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Lauren Athay, MD, FAAP
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests
Dr. Athay's special interests include lactation medicine and childhood obesity prevention and treatment.
Personal Information
Outside of her practice, Dr. Athay enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children.
Clinical Experience
Pediatrics, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
Education and Professional Achievements
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, 2004
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, 2009
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Dr. Athay was incredible. This appoinment was for my daughter's well check and we had to have a tough conversation around a recent diagnosis. She was compassionate and listened. She really cares about us and wants us to find the best course of action.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
I love Dr. Athay. I trust her and use her for all 4 of my children.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
She was super easy to talk to.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
We love Dr. Athay and will always bring our 4 kids to her.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
our family absolutely loves Dr.Athay! she is amazing with my children and also eases my mind of worries and concerns. All around the best pediatrician for our family!