's Hospital at Sinai residency Pediatrics 2005
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 2002


Clinical Focus

  • Obesity
  • Adolescent reproductive health (males and non-surgical gynecology)
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome

Research Interests

  • True cost of incorporating nationally recommendations to treat adolescent obesity in a comprehensive multidisciplinary program
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome diagnosis, treatment and comorbidity treatment

Awards and Honors

  • Career Development Award in Adolescent Health from the Society for Adolescent Medicine 2008


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
Harris County Medical Society Member
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Member
Texas Pediatric Society Member
The Obesity Society Member

Selected Publications

Alston Taylor Sand Hergenroeder AC. Waist circumference predicts increased cardiometabolic risk in normal weight adolescent males. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity June 2011: 6( 2-2): e307-e311 (doi:10.3109/17477166.2011.575149).

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