Stephanie Somers, MD

Stephanie Somers, MD
Stephanie Somers, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine


Biosketch

Contact Information

WMed
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Administrative:
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
269.337.4429
stephanie.somers@med.wmich.edu

Stephanie Somers, MD, is a pediatrician. She graduated cum laude from DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana with a B.A. in Zoology. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras, specializing in fisheries. Following her volunteer service she graduated from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed her Pediatrics Residency and an additional year as Chief Resident in Pediatrics at the University Hospital and Clinics of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She joined Trestlewood Pediatrics, a private pediatric practice located in Portage, Michigan, in 1997 where she continues to practice as a general pediatrician. Dr. Somers has special interest in international adoption and adolescent health. She has served as Clinical Assistant Professor for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and is affiliated with Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)
  • Education and Training

    • Chief Resident 1997, Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Residency 1996, Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • MD 1993, Michigan State University
    • BA 1986, Zoology, DePauw University
  • Research

    • General Pediatrics
  • Publications

    • Hong A., Wind E., Palestro C., Somers S., Valderrama E., Lanzkowsky P., Moerck-Johnson D., Gandhi M., Shenker I., Gauthier B. Hip, back pain and loss in a 10-year-old Children's Hospital Quarterly. 1999;11:139-143.

    • Hennein H., Wind E., Valderrama E., Somers S., Rubin L., Lanzkowsky P., Stein M., Gandhi M., Shenker I., Gauthier B. Late presentation of pulmonary sequestration precipitated by RSV infection Children's Hospital Quarterly. 1997;9:43-47.

    • Lanzkowsky P., Wind E., Sagy M., Hennein H., Valderrama E., Somers S., Lanzkowsky P., Larkin A., Gandhi M., Shenker I., Gauthier B. Chylothorax due to Hodgkin's disease Children's Hospital Quarterly. 1997;9:113-117.

    • Hypoglycemia and cortisol deficiency associated with low-dose corticosteroid therapy for asthma Pediatrics. 1996;97:921-924.