William Sears, MD
Dr. Bill Sears, one of America’s most renowned pediatricians, is the father of eight children, ages 17 to 42 years, author of over 40 books on childcare and Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. A pediatrician for over 35 years, he currently lives and practices pediatrics along with his three sons Dr. Bob and Dr. Jim and Dr. Pete in San Clemente, California. Dr. Sears received his pediatric training at the Harvard Medical School Childrens Hospital in Boston and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, the largest childrens hospital in the world, where he served as Associate Ward Chief of the newborn nursery and Associate Professor of Pediatrics. In addition to writing many books and scientific articles, Dr. Sears is a medical and parenting consultant to Baby Talk and Parenting Magazines. Dr. Sears is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a fellow of the Royal College of Pediatricians.
“Dr. Bill” (as his little patients call him) and his wife Martha, who is an R.N., have been guests on over 100 television shows including: “20/20,” “Donahue,” “Good Morning America.” “Oprah Winfrey,” “CBS This Morning,” “CNN,” “Today Show,” “Dateline” and most recently the “Dr. Phil Show” where they are regular guests. Dr. Bill is the on-line pediatrician for Parenting.com. Bill and Martha are best known for their Sears Parenting Library published by Little Brown: THE PREGNANCY BOOK, THE BIRTH BOOK, THE BABY BOOK, THE DISCIPLINE BOOK, THE BREASTFEEDING BOOK, THE FUSSY BABY BOOK, THE A.D.D. BOOK, THE FAMILY NUTRITION BOOK, THE PREMATURE BABY BOOK, THE BABY SLEEP BOOK, and THE HEALTHIEST KID IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. Their website is www.AskDrSears.com