Sonia Compton, M.D.

Healthcare Professional
Sonia Compton, M.D.

Sonia Compton, M.D.

Education:

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.

Fellowship:

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.

Publications:

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. http://www.thoracic.org 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.