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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence Ottaviano is Excellent. Dr. Ottaviano has been reviewed by 41 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Ottaviano graduated from St. George's University, Bay Shore. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2015)


Dr. Ottaviano has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases 
  • NYU Langone Medical Center 


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

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Additional Information
Dr. Lawrence J Ottaviano MD is a male Internist, has 28 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Lawrence J. Ottaviano practice?
Dr. Lawrence Ottaviano has 2 office locations.
Dr. Lawrence Ottaviano practices Gastroenterology near New York, NY.
See New York Gastroenterologists.