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Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD

Gastroenterology*
5.0 (5)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
54 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD

Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 54 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College and is affiliated with Jefferson Torresdale Hospital. Dr. Lefton, completed a residency at Cleveland Clinic. Patients rated Dr. Lefton an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Lefton works at Gastrointestinal Specialists in Philadelphia, PA. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Lefton's Office Locations

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    Gastrointestinal Specialists
    3998 Red Lion Rd Ste 240, Philadelphia, PA 19114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (484) 381-0241

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    About Dr. Harvey Lefton, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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

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

    • Jefferson Torresdale Hospital

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    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 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.

    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.

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