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Physician Assistant, UPMC Allied Health Medical Staff
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BS, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA MPAS, Chatham University Masters of Physician Assistant Studies Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Total Comments: 88
This was the first time we saw Lauren and we were very pleased. I will request her for future visits for my daughter. My daughter was very comfortable and felt like Lauren really listened to her and didn't minimize her concerns.
Lauren is fantastic; we saw her regularly for our other son's dermatological treatment and were extremely satisfied with her clinical skills and patient care manner. She is always caring, friendly and thorough. We were happy to see her for this appointment with our younger son.
Lauren is great! very bubbly and my daughter loved her!
we showed up in the wrong day, by my mistake. the office was able to fit us in before lunch, by the help of the admin and provider. We have seen the provider for my other child and were very happy with her then, and even more now. Not only did she cut into her lunch to fit us in, but she is always professional, kind, and relatable. She helped to calm my son's nerves by explaining the procedure in detail and relating it to something he would understand, because she took the time to know him first. Lauren is one of the best providers we've ever seen.
Dr. was wonderful!
wait time was ridiculous
provider was amazing , talked to me and my daughter. very intelligent
Lauren was very personable, and I was impressed how well she was able to focus her attention on my child while still communicating with me as a parent. Often doctors are good at only communicating with either the adult or the child, so I was impressed.
Lauren is wonderful and the PA we always wish to see!
I thought she was fabulous! took time to listen to my concerns, engage with my son to make him feel warm and fuzzy, just all around friendly. I'm a HUGE fan of good customer service and she's good!
Lauren was an excellent PA-C
The office does a great job w/ taking you right away for appointments. They are also all friendly and knowledgeable. Just an A+ practice and doctors. Lauryn is really great!
professional, approachable, speaks directly to teen as well as parent, discussed multiple options for treatment and throughly explained.
Lauren is always professiona,l prepared and patient. I would recommend her highly.
Competent and kind
Lauren is absolutely wonderful- is has helped my son so so much. She made him feel good about himself again - acne was terrible
We always have a great experience at this location with this dr.
as always the staff and doctors were pleasant and the appt was in a timely manner
after we were over an hour late the doctor still made time to see my daughter. spent plenty of time with us, even had another doctor come in. amazing service.
Lauren is great. She remembers Caroline, listens to my concerns and pays attention to my daughter. Excellent care and I don't know how she could be better :) We drive to Wexford from Carrick to see her.
Lauren was fantastic. Very thorough, professional yet friendly. I will be thrilled to return to her with my next child if required.
we saw a PA this visit. she is wonderful.
My child loved seeing Lauren and has asked to see her again! She was able to remove a mila from my daughters face which had been bothering her and other providers had not offered removal. (for a 16 year old, this is very important)
she was wonderful to deal with my son & I both really liked her.
all good experiences
Lauren is great and my daughter loves going to her. She is fabulous with kids!
Our experience was great. Our health care provider was very professional and above expectations.
Lauren was excellent and took time to listen to our concerns and determine best treatment approach.
love this office. never ever have a wait to get in room or see doctor.
the staff is always great
Lauren was friendly and on time as usual.
She was amazing! Made an appointment that could have been scary for my child great! She spoke with my child and myself in way we both understood.
we received excellent care and she did a wonderful job making my son feel comfortable
very professional but also personable.
I was treated with respect and felt very comfortable.
We absolutely love seeing Lauren when we go to the dermatologist office. She is personable and friendly and remembers us and our past visits. Very helpful and genuine.
Lauren is professional, but yet warm.
great place to take our children. we feel like they are in good hands at the facility. everyone is courteous and polite.
staff is very nice and always pleasant to deal with. we like going to this location.
My child's care provider is always very professional. She makes my child feel comfortable to discuss his skin issues with her.
First time visit at this office. Couldn't have been more pleased with this doctor.
She's excellent and very friendly and so nice.
Lauren is caring. has good bed side manner
Lauren showed interest and understanding for my daughter's concerns. She listened to her and was very helpful. I whole heartedly recommend her care!
We consistently request appointments with Lauren. She's a true asset to Children's dermatology.
Lauren was incredibly sweet and understanding with my daughter. She is excellent at what she does.
Dr Lauren has treated my daughter since she was 4 years old and got a wart. My daughter will NOT see anyone other then Dr Lauren.
Lauren is Fantastic. She takes the time to completely explain everything, and is extremely knowledgeable.
We love Lauren.
We waited for close to an hour. this us unacceptable
Lauren has become like family to us over the years,she is the absolute BEST at listening to my daughter's problem and putting together a treatment plan for her.I would not take my family anywhere else ! And the receptionist is absolutely wonderful to.We love the upmc south location as Well! We have never had a bad experience seeing Lauren, it has been nothing but wonderful since day one with her.
She was good.
Lauren is very kind and personable. She takes all of my concerns seriously and provides answers/explanations for all my questions.
Lauren is very considerate and concerned about my health. She's really helped me.
Dr Lauren is the best!!
She did an excellent job of engaging my child in the treatment decisions.
provider was excellent.. service was very fast, as was getting the appointment.
we have been going to Children's Dermatology for over a year now and everyone on staff are all very friendly and knowledgeable. I took my older son to this group a few years ago for similar issues and because of our past experience I chose them to go back to.
Provider was awesome! She explained to us what my son had and how we were going to cure it. We already made our next fallow up appointment with her!
Very kind and compassionate. Tried to ease my child's fears while providing excellent care.
she was helpful and excellent , appointment Was late due to traffic from an accident beyond her control
absolutely perfect Beautiful, wonderful, pleasant, kind, And angel on earth. No kidding! My daughter is still talking about it
Dr. Lauren was the BEST dermatologist I have visited. she was completely thorough and had excellent bedside manner with my child. we would schedule with her again over everyone else we have seen.
went well and quickly in and out of the office. my child was nervous and I only had to tell one medical person in the office and this was passed on to each provider throughout our visit. For me this was excellent communication of my child's needs.
My daughter (13 y/o) specifically asked me to make sure Dr. Gehris knew that while she loves Dr. Gehris, she really liked this provider and thought she did a great job.
Lauren was great! Very helpful and understanding. I can't wait to work with her to help my acne.
Lauren Mytrysak was delightful. My daughter felt totally comfortable discussing her skin issues with her. She was friendly and knowledgeable. She was spot on with her diagnosis. Elena's skin began clearing up immediately.
Lauren is great! We often see her when my daughter has her derm appointment, approximately every 3 months. She listens to our concerns, answers our questions, treats my 17 year old like an adult.
It was a great appointment, the doctor was wonderful!
Best pediatric dermatologist we ever had. Others we had weren't even sure about our baby's diagnosis and made our baby's condition worse. We are so glad we transfered to this service provider.
excellent job done by all
This provider was sensitive, honest and explained clearly all of the options available to treat my daughters acne symptoms. I was very impressed with how she interacted with my 17 year old. Lauren knows how to handle teenagers! Her professional expertise combined with her people skills make her an excellent physicians assistant. I will request her in the future.
We had a great experience. My daughter is only 5 and had to have a wart treated with liquid nitrogen. She was very, very nervous and the Dr's did an amazing job of calming her down and explaining exactly what was going to happen. I would highly recommend this practice.
Lauren is so sweet. We just love her
Lauren M was very sweet with my daughter during her derm appointment. made her feel comfortable and confident that her skin will look better soon, as long as she follows her directions. I would highly recommend her to other parents looking for great care for their children's skin.
Lauren is always so friendly and kind. She is very patient and takes a lot of time to explain things to us.
always, always, always happy with the care provided by practitioners in this office. from door to door we receive the best of care.
Outstanding! Truly cared about what was important to our son. She changed his care plan to adjust for him to play and excel at football. She understood that it was important to him.
it was a great visit
Lauren is wonderful! She was really friendly and nice and put my daughter at ease.
Lauren is outstanding all the way around.
Love this provider I will recommend any of my friends or family to go here
We could not love Lauren anymore than we do. She always addresses my daughter with compassion and really makes us feel comfortable during the visits. Her and Courtney have been amazing!
always clear, confident, and has great rapport with me and my son
Couldn't say enough. She is wonderful.
Very happy with my experience at this office. everyone was pleasant and attentive. I had to call the office due to a pricing issue with a prescribed medication. Lauren called me back quickly. She agreed we could change the formulation saving me $500 and getting the med my child needed.
Lauren is GREAT. She is so kind and spoke to my son in a way that he knew exactly what to expect with his treatment. She definitely made him feel at ease and completed the procedure timely and effectively. I loved that she explained everything to him since it was his foot and his visit. My son left smiling.
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