Dr. Lawrence Piro, MD

Dr. Lawrence Piro, MD

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Hematology & Oncology | Male | 61 years old

Cancer Institute Medical Group
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Dr. Piro specializes in Hematology & Oncology and practices in Santa Monica, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Piro to family and friends
3.5
based on 14 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Piro
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (14)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (14)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (14)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (14)
Dr. Piro's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (14)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (14)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (13)
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Pure and simple. Dr. Piro saved my life. AMS
in La Jolla, CA |
Dr Piro is one of the best oncologist in the USA , he is very smart , explain everything very clear, and in detail, He is very friendly, and very kind, If you need and excellent Dr to treat your cancer he is the Dr you need to see. The people that work at the Angeles clinic are also the very bes, they call you, and let you know about your appointment; the best experience ever going to a Dr.
in Santa Monica, CA |
Dr. Piro is not just a really great doctor, he?s really good at explaining things to me and my family. When my my wife got a cancer diagnosis two years ago, we were told Dr. Piro is the best by our doctor and my friend who went to him, too. They were both right. Dr. Piro is like a coach getting the whole family to the finish line.
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Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Washington Univ Sch of Med

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Barnes Hosp/Wash U

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Barnes Hosp/Wash U

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Scripps Clin Rsch Fdn

    Completed in 1986

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Hematology & Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Piro's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Piro

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients