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Ear, Nose, and Throat | Female

Natchitoches Medical Specialist 1029 Keyser Ave Ste C Natchitoches, LA 71457 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

As a general otolaryngologist--head and neck surgeon (ENT), I look forward to taking care of you and your entire family for any ear, nose, or throat problem.

Biography

Dr. Lauren was born and raised in Baton Rouge and graduated from LSU with Honors in Latin in 2002 as the first student to defend an honors thesis successfully in Latin. She then went to medical school at LSU in New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans during Dr. Lauren's senior year, and she regretfully had to leave home to pursue a residency in Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery at Indiana University. She is honored to have trained under Dr. Richard Miyamoto, a world-renowned ear surgeon. She then served as an Assistant Professor in Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Kentucky, teaching both medical students and residents. Working in a academic setting prepared Dr. Lauren to handle a variety of complex ear, nose, & throat problems. She is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. She is happy to share her skills to help the people of Natchitoches and the surrounding areas.

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Dr. Anderson's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Lauren was born and raised in Baton Rouge and graduated from LSU with Honors in Latin in 2002 as the first student to defend an honors thesis successfully in Latin. She then went to medical school at LSU in New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans during Dr. Lauren's senior year, and she regretfully had to leave home to pursue a residency in Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery at Indiana University.  She is honored to have trained under Dr. Richard Miyamoto, a world-renowned ear surgeon. She then served as an Assistant Professor in Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Kentucky, teaching both medical students and residents. Working in a academic setting prepared Dr. Lauren to handle a variety of complex ear, nose, & throat problems. She is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons.  She is happy to share her skills to help the people of Natchitoches and the surrounding areas.

Dr. Anderson's Care Philosophy

As a general otolaryngologist--head and neck surgeon (ENT), I look forward to taking care of you and your entire family for any ear, nose, or throat problem.

Dr. Anderson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laceration
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 2006

  • Internship Hospital
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Louisiana State University

    Graduated in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Wound Repair