Sophia M.R. Lannon, MD, MPH - Physician and Surgeon, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Portland, OR

Provider Bio

Sophia Lannon, MD, is a board-certified maternal-fetal medicine physician and surgeon at Northwest Perinatal Center in Portland, Oregon.

About the Provider

Dr. Lannon guides women facing unexpected and sometimes significant challenges during high risk pregnancies toward making decisions that result in the healthiest possible outcomes for mother and child. Although she is passionate about helping families through all high risk pregnancies, she has a particular interest in managing anticipated and unanticipated preterm birth. Dr. Lannon has published articles on the timing of very preterm cesarean deliveries, timing of antenatal steroids, infectious causes of preterm labor, the risk of adverse obstetric outcomes among Native American women and the use of antihypertensive medication in pregnancy.

Dr. Lannon’s professional experience includes being on the teaching faculty at the University of Washington. In 2015 she was honored with a teaching award by the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology division of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Lannon and her husband have two small children. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling and outdoor recreation, such as hiking, bicycling and running with her dog.


  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2013
  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2010


  • Fellowship:

    Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, 2011

  • Residency:

    OB/GYN, Oregon Health & Science University, 2008

  • Medical School:

    Doctor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, 2004

  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Public Health, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 2004

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Nutritional Science, University of North Carolina, 1999


  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

  • Oregon Medical Association


  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2021
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2019

Patient Survey Responses (44)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.22 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.55 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.61 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.49 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.51 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.32 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.39 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.55 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.51 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.52 out of 5
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