Dr. Douglas Lax, DO

Dr. Douglas Lax, DO

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
(2)
Save
Dr. Douglas Lax, DO is a nephrology specialist in Hempstead, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

615 Peninsula Blvd

Hempstead, NY 11550

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Lax's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Lax's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lax treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lax treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Acute Kidney Failure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lax treats Acute Kidney Failure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Lax treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lax treats Hyperkalemia more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Lax treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Lax's conditions and procedures:

Acidosis
Acute Kidney Failure
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Dehydration
Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
End-Stage Renal Disease
Gout
Hemodialysis
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
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Nephrotic Syndrome
Peritoneal Dialysis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Renal Osteodystrophy
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Douglas Lax, DO is a nephrology specialist in Hempstead, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

  • 1989
    Nyu Med School
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1987
    Long Island College Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1983
    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1983

Languages

  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lax's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lax

5.0

Based on 2 reviews

5 Stars
100%
(2)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
0%
(0)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Lax?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Lax's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness

Be the first to leave a comment

How was your experience with Dr. Lax?

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO