60738-Sowa, Lauren

Lauren E. Sowa, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Email lsowa@iu.edu
FH 400
Indianapolis, IN


Lauren Sowa, MD, joined the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2021. She completed her residency at the University of Chicago and later a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Children's Hospital of Colorado. Dr. Sowa's practice includes the breadth of pediatric otolaryngology with a special interest in cleft/craniofacial disorders and pediatric thyroid disease. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, outdoor activities, and spending time with her husband and dog.

Key Publications

Sowa LE, Thomas JMN, Hundertmark AC, Baroody FM, Suskind DL. Leveraging the universal newborn hearing screen to impact parental knowledge of childhood speech development in low socioeconomic populations: A randomized clinical trial. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2021 Jul;146:110763.

Brown, L., Sowa, L., & Pomerantz, J. (2020). Septic pulmonary embolism after septoplasty and inferior turbinate reduction, a rare complication. Otolaryngology Case Reports, 14, 100138.

Sowa, L., & Baroody, F. M. (2020). Pediatric Rhinosinusitis and Gastroesophageal Reflux. In Pediatric Rhinosinusitis (pp. 139-148). Springer, Cham.

Sowa, L., Schmidt, H., & Gerber, M. E. (2020). Laryngopharyngeal Reflux. In Multidisciplinary Management of Pediatric Voice and Swallowing Disorders (pp. 227-238). Springer, Cham.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2021 Fellowship Children's Hospital Colorado
    2020 Residency University of Chicago
    2015 MD Loyola University Chicago
    2011 MA Boston University
    2009 BA Duke University
  • Professional Organizations
    American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Clinical Interests
    Cleft/Craniofacial, Pediatric Thyroid Disease, Velopharyngeal Insufficiency, Congenital Neck Masses, Pediatric Sinus Disease

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