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Lonna Gordon

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
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  • American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Focus

  • Eating Disorders
  • IUD And Implanon Placement
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Mental Health Services
  • Obesity
  • Routine Office Gynecologic Care
  • Sports Physical Examinations
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Teen Parenting Program


  • MD, University of South Florida

  • Fellowship, Adolescent Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Dr. Lonna Gordon, MD, PharmD is a pediatrician who is fellowship trained in adolescent medicine. Prior to attending medical school she was a community pharmacist, an experience that formed her perspectives on minors’ confidential access to care and collaborating on a multidisciplinary team. She has clinical expertise in reproductive health, care of high-risk and underserved youth, and obesity. Dr. Gordon is able to place the full range of long-acting reversible contraceptive devices including intrauterine devices and implants. In addition to general adolescent care, Dr Gordon specifically sees obese adolescents who are interested in comprehensive medical and reproductive health care through a structured multidisciplinary approach to weight loss through healthy lifestyle approaches. Dr. Gordon has specific training and hands on experience in political, media, and educational advocacy. She is a passionate advocate for the healthcare needs of adolescents on the local, state and national level and empowers her patients to do the same.


  • 2014 - 2014
    Physicians for Reproductive Health Leadership Training Academy Fellow

  • 2012 - 2012
    Orlando Health Pediatric Department - Resident of the Year

  • 2011 - 2012
    Orlando Health Resident Community Service Award


Dr. Gordon has a research interest in the association between weight status, mental health, and subsequent behaviors. She was awarded an NIH Diversity Supplement to investigate the association between BMI and risky sexual behaviors in urban youth.


Gordon L, Diaz A, Soghomoian C, Nucci-Sack A, Weiss J, Strickler H, Burk R, Schlecht N, Ochner N. Increased Body Mass Index Associated with Increased Risky Sexual Behaviors. Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology 2015 June;.

Chulani V, Gordon L. Adolescent Growth & Development. Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice: Adolescent Medicine 2014; 41: 465-487.

Steever J, Francis J, Gordon L, Lee J. Sexual Minority Youth. Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice: Adolescent Medicine 2014; 41: 651-669.

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Dr.Gordon is not currently required to report Industry relationships.

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