Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD

Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 76

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(215) 253-3875

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Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Bala Cynwyd, PA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Jefferson Frankford Hospital and Jefferson Bucks Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lefton to book an appointment.

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(215) 253-3875
Gastrointestinal Specialists Inc.10 Presidential Blvd Ste 124 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
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Dr. Lefton is affiliated with Jefferson Torresdale Hospital Philadelphia, a highly rated hospital.

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Dr. Lefton's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Abdominal Pain more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Achalasia
may treat

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Anal or Rectal Pain
may treat

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Anemia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Anemia more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Barrett's Esophagus more than 24% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 24% of his peers

Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 28% of his peers

Celiac Disease
may treat

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Cirrhosis
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Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
may perform

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Constipation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Constipation more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Crohn's Disease
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Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia more than 30% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 30% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Diarrhea more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
may treat

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Diverticulitis, Intestinal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Diverticulitis, Intestinal more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Diverticulosis, Intestinal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Diverticulosis, Intestinal more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Duodenal Polypectomy
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Duodenal Ulcer
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Duodenitis
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Dysentery
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Dysphagia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Dysphagia more than 7% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 7% of his peers

Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
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Enteritis
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Eosinophilic Esophagitis
may treat

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Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
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Esophageal Motility Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Esophageal Motility Disorders more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 21% of his peers

Esophageal Varices
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Esophagitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Esophagitis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gallstones
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Gas-Bloat Syndrome
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Gastric Ulcer
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Gastritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Gastritis more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Bleeding
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Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
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Gastroparesis
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Heartburn
normal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Heartburn more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Hemorrhoids more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Hepatitis B - Immune Response
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Hepatitis C
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Hepatitis C more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 41% of his peers

Hernia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Hernia more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Diaphragmatic/Hiatal Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
normal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Hiatal Hernia more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 34% of his peers

Ileus
may treat

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Indigestion
may treat

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Inflammatory Bowel Disease more than 19% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 19% of his peers

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Liver Damage from Alcohol
may treat

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Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
may treat

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Pancreatitis
may treat

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Primary Biliary Cholangitis
may treat

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Reflux Esophagitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Reflux Esophagitis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Ulcerative Colitis
may treat

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Unexplained Weight Loss
may treat

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Viral Hepatitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefton treats Viral Hepatitis more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Lefton treats this condition more than 61% of his peers

Vomiting Disorders
may treat

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Dr. Lefton's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Bala Cynwyd, PA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Jefferson Frankford Hospital...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1974
Cleveland Clin Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1972
Cleveland Clin Hosp
Residency Hospital
1971
Cleveland Clin Hosp
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lefton frequently treats Reflux Esophagitis, Esophagitis, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lefton treats.

Where is Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD's office located?

Dr. Lefton's office is located at 10 Presidential Blvd Ste 124, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD speak?

Dr. Lefton speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lefton is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Jefferson Frankford Hospital

Philadelphia, PA
11 Awards Received

Jefferson Bucks Hospital

Langhorne, PA
6 Awards Received

Jefferson Torresdale Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

11 Awards Received