Lauren Yu, M.D. is the current Medical Director for the OB Hospitalist group at the Cherese Mari Laulhere BirthCare Center at MemorialCare Miller Children's and Women's Hospital. She is an OBGYN by training with a specialization in OB Hospitalist Medicine and joined Pediatrix in 2020.
She received her Bachelor of Science from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. Her medical degree was received from Morehouse School of Medicine in 2015. She completed residency at the University of California, Irvine in 2019 followed by a fellowship program in OB Hospitalist Medicine at Magee Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Yu is passionate about providing evidenced-based medical care to underserved patient populations and providing care in emergent situations. She thrives in the inpatient setting. Her clinical interests also include work with the Birth Equity team focused on decreasing disparities for patients of color.
Being a mother is one of her greatest joys. She and her husband have twin boys and a daughter. It is her hope that her personal experience with miscarriage and complications of pregnancy will help her to have more insight when caring for patients.
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