Dr. Lauren Crawford is an accomplished board certified plastic surgeon who has served Austin, Texas in private practice since 2010. She practices a wide array of both plastic and cosmetic surgeries with a special emphasis on breast and body contouring surgeries.
Dr. Crawford was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She then attended Texas A&M University and received her undergraduate degree in zoology in 3 years while running cross country and track & field for the university. She then attended University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio for her medical education. She graduated with top honors in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and was accepted into a competitive 6 year integrated plastic surgery residency at the University of Missouri. Dr. Crawford received excellent training in all aspects of plastic surgery including breast, cosmetics, skin cancer defect reconstruction, traumatic and congenital facial reconstruction, burn surgery, hand & nerve surgery, and all facets of reconstructive plastic surgery. She has also taken on additional training in facial fillers and injectables.
Dr. Crawford relocated to Austin, Texas to begin her career in private practice plastic surgery. She initially worked as an associate of Austin Plastic Surgery Institute and then joined Personique in September 2015.
Dr. Lauren Crawford quickly earned a reputation as a skilled and caring plastic surgeon in Austin and greatly enjoys the relationships she builds with her patients. As one of the few female plastic surgeons in Austin, she brings a sense of aesthetics and understanding of body image to the specialty from a fresh, female perspective. As a mother of two, she also carries a deep understanding of the body changes associated with pregnancy.
Dr. Crawford lends her surgical skills and support to Austin Smiles to treat birth defects in areas of Mexico and Central America. Please take a moment and learn more about her favorite charity here at www.austinsmiles.org.
When Dr. Crawford is not working, her top priority is spending time with her husband and two children. You may catch her out running on trails, swimming, or taking a barre or pilates class. Fitness is a passion for her and she is always happy to help direct patients in their diet or fitness needs. Just ask! We want to optimize your health and your result.
Dr. Crawford is active in the Travis County Medical Society and is an active member of the Texas Medical Association, Austin Plastic Surgery Society, Texas Plastic Surgery Society, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Crawford currently serves as a board member of Austin Smiles. She also founded the social support network Lady Docs of Austin and a book club serving southwest Austin and Dripping Springs. She enjoys supporting local charities such as Austin Smiles, SafePlace, Austin Humane Society, and Meals on Wheels regularly.