Dr. Lauren Schwartz, MD

Dr. Lauren Schwartz, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery  |  
Female
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Dr. Lauren Schwartz, MD is a pediatric neurosurgery doctor who practices in Hackensack, NJ. She has been practicing for 26 years. Read her story

20 Prospect Ave Ste 811

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

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 Experience

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Dr. Schwartz'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 Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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."

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • 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
  • Neurostimulation
  • 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 New Jersey.

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

Dr. Schwartz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwartz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Schwartz's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schwartz accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
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    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Schwartz has admitting privileges

Barnabas Health Jersey City Medical Center
355 Grand St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Holy Name Medical Center
718 Teaneck Rd
Teaneck, NJ 07666
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Jersey Shore University Medical Center
1945 State Route 33
Neptune, NJ 07753
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Monmouth Medical Center
300 2nd Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740
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Morristown Medical Center
100 Madison Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960
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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
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Ocean Medical Center
425 Jack Martin Blvd
Brick, NJ 08724
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Overlook Medical Center
99 Beauvoir Ave
Summit, NJ 07901
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Riverview Medical Center
1 Riverview Plz
Red Bank, NJ 07701
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Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Rd
Livingston, NJ 07039
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Saint Peter's University Hospital
254 Easton Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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