Sophia Lannon M.D.

Sophia Lannon M.D.

Bio

Dr. Lannon is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal fetal medicine. She is an assistant professor in maternal fetal medicine. Dr.…

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Patient Care Philosophy

She believes that excellent patient care is achieved when patients feel both well-informed and emotionally supported. She strives to achieve these goals by listening to her patients and taking time to answer questions. With this in mind, Dr. Lannon hopes to help her patients make treatment choices that are best suited for their pregnancy and family goals.

Personal Interests

Dr. Lannon is originally from North Carolina. When she is not in the hospital, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family. She especially enjoys taking advantage of the beautiful outdoor surroundings of the Pacific Northwest by hiking, biking or walking her dog in the neighborhood.

Clinical Interests

Women with high-risk pregnancies, including maternal and fetal conditions that put the pregnancy at risk for complications. She cares for women with medical concerns such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease and immune disorders during their pregnancy. She also takes care of women with prior high-risk pregnancy conditions such as preterm delivery, preterm rupture of membranes and preeclampsia.

She is a member of the Prematurity Prevention team, where she cares for women with pregnancies at risk for delivering prematurely.

Research Interests

Infection-related preterm birth. She is currently studying novel vaginal bacteria and their relation to preterm labor, uterine infection and early rupture of membranes.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Univ. of North CarolinaMedical education2004
Oregon Health & Science Univ.Internship
Oregon Health & Science Univ.Residency
UW - Dept. of Obstetrics and GynecologyFellowship

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Obstetrics & GynecologyMaternal & Fetal Medicine2013
American Board of Obstetrics & GynecologyObstetrics & Gynecology2010
Dr. Lannon is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal fetal medicine. She is an assistant professor in maternal fetal medicine. Dr. Lannon focuses her practice on high-risk pregnancies. She is a fellow with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine.

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