Dr. Lauren Walton, MD

Dr. Lauren Walton, MD

Addiction Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 46
(6)
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Dr. Lauren Walton, MD is an addiction medicine specialist in Downey, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in addiction medicine and substance abuse counseling.

9449 Imperial Hwy

Downey, CA 90242

Contact Information

(800) 823-4040

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Dr. Walton's Experience

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Dr. Walton's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Medicine
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walton "Health care leader whose mission is to keep you healthy. Under-one-roof convenience, 24-hour advice nurse, and online access to manage your health - anytime."
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Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
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Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
22

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence

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.

Education

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Hospital Of University Pa
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Hospital Of University Pa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walton to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Walton's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Lakewood, CA
Dr. Walton is a very kind, patient, and aggressive (on the ball) Doctor. I needed immediate help with my addiction and psychiatric disorders and since she is extremely knowledgable in today's medications I received the help I needed ASAP. I did a complete 180 after beginning my medications she...more
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in Paramount, CA
Having been in treatment with Dr. Walton for a few years I can say that she is the absolute best therapist I have ever treated with, and there have been a few. Dr. Walton is very compassionate and listens intensely to what I have to say. She automatically knows whether I'm in a good place or not...more
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