Dr. Lauren Ostling


Lauren Ostling, MD is a greatly committed and skilled pediatric neurosurgeon at Children’s Hospital


Lauren Ostling, MD is the newest member of the team and is enthusiastic about providing the highest level of care to children of the Bay area and beyond.

Dr. Ostling did her undergraduate work at Northwestern University where she received a B.A. in Mathematics.  She then went on to medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  Dr. Ostling completed her neurosurgical residency at the University of Cincinnati and a Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco.  She is currently board eligible in neurosurgery.  Her interests include neuro-oncology, tethered cords, spasticity management, chiari malformations, hydrocephalus and trauma.

Dr. Ostling’s commitment to pediatric neurosurgery stems from a personal, compelling history of her family’s experience and she would no doubt take great care of your child.