Dr. Anthony Lama, MD

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Dr. Anthony Lama, MD
Dr. Anthony Lama, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Lama is affiliated with Touro Infirmary.

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    Dr. Lama's Reviews

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    based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)
    Dr. Lama's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      Under 10 minutes
    Patient Comments (2)
    in New Orleans, LA |
    Thirty years of patient experience with Dr. Lama. I am a tough case for any physician. Dr Lama has always dealt with my problems as if I was family.
    Metairie, LA |
    Dr. Lama really cares about his patients. He listens and also explains things until you understand. He is very thorough and has a wonderful bedside manner. I would recommend him in a second to anyone needing his expertise.
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    Dr. Lama's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acidosis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
    • Dehydration
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Stones
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
    • Small Kidney
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vitamin D Deficiency

    Education

    • Medical School
      SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)

      Graduated in 1984

    • Internship Hospital
      University At Buffalo State University Of New York

      Completed in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      SUNY Downstate Med Center

      Completed in 1986

      Westchester Cnty Med Center

      Completed in 1988

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Cornell University Ny Hospital

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology

    Procedures Performed

    • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
    • Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis