Dr. Lauren Kanter Applebaum grew up in New Jersey. She was a volunteer EMT during high school and
college, where she first developed her passion for emergency medicine. Dr. Kanter received her
Bachelor of Arts degree from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA and her medical degree from Tufts
University School of Medicine in Boston, MA.
Dr. Kanter completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of
Pennsylvania in 2012. She achieved board certification in Emergency Medicine in 2013. Following
residency, Dr. Kanter served as an emergency physician with the United States Air Force for 4 years at
Malcolm Grow Medical Center in Joint Base Andrews, MD. She served as both EMS Medical Director
and Emergency Department Medical Director at Andrews. Dr. Kanter also deployed to Craig Joint
Theater Hospital in Bagram, Afghanistan in 2014 where she was an emergency physician and EMS
Medical Director. Dr. Kanter is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Kanter is thrilled to join Doctors for Emergency Service in 2016! She is excited to care for patients in
Delaware. In her free time, Lauren enjoys being with her husband, two sons and dog.