Dr. Lawrence J Cheskin MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Lawrence Cheskin is a gastroenterologist in Baltimore, Maryland. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Cheskin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and one of 21 at Johns Hopkins Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: Nutrition

Clinical Interests: Obesity, Diet, Weight Loss, Body Weight, Body Mass Index, Health Behavior

Hospital Affiliation

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Ranked #3 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Lenox Hill Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1983

Yale New Haven Children's Center
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1983 - 1986

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1980

City University of New York
Other Training, 1974 - 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 29 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Gastroenterology

DE State Medical License
Active through 2013

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

NC State Medical License

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top Doctors, U.S. News & World Report
2012

Who's Who in America listee
2010

Physician Nutrition Specialist Award, American Society for Clinical Nutrition
2004

John A. Hartford Scholar in Geriatric Medicine
1988

Publications & Presentations

"Management of Metabolic Syndrome"
2013 11 15

"mHealth for Weight Loss"
2013 9 19

"Obesity in the Urban Health Setting"
2013 8 20

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Insurances Accepted

  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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