Christine T. Lauren, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatrics, Dermatology
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Pediatric Dermatology, Adolescent Dermatology, Acne, Eczema

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology at CUMC
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Associate Director, Dermatology Residency Director, New York Presbyterian, Columbia Campus
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Dermatology Resident Practice, New York Presbyterian, Columbia Campus

Dr. Lauren is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Clinical Pediatrics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University.

She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and medical degree from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed residency training in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where she was selected as chief resident. Dr. Lauren then returned to Columbia University to complete her Dermatology residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Following her training in Dermatology, she completed a Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship under the tutelage of Dr. Maria Garzon. Dr. Lauren is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Pediatrics.

She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the Pediatric Dermatology Educational Interest Group. She has participated in several ongoing clinical studies and trials and written several book chapters in both dermatology and pediatrics.

Her areas of interest within pediatric dermatology include: atopic dermatitis/inflammatory disorders, collagen vascular diseases, vascular birthmarks, genodermatoses and neonatal dermatology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Female

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-5293

Location(s)

CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Primary
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
Manhattan - 125 East 72nd Street Office
125 East 72nd Street
New York, NY 10021

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

  • POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Pediatrics
  • Dermatology

Research

Grants

TADPOLES STUDY: TEXTING ATOPIC DERMATITIS PATIENTS TO OPTIMIZE LEARNING AND EASI SCORES (Private)

Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2017

DEVELOPMENT OF A TOPICAL ANTIMICROBIOTOGRAM FOR STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS AND OTHER CUTANEOUS ISOLATES IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH ATOPIC DERMATITIS (Private)

Jul 1 2013 - Dec 31 2014

THE IPAD PROJECT: USE OF DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE APPLICA TIONS AS A DISTRACTION TOOL DURING PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY PRO (Private)

Sep 1 2011 - Aug 31 2012