ERIN SHANKS, M.D., F.A.A.P. grew up in North Aurora, IL. She attended the University of Iowa in Iowa City and received her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. She received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 1997. Dr. Shanks was elected to the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha, while at Loyola. She completed her pediatric residency at Loyola University Medical Center.Dr. Shanks joined A.B.C. Pediatrics, Ltd. in 2000 after she completed her pediatric residency. She is Pediatric Board Certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Erin and her husband Tony reside in Naperville. Tony is a project manager at Hewitt Associates, a benefits consulting firm. They are very busy with their two young children, Sophie and Luke.When not working, Erin enjoys spending time with her family and being a Mom. She has been a swimmer since childhood and still spends hours in the pool as a member of The Naperville Waves, a Masters Swim team. She enjoys sports, fitness and outdoor activities – especially waterskiing, snow skiing, and scuba diving.
Dr. Shanks enjoys providing quality care to children of all ages. She feels so privileged to be involved with ABC Pediatrics working in a career that she loves.