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Dr. Leon Kavaler, MD

Gastroenterology
4.9 (121)
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Leon Kavaler, MD

Dr. Leon Kavaler, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 34 years of experience. They graduated from STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK / HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT SYRACUSE.

Dr. Kavaler works at Charles Nechemias MD PC in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation, Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis, Diverticulitis and Intestinal along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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.

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Dr. Kavaler's Office Locations

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    Charles Nechemias MD PC
    68 E 86Th St, New York, NY 10028 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 535-1845
  2. 2
    79th Street Endoscopy P.l.l.c.
    311 E 79th St Ste 2A, New York, NY 10075 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 996-6633

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    Jan 26, 2023
    He is a very good doctor who I trust with my care. I have been going to him for 17 years. He explains everything and answers all questions. He makes going to the doctor a pleasurable experience.
    — Jan 26, 2023
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    About Dr. Leon Kavaler, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1720015837
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK / HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT SYRACUSE
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Kavaler has an average wait time of Over 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Kavaler works at Charles Nechemias MD PC in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Kavaler’s profile.

    Dr. Kavaler has seen patients for Constipation, Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis, Diverticulitis and Intestinal, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kavaler on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    121 patients have reviewed Dr. Kavaler. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kavaler.

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