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Dr. Lauren Runnels, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology*
2.5 (18)
Map Pin Small Sarasota, FL
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Lauren Runnels, MD

Dr. Lauren Runnels, MD is an Obstetrician Gynecologist in Sarasota, FL. They specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Willis-Knighton South & The Center For Women's Health. Dr. Runnels, completed a residency at LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Runnels an average 2.5 star rating.

Dr. Runnels works at First Physicians Group in Sarasota, FL with other offices in Lakewood Ranch, FL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Runnels' Office Locations

  1. 1
    First Physicians Group Obstetrics and Gynecology
    5880 Rand Blvd Ste 201, Sarasota, FL 34238 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 262-0055
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 16:00
  2. 2
    First Physicians Group Obstetrics and Gynecology
    14405 Arbor Green Trl, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 262-0055
    Monday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 16:30

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  • Willis-Knighton South & The Center For Women's Health

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    Specialties*
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

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    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1336341106
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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