Plaskon Lora

Lora Plaskon, MS, M.D.


Specialties
  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Athena Women's Health
6520 226th PL SE
Suite 205
Issaquah 98027
425-392-8611
425-392-9012

General Information


Biography
Lora Plaskon, MD, is a founding member of Athena Women’s Health, and came to her avocation in the spirit of developing a unique place for women’s pelvic health care. Her Midwestern candor, intuition, and clinical acumen has enabled her to be an astute caregiver for women’s most intimate pelvic health issues. She is dedicated to the ongoing evolution of improving women’s healthcare in research and advocacy at a national level through her work with the American Urogynecologic Association and American Urology Association. Dr. Plaskon is an engineer, surgeon, epidemiologist, mother, wife, dog-lover, and an avid hiker and explorer of the Pacific Northwest.
Specialties
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urology
Education Background
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, 1995
Residency: University of Washington
Fellowship: National Institute of Health
Languages
  • English
Professional Associations
American Urologic Association; American Urogynecologic Society, Internatinal Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health
Personal Interests
Dr. Lora Plaskon and her husband, General Surgeon Dr. Brian Plaskon, volunteer in medical missions bringing care to the underserved. Along with her two children and dogs they enjoy hiking in the mountains and exploring the coastal waters of the Northwest.

Publications

Research

Research topics at Athena include women's urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and pelvic floor dysfunction. There are multiple clinical studies ongoing at Athena; please call to inquire 425-392-8611.

Clinical Experience

Specialties
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urology
Clinical Interests
  • abdominal sacrocolpopexy
  • asymptomatic bacturia
  • atony urinary bladder
  • biopsy of periurethral tissue
  • biopsy of urethra
  • bladder disease
  • bladder fistula
  • bladder hemorrhage
  • bladder neck obstruction
  • bladder prolapse
  • bladder sphincterotomy
  • bladder stone
  • bladder suspension
  • bladder trauma
  • bph surgery
  • calculus of urinary tract
  • catheter
  • closure urethrovaginal fistula
  • colovaginal fistula
  • colpopexy
  • colporrhaphy
  • congenital anomaly of urinary system
  • continuous leakage of urine
  • cystectomy
  • cystitis
  • cystogram
  • cystometry
  • cystoscopy
  • cystoureterostomy
  • cystourethroscopy
  • cystourethrostomy
  • detrusor instability
  • dilatation of ureter
  • dilation of ureteral meatus
  • ectopic ureter
  • electromyography of urethral sphincter
  • encysted hydrocele
  • enterocele
  • enterovaginal fistula
  • enterovesical fistula
  • epididymectomy
  • female genital problems
  • foreign body in genitourinary tract
  • frequency of urination
  • frequent urinary tract infections
  • frostbite of penis
  • functional incontinence
  • genital herpes, female
  • genital herpes, male
  • granuloma inguinale
  • groin mass
  • hematuria
  • hydrocele
  • hydrocelectomy
  • hypospadias
  • ileal conduit
  • imperforate hymen
  • incomplete uterovaginal prolapse
  • increased frequency of micturition
  • infected hydrocele
  • infection of cystostomy
  • infection of kidney
  • insertion of testicular prosthesis
  • interstim
  • interstitial cystitis
  • intra-lesional therapy for peyronie's disease
  • intrinsic sphincter deficiency
  • kidney injury
  • kidney malformation
  • kidney stone
  • laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy
  • laparoscopic urethral suspension
  • laparoscopy urethral suspension
  • levator myalgia
  • male genital problems
  • meatal stenosis
  • mesh removal
  • metroplasty
  • micropenis
  • microscopic hematuria
  • mixed incontinence
  • needle suspension
  • neovagina
  • nephrectomy
  • nephropexy
  • nephrostomy
  • nephrotomy
  • nephroureterectomy
  • neurogenic urinary bladder
  • nocturia
  • nontraumatic rupture of bladder
  • open pyeloplasty
  • overactive bladder
  • painful bladder syndrome
  • paralysis of bladder
  • partial cystectomy
  • partial nephrectomy
  • partial orchiectomy
  • pelvic floor dysfunction
  • pelvic floor exercise
  • pelvic organ prolapse
  • pelvic reconstruction
  • penile prosthesis
  • percutaneous biopsy of kidney
  • perineocele
  • perineorrhaphy
  • periurethral abscess
  • periurethral suspension
  • peyronie's
  • phimosis
  • plastic repair of urethrocele
  • plastic urethral sphincter
  • polyuria
  • post prostatectomy erectile impairment
  • post-prostatectomy incontinence
  • post-void dribbling
  • post-void residual
  • prolapse of urethra
  • prolapse of vaginal vault after hysterectomy
  • prostate bleeding
  • prostate examination
  • prostate infection
  • prostate specific antigen
  • prostatic atrophy
  • prostatic hyperplasia
  • prostatic hypertrophy
  • prostatic massage
  • pyelitis
  • pyelonephritis
  • pyeloscopy
  • pyelostomy
  • radiation cystitis
  • radioactive seed implants
  • reconstruction of urethra
  • reconstruction of vagina
  • rectocele
  • rectourethral fistua
  • rectovaginal fistula
  • recurrent urinary tract infection
  • removal of internal penile prosthesis
  • renal cortical necrosis
  • renal denervation
  • renal disease and pregnancy
  • repair of colovaginal fistula
  • repair of cystocele
  • repair of enterocele
  • repair of rectocele
  • repair of rectourethral fistula
  • repair of rectovaginal fistula
  • repair of urinary stress incontinence
  • repair of vaginal tear
  • repair of vaginoenteric fistula
  • repair pelvic prolapse
  • replacement of ureterostomy tube
  • scheduled voiding
  • screening for malignant neoplasms of prostate
  • screening for malignant neoplasms of testis
  • scrotal abscess
  • scrotal cyst
  • scrotal disorder
  • scrotal mass
  • scrotal pain
  • scrotectomy
  • semen abnormality
  • sexually transmitted diseases
  • sling procedure
  • slowing of urinary stream
  • spermatic cord torsion
  • spermatocele aspiration
  • straining on urination
  • stretching of prepuce
  • swollen penis
  • tension-free vaginal tape
  • testicular atrophy
  • testopel treatment
  • third degree uterine prolapse
  • total incontinence
  • transgender surgery
  • transurethral balloon dilation of prostatic urethra
  • transurethral cystoscopy
  • transurethral prostatectomy
  • unilateral orchidectomy
  • ureter
  • ureteral meatotomy
  • ureteral stent
  • ureterectomy
  • ureteric fistula
  • ureteric obstruction
  • ureterocele
  • ureteroenterostomy
  • ureterolithotomy
  • ureteropelvic junction obstruction
  • ureteroplasty
  • ureterotomy
  • urethra
  • urethral abscess
  • urethral caruncle
  • urethral discharge
  • urethral diverticulum
  • urethral false passage
  • urethral fistula
  • urethral hypermobility
  • urethral instability
  • urethral polyps
  • urethral stenosis
  • urethral stricture
  • urethral syndrome
  • urethrocystopexy
  • urethromeatoplasty
  • urethropexy
  • urethrotomy
  • urethrovaginal fistula
  • urinary bladder reconstruction
  • urinary diversion
  • urinary hesitation
  • urinary incontinence
  • urinary problems
  • urinary retention
  • urinary stress incontinence
  • urinary tract infection
  • urinary tract injury
  • urinary tract malformation
  • urinary tract obstruction
  • urinary urgency
  • urine
  • urodynamics
  • uroflowmetry
  • uterine prolapse
  • uterovaginal prolapse
  • vaginal fistula
  • vaginal hysterectomy
  • vaginal prolapse
  • vaginal septum
  • vaginal surgery
  • varicocele
  • vesicocutaneous fistula
  • vesicoureteral reflux
  • vesicovaginal fistula
  • video urodynamic
  • voiding dysfunction
Athena Women's Health
6520 226th PL SE
Suite 205
Issaquah, 98027
425-392-9012