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September 28, 2012


Sheref Unal, M.D., has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of general pediatrics. He will provide ambulatory service care in the pediatric clinic in Springfield.

Unal was an assistant professor of general pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) from 2009-12. He was previously an assistant professor of ambulatory pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine in Springfield (2007-09).

He completed a residency in pediatrics (2005) at MUSC. He completed an internship in pediatrics at Saint Louis Children’s Hospital (2003). ┬áHe earned his medical degree at SIU School of Medicine (2002) and a bachelor’s degree in biology at Washington University in St. Louis (1998).

Unal is board certified in Pediatrics and a member of American Academy of Pediatrics. He and his wife, Dr. Elizabeth Ramsey Unal, also an SIU physician, live in Springfield with their four children.