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Dr. James David Lax MD is a male Internist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(11)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Lax is Excellent. Dr. Lax has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.875 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
  • Currently 3.625 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.9
  • Currently 3.875 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.9
  • Currently 3.875 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.6
  • Currently 3.6 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Lax, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Diseases
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Viral Human Hepatitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Lax graduated from New York University. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2011, 2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

Affiliations

Dr. Lax has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 

Accepted Insurance Plans

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

  • United Healthcare - 19 plans
  • Evercare - 2 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 3 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. James D. Lax practice?
Dr. James Lax practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near New York, NY.
See New York Internists and New York Gastroenterologists.