Lauren Ash MD

Lauren Ash MD

Lauren Ash MD

Board Certified General Surgeon

Dr. Lauren Ash was born in Morristown, New Jersey, and grew up in Houston, Texas. Dr. Ash graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin, and received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. She completed her residency in General Surgery as the establishing class at the University of Texas Southwestern in Austin. She has publications in the American Surgeon and the Journal of Trauma and has presented at many national medical conferences for her work and research in the surgical field.

In March of 2014, she married Jay Ryan Ash and changed her last name from Dr. Lauren Sowrey to Dr. Lauren Ash. Following her residency, she joined the Seton family of hospitals, performing surgery at Seton Southwest Hospital, Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Medical Center Hays, and Westlake Hospital. Dr. Ash’s area of expertise include laparoscopic surgery, breast and hernia surgery. She is a member of the American college of surgeons and the American college of women surgeons.

On her own time, Dr. Ash enjoys spending time with her family, friends and running around Lady Bird Lake with her Great Dane, Zena.

Education

University of Texas Southwestern – Austin
Austin, Texas
General Surgery Residency

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
Doctor of Medicine

University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
Major: Biology
Bachelor of Science with Honors

Honors & Awards

  • Surgical Innovations Conference Resident Paper Competition Travel Award, Department of Surgery Scott and White for paper "Recombinant Factor VIIa to Correct Coagulopathy in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury Presenting to Outlying Facilities Before Transfer to the Regional Trauma Center"
  • University Medical Center Brackenridge May Physician of the month

Presentations

2014

Grand Rounds – "Breast Cancer and the Evolving NCCN Guidelines"

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2013 Northwest Colorectal surgery society 2013 meeting "Office Drainage of the Perianal Abscess"
2012 AAST presentation "Duodenal Injuries in the very young: Child abuse?"
2010 AAST poster "Recombinant Factor VIIa to Correct Coagulopathy in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury Presenting to Outlying Facilities Before Transfer to the Regional Trauma Center"
2010 Department of Surgery Scott and White Surgical Innovations Conference presentation of "Recombinant Factor VIIa to Correct Coagulopathy in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury Presenting to Outlying Facilities Before Transfer to the Regional Trauma Center"

Publication

2013 Sowrey L, Garcia NM et al. Duodenal Injuries in the very young: Child abuse? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jan;74(1):136-42.
2012 Brown C, Sowrey L, et al. Recombinant Factor VIIa to Correct Coagulopathy in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury Presenting to Outlying Facilities Before Transfer to the Regional Trauma Center. American Surgeon 2012; 78:57-60.

Certification

American Board of Surgery Written Board Examinations – Pass

 

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