Lauren Dankner, MD

Lauren Dankner, MD
Specialties
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Languages
English
Valley Medical Group
Member, ColigoCare
ColigoCare is a network of physicians working collectively to provide the highest quality care to patients and the community.

Location(s)

VMG - Pediatric Gastroenterology

140 East Ridgewood Avenue
Suite N480
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: 201-389-0815
Fax: 201-857-8770

VMG - Pediatric Gastroenterology, Montvale

135 N. Kinderkamack Road
Montvale, NJ 07645
Phone: 201-389-0815
Fax: 201-857-8770

Education

Education

MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, School of Medicine, 2010 - 2014

BA, SUNY Binghamton University, 2006-2010

Fellowships

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, 2017-2020

Internship & Residency

Cohen Children's Medical Center, Northwell Health System, 2014-2017

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Get to Know Me

What are some of the specific conditions you treat?

Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Celiac disease, Eosinophilic esophagitis, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Failure to thrive, Constipation, Abdominal pain, Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Cow's milk protein allergy, Feeding difficulties.

What techniques or procedures do you use in your practice?

Colonoscopy, Upper endoscopy, Video capsule endoscopy, Polypectomy, Gastrostomy tube placement, Lactose breath test, Breath test for intestinal bacterial overgrowth.

What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?

As a mother and a physician, I know it can be unsettling when a child does not feel well. Patients come to us as a brief snapshot in time; therefore, listening to the family/guardian is crucial in making an accurate diagnosis, and shared decision making is vital to maintain everyone's level of comfort.

Publications & Research

Jarchin L, Spencer E, Khaitov S, Greenstein A, Jossen J, Lai J, Dunkin D, Pittman N, Benkov K, Dubinsky M. De Novo Crohn’s Disease of the Pouch in Children Undergoing Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis: A Tertiary Care Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center Experience. JPGN 2019 (69):4, 455-460.

Gruber CN, Calis JJA, Buta S, Evrony G, Martin JC, Uhl SA, Caron R, Jarchin L, Dunkin D, Phelps R, Webb BD, Saland JM, Merad M, Orange JS, Mace EM, Rosenberg BR, Gelb BD, Bogunovic D. Complex Autoinflammatory Syndrome Unveils Fundamental Principles of JAK1 Kinase Transcriptional and Biochemical Function. Immunity 2020; 53(3):672-684.e11.

Dolinger M, Person H, Smith R, Jarchin L, Pittman N, Dubinsky M, Lai J. Pediatric Crohn’s Disease and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) and COVID-19 Treated with Infliximab. JPGN 2020; 71(2): 153-155.

Jarchin L, Chu J, Januska M, Merola P, Arnon R. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia: An Unusual Presentation of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in a Pediatric Post-Liver Transplant Patient. Pediatric Transplantation 2018 (22):7, 1-5.

White T, Zavarella S, Jarchin L, Nardi D, Schaffer S, Schulder M. Combined Brain Mapping and Compact Intraoperative MRI for Brain Tumor Resection. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 2018 (96): 172-181.

Insurance

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