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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Lauren Plumer, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

Lauren Plumer is interested in genetic and environmental influences on early childhood development. She sees patients at the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, where she directs the comprehensive developmental pediatric evaluation program for children placed in foster care. Plumer is involved in research regarding the etiology and diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders.


Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatrics


Pediatric Child Development & Behavior




Child Development and Behavior


UC Davis MIND Institute
2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 916-703-0280

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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 1970


University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1970-71


University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, 1971-72


University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1996-99
University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, 1972-74

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, 1996
American Board of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral, 2002

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Pediatrics

Select Recent Publications:

Plumer, LB, Kaplan, GW, Mendoza, SA: Hypertension in infants -Complication of umbilical arterial catheterization: J.Pediatr 89(5): 802-5, Nov 76.

Plumer, LB, Mendoza, SA, Kaplan, GW: Hypertension in infancy: the case for aggressive management. J.Urol 113(4): 555-7, Apr 75.

Tune, BM, Groshong, T, Plumer, LB: The hemolytic-uremic syndrome in siblings: a prospective survey. J.Pediatr 85(5): 682-3, Nov 74.

To see if Lauren Plumer is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).