Susan Lanni, MD, FACOG
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 12/02/2021

Dr. Susan Lanni came to VCU in 1998, following her Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship at the Women and Infants Hospital of Brown University in Rhode Island. She has been actively involved in postgraduate medical education for over 20 years and currently serves as Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine. She achieved additional board certification in Obesity Medicine in 2017 and currently works at both VCU and in the Mercy/Bon Secours Health Systems.


Dr. Lanni has presented and published broadly on diverse topics related to maternal fetal medicine.

She has been honored numerous times with “Top Doc” awards for maternal fetal medicine locally and state-wide, and also for bedside manner within the larger field of obstetrics and gynecology. In addition, she serves as a member of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Maternal Mortality Review Team.


Dr. Lanni is married with one teenage son, and maintains a menagerie of animals at home. She is a 3rd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and teaches women’s self-defense. She will be testing for her 4th degree black belt in 2022.