Lawrence Herman, MD  - Gastroenterologist

Medical Associates Of Manhattan

Lawrence Herman, MD

Gastroenterologist & Internist located in Upper East Side, New York, NY

About Dr. Herman

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 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 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.

Awards:

Dr. Herman is isted in
-America's Best Gastroenterologists
-America's Best Physicians
-Vitals.com Top 10 Doctors

Publications:

Herman LL, McKee KJ, Thaler HT, Winawer SJ, Kurtz RC. “Identification of Risk Factors for the Development of Vasovagal Reactions During Colonoscopy” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: 1993; 39:388-391

Herman LL, Brennan MF, Shike M. “Acute Pancreatitis from Intussusception of a Gastric Polyp in a Patient With Gardner’s Syndrome” Digestive Diseases and Sciences: 1992; 37:955-960

Herman LL, Shike M. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy for Decompression of the Stomach and Small Intestine” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: 1992; 38: 314-318

Pickering TG, Herman LL, Devereux R, et al. “Recurrent Pulmonary Oedema in Hypertension Due to Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis: Treatment by Angioplasty or Surgical Revascularization” Lancet: 1988; 2:591-592

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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 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 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.

Awards:

Dr. Herman is isted in
-America's Best Gastroenterologists
-America's Best Physicians
-Vitals.com Top 10 Doctors

Publications:

Herman LL, McKee KJ, Thaler HT, Winawer SJ, Kurtz RC. “Identification of Risk Factors for the Development of Vasovagal Reactions During Colonoscopy” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: 1993; 39:388-391

Herman LL, Brennan MF, Shike M. “Acute Pancreatitis from Intussusception of a Gastric Polyp in a Patient With Gardner’s Syndrome” Digestive Diseases and Sciences: 1992; 37:955-960

Herman LL, Shike M. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy for Decompression of the Stomach and Small Intestine” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: 1992; 38: 314-318

Pickering TG, Herman LL, Devereux R, et al. “Recurrent Pulmonary Oedema in Hypertension Due to Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis: Treatment by Angioplasty or Surgical Revascularization” Lancet: 1988; 2:591-592


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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "Dr. Herman has been my doctor on and off for about 20 years. He is by far the best, very professional, knowledgeable, polite, and kind."

    Laura P.
  • Yelp

    "There is not a Doctor I can recommend more strongly then Dr. Herman. He is absolutely incredible and a person that I trust implicitly. He ALWAYS calls back himself !"

    Candice S.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Herman has been my primary physician for 13 years and is the best, most thoughtful doctor I have ever had. I highly recommend him."

    Joanna W.
  • Vitals

    "Dr. H figured out some things that others were not able to. He challenged me to meet the expectations of being a good patient - being a participant in your own rescue."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "My experience with Dr. Herman over the past 3 years has been great. He is a brilliant doctor who treats each patient like a person vs an insurance number."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Herman is a wonderful compassionate physician. He gives you all the time you need to ask questions. He even answers your questions on email when he's on a vacation."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "In all the years I've been seeing him, the wait time has always been 5 mins or less! I recommend Dr. H to anyone looking for a talented, personable internist & gastro."

    Andy
  • Vitals

    "There are not many doctors around anymore that give you the personalized attention he gives. I consider myself lucky to be one of his patients."

    Glenn A.
  • Yelp

    "He's thorough, takes time to answer questions, & has genuine concern for his patients that transcends the factory type medical care that seems to be the norm elsewhere."

    Joanna W.