Sherman J. Alter, MD

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Alter, Sherman
Sherman Alter
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One Children's Plaza View map
Dayton Children's Hospital
Dayton, OH 45404
Phone: 937-641-3329
Fax: 937-641-5931

Department: Infectious Disease, Medical Education, Medical Education / CME.

Services: Infectious Disease, Medical Education.


Education and Training+

Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Fellowship: Infectious disease, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Board Certification: Pediatrics and pediatric infectious disease

Awards, Honors and Organizations+

In The News+


Saving Baby Bailey - Meet one of Dr. Alter's former patient Bailey and her family from Troy, Ohio. At 15-months-old Bailey was saved at Dayton Children's after she came down with a life-threatening virus.

Interview on the flu and H1N1 with Dr. Alter

Get to Know Me+

Other Notes: Dr. Alter is director of infectious disease at Dayton Children's and associate clinical professor of pediatrics at Wright State University School of Medicine

Patient Stories+

Scoliosis Surgery to Senior


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Upcoming Events

Car Seat Safety Check

FREE informational presentation and interactive question-and-answer session that will outline the risk and benefits of various therapies for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), and ways to advocate for optimal IBD care.

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

The 30th Annual Ghost N' Goblins 5k Run and Walk registration. The 5k Run/Walk benefits Dayton Children's Hospital.

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About Dayton Children's

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One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815