Sharonda Janeya Alston Taylor, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center
  • West Campus


Adolescent Medicine
Pediatric Medicine

Phone: 832-822-4887
Fax: 832-825-3689

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
Clinical Care Center - 11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway (I-10 and Barker Cypress)
Houston, TX 77094

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

About Sharonda Taylor

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).