DepartmentsObstetrics and GynecologyLocationRochester, MinnesotaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Biographical summaryDr. Laughlin-Tommaso completed her Obstetrics & Gynecology residency at the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. She provides care for women with benign gynecologic conditions and is jointly appointed in Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Surgery. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her clinical expertise includes: Diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids Management of abnormal uterine bleeding Surgical removal of uterine fibroids, uterine polyps, and ovarian cysts Evaluation and management of chronic pelvic pain In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Laughlin-Tommaso is active in research and education, training residents and fellows. She is the Associate Dean for Education Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She is an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, having authored over 70 peer review publications, book chapters, etc. Conditions treatedAdenomyosisAdnexal tumorsBacterial vaginosisCervical dysplasiaChronic pelvic painEctopic pregnancyEndometriosisHeavy menstrural bleedingImperforate hymenMenopauseMenstrual crampsMiscarriageOvarian cystPainful intercoursePerimenopausePolycystic ovary syndromePostmenopausal bleedingPrimary ovarian insufficiencySeptate uterusSexually transmitted diseaseUterine anomalyUterine fibroidUterine polypsVaginal atrophyVaginal yeast infectionVaginitisVulvar dysplasiaVulvodynia Procedures performedAblationBirth control pill methodColposcopyConizationDiagnostic hysteroscopyDiagnostic laparoscopyEndometrial ablationEndometriosis surgeryFemale hormone replacement therapyGynecological surgeryHysteroscopyIntrauterine device methodLoop electrosurgical excision procedureMinimally invasive surgeryMyomectomyPelvic examPolypectomyRadiofrequency ablation InterestsUterine fibroidsAbnormal uterine bleeding Mayo Clinic locations Rochester, Minnesota Driving directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2011Certificate - Clinical Research Training ProgramDuke University2009Masters - Public Health, Epidemiology ProgramUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill2006Resident - Obstetrics and GynecologyLoyola University Medical Center2002MDLoyola University & Stritch School of Medicine1998BA - AnthropologyDartmouth CollegeShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2011Obstetrics & GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyAwards and honors2008Fellows Award for Research ExcellenceNational Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health2008Top Epidemiology PresentationEpidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences2005Dr. Joseph G. Kremper Resident of the YearDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center2004Patricia Jackson Junior Resident of the YearDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center2002MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Loyola University & Stritch School of MedicineShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2020 - presentMemberMayo Clinic Education Committee2019 - presentMemberAmerican Gynecological and Obstetrical Society2019 - presentChair of Career DevelopmentSociety for Reproductive Investigation2018 - 2019MemberResidency Program Director Selection Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology2016 - 2020Ad Hoc MemberOffice of Diversity and Inclusion2015 - 2016Committee MemberData Safety Monitoring Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology2015 - 2018MemberSurgery Peer Review Research Committee, Department of Surgery2010 - 2022ChairMinimally Invasive Gynecology Research Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology2010 - 2020MemberOB/GYN Research Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology2010 - presentMemberMayo Clinic Enterprise OB/GYN MIGS Special Interest Group2009 - presentMemberAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists2009 - presentMemberAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists2009 - presentMemberAmerican Society for Reproductive Medicine2008 - 2013MemberSociety for Epidemiologic ResearchShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publicationsResearch activitiesSee a description of research activities. Biographical summaryConditions treatedProcedures performedInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20225713 Doctors & Medical Staff Laughlin-Tommaso, Shannon K. M.D.