Dr. Lawrence N. Chessin MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Lawrence Chessin is an infectious disease specialist in Rochester, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rochester General Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 51 years. Dr. Chessin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Rochester General Hospital and one of 19 at Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1964–1965

New York University School of Medicine
Internship, Transitional Year, 1963–1964

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1963

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Advanced atrioventricular block in a 39-year-old man with acute rheumatic fever.
Barold, S. S., Sischy, D., Punzi, J., Kaplan, E. L., Chessin, L.

The cause of death in inflammatory bowel disease: a comparison of death certificates and hospital charts in Rochester, New York.
Nordenholtz, K. E., Stowe, S. P., Stormont, J. M., Stowe, M. M., Chessin, L. N., Shah, A. N., Chey, W. Y.

CMV gastric ulcer as the presenting manifestation of AIDS.
Vachon, G. C., Brown, B. S., Kim, C., Chessin, L. N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS New Mexico PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lovelace Health Plan PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Presbyterian Commercial
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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