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Dr. Leon Kavaler, MD

Gastroenterologist

New York, NY

About Dr. Leon Kavaler

Dr. Leon Kavaler is Board Certified in Gastroenterology. He is currently affiliated with the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He is a member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • The Mount Sinai Hospital

Board certifications

  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Doctor of Medicine
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1720015837

Dr. Leon Kavaler's office location

William Perlow, MD and Leon Kavaler, MD, PC

68 East 86th Street

New York, NY 10028

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Great. Personable, helpful, provided excellent insight reasons for and against treatment and various treatment options.
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Great first impression, Doc Kavaler is professional, courteous, and gives you the time and attention needed during a consult. I appreciated the time he took to explain any upcoming procedures.
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Very Smart and kind
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Dr, Kavaler has a very reassuring personality, lets the patient. feel they are dealing with a seasoned specialist.
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He’s the best!
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Dr. Kavaler is a warm, caring, well informed doctor. I highly recommend him!
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Excellent doctor. Makes you comfortable and has exceptional bedside manner. Plus hiis office staff is personable and knowledgeable. I've been seeing him for several years and highly recommend him. Scott T.
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Probably one of the funniest down to earth doctors I have ever met
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Really liked how thorough he was and that he took time to explain everything.
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Really helpful, high recommend
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Great doctor !
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Dr.Kavaler is an amazing doctor,very kind. Listening to what you have to say and explain everything you need to know.
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I've been to two other GI doctors and Dr. Kavaler was the first to not chalk up my symptoms to IBS after hearing my symptoms, and didn't immediately jump to performing procedures. Instead, he really took the time to listen anddeveloped a plan forward that made me feel like I was in good hands. He's having me run a series of different tests that I had never done before (lactulose breath test, sitzmark) so that we can really get to the bottom of my symptoms. Highly recommend.
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Dr. Kavaler and his staff make an awkward an uncomfortable situation a pleasant experience. He is extremely thorough - so thorough that every question I had planned to ask had been answered. He also knows how to not sugarcoat things, whichI greatly appreciate. You'd be a fool to not choose him as your GI doctor.
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Dr. Kavaler is very confidence-inspiring and prepped me well for the procedure. I also appreciated how he made sure I could save money on the prescription. His office is among the best I've visited as far as handling scheduling and shepherding me through the process efficiently.
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This visit was amazing starting from the front end of things to the Dr. himself. The staff was friendly made you feel comfortable and on point. The doctor has a wonderful personality and made me feel like I knew him.
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Dr. Kavaler is a very helpful doctor. I booked the appointment and even though he wasn't the exact specialist I needed to see he still helped. Gave me great info on my diagnosis and referred me to the correct doctor. I would recommend him to anyone. Thanks doc!
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Clearly an experienced high level doctor. He also had a sense of humor which made the experience more comfortable. I'd go back tomorrow if I could (or needed to)
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Dr. Kavaler is extremely professional and very willing to answer questions. Overall, a very good experience.
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Personable and friendly.
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office personnel were very professional.
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Great listener and very thorough!
More than 1 year ago
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He was fabulous. He spent a great deal of time with me going over my history and what I can expect going forward.
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The entire experience was great. Office staff was friendly, professional and helpful. Dr Kavaler was great! very informative, direct and personal. Highly recommended
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Dr Kavaler went far above and beyond other doctors I've seen to assist me and help me get a correct diagnosis. I recommend him without reservation.
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Excellent doctor
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He seemed like a very experienced Gastro doctor, with a very personsable bedside manner. Seemed caring and understood my issues. I liked him very much.
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Great doctor! Friendly, professional, and informative. Really glad I had my procedure with him. Highly recommend.
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This was my first visit. He was very professional. The wait time was within fifteen minutes of my scheduled appointment. He reviewed all of my records and scheduled tests and a referral to one of his associates. I was very satisfiedwith the first visit and will see after all the tests and opinions are complete.
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Dr. Kavaler listened intently to every issue that I spoke to him about. His recommendation of care left me with the feeling that he has my best interest at heart. Would highly recommend Dr. Kavaler!!
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He was professional, articulate and intelligent. He explained my choices in treatment and he went over the records throughly that I had brought with me. He made me feel much better about my condition and was very upbeat.
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Excellent physician - full command of the facts, professional, thorough, and kind.
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Great guy, treats you like an intelligent being capable of having input on your own healthcare.
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I've seen Dr. Kavaler a number of times and I am always impressed with this abilities, professionalism and caring.
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Dr. Kavaler is excellent and would highly recommend him.
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He is very professional.
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Dr. Kavaler was very personable and gave great advice. Highly recommended!
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He was lovely and funny and set me at ease.
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Best doctor I've ever been to. Really nice guy who cares and he was able to fit me in for the procedure the same day because I was in pain! Couldn't hope for a better doctor!
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Looved coming to this doctor. I had to undergo an endoscopy my 1st time. His staff and team were amazing in making me feel comfortable and safe. He introduced me to his team and was informative and reassuring. Best experience I have ever had. Thanks Doc.
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Dr. Kavaler is very smart, focused and highly personable.
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The entire staff was very professional. Practically no waiting time. The doctor took the time to give me all the necessary information I needed. Plus he gave me the opportunity to ask questions. I must certainly recommend to friends and colleagues.
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My visit was excellent. Dr Kavaler answered every question I had. He also put me at ease.
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Great doctor. Personable and caring. I travel from Brooklyn to see him on a regular basis.
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Dr. Kavaler and his partners are great. They're very nice, don't push unnecessary procedures on you, and keep your optimism up when dealing with a chronic/ unknown issue. I like this practice a lot.
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Dr kavaler is an excellent doctor .I highly recommend him. Out of many doctors I have seen he was the only one that took the time to listen and figure out the problem....
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He is an excellent doctor. He took so much time with us and answered all my questions. The only problem I had was I wish I met him years before I had this other dr on my case. He is the best and so was the staff.
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Great - friendly & reassuring!
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They clearly have too many patients and don't need anymore . He ordered a colonoscopy without doing a physical exam of any sort.
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Dr. Kavaler was approachable and thoughtful. He gave me many answers that I was looking for and took his time to really understand my issues. I highly recommend him!
More than 1 year ago
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