Dr. Lawrence Herman, MD

Dr. Lawrence Herman, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 54 years old

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Dr. Herman says...

      Dr. Lawrence Herman was born, raised and educated in New York. He graduated Magna cum laude at Columbia University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology. He was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society at Columbia. He commenced his medical training at the Cornell University Medical College and completed a medical residency in Internal Medicine at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Following residency, Dr. Herman completed his advanced training with a Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. There he received the Paul Sherlock Award for Excellence in the Diagnosis and Management of Gastrointestinal Oncology.

Dr. Herman is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and is actively involved with the training of residents, fellows and medical students at the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University.

Dr. Herman is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.

Dr Herman is listed in America's Top Gastroenterologists, America's Top Physicians and Vitals Top 10 Doctors.

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Dr Herman specializes in the evaluation and management of esophageal disorders (difficulty swallowing, GERD and heartburn), indigestion (dyspepsia), gastric and duodenal ulcers, celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease.His particular interest is the diagnosis and management of colon polyps and colon cancer. Dr. Herman has published extensively in the gastroenterology literature with a focus on the diagnosis and management of gasrointestinal cancers and endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic technology

Dr. Herman says...

Dr. Lawrence Herman has performed more than 15,000 colonoscopies and endoscopies. Having trained at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, he specializes in technically difficult examinations utilizing the FUSE endoscope.

It has been twenty years since there has been major innovation in colonoscopy. To date, standard, forward-viewing scopes give the physician a limited 170 degree field of view (similar to driving a car with blinders on). Dr. Herman and Carnegie Hill Endoscopy are pleased to offer our patients the latest advancement in endoscope technology – Fuse® Full Spectrum Endoscopy®. Fuse removes these "blinders" and enables us to detect a significantly higher number of potentially pre-cancerous polyps and provide you with the peace of mind in knowing you received the most advanced screening available.

Fuse is revolutionizing colonoscopy by providing a panoramic 330 degree view of the colon, almost double the view of standard colonoscopies.

If you plan on having a colonoscopy or endoscopy, and your physician is not using FUSE technology, then you may be getting an inferior, and potentially incomplete, examination.

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

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  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Cornell University

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    New York & Presbyterian Hospitals-Cornell Campus

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

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