Severe Weather Alert Update: 2:00 pm, Dec. 10, 2018

All Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics and Urgent Care locations in Winston-Salem and Hickory will open at 10 am on Tuesday, Dec., 11.
Locations in Asheboro, Lexington, Wilkes, High Point, Greensboro, Mt. Airy and Elkin will open at 12 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 11, except for the following locations which will open at 10 am: 
Urgent Care - Palladium in High Point
Hematology Oncology - Elkin

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    Lauren Doyle Strauss, DO

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    Lauren Doyle Strauss, DO

    Lauren Doyle Strauss, DO

    Assistant Professor, Neurology

    Office of Women in Medicine and Science

    Physician Rating

    4.6 out of 5

    40 Ratings

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    • American Headache Society

    • Southern Headache Society

    • NPI: 1871824342

    Clinical Interests

    • Neurology (pediatric), Headache, Cluster Headache, Migraine, Chronic Migraine, Tension Type Headache

    Education & Training

    • DO

      2008 - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

    • Residency

      2010 - Pediatrics: North Shore University Hospital

    • Residency

      2012 - Neurology: Brigham and Women's Hospital

    • Residency

      2013 - Child Neurology: Boston Children's Hospital

    • Fellowship

      2014 - Neurology: Harvard Medical School

    Board Certifications

    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology


    Research Contact Information

    Research Interests

    • Lactation, Pregnancy Complications, Migraine Disorders, Headache Disorders, Secondary, Postpartum Period

    Recent Publications

    • Subdural Hygroma: A Case Report of an Uncommon Persistence of Elevated Intracranial Pressure..
      Rosenthal S, Curry C, Geer C, Martin T, Zapadka M, Grefe A, Strauss L. Headache. 2018 Aug;
    • Introducing the Migraine Action Plan..
      Peretz AM, Minen MT, Cowan R, Strauss LD. Headache. 2018 Feb; 58(2):195.
    • Migraine Action Plan (MAP)..
      Peretz AM, Minen MT, Cowan R, Strauss LD. Headache. 2018 Feb; 58(2):355-356.
    • Incidental Findings and Normal Anatomical Variants on Brain MRI in Children for Primary Headaches..
      Strauss LD, Cavanaugh BA, Yun ES, Evans RW. Headache. 2017 Nov; 57(10):1601-1609.
    • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management of a First Unprovoked Seizure in Children and Adolescents With a Focus on the Revised Diagnostic Criteria for Epilepsy..
      Sansevere AJ, Avalone J, Strauss LD, Patel AA, Pinto A, Ramachandran M, Fernandez IS, Bergin AM, Kimia A, Pearl PL, Loddenkemper T. J. Child Neurol. 2017 07; 32(8):774-788.
    • Managing Migraine During Pregnancy and Lactation..
      Wells RE, Turner DP, Lee M, Bishop L, Strauss L. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2016 Apr; 16(4):40.
    • New Investigator and Trainee Task Force Survey on the Recruitment and Retention of Headache Specialists..
      Minen MT, Monteith T, Strauss LD, Starling A. Headache. 2015 Sep; 55(8):1092-101.

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    Doctor Ratings

    The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
    Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

    CP concern for questions/worries
    CP efforts to include in decisions
    CP explanations of prob/condition
    CP spoke using clear language
    Friendliness/courtesy of CP
    Likelihood of recommending CP
    Patients' confidence in CP
    Time CP spent with patient
    Wait time at clinic

    Patient Comments

    Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

    • 3/24/2018

      this dr is worth the wait. only wish we would have seen her at the onset of our headache problems before we spent $250 in ER on top of 7 office visits to regular DR at $40 a pop! Hopefully headaches will now get under control with the treatment plan that dr gave us.

    • 3/13/2018

      i entered all "5s" above and these marks are very well deserved


    We're sorry, Dr. Strauss is not currently accepting new patients. If you are an existing patient, you may contact the office directly at 336-716-4101.

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