Somer is a veteran board certified pediatric nurse practitioner and member of ILADS. She currently practices as a Pediatric Lyme Specialist utilizing ILADS methodologies. Somer trained in some of the top pediatric hospitals in the country including Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Children's of Dallas, Texas, Penn State Children's in Hershey, PA and most recently Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC. Her passion is within Integrative pediatrics combining Eastern and Western medicine modalities. She completed a lyme disease internship with Richard Horowitz of Hyde Park, NY. She currently works with Ken Bock, an expert in Autism and PANS/PANDAS. Somer specializes in the treatment of autoimmune, neuroinflammatory conditions, lyme and other tick-borne illnesses and mycotoxicosis/ mold exposures. She has served as a clinical preceptor to numerous PA and NP programs. Somer currently is a medical writer/blogger for bockintegrative.com and has served as an editorial board member for professional publications. Somer also provides clinical consultation to other providers regarding integrative medicine and difficult Lyme or other tick-borne disease cases.