Lauren C Berkow

Lauren C Berkow MD, FASA

Director, Anesthesia Supplies and Equipment; Professor of Anesthesiology

Department: MD-ANESTHESIOLOGY-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 273-6575
Business Email: lberkow@anest.ufl.edu

About Lauren C Berkow

Dr. Berkow is an Associate Professor for the Division of Neuroanesthesia and Director of Anesthesia Supplies and Equipment. She comes to us from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, where she served as an Associate Chief for the Division of Neuroanesthesia.

Dr. Berkow earned her Bachelor’s at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. She completed her surgical residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, New York. She also completed an anesthesia residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and earned a Business of Medicine Graduate Certificate from The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. While working at Johns Hopkins, she held many positions such as Instructor, Assistant Residency Director, and Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Berkow was also Director of Airway Education at Johns Hopkins and she focuses on difficult airway management in addition to neuroanesthesia. She has written numerous papers and is a member of many professional societies. In 2015, she was presented the Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment Physician for Environmental Health Award. In addition, she has spoken at many events on the topics of “Greening the Operating Rooms” and “Sustainability in Medicine and Anesthesia.”

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology

Education

2010
Graduate Certificate, Business of Medicine
Carey Business School
2000
Residency, Anesthesiology
Johns Hopkins Hospital
1997
Residency, Surgery
Nassau County Medical Center
1996
Residency, Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
1994
MD
University of Maryland