Lauren G. Rascoff, MD

Specialty: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Location

University of Colorado Hospital 
1635 Aurora Court
Aurora, CO 80045

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About Dr. Lauren G. Rascoff

Dr. Rascoff earned her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She then completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine as well as her fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. During her fellowship at Mount Sinai, Dr. Rascoff received the Outstanding Teacher Award in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology two years in a row.

Dr. Rascoff was the Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn.

She now serves as Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

While she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her practice, Dr. Rascoff is relational in her approach to medicine, taking the time to listen closely to each of her patient’s stories. She is also passionate about working alongside CU’s extraordinary team of healthcare providers to ensure each patient receives the best care possible.

Education:

1998 – 2002 – Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, B.A. in Music

2000 – 2001– Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Visiting Student

2002 – 2006 – Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, MD

2006 – 2010 – Intern and Resident in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

2010 – 2013 – Fellow in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Honors/Awards:

  • 2002 – Humanities and Medicine (a selective program that offers early admission to a group of college sophomores majoring in the humanities and social sciences), Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • 2003 – Patricia S. Levinson Research Fellowship (HIV/AIDS Research Position), Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Nigeria
  • 2009 & 2010 – Outstanding Teacher Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Past professional experience:

  • 2010 – 2013 – Attending Physician in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • 2014 – 2016 – Attending Physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Teaching:

  • 2016 – present – Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
  • 2013 – 2015 – Assistant Clinical Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • 2014 – 2016 – Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2010 – 2013 – Associate in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Research & Publications:

Ongoing research

  • Rascoff, J. Vadaparampil. Incidence and Risk Factors in Postpartum Urinary and Anal Incontinence. Oral presentation, SUNY Downstate Resident Research Day, June 2015 (data collection in progress)

Peer-reviewed original contributions

  • Treszezamksy A, Rascoff L, Shahryarinejad A, Vardy M. Use of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Staging Systems in Published Articles of Selected Specialized Journals, International Urogynecology Journal 2010; 21(3):359-63
  • Treszezamsky A, Rascoff L, Shahryarinejad A, Vardy M. Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification System: Adoption Trend in Specialized Journals, Journal of Pelvic Medicine & Surgery 2009; 15 (2), 69

Chapters in books

  • Rascoff L. Jacob, B. Ascher-Walsh, C. (2013). Hernia, Mesh, and Gynecology Procedures. In: Jacob B and Ramshaw B The SAGES Manual of Hernia Repair. New York: Springer.

Abstracts

  • Rascoff L, Desrosiers L, Noor N, Ascher-Walsh C, Vardy M, Shahryarinejad A. Intra-Reader Reliability of Three-Dimensional Ultrasound of the Pelvic Floor. Accepted as poster at American Urogynecologic Society Annual Meeting, October 2013
  • Rascoff L, Desrosier L, Noor N, Vardy M, Shahryarinejad A, C. Ascher-Walsh. Should We Perform Three-Dimensional Ultrasounds of the Pelvic Floor with a Full Bladder or an Empty Bladder? Accepted as poster at American Urogynecologic Society Annual Meeting, October 2013
  • Rascoff L, Egbuniwe M, Astill N, Ascher-Walsh C. Pregnancy Outcomes After Robotic Myomectomy. Oral poster at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, April 2013, and oral poster at AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology Annual Scientific Meeting, November 2012, and poster at the Mount Sinai Graduate Medical Education Research Day, June 2013
  • Noor N, Rascoff L, Treszezamsky A. Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification System- Adoption trend in the specialized literature (2004-2011). Poster at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, April 2013
  • Rascoff L, Faris B, Treszezamsky A, Ascher-Walsh C, Brodman M. Uterus-Preserving Laparoscopic Sacrohysteropexy for the Treatment of Advanced Apical Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Oral poster at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, April 2012 and poster at the Mount Sinai Graduate Medical Education Research Day, June 2012
  • Ascher-Walsh C, Robbins A, Treszezamsky A, Rascoff L, Capes T. Risk Factor for Extended Length of Stay in Patients Undergoing Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Myomectomy. Poster at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, April 2012
  • Ascher-Walsh C, Robbins A, Treszezamsky A, Rascoff L, Capes T. A Comparison of Surgical Parameters and Complications Between Patients Having a Laparoscopic Supracervical hysterectomy and a Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Myomectomy. Poster at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, April 2012
  • Treszezamsky A, Rascoff L, Soto E, Vardy M. Use of Prolapse Grading Systems in the Literature: an Updated Review. Oral poster at the 1st American Urogynecologic Society-Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology Fellows Forum, September 2010, and poster at American Urogynecologic Society Annual Meeting, September 2010
  • Treszezamsky A, Rascoff L, Soto E, Vardy M. Use of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantitative Systems in the Published Literature: an Updated Systematic Review. Poster at International Urogynecological Association and International Continence Society joined Annual Meeting August 2010
  • Rascoff L, Shahryarinejad A, Feldman N, Ascher-Walsh C. Two and Three-Dimensional Ultrasound: A Tool to Evaluate Pelvic Anatomy. Oral presentation at Annual Resident Research Day, Department of OB/GYN, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, June 2009
  • Shahryarinejad A, Rascoff L, Feldman N, Ascher-Walsh C. Does Sonographic Experience Affect Reliability Of Pelvic Floor Evaluation By Two And Three-Dimensional Transperineal Ultrasound. Poster at American Urogynecologic Society Annual Meeting, September 2009
  • Shahryarinejad A, Feldman N, Rascoff L, Divon D, Vardy M, Ascher-Walsh C. Reliability Of Real Time Two-Dimensional Transperineal Ultrasound In Assessing Pelvic Floor Anatomy And Function. Poster at American Urogynecologic Society Annual Meeting, September 2009
  • Shahryarinejad A, Feldman N, Rascoff L, Divon M, Vardy M, Ascher-Walsh C. Reliability Of Three-Dimensional Ultrasound In Assessing Pelvic Muscle Anatomy And Function. Poster at American Urogynecologic Society Annual Meeting, September 2009
  • Treszezamsky A, Rascoff L, Shahryarinejad A, Vardy M. Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification System (POPQ): Adoption Trend In The Specialized Literature (2004-2007). Poster at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Meeting, March 2009 and at Elmhurst Hospital Day of Recognition for Research and Scholarly Activity, June 2009
  • Rascoff L, Yassky R, McKay R. Clinical Guidelines For HIV/AIDS Care In Resource-Limited Settings. Oral presentation at the Center for Special Studies, Weill Cornell Medical Center 2004

Did you know?

Dr. Rascoff entered the field of urogynecology because it combines tried-and-true treatment methods with cutting edge approaches to care in order to address some of the most intimate areas in women’s lives.
 
I don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach. I treat the entire patient and I customize care based on the specific needs of each person.Dr. Lauren Rascoff