Laurie Berger, MD, a Pediatrician with West Plano Pediatrics

Get to know Pediatrician Dr. Laurie Berger, who serves patients in Plano, Texas.

Top pediatrician, Dr. Berger has been a partner with West Plano Pediatrics since 1998. Her patients use the adjectives calm, kind, gentle and knowledgeable to describe her. Most importantly, she loves caring for her patients from infancy onward.

Since 1995, West Plano Pediatrics has been a trusted and highly recommended pediatric office in the communities of Plano, Frisco, Richardson, Carrollton, Prosper, Allen, McKinney, Little Elm, The Colony, and Coppell. “We are committed to providing the highest quality healthcare for children. Our physicians are board-certified and dedicated to maintaining their certifications. We strive to follow up-to-date and evidence-based medical guidelines. We further believe that having a team approach with parents is essential to the highest quality healthcare for your child” as stated on the practice’s website. 

On the subject of her educational background, Dr. Berger earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 1992. She then went on to perform her residency in pediatrics at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. 

Following her training, she attained board certification in pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The mission of the ABP is to advance child health by certifying pediatricians who meet standards of excellence and are committed to continuous learning and improvement.

Dr. Berger is on the Board of The Family Place, which is an organization dedicated to ending family violence. In 2013, she established a medical clinic on the safe campus of The Family Place and continues as the Medical Director. She views being a doctor as a continuing conversation with her patients and looks forward to caring for them everyday.

In addition to being regularly interviewed on the nightly news, she teaches resident doctors in two departments; Family and Community Medicine & Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Licensed to practice medicine in Texas, she is affiliated with Baylor Scott and White Medical Center–Frisco, Texas Health Center for Diagnostic and Surgery, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical City Plano.

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends people be under pediatric care up to the age of 21. Pediatricians provide medical care to people ranging in age from newborns to young adults. They are trained to examine, diagnose, and treat children with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses through all of their developmental stages, as they grow and mature.

As a testament to her success, Dr. Berger has received many awards, including “Best Pediatrician” by the Plano Star Courier, “Mom Approved Doctor” by the readers of Dallas Child magazine, and “Best Pediatrician” by D Magazine. 

Learn More about Dr. Laurie Berger:

Through her findatopdoc profile, or through West Plano Pediatrics, 


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