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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 72

10833 Le Conte Ave 62
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Dr. Laks' Experience

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Dr. Laks' Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Dr. Laks Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UCLA Cardiac Surgery Associates
UCLA Cardiac Surgery Associates
10833 Le Conte Ave 62
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UCLA Cardiac Surgery Associates
10833 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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    Dr. Laks' Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Ebstein's Anomaly
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Laks

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1965

    Internship Hospital

    Johannesburg Genl Hospital
    Complete in 1966

    Residency Hospital

    Peter Bent Brigham Hosp/Bos
    Complete in 1973
    Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Complete in 1969
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Laks & Staff

    • English
    • Hebrew
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    Dr. Laks' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.8
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    4.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laks to family and friends

    4.8 out of 5

    25 responses

    Dr. Laks' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    25 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    24 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    25 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    23 responses

    Experience with Dr. Laks

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    23 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    25 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    25 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

    25 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    UCLA Cardiac Surgery Associates
    10833 Le Conte Ave 62
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
    (310) 206-8232 (Office)
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    UCLA Cardiac Surgery Associates
    10833 Le Conte Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
    (310) 206-8232 (Office)
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