Dr. Lawrence Baskind, MD

Dr. Lawrence Baskind, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lawrence Baskind, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Croton on Hudson, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in pediatrics.Read his story

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley

35 S Riverside Ave

Croton on Hudson, NY 10520
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health

Learn about Dr. Baskind

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Baskind's Experience

Dr. Baskind's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Baskind's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baskind "Dr. Larry Baskind grew up in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. He graduated from Princeton University, and New Jersey Medical School, where he also did his pediatric residency and served as chief resident. Dr. Baskind came to the Hudson Valley in 1987, working at the local Health Center, where he was the Director of Pediatrics. In 1991, he co-founded Riverside Pediatrics, which is now a part of The Westchester Medical Practice. Dr. Baskind is a Clinical Associate Professor at New York Medical College and serves as a preceptor for medical students and residents. Dr. Baskind's wife is an executive producer of children's educational media at WNET. His proudest accomplishment was his collaboration with her on the creation of two sons who both slept through the night by the age of one month. A medical student and bioengineer, the boys share his love of science, the Knicks, snorkeling, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, and travel. Dr. Baskind plays bass and basketball, ever striving to build skills that can match his passion. Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School Residency: Pediatrics – University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT --Dr. Eric Mier is a Board Certified Pediatrician, skilled in all aspects of general pediatric care. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Mier has been in private practice with Dr. Michael Lasser since 1998. Together, they have worked hard to keep children in the community healthy and strived to keep parents educated about Pediatric health issues. He also enjoys precepting for first year medical students from New York Medical College. Dr. Mier, a proud father of two boys, always encourages parents to celebrate the joy of parenting. He enjoys exercising, bicycling, snowboarding and eating great food. --"


Read Less

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baskind "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

54  Conditions Treated


Read Less

12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hearing Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Umdnj University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baskind has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Baskind does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Baskind and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Baskind's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baskind to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Baskind's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

An outstanding pediatrician! An excellent diagnostician who is also personable, kind, and caring. Dr. Baskind is able to put the most anxious child (and parent) at ease. I highly recommend.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Baskind and his staff are amazing! my kids love Dr. Baskind and calls him the silly doctor. The nurses are really amazing especially one of their nurse Monique. She was very nice, professional, patient and gentle with my son. He has a huge phobia with needles and passes out or throws up and he...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Great doctor! We started going to this practice almost 3 years ago when my first was born and now I bring my second to the practice. Dr. Baskind is great with kids, makes them laugh and feel comfortable. He explains things clearly, with relevant facts and details. The first time my son was sick Dr....more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Larry Baskind (or Dr. Bad Skin as the kids call him) is the very best pediatric doctor you could ever hope to find in this world! He has an enormous heart and the best sense of humor for kids and their often anxious and sometimes scared parents. He helps to put everything into perspective by...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr Baskind was my pediatrician and now is my kids pediatrician I love Dr. Baskind
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Image of Dr. Baskind
Are you Dr. Baskind?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

More Pediatric Specialists like Dr. Baskind at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley

Pediatrics Specialist
Pediatrics Specialist
Pediatrics Specialist