Shannon K. Laughlin-Tommaso, M.D.

  1. Gynecologist
  2. Obstetrician


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Dr. 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.

  1. Ablation
  2. Birth control pill method
  3. Colposcopy
  4. Conization
  5. Diagnostic hysteroscopy
  6. Diagnostic laparoscopy
  7. Endometrial ablation
  8. Endometriosis surgery
  9. Female hormone replacement therapy
  10. Gynecological surgery
  11. Hysteroscopy
  12. Intrauterine device method
  13. Loop electrosurgical excision procedure
  14. Minimally invasive surgery
  15. Myomectomy
  16. Pelvic exam
  17. Polypectomy
  18. Radiofrequency ablation
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  1. 2011
    Certificate - Clinical Research Training ProgramDuke University
  2. 2009
    Masters - Public Health, Epidemiology ProgramUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  3. 2006
    Resident - Obstetrics and GynecologyLoyola University Medical Center
  4. 2002
    MDLoyola University & Stritch School of Medicine
  5. 1998
    BA - AnthropologyDartmouth College


  1. 2011
    Obstetrics & GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2008
    Fellows Award for Research ExcellenceNational Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health
  2. 2008
    Top Epidemiology PresentationEpidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  3. 2005
    Dr. Joseph G. Kremper Resident of the YearDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center
  4. 2004
    Patricia Jackson Junior Resident of the YearDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center
  5. 2002
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Loyola University & Stritch School of Medicine

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2020 - present
    Associate DeanOffice of Education Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2019 - present
    Chair of Career DevelopmentSociety for Reproductive Investigation
  3. 2016 - present
    Ad Hoc MemberOffice of Diversity and Inclusion
  4. 2015 - 2016
    Committee MemberData Safety Monitoring Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  5. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  6. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  7. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Reproductive Medicine
  8. 2008 - 2013
    MemberSociety for Epidemiologic Research
    MemberResidency Program Director Selection Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    MemberOB/GYN Research Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    MemberSurgery Peer Review Research Committee, Department of Surgery
    LiaisonCenter for Science of Healthcare Delivery, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    ChairMinimally Invasive Gynecology Research Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    MemberMayo Clinic Enterprise OB/GYN MIGS Special Interest Group


Actividades de investigación

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