Lawrence P. Gassner, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I have the knowledge base and experience needed to accurately diagnose and guide the treatment of both simple and complex medical issues. I will take the time to effectively advocate for you.  As my patient, your continued health and well-being is my primary concern. My staff and I will continually earn your trust by being available when needed, treating you with the utmost respect and partnering with you in all aspects of prevention and wellness. I am here to give you the best physician experience possible in all phases of your care. 

Physician Profile


Duke University
Durham, NC
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration & Accounting, Cum Laude 1979
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Pre Med Requirements 1983
Medical School
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
Doctorate of Medicine 1988
Maricopa Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

John C. Lincoln Hospital North Mountain
- Board of Directors 2006-2012
- Quality, Safety and Patient Care Committee 2006-2008
- Member, Credentials Committee 2002-current
- Chairman, Credentials Committee 2003-2006
- Chief of Staff 2005-2009
- Vice Chief of Staff 2002-2005
- Vice Chief, Dept. of Internal Medicine 2001-2003

Hospital Affiliations

John C. Lincoln Hospital North
Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak

Honors and Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2011, 2012
U.S. News Top Doc 2011
Phoenix Magazine, Top Doctor 2007, 2010, 2011
Scottsdale 101 Magazine, Top Doctor 2005


Drummer for 46 years, skiing, road cycling

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Patsy

    Dr. Gassner is my best buddy. He helps me do things the correct way. I can't really afford the MDVIP membership anymore but I wo...

  • Member: Cary

    Dr. Gassner is an excellent doctor, who takes his time during appointments to listen and understand what I am saying, and then ful...

  • Member: Anthony

    First of all Dr. G is the absolute best primary care Dr I have ever had, and I have had plenty. It would take all day to relate al...

  • Member: Jack

    I am very satisfied with the care I receive from Dr. Gassner and his staff.