Shakha Gillin, M.D., has been a local Pediatrician in North County for the past 15 years. She is the founder of Coast Pediatrics Del Mar and Coast Pediatrics Carmel Valley. She specializes in preventive care for children, including encouraging healthy and active lifestyles.
She has been recognized as a Top Doctor in San Diego from 2006–2017. She was recognized as "Best Pediatrician" of North County for 2011-2017. She attended UCSD for her undergraduate degree and medical school. She did her residency in Pediatrics at UCI, and was the Chief Resident at Long Beach Miller Children's Hospital. She served on the Hanna Fenichel Preschool Board from 2006-2008 and is is a contributing author to AAP HealthyChildren.org and CrossFit.com.
While at Parker, she has served on the Wellness Committee, the Strategic Initiatives and Academic Affairs Committee for three years and currently serves on the Diversity Committee. Her husband, Scott Gillin, is a Pediatric Anesthesiologist at Rady Children's Hospital. Shakha and Scott have one son — Taj, a member of the class of 2022.