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Dr. Lawrence Gensler, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.3 (30)
Map Pin Small Hammond, LA
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Lawrence Gensler, MD

Dr. Lawrence Gensler, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Hammond, LA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Tammany Parish Hospital. Dr. Gensler, completed a residency at Charity Hosp-Lsu School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Gensler an average 3.3 star rating.

Dr. Gensler works at Northlake Gastroenterology in Hammond, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Constipation and Nausea along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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. Gensler's Office Locations

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    Northlake Gastroenterology
    16061 Doctors Blvd Ste B, Hammond, LA 70403 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (985) 273-5027

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Constipation
Nausea
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Esophagitis
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Abdominal Pain
Anemia
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Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Dysphagia
Esophageal Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
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Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Biliary Cirrhosis
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Enteritis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Varices
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Splenomegaly
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Alcoholic Hepatitis
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Cyclical Vomiting
Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dysentery
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Gastritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Atresia Without Fistula
Esophageal Diverticulum
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Heartburn
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Fistula
Ischemic Colitis
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Potassium Deficiency
Pouchitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Pylorospasm
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Stomal Ulcer
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Bile Duct Procedure
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    3.3
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1841295953
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Charity Hosp-Lsu School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Charity Hosp-Lsu School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Charity Hosp-Lsu School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Saint Tammany Parish Hospital

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

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

    Dr. Gensler works at Northlake Gastroenterology in Hammond, LA. View the full address on Dr. Gensler’s profile.

    Dr. Gensler has seen patients for Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Constipation and Nausea, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Gensler on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    30 patients have reviewed Dr. Gensler. The overall rating for this provider is 3.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Gensler.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Gensler, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Gensler 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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