Lora Plaskon, MD, FPMRS, MS

Lora Plaskon, MD, FPMRS, MS

Accepting new patients
Specializes in: Urogynecology
Female | Speaks English

Provider Overview

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Plaskon is a founding member of Athena Women’s Health – the only practice like it on the West Coast providing the full spectrum of women’s urology, urogynecology and pelvic rehabilitative services. Athena’s mission is to treat women from adolescence to elderly ages with bladder, bowel and sexual health problems by providing education and honoring her choice in a spectrum of evidence-based services. Athena’s services go from conservative noninvasive options to the most sophisticated innovative reconstructive procedures.  Athena is a destination specialty clinic for women seeking the highest standard of care in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

Clinical Expertise

Services + Programs

  • Urogynecology

Clinical Interests

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Overactive bladder
  • Sexual health
  • Sexual pain
  • Vaginal prolapse
  • Vaginal laxity
  • Complex vaginal reconstruction
  • Complex vaginal revision surgeries
  • Vaginal mesh
  • Labiaplasty
  • Postpartum bowel, bladder, sexual dysfunction
  • Natural orifice surgery
  • Kidney stone treatment and prevention
  • Congenitalism adult care
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Vaginismus
  • Elimination dysfunction

Education and Training

Education

Higher Education

  • 1982-1986 Purdue University, Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering

  • 1991-1995 Indiana University, MD

Residency

  • 1995-2002 University of Washington, Urology

Fellowship

  • 1999-2000 University of Washington, National Institutes of Health Public Health Fellowship

Board Certification

  • American Board of Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Female pelvic floor surgery
  • Incontinence/prolapse
  • Urinary stones - treated with laser lithotripsy
  • Male Prostate Enlargement - treated with PCP laser therapy