Sheela Rath Geraghty, MD, MS, IBCLC, FAAP

Medical Director, Center for Breastfeeding Medicine

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-2526

Fax: 513-636-4402


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Breastfeeding, breast milk pumping, human milk banking, multiple births


Sheela R. Geraghty, MD, is a general pediatrician and lactation consultant. Dr. Geraghty is the medical director for the Cincinnati Children’s Center for Breastfeeding Medicine. Dr. Geraghty’s research and clinical practice focuses on barriers to successful breastfeeding.

Education and Training

BS: Biology, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, 1991.

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1995.

Residency: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, 1995-1998.

Chief Residency: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, 1998-1999.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2000-2003.

MS: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2003.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2006, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, 2011.


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