Dr. Lauren LaFortune, MD

Pediatric Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 44
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Dr. Lauren LaFortune, MD
Dr. Lauren LaFortune, MD is a pediatric neurology doctor who practices in Lexington, MA. She is 44 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. LaFortune is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital.

482 Bedford St

Lexington, MA 02420

Contact Information

(617) 355-6388

Dr. Lauren LaFortune, MD

Dr. Lauren LaFortune, MD

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Care Philosophy

I was raised to treat others as I would like to be treated, and I try to bring that philosophy to every patient encounter. To do this, one must always have respect for the patient and be an outstanding listener. I have always had a passion for the biological sciences and I knew I wanted a career in that field -- specifically, research. But after working as a laboratory technician during college, I realized I missed human interaction. I was more interested in getting to know my co-workers than my test tubes. This was when I realized I could incorporate my love for science and people into becoming a physician.
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Dr. LaFortune's Experience

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Dr. LaFortune's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Epilepsy
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
2

Procedures

  • Management of VNS Devices for the Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Neurological Testing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • SUNY Health Science Center At Brooklyn
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Pediatrics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Pediatrics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Tufts New England Medical Center, Pediatric Neurology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Tufts New England Medical Center, Pediatrics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Tufts New England Medical Center, Epilepsy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. LaFortune accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Hospitals where Dr. LaFortune has admitting privileges

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
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