Dr. Lawrence Cheskin, MD


Obesity Medicine | Male

JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL 550 N Broadway Ste 1001 Baltimore, MD 21205 Get Directions
Dr. Lawrence Cheskin, MD
Dr. Lawrence Cheskin, MD is an obesity medicine doctor who practices in Baltimore, MD. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

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Baltimore, MD 21205
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Founded and direct the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center, a multidisciplinary team-based treatment approach to effective and lasting weight control.

Dr. Cheskin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obesity Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Diabetes Type 2
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Obesity
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Weight Loss


  • Medical School
    Dartmouth Medical School

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    City University Of New York

    Graduated in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Obesity Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nutrition

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy