Lauren Ficks, MD
Joined Primary Medical: 2014
Degree: Vanderbilt University Medical School
Dr. Lauren Ficks received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California, San Diego. She received her medical degree in 1990 from Vanderbilt University Medical School in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at UCLA Medical Center and her fellowship in Endocrinology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Ficks is board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. She is a member of the Endocrine Society.
Dr. Ficks has practiced Endocrinology in Ventura County since 2000. As an Assistant Clinical Professor, she was the Director of the Endocrine Teaching Clinic at Ventura County Medical Center for twelve years. She also practiced at UCLA Health in Thousand Oaks in the Division of Endocrinology. Her commitment to patient care and teaching young doctors in the Family Medicine Residency program at VCMC and Endocrine Fellowship program at UCLA has resulted in multiple teaching awards.