Lauren Ruggiero, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Personal Statement

"For me, becoming an obstetrician-gynecologist has been truly a dream, as it allowed me to merge my love of science with my commitment to improving the well-being of the patients I care for."

Biographical Info

Dr. Lauren Ruggiero is a board certified obstetrician-gynecologist who provides a broad scope of women’s healthcare services, such as pregnancy and postpartum care, contraceptive placement, and annual health maintenance exams. Dr. Ruggiero provides both in-office and hospital-based obstetric and gynecologic care. She specializes in performing ambulatory procedures such as intrauterine device insertion, manual vacuum aspiration, and hysteroscopy.

Dr. Ruggiero completed her medical degree at The University of Toledo College of Medicine and her residency training at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve. Since 2017, she has been a fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in 2024, as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Throughout her career, Dr. Ruggiero has worked with a variety of diverse patient populations. These experiences have contributed to her philosophy of approaching each visit with an open mind and nonjudgmental attitude. By understanding each patient’s values and needs, she partners with them to construct an evidence-based treatment plan that she delivers with empathy and compassion.

Dr. Ruggiero has received multiple awards for teaching, research, and academic excellence. She has served as the Vice Chair representing Manhattan for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  

Honors and Awards

2022   Humanism in Teaching Award     Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics

2022   The William E Schweizer Award for Humanism in Medicine  New York University

2021   SASGOG Faculty Award         The Society of Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology   

2015   Rising Star Award     The Society of Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology

2015   First Place for Excellence in Resident Research  Northeast Ohio Maternal Fetal Medal Medicine Society

Board Certifications
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Clinical Expertise
Pregnancy
Postpartum Care
Contraceptive Care
Prenatal Care
Well Woman Exam
Cervical Dysplasia
STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease)
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Education 
  • M.D.
    University of Toledo College of Medicine
    2011
  • B.S.
    John Carroll University
    2007
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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