Dr. Lauren Schwartz, MD

Dr. Lauren Schwartz, MD

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Dr. Lauren Schwartz, MD is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist in West Palm Beach, FL and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Temple University in 1992 and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and neurosurgery.Read her story

901 Village Blvd Ste 702

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Contact Information

(561) 882-6214

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
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Dr. Schwartz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schwartz "Dr. Lauren Schwartz is a Board-Certified Neurosurgeon. She has additional fellowship training in Pediatric Neurosurgery. Dr. Schwartz has worked in major trauma centers across the country, including Harlem and the South Bronx, and has expertise in all aspects of brain and spine surgery in adults and children. Dr. Schwartz treats patients from all over the United States as well as internationally. She volunteers with international charities to help bring children who need sophisticated neurosurgery to the United States for surgery. Dr. Schwartz teaches residents and medical students and has lectured nationally on many topics in Neurosurgery. She was appointed by the President of the AANS and served on the Ethics Committee for the national neurosurgical association for a 3 year term. She has served as President of the national organization of "Women in Neurosurgery" and continues to work hard to attract the best and the brightest to the field of Neurosurgery through mentorship and leading by example. Dr. Schwartz set out to bring top neurosurgical skills, expertise, and technology to the people of New Jersey so that they can get the best neurosurgical care without having to leave the state. She is proud of promoting and providing this level of care to the residents of New Jersey."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schwartz "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. Communication is key and we will explain your diagnosis and outline treatment options and recommendations for you or your child that you can understand.

We like to include your primary care doctor or pediatrician in the treatment plan and our goal is to work as a team with your family doctor, the patient, and the patient's family."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Craniosynostosis - Alopecia - Brain Defect
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Torticollis
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35  Procedures

  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal (incl. Hearing Preservation Techniques) 
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Bracheal Plexus Surgery
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Cranial Neurological Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Independent Forensic Evaluation
  • Joint Fusion
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Trauma Neurosurgery
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Adjustment
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • A Einstein College M Yeshiva University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Parkland Hosp-U Tex SW
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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