认证：Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease: ABIM, Critical Care Medicine: ABIM
简介：Dr. Larry Sonna is a Pulmonary and Critical Care physician who has a broad experience base that includes academic centers, the military, research, extensive locum tenens work, and private practice.
Dr. Sonna is a US Citizen who was raised abroad (Mexico) and speaks fluent Spanish. After completing his college education at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, he was accepted at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, where he did his medical training. This included MD and PhD degrees (completed in 1989), internship in Surgery at Johns Hopkins, residency in Internal Medicine at one of the Johns Hopkins affiliates (Francis Scott Key Medical Center, now called Johns Hopkins Bayview), and fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care (also at Johns Hopkins).
During training, he served honorably in the Maryland Army National Guard and transitioned to active duty Army in 1996. He was stationed at the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Natick, MA, and performed both clinical work and research collaborations with Brigham and Women’s Hospital (part of the Harvard system). He became an author on over 30 publications.
In 2005, Dr. Sonna left the military and after a brief trial of private practice in Richmond, returned to academic medicine at the University of Maryland as an assistant professor in the division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He worked as an attending physician in the UMMC ICU, had some clinical responsibilities at the Baltimore VA Medical Center, and also continued his research work on human gene expression responses to stress.