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Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD

Gastroenterology
5.0 (5)
Accepting new patients
53 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 53 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University and is affiliated with Jefferson Bucks Hospital, Jefferson Frankford Hospital and Jefferson Torresdale Hospital.

Dr. Lefton works at Gastrointestinal Specialists in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Reflux Esophagitis, Esophagitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts UnitedHealthCare as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Gastrointestinal Specialists
    3998 Red Lion Rd Ste 240, Philadelphia, PA 19114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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    Apr 19, 2022
    I have been seeing Dr. Lefton for over 24 years. I am so grateful he is part of my healthcare team. He is so caring and relaxed that I know whatever is bothering me at my visit, he is going to help me fix it.
    Kathleen Monaco — Apr 19, 2022
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    About Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 53 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
    Gender
    NPI Number
    • 1346204872
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency
    Internship
    • Cleveland Clinic
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Jefferson Bucks Hospital
    • Jefferson Frankford Hospital
    • Jefferson Torresdale Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lefton is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lefton has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Lefton has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lefton works at Gastrointestinal Specialists in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Lefton’s profile.

    Dr. Lefton has seen patients for Reflux Esophagitis, Esophagitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lefton on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Lefton. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lefton.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Lefton, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Lefton appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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