Dr. Lawrence Byrd, MD

Dr. Lawrence Byrd, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Lawrence Byrd, MD is a nephrology specialist in Florham Park, NJ and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1973 and specializes in nephrology and nephrology & hypertension.Read his story

83 Hanover Rd Ste 290

Florham Park, NJ 07932

Contact Information

(973) 736-2212

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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more than 88% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
more than 86% of peers
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Byrd's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Byrd "Dr Byrd is a nephrologist, trained at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, who did Hypertension training there under Drs. John Laragh, Michael Weber, and Thomas Pickering. He has served as President of the New Jersey Hypertension Society and treasurer of the Eastern Chapter of the American Society of Hypertension (NY-NJ-CT). He has 40 years of experience in the areas of high blood pressure and kidney disease. He has authored 2 textbook chapters and about 20 publications in his areas of expertise. He has been awarded by St Barnabas Medical Center in 2005, Special Recognition Award for teaching medical residents, and in 2010, the prestigious Harvey Nussbaum Career Golden Apple Award. He has lectured widely, in 17 states in the USA, and 2 provinces of Canada."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Byrd "Dr Byrd treats high blood pressure in a highly individualized fashion."

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

34  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • College Med Dent Nj Newark Aff
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • College Med Dent Nj Newark Aff
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • New York Hospital Cornell Med C
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Ash Specialist In Clinical Hypertension
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Byrd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Byrd's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Byrd to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Byrd's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Byrd came highly recommended by my cardiologist to care for my hypertension and diabetic risk of kidney issues. Dr Byrd was immediately able to successfully pharmaceutically control my issues
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Dr. Byrd has been managing my blood pressure for over 5 years and he has provided me with excellent care. Although I have an excellent primary care physician, I leave the blood pressure in his hands and I've been without problems or incident. Thank you Dr. Byrd.
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Dr. Byrd is an intelligent, highly skilled,compassionate, kind doctor. I was so sick for so long and finally in one visit and some testing he knew exactly what to do. Dr. Byrd promised me I would be feeling a whole lot better and he was right. I am so blessed and grateful to have been referred to...more
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