Lawrence Crafa, DO

Lawrence Crafa, DO

Family Medicine


4230 Hempstead Tpke, Bethpage, NY, 11714



new-patients Accepting new patients
videovisits Video visits available

“Always remember the privilege it is to be a physician.” – Daniel P. Logan, MD

Born and raised in Bethpage, Dr. Lawrence Crafa has been practicing and serving the Bethpage community for over 25 years. He served as Chief Resident during his medical training at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and continued his commitment to teaching medical residents for the Northwell system for over 10 years as the Program Director, Family Medicine. He states that his favorite part about being a doctor is the bonds he is able to form with his patients. Dr. Crafa ‘s patients describe him as upbeat, friendly, caring, accessible and a straight shooter.


Dr. Crafa has been married for 18 years and actively participates with his three sons’ love of baseball, serving as a coach and proud dad. The family has two Labrador retrievers. He enjoys the summertime and traveling (the Bahamas is his favorite vacation spot). Additionally, Dr. Crafa has served on the Board of Education in Hauppauge, New York since 2014.


Training & Credentials


Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (New York)
Internship: Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (New York)
Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (New York), Chief Resident

Advanced Degree

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Certification & Accreditations

Board Certified, Family Medicine
American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice

Medical Interests

Preventive Medicine/Healthy Aging
Heart Disease
Annual Physicals & Wellness Visits
Smoking Cessation
Weight Management

Insurances Accepted
We accept Medicare and most forms of insurance, please call (516) 233-2484 or the physician's office for more information.
Patient Testimonials
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Friendly, knowledgeable, and nice office personnel. The nurses are great[Laura)and front desk (Denise)! You can’t get a better doctor than Dr. Crafa!
Catherine. Verified Patient
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Dr Crafa is truly the best! He is a very caring physician who will sit and listen to you, always explains things clearly & his bedside manner is impeccable. He will never rush you out the door. I would highly recommend him as the best Dr I have ever had.
Linda. Verified Patient
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I have been a patient of Dr. Crafa's for close to 12 years . I can't say enough great things about him as a doctor and caring professional. He takes the time to listen and his bed side manner is just the best ! He breaks down everything in a way that you can understand without having to go to med school.
Kelly. Verified Patient
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Dr. Crafa is kind, caring, and has a great bedside manner. My husband and I have been under his care for 15 years, and can’t imagine seeing anyone else. Dr. Crafa is so popular that sometimes it’s hard to get an appointment with him, but he’s worth the wait.
Ruth. Verified Patient
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I've been seeing Dr. Crafa for about two years and find him to be caring and knowledgeable, very smart and makes me feel at ease. He asks questions, listens to my answers, is traditional but also thinks outside the box. Very happy.
Gail. Verified Patient

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