Lauren Ott is a physician assistant who has expertise in ambulatory hernia and pilonidal disease. Over 4 years, Lauren has evaluated over 800 new pilonidal patients and well over 3000 patients with groin hernia and umbilical hernia. Lauren and Dr. Reinhorn work together in the office as a team; spending more time with each patient, examining, educating, and discussing treatment options including surgery. Lauren sees patients immediately before and after their surgeries, and is trained to assist Dr. Reinhorn in the operating room. As a surgical assistant, she has developed mastery of inguinal hernia surgery and pilonidal cleft lift surgery,and in addition to assisting in surgery, she functions as surgical coach. Lauren’s strengths are her ability to connect with people quickly, and explain complex diagnosis and treatment to anyone. By working closely with Dr. Reinhorn, she strives to improve the quality of care of each patient.
Lauren grew up in Erie, PA and has an undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston.
What a personable staff! I felt at ease from my initial contact and then every step of the way. The staff behind the scenes, his PA Lauren and all the doctors and nurses were wonderful. Not to mention minimal scarring and very quick, easy recovery.