Lauren Betancourt is a board-certified physician assistant at The Heart Center at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Her mission is to provide high-quality, compassionate care while establishing trust with patients and their families. She specializes in:
- Congenital heart disease
- Critical care
Lauren aims to show compassion and empathy and enjoys seeing her patients improve in their health journey.
Lauren received her bachelor’s degree in applied physiology and kinesiology from the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she graduated summa cum laude. She earned her master’s degree in medical science at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.
She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Lauren is certified in advanced cardiovascular life support pediatric advanced life support and basic life support.
Her professional memberships include the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with loved ones, visiting springs and the beach, running, swimming, biking and trying new restaurants.