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Lauren F Schwartz MD - Neurosurgery - Hackensack

Lauren F Schwartz MD

Primary Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric-Neurosurgery
  • Affiliations
    Childrens Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

    Primary Office

    The Center for Advanced Neurosurgery
    20 Prospect Ave
    Suite 811
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201) 781-5964
    Public Transportation Available, Handicap Accessible

    Physician Information

    Dr. Lauren Schwartz is a Board-Certified Neurosurgeon who has expertise in both adult and pediatric neurosurgery. She has subspecialty interest in the surgical treatment of pediatric brain tumors and spinal tumors, craniofacial disorders like craniosynostosis and plagiocephlay, aneurysms, AVMS, and cavernous malformations in children, hydrocephalus, spina-bifida and tethered cord, epilepsy, Chiari Malformation, and any neurosurgical disease of childhood. Dr. Schwartz has extensive experience in brain and spinal cord trauma in both adults and children. She also offers prenatal counseling to expecting parents who are pregnant with a child found to have neurologic disease. Dr. Schwartz also has a special interest in treating adults with brain tumors, aneurysms, and spine disease. She participates with many oncologists and breast surgeons in the specific evaluation and treatment of women with breast cancer metastasis to the brain and spine, using the latest techniques including minimally invasive surgery and stereotactic guidance to make the smallest incisions and get the best surgical and cosmetic results.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: Temple University School of Medicine, PA 1992

    Internship: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 1993

    Residency: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH, 1996 Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore, NY 2002

    Fellowship: Pediatric Neurosurgery: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, PA 1999 Pediatric Neurosurgery and Neuro-oncology: The Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, NY 2000 Cerebrovascular Surgery, UT-Southwestern/Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX

    Clinical Interests

    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Cerebrovascular Surgery

    Accepted Health Plans

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    • Medicare
    • Multiplan