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Gastroenterologist (digestive)
29 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(15)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Lax is Excellent. Dr. Lax has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.4444444444444 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.8888888888889 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.9
  • Currently 3.8888888888889 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.9
  • Currently 3.8888888888889 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Lax, MD is board certified in 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 6 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 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2011, 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Upper East Side
Gastroenterologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Lax has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James David Lax MD is a male Internist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. James D. Lax practice?
Dr. James Lax has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Lax practices Gastroenterology near New York, NY.
See New York Gastroenterologists.