Dr. Lauren Gist, MD

Dr. Lauren Gist, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Lauren Gist, MD is a developmental-behavioral pediatric specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Duke Univ Sch Of Med in 2001 and specializes in developmental-behavioral pediatrics.Read her story

7910 Frost St Ste 350

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

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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Dr. Gist's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Gist's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gist "Lauren Gist, MD, MPH is a board-certified pediatrician who specializes in developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians work with families to evaluate, treat, and coordinate care for children with developmental delays, behavioral issues, learning difficulties or mental health concerns. Dr. Gist has a special interest in the evaluation and care of young children with behavioral challenges, children with developmental and behavioral concerns associated with genetic conditions, autism, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. As a faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Gist instructs medical students and residents at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Gist worked as a general pediatrician in San Diego, as a civilian staff pediatrician at Bremerton Naval Hospital in Bremerton, Wash. and as a private practice pediatrician in Poulsbo, Wash. Dr. Gist completed a fellowship in developmental-behavioral pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she also completed her pediatric residency. She earned her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. She also holds a master’s degree in public health with a specialty in maternal and child health from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in Chapel Hill, N.C. She is board-certified in general pediatrics. "
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1  Specialties

  • Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Kind and thorough doctor. Just hard to get in to see her somewhat.
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Caring, listens, very helpful and responsive. Highly recommended!
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