Lauren Lazar, M.D.

Lauren Lazar, M.D.

  • Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition


Lauren K. Lazar, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in pediatric gastroenterology, with additional interests in gastrointestinal manifestations of cystic fibrosis, liver disease, and quality improvement work.

Dr. Lazar earned her medical degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. She completed a residency in pediatrics at UT Southwestern, where she also received advanced training through a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and board eligible in pediatric gastroenterology, Dr. Lazar joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.

She sees patients at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, Children’s Medical Center Plano, and the Children’s Health Specialty Center at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Park Cities.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2017-2020), Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Residency - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2014-2017), Pediatrics
  • Medical School - University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2010-2014)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Texas Pediatric Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Dallas Regional Chamber Young Professionals
Honors & Awards
  • Dallas’ Finest Award for Young Professionals 2019, Northeast Texas Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • First Year Fellows Inflammatory Bowel Disease Workshop 2018, Kravis Children’s Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Clinical Training Grant, Fellowship Year 1 2018-2019, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Clinical Training Grant, Fellowship Year 2 2017-2018, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Books & Publications
  • Quality Improvement
  • Cystic Fibrosis Liver Disease
  • Nutrition in Cystic Fibrosis

Clinical Focus

  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • Pediatric Liver Disease
  • Endoscopy
  • Pancreatic Disorders

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