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Gastroenterologist (digestive)
27 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence Ottaviano is Excellent. Dr. Ottaviano has been reviewed by 27 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lawrence Ottaviano, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Colitis
  • Peptic Ulcer

Education & Awards

Dr. Ottaviano graduated from St. George's University, Bay Shore. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)


Dr. Ottaviano has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases 
  • St Vincent's Midtown Hospital 


  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Lawrence John Ottaviano MD is a male Internist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Lawrence J. Ottaviano practice?
Dr. Lawrence Ottaviano has 6 office locations.
Dr. Lawrence Ottaviano practices Gastroenterology near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Brooklyn, NY.
See New York Gastroenterologists.