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Lauren Ambler Robinson, MD

Pediatrics, Rheumatology
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About Dr. Robinson

Dr. Robinson is a board certified pediatric rheumatologist at HSS specializing in the care and treatment of children with rheumatic diseases including childhood systemic lupus, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, juvenile dermatomyositis, localized and systemic sclerodermas, and vasculitides of childhood. Dr. Robinson also specializes in clinical and translational research at the Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children's Health at Weill Cornell Medicine. Her research is focused on identifying disease subsets within patients with childhood onset lupus for the purpose of developing effective targeted therapeutics.

After receiving her medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Dr. Robinson completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She then completed her fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology at Hospital for Special Surgery. During her fellowship, Dr. Robinson developed her clinical and translational research interests in childhood onset lupus under the mentorship of Dr Virginia Pascual and completed the Advanced Certificate in Clinical and Translational Investigation through the Clinical and Translational Research Center at Weill Cornell.


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Assistant Attending Pediatrician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College


American College of Rheumatology, member
Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance, member


Board Certified in Pediatrics


Pediatric Senior Fellow Research Award Weill Cornell Medicine, 2023
Professionalism Award UConn School of Medicine, 2017
Phi Beta Kappa University of Pennsylvania, 2013


Medical: University of Connecticut, 2017
Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2020
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery/ NYP-Cornell, 2023

State Licensure


English, Conversational Spanish

Publications by Dr. Robinson

Selected Journal Articles


Dr Robinson's primary research focus is on the clinical and translational study of children with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Her primary research project is aimed at understanding the anti-erythrocyte immunologic response in SLE and how this response contributes to disease pathogenesis in a subset of patients.

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of July 24, 2023, Dr. Robinson reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

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