Office News!

May 15, 2020

Please read the latest update from our office during the COVID-19 crisis.  Click here for the 5/15/2020 COVID-19 Update

May 1, 2020  

We are sad to report that our monthly Walk With a Doc events are cancelled until further notice in order that we can stay safe.  But....we still want you and your family to get out there and MOVE!!  Remember that you can keep up with our latest news by following us  on Facebook - Lighthouse Pediatrics of Naples and Instagram - LHP Naples. 

April 17, 2020 - Please read the latest update on our office procedures during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Click Here for the 4/17/20 COVID-19 Update

April 9, 2020 - We are still open and seeing patients.  However we WILL be closed April 10, 2020 in observation of Good Friday.  Have a beautiful Easter.

March 30, 2020 - We are still seeing patients in our office for both check-ups and sick visits.  Dr. Dudley is only seeing well patients, and Drs. Shepard and Traci are seeing sick patients only in the late afternoon after our well checkups are concluded.  We are wearing protective gear and ask that only one adult accompany a child if at all possible.

March 23, 2020 - We are now offering Telehealth Services.  Please call the office if you would like to see one of our doctors or Traci "virtually" from home!  

March 22, 2020 - We understand and share your concern about the coronavirus - COVID-19.)  Please read the attached letter to see how we are addressing this pandemic at our practice. (click here)

You can also follow us on facebook (Lighthouse Pediatrics of Naples, LLC) and Instagram (LHP Naples) for updates and information.

February 20, 2020 - We supported the Fellowship of Christian Athletes by sponsoring a table at their annual fundraising where the featured speaker was Ainsley Earhart. 

December 2, 2019 -  We welcome Josh Alvarez, LPN to the Lighthouse Pediatrics family.  He most recently worked at the Collier County Health Department.  We are happy to have him onboard and look forward to you meeting him.

February 26, 2019 - JOIN US for our Walk with a Doc event this Saturday and every first Saturday at the Gordon River Greenway - entrance at the south end of the zoo parking lot.  We will meet at 8:30.  Dr. Dudley, Dr. Shepard, Traci and our office crew will be there to walk with you and your children on the Greenway!

February 9, 2019 - Thank you to our wonderful families and Lighthouse Peds supporters who donated 540 ducs for the Great Naples Duck Race benefitting the Safe Health Children's Coalition of Collier County.  It was a wonderful even for a wonderful cause!

December 1, 2018 - We participated in the Pregnancy Resource Center's Walk for Life.  It was great seeing many of our families  supporting this wonderful organization.

November 15, 2018 - THANK YOU to all of our families who packed and returned OVER 100 BOXES to be sent to children around the world through Samaritan's Purse.  There will be some happy children because of your generosity!

May 15, 2018 -  The Lighthouse Peds staff observe National Water Safety Day

May 3, 2018  - The LIghthouse Pediatrics of Naples Staff joined members of the community for a celebration of the National Day of Prayer.

October 5, 2017

We are very pleased to announce that we have achieved the recognition of a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the NCQA. 

September 8, 2017

The Lighthouse staff does everything in our power to be available to our patients.  Thank you for your understanding during this hurricane time. 

Please do NOT send health information to social media (Facebook or Instagram) or through our website.  We may not be able to see those messages, and we cannot guarantee your privacy on those sites. Thank you for your understanding and we pray for safety for all or our families. 

February 22, 2017

Drs. Dudley and Shepard, Traci, and Diane attended the Fellowship of Christian Athlete (FCA) annual banquet at the Naples Grand Resort.  We enjoyed fellowshipping with the coaches and students, as well as hearing an inspirational testimony given by Mark Richt, current head coach of the University of Miami.  We are thrilled to be part of a wonderful ministry, where Dr. Dudley also serves on the board.

February 16, 2017

We are proud to announce the arrival of Kristen's baby, Brantley Kyle Wiggins.  She was in our office working right up until the day before she delivered.  We are very happy for Kristen and Chris, and sweet sisters Brynlee and Kyndal. 

November 12, 2016

THANK YOU to all of our families who contributed to Operation Christmas Child!!   Nearly 100 boxes were packed and returned to our office to be sent to children all over the world.  For those of you who did not get a shoebox, there's still (very little) time.  Go to to get details of where you can drop a shoebox between November 14 and 21.

October 24,  2016

Welcome Traci Viau, ARNP, our newest addition to Lighthouse Pediatrics of Naples!   Traci returns home to Naples where she grew up and graduated from Barron Collier High School.  She spent 13 years in Gainesville, most recently practicing in the University of Florida Pediatric Neurology Division.   She is now available for both well and sick appointments. Traci, husband Trent and daughter Addison pictured below:

October  2016

October is SAFE SLEEP AWARENESS month!!  Dr. Shepard led a butterfly release in remembrance of 43 babies who have died of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome  (SUIDS) at the Garden of Hope and Courage at NCH.  Dr. Shepard and the Safe and Health Children's Coalition of Collier County hoped to raise awareness of the role of safe sleep practices in the prevention of SUIDS. 


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