Dr. Hillel Laks MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 45 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
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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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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(21)
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Hillel Laks is Excellent. Dr. Laks has been reviewed by 21 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 Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Funnel Chest (Pectus Excavatum)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pericardial Window Techniques
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

Education & Awards

Dr. Laks graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Parktown. He has 7 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)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
California
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Los Angeles, CA
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Los Angeles Metro Area
Thoracic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Laks has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Garfield Medical Center 
  • Monterey Park Hospital 

Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

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Where does Dr. Hillel Laks practice?
Dr. Hillel Laks practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
See Los Angeles Cardiothoracic Surgeons.