Bill Shaw, MD
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Dr. Shaw was born in Tampa. Florida. He received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in 1988 and his medical degree from Emory University in 1992. He completed his pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati in 1995 and was in private practice for two years before leaving and completing a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship in 1998. After completing his fellowship, he practiced pediatrics and pediatric sports medicine and taught medical students and residents while working at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has worked at VCU Health Systems in Richmond, Virginia since 2005. As an Assistant Professor of General Pediatrics he directed the outpatient resident clinic for seven years, and went on to participate in the Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic for 5 years, a program run by his pediatric physiatry colleagues. He continues to see concussion patients as part of a newly formed primary care sports medicine clinic and co-directs the Primary Care Track of the Pediatric Residency Program. Dr. Shaw is board-certified in pediatrics and holds a certificate of added qualification in primary care sports medicine, also through the American Board of Pediatrics.

Besides his professional interest in pediatric sports injuries, Dr. Shaw has been interested in the longitudinal effects of child maltreatment. His personal interests include hiking and camping; baseball; and, of course, his wife of 23 years and their 3 children, ages 21, 18, and 15 years. He and his wife help their daughter raise puppies for the visually impaired, and serve on the local council for their son’s Boy Scout Troop. In April of 2017, their oldest son was awarded his Eagle. He also finished out his scouting experience by serving as senior patrol leader for the 120 boys in the troop. Their younger son is also pursuing his Eagle, and has involved himself in leadership training through the Blue Sky Fund, a non-for-profit dedicated to getting public school kids outdoors in the city of Richmond. The program also develops future leaders who can cross racial and financial divides.