As a practicing internist, I'm very excited to be part of the Verywell team and to bring my passion for empowering people to promote their own health and wellness through trustworthy and current health information out of my exam room and accessible to you.
Lauren Schlanger, MD, FACP, is a board-certified primary care physician with experience as a hospitalist and internist. Her practice is focused on women's health and also includes transgender health, and she serves in a clinical leadership position overseeing its Women's Health Program.
Dr. Schlanger runs a Mind-Body Medicine Group to help patients proactively address their own health issues. She is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, teaching Internal Medicine Residents and medical students.
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