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Garrett Lawlor, MD

Expertise in: 
Gastroenterology
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(212) 305-5538

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Credentials & Experience

Clinical Expertise

  • Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Crohns Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Training

  • University College Dublin School of Medicine
  • Residency: Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
  • Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

About Garrett Lawlor

Garrett Lawlor, MD, is the associate director of the inflammatory bowel disease program. Dr. Lawlor went to medical school at University College Dublin and completed his residency and GI fellowship at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin. He then moved to Boston, where he underwent a two-year, advanced fellowship in inflammatory bowel diseases at the IBD center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. There he conducted clinical, translational, and basic lab research on clinical, molecular, and genetic markers of disease activity and response to therapy in patients with IBD.

Dr. Lawlor subsequently worked on the Brooklyn campus of the NY Harbor Veterans Affairs System, where as director of inflammatory bowel diseases, he set up a tertiary referral service for veterans in the Northeast suffering from IBD. As assistant director of the SUNY Downstate GI fellowship program, he promoted clinical and translational research, studying alterations in the gut microbiome in patients undergoing antibiotic therapy for C difficile-related diarrhea. He is secretary of the New York Crohn’s and Colitis Organization. He has published widely on etiological mechanisms and management options in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, and colon cancer. He welcomes physician referrals for IBD, IBD trials, refractory C diff diarrhea, and general GI.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Associate Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Indemnity
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Access (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Indemnity
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

  • POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 862
New York, New York 10032
Phone: (212) 305-5538
Fax:
(212) 305-5576
Primary
2
51 West 51st Street
New York, New York 10019
Phone: (212) 305-5538

Research

Grants

SAPPHIRE - IBD (Private)

Mar 23 2016 - Mar 22 2017