Dr. Oscar Lebwohl, MD

Dr. Oscar Lebwohl, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(11)
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Dr. Oscar Lebwohl, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1972 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read his story

51 W 51st St Ste 360

New York, NY 10019

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Lebwohl performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Lebwohl's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lebwohl "Dr. Oscar Lebwohl is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. This was followed by a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and a fellowship in Liver Diseases at Mount Sinai. Dr. Lebwohl returned to Columbia in 1978 and has remained on the faculty since then in the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases. He is currently the Richard and Rakia Hatch Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and Vice Chairman of Development in the Department of Medicine at Columbia. Dr. Lebwohl specializes in Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. In addition to his clinical practice he is actively involved in teaching and training Columbia medical students, residents and fellows. In 2010 he received the Ewig Clinical Scholar Award for outstanding teaching in the Department of Medicine. In 2013 Dr. Lebwohl received the Alfred Markowitz Service Award at the annual dinner of the Society of Practitioners at Columbia University Medical Center for outstanding service to the medical center. Dr. Lebwohl has been listed annually in the Castle Connolly list of America's top doctors and New York top doctors. He has also been listed in New York Magazine's list of best doctors"

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lebwohl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lebwohl's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lebwohl to family and friends
4.3
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Lebwohl's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in New York, NY
patient friendly articulate professional. performed full gi scope.
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in Astoria, NY
he is very thorough esp. compared to a GI i saw previously who could not find anything wrong with me despite a weight loss of 20 lbs and constant diarrhea. dr. lebwhol was able to determine that i have crohn's disease. he is old fashioned polite and takes whatever time is necessary to examine and...more
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