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About Dr. Lauren Lafortune

Dr. Lauren Lafortune, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA, with another office in Lexington, MA. She has 19 years of experience. Her specialties include Child Neurology and Neurology. Dr. Lafortune is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital, New England Rehab Hospital and North Shore Medical Center - Salem Hospital. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lauren Lafortune is Excellent. Dr. Lauren Lafortune has been rated by 1 patients. From those 1 patients of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Lauren Lafortune is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

BOSTON CHILDRENS HOSPITAL

300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
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Lauren Lafortune MD

482 Bedford St
Lexington, MA 02420
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Specialties

Dr. Lauren Lafortune has the following 2 specialties

  • Child Neurology

    Pediatric neurologists diagnose neurological conditions in children as young as newborn, all the way up to adolescence. They can recommend treatment for sleep disorders, head injuries and headaches, but they also specialize in issues such as epilepsy, seizures and brain tumors.
    Their expertise in childhood development and the nervous system make them an excellent resource for parents of children with autism, cerebral palsy, mental development issues or learning disabilities. You can consult with a pediatric neurologist before, during and after diagnosis depending on your child's specific condition and needs.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Epilepsy
  • Primary Headache Disorders

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Lafortune is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center
  • North Shore Medical Center-Out
  • North Shore Children's Hospital
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • NSMC Union Hospital
  • North Shore Medical Center - Union Hospital
  • Education

    19 Years Experience

  • State University Of New York Upstate Medical University

    Graduated in 1998

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Lauren Lafortune accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue Select
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim ElevateHealth HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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