Dr. Lautman was born and raised in the Seattle area. He attended the University of Washington graduating with honors.
He earned a B.A. in Zoology in 1978 and his M.D. in 1982. Internship and Residency training were completed at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston in 1987. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
Recreational interests include golf, tennis and skiing. Dr. Lautman has also been honored to participate with "Corner of Love" medical missions to Nicaragua. The support provided by so many in helping with these trips is greatly appreciated.