Dr. Lauren M. Terranova earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Northwestern University (NU) in Illinois. While at NU she was a Division I, nationally ranked sabre fencer and team captain. She is the current record holder for most career wins in the NCAA. After graduating college, she attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey where she received a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences and her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Terranova did her residency and served as Chief Resident at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. Given her experience as a fencer, she decided to complete additional training at an accredited fellowship in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Terranova is also fellowship trained in diagnostic and therapeutic musculoskeletal ultrasound. She co-authored a chapter in a book entitled, “Atlas of Ultrasound Guided Musculoskeletal Injections”. Her fellowship trained her in interventional fluoroscopic (X-ray) guided spinal procedures, electrodiagnostic studies (EMG), and cutting-edge treatments such as Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) injections.
She is a specialist with dual board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. Dr. Terranova is dedicated to the conservative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. She believes in a holistic approach and uses conservative measures to restore function, remove pain, and maximize the quality of life of her patients.
Dr. Terranova is a native of Wayne, New Jersey. Outside of work she enjoys fencing, running, playing tennis, singing, cooking, and spending time with her loving family.