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Lauren Athay, MD, FAAP
4.8 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, Travel Health
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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Would recommend provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.9 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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April 2018
Dr. Athay is fantastic. I highly recommend her
April 2018
We love Dr Athay. She has been so helpful with Jacob and we never feel rushed during the appointments.
April 2018
Dr. Athay is AMAZING!
March 2018
She is friendly helpful and so knowledgeable. we never feel rushed
January 2018
Even though she is not an primary care provider now, if we had to switch to her I wouldn´t mind at all. She is a great dr. all around.
January 2018
she is really good with my daughter. we have a great experience with her
January 2018
Dr Athay is great!
January 2018
Dr. Athay is wonderful! She is knowledgeable and takes anytime needed to answer questions/concerns.
January 2018
Dr. Anthay is amazing. I switched to her from our previous ped. because of her knowledge and "bedside manner".
January 2018
Dr. Athay is very thorough when she examined my daughter.
January 2018
Dr. Lauren Athay is an excellent provider especially with my teen daughter.
December 2017
We LOVE Dr Athay, she is so knowledgeable and so good with Madison. I feel so blessed to have found her!!!
December 2017
I´ve seen Athay and Gould and am very impressed by both! Wonderful people.
November 2017
Dr. Naylor is our primary pediatrician but we enjoyed working with Dr. Athay on this concern. She was helpful, kind and knowledgeable.
November 2017
Dr. Athay was so great with my daughter. She really showed an interest in getting to know her.
October 2017
I absolutely love Dr. Athay. She is just as committed to my child as I am. She cares and does not allow outside influences effect her care.
September 2017
I´ve never met a better pediatrician! Dr Athay is very caring, knowledge, and includes you on all the decision making. We´ve been with her for about 5 years now.
September 2017
She was very friendly and asked get to know you questions.
September 2017
Did not listen to our concern.
July 2017
Dr. Athay has a twin sister, and she shared some personal experiences with my twin girls. I loved that.
July 2017
I loved that Dr. Athay shared a personal experience about being a twin herself with my twin daughters.
July 2017
Our child asked to witch to this provider after one visit. We have been pleased with her approach ever since!
July 2017
dr athay is so good with my son and he was very responsive to her. she really pays attention and even brought up things from last visit i did not think she would even remember. very impressed.
July 2017
Liked her so much I recommended her to my newborn niece.
July 2017
We love Dr. Athay - so glad we switched to her! Way better - friendlier -
July 2017
Dr. Athay is awesome, always provides support, guidance and great medical care.
April 2017
Dr. Athay showed concern for my daughter´s injury. She suggested my daughter be seen at Mary Bridge. I appreciated that!
March 2017
We love Dr. Athay! We have already recommended her to all our mom friends with little ones.
February 2017
Dr. Athay is an excellent provider which is why we travel all the way to Seattle to see her. She is kind to my daughter & has an excellent knowledge base.
December 2016
we are very confident in Dr. athay
November 2016
Dr. Athay is a great pediatrician my kids are so happy with her.
November 2016
Dr. Athay is wonderful! She is easy to work with and is dedicated to caring for my daughter. Very pleased with her.
September 2016
Dr. Athay is excellent. She always spends a lot of time with us and answers our questions. We lover her.
September 2016
Dr Athay is amazing and really listens to her patients. Was really good at Pulling info from my Tween daughter to help in addressing my concerns.
August 2016
Dr. Athay is very knowledgeable and personable. She has great energy and I feel my kids are in good hands.
August 2016
Dr. Athay is very personable and interested in my child´s life.
July 2016
very confident in Dr Athays ability to assess the needs of my daughter. she was extremely attentive and informative as well. Spent a lot of time getting to know us.
June 2016
Fantastic doctor. my kids love her and we are too.
April 2016
Love Dr Athay I recommended 2 other patients to her already!
March 2016
Dr. Athay has been the best provider we have ever had! She remembers all of my kids and takes the extra time to explain treatment when needed:).
January 2016
Both of my children were scheduled in one visit, one for a medical concern and the other was a well visit. I feel that she spent time discussing all of my concerns as well as our medical information since we were new patients.