Dr. John Sheehy – Bio

John P. Sheehy

Dr. John P. Sheehy

Dr. John P. Sheehy is the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Glen Cove Hospital and is an attending physician at North Shore-LIJ University Hospital at Manhasset, Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Winthrop University. Well respected by his peers for his acumen in the field of pediatrics, Dr. Sheehy has been appointed to several prestigious professional committees including the Nominating, By-laws, Medical Board, Performance Improvement and Credentialing Committees. He is a member of the Joint Conference Professional Affairs Committee for North Shore LIJ Healthcare System, as well as the Medical Executive Committee. He currently serves as the director of the Pediatric Program for Family Practice Residency Program at Glen Cove Hospital. Dr. Sheehy is the Physician in Charge at North Shore School District and the Medical Director for St. Christopher-Ottilie Home in Sea Cliff, New York. He is published in the fields of pediatrics and sports medicine. Dr. Sheehy has lectured to Physicians, Residents and Medical Students at Adelphi University and will be a Clinical Mentor for Hofstra University School of Medicine when it opens in Sept. 2011.

Dr. Sheehy has served the community for 33 years specializing in treating children and adolescents and is held in the highest regard by the medical community and beloved by his patients. Dr. Sheehy and his lovely wife Patricia reside in Locust Valley and have three wonderful children, Catherine, Anna and Bridget. Dr. Sheehy has been a devoted LICADD Board Director for more than two decades, and has served as the Vice Chair of the Executive Board. As both a dedicated father and medical professional, Dr. Sheehy has worked tirelessly to raise the public awareness of the dangers of alcohol and substance use, particularly upon children and adolescents. He is a strong advocate for all children and families struggling to overcome the devastating impact of alcoholism and substance use. For his life-long commitment to creating a healthier community for our children, we are privileged to present the 2011 LICADD Founder’s Award to Dr. John P. Sheehy.