Dr. Lauren Ficks, MD

Dr. Lauren Ficks, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Lauren Ficks, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Ventura, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med in 1990 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

2772 Johnson Dr Ste 200

Ventura, CA 93003

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ficks' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ficks treats Osteoporosis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Ficks treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ficks treats Hypothyroidism more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Ficks treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ficks treats Thyroid Disease more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Ficks treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Ficks' conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Hashimoto's Disease
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Precocious Puberty
Proteinuria
Retina Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lauren Ficks, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Ventura, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med in 1990 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1995
    Cedars Sinai Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1993
    University Of California-Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    University Of California-Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ficks' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ficks

4.1

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(10)
4 Stars
13.333333333333334%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
13.333333333333334%
(2)

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She spent an hour explaining all my lab results. After a horrible experience at Dr. Chochinov, she rectified everything and followed up on everything they did not. So glad to have found her!
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Dr Ficks was very knowledgable and spent a lot of time explaining things to me. I never felt rushed and was very confident in her recommendations and treatment plan. She is amazing!
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She is too busy and too rushed. Never calls back, though rushed staff person will call back. Can't schedule follow up appointment. So I cannot get my concerns voiced or addressed.
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Dr Ficks is an exceptional endocrinologist & I've known many having lived in Venura 29 years & suffering from thyroid disorders. Dr Ficks is without a doubt the best & most thorough diagnostician I've ever had. Besides, she knows you personally and takes the time of day to notice changes in...Read More
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She sets you up for a lab test and says I want to see you in a week. Her staff says okay, you?re on the waiting list to see her, which is in three months What then? Never a follow up, just another digit to her day. Thanks for nothing.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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