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Marc Sean Lavender, M.D.

Marc Sean Lavender, M.D.

Primary Care , Pediatrics

4.9 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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About Me

Dr. Marc Lavender received his medical degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center in the Medicine-Pediatrics Program. Dr. Lavender has specialized training in both Pediatrics and Adult Internal Medicine. He is certi...
Dr. Marc Lavender received his medical degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center in the Medicine-Pediatrics Program. Dr. Lavender has specialized training in both Pediatrics and Adult Internal Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Lavender believes the physician's role is not only as a partner in healing but also as a teacher. He strives to treat each individual within the context of their unique personal and social situations, and ensures that his patients have a good understanding of their medical problems and treatments. Dr. Lavender has special interest in the way our lifestyles and our environment affect personal health. He also has special interest in sports medicine and preventive care of children and adults.

Certified Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Part-Time) - Department of Medicine, Primary Care Physicians (SMD)

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Part-Time) - Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2005 - 2009

Internship, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2004 - 2005

Education

MD | Ohio State University College of Medicine. 2004

Awards

Lawrence A. Kohn Teaching Fellow. 2020

The Satcher Community Health Improvement Award. 2019

Lawrence A. Kohn Teaching Fellow. 2019

Phi Beta Kappa. 1998

Phi Kappa Phi. 1997

Schuster Award for Outstanding Medicine.

Letters of Commendation.

Summa Cum Laude.

Deans List - 11 quarters.

Ratings & Comments

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Ratings

During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

5.0 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

I believe my doctor cares about me and my overall health.

Apr 29, 2024

5.0 stars

Just having doctor that care

Apr 21, 2024

5.0 stars

I had a medical con cern after a hospital visit IMy GI Doctor office gave me an appointment at the end of July. I was worried that it was to far off and Dr Lavender agreed and now I have an appointment [...] this month. That right there let you know my doctor care about me and my health concerns

Apr 21, 2024

5.0 stars

He always listen to my concerns and never makes me feel down about my health concerns and will get me some type of answers even if it a day or two later

Apr 21, 2024

5.0 stars

I have always received excellent care from Dr. Lavender. He is always respectful and and attentive.

Apr 21, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr. Lavender is the best provider I've ever had.

Apr 21, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr Lavender and his office are excellent. Dr L is compassionate and knows me personally as an individual. I always feel confident with care givin.

Apr 19, 2024

5.0 stars

Great care givers!

Apr 19, 2024

5.0 stars

All staff, receptionist, nurse, Dr L, sign out staff - all professional, kind, efficient & caring.

Apr 18, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr L is very kind, caring & respectful. It brings me great comfort to know that he also cares for my husband, daughter & son-in-law. Dr L listens & shows he cares about us as people. Great doctor, very lovely person.

Apr 18, 2024

5.0

Dr. L is always very patient and kind. He explains everything clearly and takes his time.

Apr 13, 2024

5.0

Marc Lavender is an outstanding physician. [...]

Apr 10, 2024

5.0

[...]. Everything was perfect

Apr 09, 2024

5.0

Very pleased

Apr 09, 2024

5.0

Very pleased keep the good work you are doing

Apr 09, 2024

5.0

Dr. Lavender is a compassionate physician. Who takes the time to listen.

Apr 07, 2024

5.0

I'm grateful for the level of care I received from my doctor and staff.

Apr 02, 2024

5.0

The doctor is attentive to my concerns and he was easy to explain my health conditions

Apr 02, 2024

5.0

[...] Everything went fine

Apr 02, 2024

5.0

Dr. Lavender and everyone there were all great

Apr 02, 2024

5.0

Dr.L is the best!! Very patient and understanding.

Mar 30, 2024

Dr Lavender is easy to talk to and showed concern for my issues, I felt like he really listened.

Mar 28, 2024

5.0

Dr. Lavender sets the standard for empathy and concern. I never feel rushed and always feel listened to by him. UR is lucky to have him as faculty. He should teach a class at the med school on how to approach patients.

Mar 28, 2024

5.0

This is a great primary care office [...]. This office should be held out as an example for the rest of the primary care practices at UR.

Mar 28, 2024

5.0

My care provider is the best I have ever had. He takes his time and listens.

Mar 24, 2024

5.0

It is excellent provider with care of the patience.

Mar 22, 2024

5.0

Dr Lavender was fantastic.

Mar 17, 2024

5.0

Very grateful to East Ridge Medical Center and all staff....

Mar 16, 2024

5.0

I have never had a better GP than Dr. Lavender....I'm going to be 74 yrs. Old and wouldn't trade him for nothing....

Mar 16, 2024

5.0

He always take the time to listen and care for his patients.

Mar 13, 2024

5.0

My care provider took time for me and fielded my many questions and a good listener!

Mar 06, 2024

5.0

Dr. Lavender always goes above and beyond for his patients and does an incredible job of making them feel heard and understood.

Feb 19, 2024

5.0

Dr. Lavender has been fantastic to work with.

Feb 15, 2024

5.0

Dr. Marc Lavender is a very compassionate, friendly, knowledgeable and professional physician. He is the best physician I have ever seen for my health issues. I have recommended him to friends and family members. He deserves recognition for his outstanding service to his patients!

Jan 29, 2024

5.0

Dr. Lavender always listens.

Jan 22, 2024

5.0

Dr L is very kind & caring. He asks how I am dealing with pain & celiac. He cares for my family & understands the issues we are facing. He follows up when I express concerns about my husband's health. I feel that he sees us all as people, full human beings. We all feel very lucky to have him as our PCP.

Jan 20, 2024

5.0

Dr Lavender is one of the best PCPs I have ever had, knowledgeable and helpful and compassionate

Dec 11, 2023

5.0

All good, Dr Lavender Is the best I spend most of my time In Florida and always make an appointment with Dr Lavender when I'm coming to Rochester because I value his opinion and trust his diagnosis much more than the DR's I see in Florida.

Dec 09, 2023

5.0

Marc Lavender. He is an outstanding doctor.

Dec 07, 2023

5.0

Dr Lavender is always great to work with. He listens to my concerns and explains things so that I can understand. He doesn't make me feel bad about myself, but he still manages to emphasize things I can or should do differently to improve my health.

Oct 10, 2023

5.0

I'm really pleased and fortunate to be a client at East Ridge Family Practice

Sep 28, 2023

5.0

Dr Lavender is a true expert in his profession and consistently demonstrates compassion, respect and knowledge in regards to my medical well being. Thank you!

Sep 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lavender is very knowledgeable and does take his time with us he's very good about responding on my chart as well

Sep 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lavender is always caring and thorough.

Sep 23, 2023

5.0

Always good

Aug 26, 2023

5.0

Health care was great

Aug 18, 2023

5.0

Dr Lavender and staff are great

Aug 18, 2023

5.0

Dr Lavender He always takes his time, I used to use mychart to contact him and he would answer at like 11 pm

Aug 18, 2023

5.0

Very happy

Aug 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lavender is the best Dr I have ever !!

Aug 18, 2023

4.6

All were great

Aug 17, 2023

5.0

He always treats me with respect.

Jul 21, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lavender takes his time and really cares about his patients.

Jul 21, 2023

5.0

[...] Everyone was helpful [...]

Jul 20, 2023

5.0

[...] thank you for helping me with my problem

Jul 20, 2023

5.0

Dr Lavender is the best. He added me into his already busy schedule and always shows care and concern.

Jul 14, 2023

5.0

Always good.

Jul 13, 2023

5.0

We covered a range of topics since this is a once a year visit. He listened to my questions and comments and had a dialogue with me on all of them.

Jul 13, 2023

5.0

Everything is good.

Jun 25, 2023

5.0

I feel cared and secure in my health from Dr Lavender.

Jun 25, 2023

5.0

Dr Lavender is a devoted servant of his profession. I know iam in good hands.

Jun 25, 2023

5.0

As always Dr. Lavender is the best and the young lady that did my eye exam was wonderful as well!

Jun 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lavender always make me feel comfortable.

May 18, 2023

5.0

I have always received excellent care from anyone I've seen at this office. When I email the Dr and he's out of the office, his staff reply promptly, which I appreciate.

Apr 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lavender and his staff are outstanding professionals

Mar 31, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lavender is so special. He's very kind & caring. He remembers my diagnosis & the medicines I take. He cares for my whole family. We are so lucky to have him as our primary care doctor.

Mar 22, 2023

5.0

Everyone that I've interacted with at this office has been very kind and professional. I'm not good with names, so I can't call them out individually, but I feel seen & heard by everyone.

Mar 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lavender is the best doctor I've ever had. He is my families dr.

Mar 20, 2023

5.0

I'm always impressed by the office and doc . I have no concerns with any changes always friendly

Mar 16, 2023

5.0

My doc is always honest with me and addresses all my concerns! And he's always quick with return questions and refills of prescription

Mar 16, 2023

5.0

Despite how busy Dr. Lavender is, he is always kind to me and always shows respect and active listening whenever I talk about my medical concerns. His approach is very patient-centered.

Mar 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lavender and all staff members are top notch..

Mar 07, 2023

5.0

The medical assistant that took my vital data was great and dr. Lavender is always awesome.

Mar 05, 2023

5.0

I was completely satisfied

Mar 05, 2023

5.0

Very pleased with the service

Feb 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lavender is the best! [...]

Jan 25, 2023

5.0

I hope Dr Lavender Is always on PC physician. He Is kind and very caring as well as thorough.

Jan 12, 2023

5.0

The doctors at this facility are amazing. I appreciate the due diligence, exceptional medical care and would recommend this facility to family and friends.

Dec 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lavender was amazing. He did all he could to get me immediate assistance with my medical issues and worked late hours to help manage my pain and refer me to neurology. He is a valuable asset to the team there.

Dec 26, 2022

5.0

Dr Marc Lavender is the best. So very caring and easy to talk to about anything. Always answers my questions and explains things so I can understand. Quick to respond to my MyChart notes. We've been with him since 2014 and hope to be with him for many more years. Dr Beddoe did good when she brought him on board.

Dec 21, 2022

Always very attentive, compassionate, servicing with intent to assist in solving the medical issue at hand. Very patient.

Dec 15, 2022

5.0

All the work was very nice and I treat with respect.

Nov 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Marc Lavender is the best Doctor that I have ever had.

Nov 18, 2022

5.0

Everything is fine with my visits to my doctor's office. I get excellent service Everything I go there.

Nov 18, 2022

5.0

Dr. Marc Lavender is the best provider I have ever had.

Oct 28, 2022

5.0

Keep the good work

Oct 22, 2022

5.0

Keep up the good work

Aug 17, 2022

5.0

Everything's fine

Aug 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lavender is a very special Dr. Who cares and listens. All the staff members were friendly and caring....made me feel comfortable.

Jul 29, 2022

5.0

Every thing good right now.

Jul 19, 2022

5.0

[...] I always have a great experience.

Jul 17, 2022

5.0

I now spend most of the time in Florida but every year I make it a point to see Dr Lavender because I trust him more than the Dr I see in Florida and love the way I'm treated by him.

Jul 17, 2022

4.2

Doctor not rushing the patient when she's trying to explain something when he came late into the room.

Jul 15, 2022

5.0

Dr Lavender is very the best. I do not recall the nurse who treated me but she was excellent too. The entire staff is friendly and kind.

Jul 03, 2022

5.0

Dr Herrmann has been my primary doctor since I was born and I wouldn't trade her for the world. She is simply the bestI have also seen Dr. Howe and Dr. Lavender when I have had urgent appointments. They were very nice, understanding, professional, and were able to give me answers to my questions

May 31, 2022

5.0

[...] Everything was wonderful!!

May 20, 2022

5.0

Dr. Marc Lavender - always listens to my health concerns, takes my concerns seriously; gives clear, comprehensible & comprehensive explanations, involves me in decision-making.

Apr 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Marc Lavender is always wonderful.

Apr 26, 2022

5.0

Dr Lavender is a compassionate provider.

Apr 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lavender is always kind, patient and listens carefully.

Apr 10, 2022