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Dr. Lawrence Stern, MD
Surgical Specialist, Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum)
15 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence Stern is Excellent. Dr. Stern has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lawrence Stern, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Anal Cancer (Anus Neoplasms)
  • Anal Itching (Pruritus Ani)
  • Anal Ulcer (Fissure in Ano)
  • Colectomy
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Stern graduated from University of Virginia, Charlottesville. He has 6 awards.

AOA membership AOA National Medical Honor Society
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Fairfax, VA
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Stern has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Inova Alexandria Hospital 
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Lawrence E. Stern MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Lawrence E. Stern practice?
Dr. Lawrence Stern has 3 office locations.
Dr. Lawrence Stern practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Fairfax, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Alexandria, VA and Reston, VA.
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