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

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology at CUMC
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

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

Dr. Lauren is an Associate 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

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Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:

Location(s)

ColumbiaDoctors West 86th Street
21 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024
Primary
CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • 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

NEONATAL SKIN CARE PRACTICES IN THE NICU AND NEWBORN NURSERY: A SURVEY OF NORTH AMERICAN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS (Private)

Dec 5 2019 - Jun 5 2020

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