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Obstetrician & Gynecologist (OB/GYN)
39 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence Platt is Good. Dr. Platt has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lawrence Platt, MD is board certified in Maternal & Fetal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Aneuploidy
  • Birth Defects or Abnormalities (Congenital Abnormalities)
  • Breech Presentation
  • Chromosome Disorders
  • Down Syndrome
  • Fetal Diseases
  • Fetal Erythroblastosis
  • Gynecologic disorders
  • Hydrops Fetalis
  • Obstetric Labor Complications
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Premature Labor
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prolonged Pregnancy
  • Urinary Incontinence

Education & Awards

Dr. Platt graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Birth Defects or Abnormalities (Congenital Abnormalities)
Down Syndrome
Fetal Diseases
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Mid-City West
Obstetrician & Gynecologist


Dr. Platt has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • St. John's Regional Medical Center 
  • St. John's Hospital & Health Center 


  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Lawrence David Platt MD is a male Obstetrician & Gynecologist, has 39 years of experience and practices in Maternal & Fetal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Lawrence D. Platt practice?
Dr. Lawrence Platt has 3 office locations.
Dr. Lawrence Platt practices Maternal & Fetal Medicine near Los Angeles, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Santa Monica, CA.
See Los Angeles Obstetricians & Gynecologists.