Dr. Lawrence David Hammer MD Pediatrician
Dr. Lawrence Hammer is a pediatrician in Palo Alto, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Hammer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 99 doctors at Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and one of 106 at Stanford Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Pediatrics.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Pediatrician: General Pediatrics
Clinical Interests: Child Obesity, Child Health Promotion
Education & Medical Training
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976–1980
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Residency, Pediatrics, 1980–1982
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1976
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 34 years in Pediatrics
CA State Medical License
Active through 2015
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publications & Presentations
Puberty and gender interact to predict social anxiety symptoms in early adolescence.
Deardorff, J., Hayward, C., Wilson, K.A., Bryson, S., Hammer, L.D., Agras, S.
Childhood risk factors for thin body preoccupation and social pressure to be thin.
Agras, W.S., Bryson, S., Hammer, L.D., Kraemer, H.C.
Bariatric surgery for severely overweight adolescents: concerns and recommendations.
Inge, T.H., Krebs, N.F., Garcia, V.F., Skelton, J.A., Guice, K.S., Strauss, R.S., Albanese, C.T., Brandt, M.L., Hammer, L.D., Harmon, C.M., Kane, T.D., Klish, W.J., Oldham, K.T., Rudolph, C.D., Helmrath, M.A., Donovan, E., Daniels, S.R.
- Blue Shield California PPO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- HIP of New York - Select PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS California PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- Health Net California Large Group PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
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750 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 725-8314
Fax: (650) 498-5684