Dr. Lauren A. Poliakin MD, FACS, DABOM

ABOUT ME

Hi, I am Lauren Poliakin M.D.

My staff and I strive to provide the highest standard of care and compassion to each of my patients.

Dr. Lauren Poliakin is board certified in General Surgery with Fellowship training in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery and board certified in Obesity Medicine. A native of California, Dr. Poliakin completed her undergraduate education at Loyola Marymount University, obtaining a degree in Biology. She attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Poliakin completed her General Surgery residency training at The Brooklyn Hospital Center-Mount Sinai in Brooklyn, NY and fellowship training in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. During her training, she developed a particular interest in obesity, surgical and medical weight management, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery.

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ABOUT ME

Hi, I am Lauren Poliakin M.D.

My staff and I strive to provide the highest standard of care and compassion to each of my patients.

Dr. Lauren Poliakin is board certified in General Surgery with Fellowship training in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery and board certified in Obesity Medicine. A native of California, Dr. Poliakin completed her undergraduate education at Loyola Marymount University, obtaining a degree in Biology. She attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Poliakin completed her General Surgery residency training at The Brooklyn Hospital Center-Mount Sinai in Brooklyn, NY and fellowship training in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. During her training, she developed a particular interest in obesity, surgical and medical weight management, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery.

 Work Experience

    Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC // Bariatric Surgery Fellowship 2019-2020.
    The Brooklyn Hospital Center-Mount Sinai, Brooklyn, NY // General Surgery Residency 2014-2019.

Memberships

    American College of Surgeons.
    American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
    Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
    American Medical Association.
    Association of Women Surgeons.
    International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders.

Certifications

    American Board of Surgery
    American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Certificate of Acknowledgement of Satisfactory Training: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for Fellows
    American Board of Obesity Medicine
    Da Vinci Training System (Robotic Surgery)
    Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery
    Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery
    Advanced Trauma Life Support
    Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
    Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    Basic Life Support

Education

    Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC // Bariatric Surgery Fellowship 2019-2020
    The Brooklyn Hospital Center-Mount Sinai, Brooklyn, NY // General Surgery Residency 2014-2019
    St. George's University, School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies // Doctor of Medicine, Magna Cum Laude 2010-2014
    Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA // Bachelor of Science, Biology, Summa Cum Laude 2006-2010

Honors & Awards

    Bariatric Surgery Fellow of the Year Award - Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center 2019-2020
    Certificate of Achievement - Da Vinci Surgeon in Robotic Surgery - The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2019
    Best Senior Resident of the Year - The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2018
    Best Teaching Resident of the Year - The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2018
    Best Patient Care and Bedside Manner - The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2018
    Best Patient Care and Bedside Manner - The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2017
    Best Patient Care and Bedside Manner - The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2016
    Intern of the Year - The Brooklyn Hospital Center 2015
    Iota Epsilon Alpha- International Honor Medical Society - St. George's University 2011 - 2014
    Undergraduate Research Symposium Outstanding Presentation Award, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society - Loyola Marymount University 2010
    Presidential Citation Award - Loyola Marymount University 2010

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