Dr. Hillel Laks, MD

Dr. Hillel Laks, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. Hillel Laks, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1965 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and pediatric allergy.

10833 Le Conte Ave 62

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Laks performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pulmonary Disease
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more than 20% of peers
Heart Surgery
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more than 19% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 16% of peers

Dr. Laks's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Allergy

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Johannesburg Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Peter Bent Brigham Hosp/Bos
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Laks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Laks' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laks to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Laks' 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am alive. 14 years ago Dr. Laks performed mitral valve repair on me that saved my life. Thank you sir. Awesome job. Awesome man.
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Dr. Laks operated on me on 1/15/1992 to repair my mitral valve. I spoke to other doctors about my situation but was so impressed with Dr. Laks that I chose him to do the surgery. Not only is he one of a kind on the whole planet as a doctor, he is a wonderful person! God Bless Dr. Laks for his...more
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