About Lauren Brave
Dr. Brave grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and has taken many detours throughout the country since. She met her husband, Scott, during residency with whom she has two wonderful children, a daughter born in 2009 and a son born in 2012. She is excited to have moved to the Boulder area in 2013 to be closer to family and enjoy all the quality of life that mountain living has to offer. Dr. Brave's patients and families value her as an empathetic and attentive doctor but also appreciate her honesty and directness.
Dr. Brave received her undergraduate degree in Biology from M.I.T. and accomplished her medical training at Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her pediatric residency at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University. After residency, Dr. Brave joined the busy urgent care practice at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, a large multi-specialty clinic. After 7 years of focusing on sick care and acute injuries, Dr. Brave is excited to get back to well-care and preventative medicine about which she is passionate. Dr. Brave looks forward to watching her patients grow and thrive.
Areas of Specialty
All areas of general pediatrics:
- sick care and acute injuries
- preventive medicine and well care
Education and Certifications
Undergraduate — Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BS Biology, Minor Literature
Medical School — Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Internship — Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
Residency — Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
Dr. Brave is board certified in Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a member of the Colorado and Boulder County Medical Societies.