Dr. Christine Lauren, MD

Dr. Christine Lauren, MD

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Pediatric Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
41 y/o
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Dr. Christine Lauren, MD is a pediatric dermatology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 41 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center Dermatology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 12

New York, NY 10032
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst

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Top Care Areas

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Dermatitis
high
more than 90% of peers
Skin Infections
normal
more than 82% of peers
Acne
normal
more than 60% of peers

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Dr. Lauren's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lauren "Dr. Lauren is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Clinical Pediatrics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and medical degree from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed residency training in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where she was selected as chief resident. Dr. Lauren then returned to Columbia University to complete her Dermatology residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Following her training in Dermatology, she completed a Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship under the tutelage of Dr. Maria Garzon. Dr. Lauren is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the Pediatric Dermatology Educational Interest Group. She has participated in several ongoing clinical studies and trials and written several book chapters in both dermatology and pediatrics. Her areas of interest within pediatric dermatology include: atopic dermatitis/inflammatory disorders, collagen vascular diseases, vascular birthmarks, genodermatoses and neonatal dermatology."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lauren "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatric Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lauren has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lauren's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lauren to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Lauren's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lauren accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthFirst
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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