Dr. Leon Kavaler, MD

Dr. Leon Kavaler, MD


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    Dr. Leon Kavaler, MD, is one of the board-certified gastroenterologists practicing at New York Gastroenterology Associates, which is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. In addition to being board-certified, Dr. Kavaler is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical Center and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Mount Sinai Hospital. During his residency, he was selected as Chief Medical Resident. He remained at Mount Sinai Hospital to complete his fellowship in gastroenterology, where he continues to play an important role in teaching residents and fellows how to perform colonoscopy and endoscopy. Dr. Kavaler's interests include colon cancer screening, peptic ulcer disease, acid reflux, and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Kavaler is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Medical Association. He has been selected to New York Super Doctors since 2009.

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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Gastroenterologist (Stomach & Bowel Specialist)

    Education & Training

    The Mount Sinai Hospital (Residency)

    The Mount Sinai Hospital (Fellowship)

    Medical Degree - State University of New York Upstate Medical University

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine



    Medical Conditions Treated

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    • Aetna

    • Bravo Health

    • Cigna

    • Medicare

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    Dr. Leon Kavaler also offers virtual visits

    New York Gastroenterology Associates

    68 East 86th Street

    New York, NY 10028

    (212) 535-1845

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    Ratings & Reviews

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    Overall rating

    Based on 39 reviews

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    Office Experience

    99% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    100% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    80% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    99% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. Leon Kavaler an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Kavaler has been rated and reviewed by 39 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Kavaler, his bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Leon Kavaler accepting new patients?

    Yes, Leon Kavaler is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Leon Kavaler offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Kavaler's office at (212) 535-1845 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Leon Kavaler offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Kavaler's office at (212) 535-1845 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Leon Kavaler speak?

    Leon Kavaler speaks English and Spanish.

    Which board certifications does Leon Kavaler have?

    Leon Kavaler is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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