Dr. Lauren Kastner is a board-certified general surgeon. She was raised in Houston, Texas and completed her undergraduate studies at University of Texas at Austin. She then went on to complete medical school at Texas Tech Medical School in Lubbock, Texas and her surgical residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Kastner practiced in rural Arkansas in the Mississippi delta region, a very underserved region, for five years prior to returning to Austin. She has a special interest in laparoscopic surgery, gallbladder surgery, hernia repair, breast surgery, skin surgery and robotics.

In her free time, Dr. Kastner enjoys spending time with her husband, young son, two Catahoula dogs and a cat. She also enjoys yoga and running.


Medical School
Texas Tech Medical School

Baylor University Medical Center

Certifications & Memberships

General surgery



Languages Spoken


Procedures & Conditions

Appendicitis, Bowel Obstruction, Breast Cancer, Breast Diseases, Cellulitis, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Diseases, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Hemorrhoids, Hernias, Parathyroid Disease, Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD), Thyroid Disease, Appendectomy, Breast Biopsy Colectomy & Colostomy, Colon Cancer Screening, Colonoscopy, Complex GERD Treatments, Cyst and Gland Removals, Endoscopic Treatments, Enterostomy / Ileostomy, Gallbladder Removal, Hernia Repair and Removal, Laparotomy (Exploratory), Lesion Removal, Liver Biopsy, Portacath and Permacath, Skin Grafting, Spleenectomy, Swollen Lymph Nodes, Temporal Artery Biopsy, Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease Treatment, Venous Treatments and Closures (Non-Arterial)


General Surgery

Office Locations

Austin Diagnostic Clinic - North Clinic
12221 N MoPac Expy
3rd Floor, North Wing
Austin, TX 78758
Phone: (512) 901-1111
Fax: (512) 901-3919