Dr. Lawrence Gensler, MD

Dr. Lawrence Gensler, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lawrence Gensler, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Hammond, LA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Northlake Gastroenterology

16061 Doctors Blvd Ste B

Hammond, LA 70403
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Reflux Esophagitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

78  Conditions Treated


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9  Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Pyloromyotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.


  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Charity Hosp-Lsu Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Charity Hosp-Lsu Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Charity Hosp-Lsu Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gensler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gensler's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Gensler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Awesome, well respected doctor who I trust. He truly cares about his patients!
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Dr. Gensler probably saved my life. He listened and investigated my issues when most other doctors wouldn't have or had refused. A+++ for identifying and helping me with this condition that has such a high likelihood of developing into colorectal cancer. Thank you...
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Dr Gensler misdiagnosed me with Ulcerative Colitis. I was then subsequently poisoned for 2 years straight with a drug called Lialda. I went to another doctor who examined me and knew exactly what was going on. My new doctor saved my life from Dr. Gensler's incompetence. His office staff is also...more
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