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Dr. Hillel Laks MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 45 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, Pediatrics, Transplant Surgery, Adult Medicine, and Cardiovascular Disease.
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Dr. Hillel Laks has 3 office locations.
Westwood
UCLA Medical Center
10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(15)
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Hillel Laks is Excellent. Dr. Laks has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.9
  • Currently 3.9 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Hillel Laks, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Funnel Chest (Pectus Excavatum)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pericardial Window Techniques
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Laks graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Parktown. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002, 2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Laks has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Garfield Medical Center 
  • UCLA Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Laks accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Care 1st Health Plan - 4 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 2 plans
  • LA Care Health Plan - 4 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 77 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Cigna - 4 plans

Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish


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Where does Dr. Hillel Laks practice?
Dr. Hillel Laks practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, Pediatrics, Transplant Surgery, Adult Medicine, and Cardiovascular Disease near Los Angeles, CA.
See Los Angeles Surgeons, Los Angeles Pediatricians, Los Angeles Family Physicians, and Los Angeles Cardiologists.