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Lauren Kane

Lauren Kane, M.D.

Children's Hospital New Orleans
200 Henry Clay Ave Congenital Heart Surgery
United States
1 713-299-9111
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic



Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, OrlandoHealth, University of Central Florida- Associate Professor of Surgery (01/2019 - 08/2020)
Baylor College of Medicine - Assistant Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics - Congenital Heart Surgeon (01/2015 to 09/2017)
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio - Assistant Professor Departments of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pediatrics (08/2011 to 12/2014)

Other Interests

Correction of congential heart defects in pediatric population
Adult congenital, a continuation of care of congenital heart disease
Education and teaching of cardiothoracic surgical residents and fellows.
Clinical research relevant topics in Congenital heart surgery.
Mentorship and sponsorship of women and men in cardiothoracic surgery.


President of Women in Thoracic Surgery (2020 - 2023)

Thoracic Surgical Foundation Board member (2019-present)

STS Patient Education Website, Chair (2019 - present)

Congenital Heart Surgical Workforce, member (2018 - present)

American College of Cardiology, Surgeon's Council

American College of Cardiology, Taskforce for Diversity and Inclusion (2017-2019)

Carolyn Reed Traveling Fellowship Award 2017


Additional Educational Information

USC - Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Congenital Heart Fellowship (2010-2011)
Emory University Cardiothoracic Fellowship (2007-2010)
University of Texas Southwestern Dallas General Surgery Residency (2002-2007)
University of Texas Houston Medical School (M.D. 1998-2002)

Board Certified:
ABTS Congenital - 2012 - recertified 2019
ABTS Cardiothoracic, Adult - 2011 - recertified 2019
ABS General Surgery 2010 (recertification pending)

Practice Areas

  • Congenital
  • Congenital thoracic
  • Congenital
  • Left heart lesions
  • Right heart lesion
  • Septal defects
  • Transposition of the great arteries
  • Aortic arch anomalies
  • Miscellaneous congenital procedures
  • Adult congenital procedures
  • Education