Dr. Sommer was born and raised in New York State, spending most of her early years in Schenectady, NY. She received her Bachelors of Science from Pennsylvania State University and her Doctorate of Osteopathy from the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. She learned a more holistic approach to treating patients, using hands on diagnosis and treatment through a system of therapy called Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM).
In 2007, Dr. Sommer moved to Washington D.C. to become an Obstetrics & Gynecology Resident at MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University. During her time there she developed her Laparoscopic Surgical skills and became interested in Robotic Surgery using the DaVinci system. She was awarded the Urogynecology Surgical Award at graduation for her interest and skill in Gynecologic Surgery.
Dr. Sommer has areas of interest that include Gynecologic Surgery, specifically with the DaVinci Robot, Preventative Healthcare, and High-Risk Obstetrics.
Dr. Sommer is part of the Arlington Women's Center practice which offers the option for prenatal care and birth with their certified nurse midwife at Virginia Hospital Center.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Sommer, please go to www.arlingtonwomenscenter.com.