Sonia Compton, M.D.

Healthcare Professional
Sonia Compton, M.D.

Sonia Compton, M.D.


Medical Degree, Wayne State University School of Medicine – Detroit, Michigan. Bachelor of Science in Biology at University of North Carolina at Charlotte – Charlotte, NC.

Internship and Residency:

Internal Medicine Residency, University of Alabama at Birmingham – Birmingham, AL.


Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Alabama at Birmingham – Birmingham, AL

Board Certification:

Kentucky and Indiana Medical Licensure. Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Professional Organizations:

American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society.


Iyer AS, Wells JM, Vishin S, Bhatt SP, Wille KM, Dransfield MT. CT Measured Pulmonary Artery to Aorta Ratio and Echocardiography for Detecting Pulmonary Hypertension in Severe COPD. Chest 2013;10: 13-1422.

Wille KM, Harrington KF, deAndrade JA, Vishin S, Oster RA, Kaslow RA. Disparities in lung transplantation before and after introduction of the lung allocation score. J Heart Lung Transplant 2013;32:684-92.

Brizendine K, Vishin S, Baddley JW. Antifungal prophylaxis in solid organ transplant recipients. Expert Review of Anti Infective Therapy 2011; 9: 571-81.

Vishin S, Hunt J, and Wille K. A Pregnant Woman with Fever and Respiratory Failure. American Thoracic Society Clinical Cases. February 2010.

Vishin S and Baddley JW. Pulmonary Fungal Diseases Including Pneumocystosis in AIDS: What are the Issues Today? J Invasive Fungal Infect 2008; 2: 89–95.

Ellington, J. K., M. Harris, M. C. Hudson, S. Vishin, L. X. Webb, and R. Sherertz. Intracellular Staphylococcus aureus and Antibiotic Resistance: Implications for Treatment of Staphylococcal Osteomyelitis. J Orthop Res. 2006;24: 87-93.