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Dr. Paul Lerer, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 64

  
Dr. Lerer

Medical Diagnostic Associates

525 Central Ave Ste C Westfield, NJ 07090
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Dr. Paul Lerer, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Westfield, NJ and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr Lerer is a thorough and brilliant physician. He's responsive to his patients, personally returns phone calls and in case of serious illness, provides good guidance. I highly recommend Dr. Lerer
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Biography

Dr. Paul Lerer is a gastroenterologist in Westfield, New Jersey and is affiliated with Overlook Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Mayo Medical School and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1985
Mt Sinai Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Colum Presby Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Boston City Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
Mayo Medical School
Medical School

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(908) 233-0895

Dr. Lerer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lerer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diarrhea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lerer treats Diarrhea more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lerer treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Enteritis
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Dr. Lerer treats Enteritis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lerer treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gas-Bloat Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lerer treats Gas-Bloat Syndrome more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lerer treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lerer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average