Specialties: Pediatric brain tumors
Dr. Lauren Ostling is a neurosurgeon and co-director of the Neuroscience Center at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Her clinical specialties include spasticity, tethered cords, brain tumors, hydrocephalus and neurotrauma.
She earned a medical degree at University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Ohio, completed her residency and internship at University of Cincinnati Hospital, and did a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at UCSF. She is board-certified in neurosurgery.
MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Residency, University of Cincinnati Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery, UCSF
Complications following preresection shunting in patients with posterior fossa tumors.
Ostling L, Raffel C
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Jan;15(1):1-3. doi: 10.3171/2014.9.PEDS14440.
Rate and time course of improvement in endocrine function after more than 1000 pituitary operations.
Jahangiri A, Wagner J, Han SW, Tran MT, Miller LM, Tom MW, Ostling LR, Kunwar S, Blevins L, Aghi MK
Neurosurgery. 2014 Aug;61 Suppl 1:163-6. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000405.
Outcome, reoperation, and complications in 99 consecutive children operated for tight or fatty filum
Ostling LR, Bierbrauer KS, Kuntz C 4th
World Neurosurg. 2012 Jan;77(1):187-91. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2011.05.017. Epub 2011 Nov 19.