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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Pediatrics Kistler Clinic Wilkes-Barre
175 S Wilkes Barre Blvd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

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  1. He or she does not see patients in the outpatient clinic setting.
  2. He or she sees patients, but has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 30 surveys. This ensures that the rating is accurate and statistically reliable.
  3. He or she is a community provider, not a Geisinger-employed provider. Community providers tend to see patients in their own private outpatient practices, which we do not survey.

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Lawrence, Gary, MD, FAAP Visit Geisinger.org for information on Gary Lawrence, MD, FAAP. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics Geisinger Wyoming Valley
Overall Rating:
4.7 out of 5
1 112 ratings
29 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Pediatrics, Board Certified, 1982
  • Adolescent Gynecology

Education:

  • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University 1977

Residency:

  • Rhode Island Hospital 1980

Clinical Interests:

Adolescent Medicine, Evaluation of Child Physical/Sexual Abuse

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics - Fellow
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.7 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.7 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.7 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.7 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.7 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.7 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.8 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.7 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.7 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.6 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Jan 31
Dr. Lawrence is so wonderful!
Jan 5
Dr. Lawrence is one of the best physicians we have dealt with at Geisinger and the only reason we continue to come to this clinic.
Dec 27, 2016
Dr. Lawrence is amazing always friendly always concerned about Emma. Makes us feel very comfortable with her care.
Dec 19, 2016
Dr. Lawrence is very knowledgeable and straight to the point.
Dec 12, 2016
Dr. Lawrence does a wonderful job with me and my children. He is very cringing really knowledgeable. He has great rapport with the children and shows care and concern every time. Highly recommended
Dec 6, 2016
Dr. Lawrence is an exceptional pediatrician that always takes the time to answer any question no matter how small or big the medical issue is. He is knowledgeable, friendly, and professional.
Nov 8, 2016
Dr. Lawrence is always great. I plan on having him for my next child's Pediatrician as well.
Nov 7, 2016
Great doctor.
Oct 27, 2016
student was great and so was doctor. my concern about her picky eating and over snacking discussed. tried super skim milk to get her to up calcium intake and she likes!
Oct 10, 2016
I was not asked ahead of time about questions being asked without my mother. The nurse used words that my mother felt were inappropriate or should have been talked about with her alone. The discussion about a period that I am uncomfortable speaking with someone other than my mother about.
Sep 29, 2016
Dr. L is great during visits and returns questions through Mygeisinger.org very quickly! Dr L is a well experienced , friendly and caring physician.
Aug 25, 2016
Very long delay (52 minutes) with no apology when entering the room. A "sorry" will go a long way, as I understand all providers are very busy assisting other patients.
Aug 19, 2016
Dr Lawrence is a wonderful Dr and is always willing to take time to answer questions and address concerns whether at an appointment or by my geisinger message
Aug 11, 2016
I highly recommend Dr Gary Lawrence. I trust his judgement.
Aug 5, 2016
Dr Lawrence is such a friendly, caring and compassionate person. He takes his time during the appointments and listens to patients. I recommend him to anyone I know!
June 30, 2016
Dr. Lawrence is a very professional, caring, & knowledgeable doctor.
June 24, 2016
We love Dr. Lawrence! He is great at working with the kids and listening to what the parent has to say.
June 21, 2016
We have used Dr. Lawrence for the past 15 years. This past year I have been disappointed with his concern for some medical issues my children are having. I'm sad to say after 15 years we will be seeking a new pediatrician.
June 10, 2016
Dr Lawrence was, as always, very good!
June 9, 2016
Dr Lawrence is awesome!
May 6, 2016
Care provider didn't seem to be in a Good mood. Seemed like he wanted to be somewhere else. Rolling of eyes seemed unprofessional while trying to explain something .
May 6, 2016
Dr Lawrence is awesome.
Apr 29, 2016
Dr Lawrence is an amazing doctor. We couldn't imagine going to another doctor for the kids.
Apr 22, 2016
Dr. Lawrence and resident were very helpful at this visit with all questions we had. would reccomend to anyone. wish there was possibly an easle in the office which kids could use crayons on to draw while waiting for physician. office also needs some more colorful walls to be more kid friendly.
Apr 4, 2016
I would recommend Dr. Lawrence to anyone.
Apr 1, 2016
Dr Lawrence is an excellent physician!!
March 15, 2016
Dr. Lawrence has always been and continues to be one of the best physicians I have dealt with.
March 14, 2016
Dr. Lawrence is great! I have the utmost confidence in him.
Feb 26, 2016
I wrote two follow up emails, and have not received a response.