Capital Digestive Physician Lauren Halvorson, MD

Lauren Halvorson, MD


A Maryland native and graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Lauren Halvorson completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD and fellowship in Gastroenterology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Halvorson has contributed to peer-reviewed publications, presentations and abstracts on the topics of capsule endoscopy, biliary obstruction and colonoscopy. She is a current Diplomate of the American College of Gastroenterology and former Diplomate of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Halvorson sees patients with a wide variety of digestive health issues and has a special interest in women’s digestive health, inflammatory bowel disease and esophageal disorders. ​

Outside the office, Dr. Halvorson enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children as well as painting, traveling and cooking.

Special Areas of Interest

  • ​Women’s digestive health
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Esophageal disorders


​Medical Education and Training

  • University of Maryland School of Medicine / Baltimore, MD


  • University of Maryland School of Medicine / Baltimore, MD


  • Gastroenterology / Medstar Georgetown University Hospital / Washington, DC

Undergraduate Education

  • University of Georgia / Athens, GA


  • Gastroenterology

    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine


Hospital Affiliations:

  • Howard County General Hospital
  • Laurel Regional Hospital
  • Washington Adventist Hospital

Member of:

  • American College of Gastroenterology - Member
  • American College of Physicians - Member

Telehealth Appointments Available

All Capital Digestive Care physicians and advanced practice providers are offering "virtual" visits via telehealth. Call your doctor's office to schedule an appointment. For the health and safety of our patients and staff, we are limiting in-office appointments and endoscopy procedures to patients requiring urgent care. We encourage all individuals to practice everyday preventive actions and social-distancing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.