Dr. Lawrence Biskin, MD

Dr. Lawrence Biskin, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lawrence Biskin, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is 59 years old.

100 Delafield Rd Ste 213

Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Contact Information

(412) 784-5100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Biskin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
high
more than 88% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mc Keesport Hosp/Upmc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Lukes Episcopal Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Heart Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Biskin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Biskin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Biskin to family and friends
4.1
based on 18 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Biskin's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Gibsonia, PA |
Dr Biskin is the expert hernia surgeon who can do what most other surgeons can't. He is one of the most experienced hernia doctors is the country who treats celebrities and other doctors. He was referred to me by an operating room nurse who told me she had never seen such precise surgery. I had no...more
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in Verona, PA |
He removed my gall bladder. Really professional and friendly, informative and helpful, even after surgery.
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in Cranberry Township, PA |
Outstanding surgeon. I have had an excellent result with a one complicated hernia issue and one smaller hernia. I have recommended his services to several people who have had excellent results as well.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Biskin accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Biskin has admitting privileges

UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
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