Dr. Shannon began practicing in the Saddleback Valley in l973, originally
in Mission Viejo, and since 1996, in Laguna Hills. Dr. Shannon has a special
interest in infant and toddler growth and development and in the parenting
of first children.
"My basic philosophy about children is that we must listen to what
they tell us from their first sound and facilitate their development of
SELF, beginning at birth!"
Dr. Shannon has been married to his wife, Vera, since 1968 and has two
children, Michael (a pediatric dentist in Mission Viejo) and Vanessa (a
PhD. in sports psychology and assistant professor at the University of
West Virginia). Dr. Shannon also has two grandsons, Spencer and Owen,
who live at his home in San Clemente and brighten every day.