dr-david-laurenStamford, CT, April 23, 2014 – AFC Urgent Care Stamford, a national leader in urgent care walk-in clinics, announced that Dr. David M. Lauren, D.O., has joined as medical director and lead physician effective June 2.  The new Stamford facility, a time-saving, cost-effective alternative to the ER for many injuries and illnesses, is scheduled to open in mid-June.

Dr. Lauren brings 20 years of experience in family medicine and urgent care to his new role.   He most recently provided urgent care services to children and adults at the multiple walk-in centers of the Northeast Medical Group/Yale New Haven Health System.  Previously he practiced family medicine with Northeast Medical Group/Yale New Haven Health and with St. Vincent’s MultiSpecialty Group.  From 1994 through 2009 Dr. Lauren was a family practice physician in Ohio, where he provided services including inpatient care at Genesis HealthCare System’s Bethesda Hospital and Good Samaritan Medical Center.

Dr. Lauren completed his residency in family practice in 1994 at The Ohio State University Department of Family Medicine in Columbus, OH following an internship at Doctor’s Hospital of Stark County in Massillon.  He received his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and a Bachelor of Science summa cum laude from the University of Bridgeport.  Dr. Lauren is licensed by the Connecticut Department of Public Health and the State Medical Board of Ohio and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.  He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.  He resides in Huntington, CT with his family.

“I look forward to bringing my experience in family medicine and urgent care to the new full-service, patient-friendly AFC Urgent Care Stamford urgent care center,” said Dr. Lauren.  “It’s exciting to join an organization that believes in convenient, top-quality medical services. I’m ready to help the new Stamford clinic become a trusted community health resource.”

“We’re very pleased that Dr. Lauren is joining our staff,” said Brad Radulovacki, owner of AFC Urgent Care Stamford.   “He adds a wealth of knowledge and medical experience to our team, and we look forward to sharing his expertise with our patient community.”