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Dr. Lauren Sum, DPM

Podiatry ·  Female · Age 48

Dr. Sum

Beltway Foot Clinic

9515 Bellaire Blvd Ste B Houston, TX 77036

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(713) 988-4848

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Dr. Lauren Sum, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2003 and specializes in podiatry, podiatry sports medicine, and more.


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Dr. Sum accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Coventry Health Care
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Choice
Choice Care
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care POS
Choice Care PPO
Choice POS POS
Choice PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Sum's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Foot Conditions
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Dr. Sum treats Foot Conditions more than 50% of her peers

Dr. Sum treats this condition more than 50% of her peers

Hammer Toe
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sum treats Hammer Toe more than 45% of her peers

Dr. Sum treats this condition more than 45% of her peers

Plantar Fasciitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sum treats Plantar Fasciitis more than 10% of her peers

Dr. Sum treats this condition more than 10% of her peers

Dr. Sum's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Bunion
  • Callus
  • Casting
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Foot Conditions
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Infections
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Geriatric Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Immobilization
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Injection Therapy
  • Injuries
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neuromas
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Permanent Nail Removal
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Toenail Fungal Infection
  • Warts
  • Wound and-or Ulcer Foot
  • Wound Care and Management

Dr. Sum's Reviews

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4.8

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5 Stars
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1 Star
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Does a good and fast job
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My feet and nails feel so much better. Thank you Dr Sum for your continued care.
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Excellent doctor, caring and professional. She took care of foot injury with great results.
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Dr. Sum is compassionate, non-judgemental, and extremely proficient. I am so thankful to have had Dr. Sum handle my needs. I was in and out with absolutely no pain. She took the time to carefully explain the maintenance if good health habits. I highly recommend Dr. Sum to anyone who wants to know!
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The waiting time is less than 5-10 minutes which is great. The two secretaries are really nice and bilingual and both are very sweet and professionals. The doctor makes you feel comfortable and explain everything in details. I am really happy with my results.
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I love how Dr Sum listens and understands my pain. She handled my situation on the spot.
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Shes very friendly and quick
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Dr. Sum treated my callouses with great results.
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Again Dr.Lauren Sum has made my visit very quick and comfortable not having any problems or conflicts. I highly recommend her for any problem that falls under her specialty.
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Excellent Doctor. Short wait time the staff were very pleasant and the doctor took care of my concerns.
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I love this doctor. She is caring and her staff is very helpful. Custom orthotics are very helpful, they prevent recurrent ulcer.
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What doctor Sum has done for my feet was a real change. It has enable me to travel, and continue working. I hope to continue working for years to come. The custom orthotics I got from Dr. Sum are sensational. They have allowed me to walk long distances and stand for long periods of time. I feel I have my life back!
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Dr. Sum was awsome, nice and very positive! I was crying like a little baby when I went through it but she kept me calm and collective through the whole experience. Thank you dr. Sum!!!
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Dr Sum is very caring and pleasant. The office is clean. I recommend everyone to see Dr. Sum.
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Great Doctor! Great visit! Dr. Sum took care of all the problems I had for years.
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I highly recommend the services and treatment. The Dr is very professional and very happy with The results.
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Dr. Sum removed my foot lesion gently with no pain last Saturday. She is very skillful, professional, and caring. Also best price in the area, and quick to get an appointment. Her staff was very polite and helpful. Highly recommended.
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Dr. Sum did an excellent job treating my heel pain. I got orthotics that helped me get well.
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Biography

Dr. Lauren Sum, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2003 and specializes in podiatry, podiatry sports medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

Education

2003
Podiatric medicine & surgery
Residency Hospital
2003
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Medical School
1993
University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
Undergraduate School
2003
2003
1993

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English

Locations

Beltway Foot Clinic

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    • Mon: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: 8:30am - 2:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: 8:30am - 2:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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