Dr. Lanny Garth Close MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology.
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Dr. Lanny Close has 5 office locations.
Washington Heights
The Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10032

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Locations and availability (5)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(10)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lanny Close is Good. Dr. Close has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.7
  • Currently 2.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.8
  • Currently 2.75 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.9
  • Currently 2.875 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.8
  • Currently 2.75 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lanny Close, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology.

  • He has special expertise in 20 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Laryngeal Diseases
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Nasopharynx Cancer (Nasopharyngeal Neoplasm)
  • Nose Cancer (Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms)
  • Oral Cavity and the Oropharynx Cancer (Oropharyngeal Neoplasm)
  • Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures (ENT)
  • Sensation Disorders
  • Sino-Nasal Disorders
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
  • Snoring
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)
  • Throat Cancer (Laryngeal Neoplasm)
  • Throat Cancer (Pharyngeal Neoplasm)
  • Voice Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Close graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 9 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
(Mouth Cancer) Mouth Neoplasms
Endoscopy
Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)
Throat Cancer (Laryngeal Neoplasm)
Throat Cancer (Pharyngeal Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2004, 2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Close has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / The Allen Pavilion 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Close accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 14 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Medicare - 1 plan
  • AMERIGROUP - 3 plans

Languages

  • French
  • Korean
  • Spanish


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Where does Dr. Lanny G. Close practice?
Dr. Lanny Close practices Otolaryngology near New York, NY.
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