Isabella Knox, MD, EdM


On staff since November 2007

Academic Title: Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

"I love to help mothers and babies breastfeed successfully and enjoy this unique relationship!"

  • Dr. Knox worked with mothers and babies in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit, for many years, and on both UW coasts, before finding her true calling: helping mothers and babies with breastfeeding problems. She still works in the NICU and also sees outpatient babies for the assessment and treatment of suspected tongue tie.

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    LLLight of La Leche League Ann Montgomery Medical Professional Award Awarded to medical professionals who have made a difference for breastfeeding mothers and babies in the community. La Leche League of King County 2012
    MaryAnn O'Hara MD Physician Leadership Award Awarded to a physician who has consistently shown leadership in breastfeeding medicine in Washington State Breastfeeding Coilition of Washington 2011
  • Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • Isabella Knox, MD, EdM, Knox, I
      Tongue tie in the breastfeeding newborn
      NeoReviews, 2010 Sept.

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Tongue-tie: Diagnosis and Treatment Evergreen Hospital Kirkland, WA Sept. 11, 2013
    Frenotomy: Implications for breastfeeding Pediatric Health Summit. Island County Public Health . September 14, 2012. Sept. 14, 2012


Board Certification(s)


Medical/Professional School

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia
Harvard University, Cambridge


Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland