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The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Lax is Excellent.
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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)
- Liver Diseases
- Peptic Ulcer
- Viral Human Hepatitis
Education & Awards
Dr. Lax graduated from New York University. He has 5 awards.
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