Dr. Nicole Lawrence discusses Concierge Medicine with a group of seniors.
Skypark Preferred Family Care offers concierge care, geriatric care, primary care, acute and sub-acute care directly to patients. Our founder and medical director is Thomas W. LaGrelius, MD, FAAFP. The practice is located at 23451 Madison Street, Suite 140 in Torrance, CA 90505. The phone number is 310.378.6208 and the fax number is 310.378.2564.
Nicole Lawrence, MD
Dr. Lawrence is board-certified in internal medicine and most recently completed a geriatric medicine fellowship at UCLA. She loves taking care of patients in a variety of settings, including the clinic, home, hospital and nursing home. She earned her MD from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, OH and completed her internal medicine residency at the University of California, Irvine. During medical school, she was chosen to participate in an aging research program at Harvard Medical School, where she learned from the nation’s top faculty in geriatric medicine. She is currently a staff member at Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Little Company of Mary Torrance.
Dr. Lawrence has a true passion for helping people live their best lives. She will go to any length to ensure that her patients have the care they deserve. She feels personally invested in her patients’ health and their lives as a whole. Being a physician is a calling for her, not just a job. That’s why she brings genuine energy and her positive spirit to every interaction with her patients.
She likes building long-term relationships with her patients and working toward the shared goals of optimal health. She believes that giving her patients the ability to contact her at any time is the healthiest, safest and most satisfying way to care for them. Her primary areas of focus include caring for older adults, managing chronic diseases and dementia, women’s health and weight management.
BOARD CERTIFICATION: Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
FELLOWSHIP: Geriatric Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
RESIDENCY: University of California, Irvine
MD: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
AWARD: Ohio Department of Aging Award, 2010
MEMBER: American College of Physicians, American Geriatrics Society
LICENSURE: California Physician & Surgeon
LANGUAGE: English & Spanish
PERSONAL: Born and raised in rural Minnesota by parents who were both teachers. During college, Dr. Lawrence spent time doing community service at a nursing home, which piqued her interest in geriatric medicine. She met and married her husband, Ryan, while she was still in residency. Ryan works at Millenium Space Systems in El Segundo, where he leads a team building a new satellite for the US Air Force. Together they enjoy taking long walks through different neighborhoods, watching cooking shows, playing board games and dancing.
Discover the most attentive concierge medical care at our family medicine clinic or schedule your first visit by calling us at 310.378.6208. Dr. LaGrelius and Dr. Lawrence welcome patients from Rolling Hills, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Torrance, Palos Verdes and bordering cities in the South Bay, CA.
SOURCE: Skypark Preferred Family Care