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Lauren MacTaggart, MD

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL

BS, Biology, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

MEDICAL SCHOOL

MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

RESIDENCY

Orthopedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

FELLOWSHIP(S)

Hand and Upper Extremity, Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, Philadelphia, PA

Meet Lauren MacTaggart, MD

Originally from Seattle, WA, Dr. MacTaggart joined OCC-Cornerstone Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 2019 after completing advanced training in hand and upper extremity surgery. She specializes in the full range of hand, wrist, and elbow conditions and offers the latest treatments, including fracture care, microvascular surgery, nerve decompression, repair or reconstruction, fusions and replacements, bracing, injections, and arthroscopy. Dr. MacTaggart is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the American Academy of Hand Surgery.

Prior to working at OCC-Cornerstone, Dr. MacTaggart graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, where she also played on the women’s soccer team. She attended medical school at The University of Washington, graduating Magna Cum Laude and was nominated to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors society. After medical school, Dr. MacTaggart completed her residency training at The University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Following residency, she completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at The Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center/Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

Outside of the office and operating room, Dr. MacTaggart enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, and the Colorado sunshine. She and her husband are easy to find at the local dog parks with their spotted Great Dane, Luna.

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Board Certifications

BC/BE ABOS

Clinical Focus

  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Targeted Muscle Reinnervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Nerve Transfers
  • Tendon Transfers
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Hand and Wrist Joint Replacements
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Trauma
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Dr. MacTaggart is a former collegiate soccer player!

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Your doctor is more than just a person performing your surgery. They’re committed to providing treatment that accounts for your whole-body wellness, which is why they start most visits by getting to know you, beyond just your pain points. Here are a few of the skills, hobbies, and interests that keep them busy when they aren’t tending to your health!

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