Lee Herbst, MD

Guthrie Provider


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  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • Contraception Counseling
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Gynecologic laparoscopy
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy

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  • North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, N.Y.
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse, N.Y.

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Guthrie Patient: August 2019
He was very nice, just felt extremely rushed like he was in a hurry to get out of there. Didn't explain much to me just pretty much said what was going to happen and left it at that. It was maybe a 5-7 minute visit when it definitely could've been longer.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
I would highly recommend Dr. Herbst to anyone! He heard that my appointment had gotten rescheduled three times and was able to get me in the next day to see him. he was very friendly.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
Dr. Herbst is very personable and puts me at ease. He is knowledgeable and so good at explaining things.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
he basically tried pushing type of birth control when in fact told him I didn't want it due to multiple complaints abt it and he just ignored my worries and said he's the dr and had more experience with it and just blew off my opinion
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
Dr. Herbst had indicated last year that I may want to have a DEXA scan to determine if I may have osteoporosis. Although I had no family history of it, I took his advice and had the scan which showed I did have osteoporosis. Rarely having to see a doctor as I have been consistently healthy, I had not even considered it. Busy life too. Kudo to Dr. Herbst!
Guthrie Patient: July 2019
dr Herbst is the best. he comes in with a smile and listens to you.
Guthrie Patient: May 2019
*Dr. Herbst has always been one of my favorite doctors due to his friendliness and the amount of time he takes to listen to your concerns & get to know you as a person & not just a person he has an appt. with. He puts you at ease.
Guthrie Patient: May 2019
I drive 3 hours just to see Dr. Herbst. such a great doctor that will always be there to discuss any problems with you or help no matter what
Guthrie Patient: April 2019
dr. Herbst delivered my first child 5 years ago, and I specifically sought him out for my second. I have been 100% satisfied with his care, I had even made arrangements to see another provider in a different hospital but came back immediately after realizing I couldn't meet the level of quality that he provided elsewhere
Guthrie Patient: April 2019
Excellent Dr. Very pleasant and kind. Offered me options going forward. Would definitely see him again if needed.