Dr. Joseph Lazar, MD

Dr. Joseph Lazar, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(12)
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Dr. Joseph Lazar, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Syosset, NY. He is 68 years old.

175 Jericho Tpke Ste 106

Syosset, NY 11791

Contact Information

(516) 496-1060

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Duodenitis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Nassau Co Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospital SUNY Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lazar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lazar does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lazar and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lazar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lazar to family and friends
4.8
based on 12 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Lazar'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Oyster Bay, NY |
I went to Dr. Lazar last Wednesday, and he called me today (Monday) with the results of my tests. He was not only funny, kind, and knowledgeable, he explained everything to me in great detail, helping to better understand my condition. I simply can not speak highly enough about him. He's an...more
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in Syosset |
Hands down the best. My mother has been a patient of his for over 20 years and I have had 3 colonoscopies performed by Dr. Lazar. He explains fully the procedure and the results. Dr. Lazar has an easy going down to earth personality that puts you at ease and at the same time the feeling of full...more
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in New York, NY |
Dr. Lazar is always patient, thorough and kind. Dr. Lazar always listens to your concerns and answers any and all questions you may have. He is brilliant and makes sure you have a full understanding of your condition/symptoms and any tests or procedures as well as medications you may need. I...more
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in Plainview, NY |
Dr. Lazar has an amazing way of making you feel comfortable in a very uncomfortable situation. He has a great sense of humor, takes time to discuss medical procedures and outcomes and listens to your concerns.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lazar accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Lazar has admitting privileges

North Shore University Hospital Syosset
221 Jericho Tpke
Syosset, NY 11791
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Plainview Hospital
888 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY 11803
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