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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer, Thoracic Surgeon, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Schmetterer has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

Education & Awards

Dr. Schmetterer graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2013, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Thoracic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Schmetterer has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital 
  • St Joseph Health Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Lawrence I Schmetterer MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Lawrence I. Schmetterer practice?
Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer has 2 office locations.
Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Youngstown, OH.
Additional practice locations include: Salem, OH.
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