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September 11, 2017

ADOLESCENT MEDICINE PHYSICIAN JOINS OU CHILDREN’S PHYSICIANS

LawlisShauna-Adolescent01      OKLAHOMA CITY – Shauna M. Lawlis, M.D., an adolescent medicine physician, has established her practice with OU Children’s Physicians. She has also been named an assistant professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

      Adolescent medicine physicians provide comprehensive general health care to teenagers, including routine wellness checks, sports physicals and immunizations. Lawlis also sees patients with gender identity concerns and provides counseling and treatment including puberty pausing, menstrual suppression and gender affirming hormones.

      Lawlis is board certified in pediatrics. She completed a fellowship in adolescent medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. She completed her pediatrics residency and internship and earned her medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

      Lawlis is a member of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

      OU Children’s Physicians Adolescent Medicine providers see patients at 1200 Children’s Ave., in Oklahoma City. For appointments, call (405) 271-6208.

      OU Children’s Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty.

      More than 290 of these doctors and advanced practice providers have committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children’s Physicians are board certified in children’s specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.

      OU Children’s Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can’t be helped elsewhere come to OU Children’s Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children’s Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children’s emotional needs.