Lauren  Kane, MD Independent Medical Examiner

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  • Company: HealthAdvise
  • Phone: 601-325-5681

Specialty 1: Thoracic Surgery

Medical School: University of Texas Houston

License(s): FL,TX

Years in Practice: 12

Additional Information

Dr. Kane graduated cum laude from the University of Texas Arlington and received her medical degree from the University of Texas Houston School of Medicine. Completed her general surgery residency at the University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX. She completed her Thoracic Surgery Residency at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. She finished her Congenital Cardiac Surgery fellowship at the University of Southern California, Children’ Hospital of Los Angeles. She is triple board certified in all of the noted specialties. Dr. Kane joined the faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio as Assistant professor and was recruited to Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine. She was promoted to Associate Professor subsequently and is currently at John’s Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Dr. Kane took a break from congenital cardiac clinical care to pursue an executive role in a medical device company. In 2021, Dr. Kane was recruited to TransMedics for the launch of commercialization of their Organ Care System as the Vice President of Cardiothoracic Medical Affairs where she successfully launched the cardiac module, invented a device to make steps in the process more efficient and safer, while being easy to use and to do the cumbersome procedure correctly. Dr. Kane is the immediate past President of the Women in Thoracic Surgery (WTS) and on the executive board of directors with the WTS. She serves on numerous national committees related to congenital cardiac surgery clinical care, DEI research, cardiothoracic surgical education, and sponsorship. She is passionate about caring for cardiac congenital patients, supporting and lifting up women and the marginalized in surgery and in life. She completes file reviews and medical advisory opinions in adult and pediatric cardiothroacic surgery.