David Shook, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician and pediatric hematologist-oncologist who treats patients while serving as the Medical Director of AdventHealth for Children’s world-renowned Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program. He is a leading expert in the treatment of children with blood and bone disorders, and he specializes in bone marrow transplants and cellular therapy. A noted researcher and recipient of a National Institutes of Health Research Service Award, Dr. Shook attended medical school and completed his residency training at Johns Hopkins University, where he was recognized with the Harrison Award for Proficiency in Pediatrics. He also completed two advanced fellowships – one in pediatric hematology and oncology and the other in bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapy – at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Awards & Recognition
Dr. Shook has been recognized as AdventHealth for Children’s Physician of the Year and has been named one of Orlando’s Top 40 under 40 by the Orlando Business Journal. In addition, he was honored as medical director of the Orlando-based non-profit organization, Kids Beating Cancer. He has previously been recognized by the Johns Hopkins Hospital as well as the National Institutes of Health for clinical and research excellence.
An innovator in the field of pediatric bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapy, Dr. Shook has been involved with significant advancements in the field of childhood cancer therapy through research and clinical trials. Beyond his commitment to clinical excellence, he is also dedicated to caring for not only the children he treats, but their families as well.