Dr. Robert Lerner, MD

Dr. Robert Lerner, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Robert Lerner, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1983 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

1720 Spring Hill Ave

Mobile, AL 36604

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vomiting Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lerner's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

83  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • St Lukes Episcopal Hosp/Baylor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Ben Taub/Va/St Lukes Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Ben Taub/Va/Meth Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lerner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lerner's Reviews

1.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lerner to family and friends
33 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (24)

Dr. Lerner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Patient Comments (12)

On a referral to Dr. Lerner from my PCP, I was brought into the exam room almost immediately, and then sat for 50 minutes, with no contact, until I stepped outside and asked the nurse how much longer I would be expected to wait. She said I was next on his list. Once he showed up, he was helpful,...more
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He’s been my physician for a very long time and , yes, he is very businesslike, but I actually prefer a no nonsense physician. He’s taken good care of me over the years....
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I sat in the waiting room for an hour. I waited patiently for my 1:50pm appointment and was still sitting in the waiting room at 2:50 to get called back. The secretary was very rude to everyone who walked up. A man went to ask how long the wait was and she snapped at him. I waited another 30...more
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It has been over two years since I’ve been to him, but I feel people should know how awful this doctor is. He literally told me that it was not possible for me to have the symptoms I was experiencing and made it seem as if I was making them up or it was all in my head. 2 plus years later a much...more
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Dr. Lerner is very much a text book doctor. He does not think outside the box to diagnose illness and is guided very narrowly by his set patterns. If you have an unusual history or problem you should consider a different doctor.
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