Dr. Laura Sorg is the Medical Director for the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. Dr Laura joins the department with over thirteen years of experience as a family physician. Throughout her career, Dr. Laura has had a special focus on care throughout the life span, rural medicine and caring for those with intellectual disabilities. Her goals are to expand awareness of preventative care to the over 90,000 Ohio citizens with developmental disabilities in the state, as well as education to those health care professionals serving them.
Born and raised on a farm in Southwest Ohio, her passion for caring for others started as a classroom assistant in fourth grade to children with special needs. Dr. Laura’s devotion was cemented when her youngest son was diagnosed with autism at the age of two. Laura is inspired daily by her husband Jonathan and their two sons. In her free time, she enjoys running, gardening and watching her sons compete at various events.