Dr. Michael Lazar, MD

UrologyMaleAge 67

Dr. Lazar
Accepting new patients

Northern Califoria Medical Associates

1140 Sonoma Ave Santa Rosa, CA 95405

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(707) 546-5553

Dr. Michael Lazar, MD is a Urology Specialist in Santa Rosa, CA and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Arkansas College of Medicine medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with medical facilities Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lazar to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lazar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lazar treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lazar treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Polyuria
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lazar treats Polyuria more than 98% of his peers

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

Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lazar treats Nighttime Urination (Nocturia) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lazar treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lazar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Circumcision
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypogonadism
  • Incontinence
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lithotripsy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Male Infertility
  • Melanoma
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Orchiectomy
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Penile Implants
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Phimosis
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Polyuria
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Diseases
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spermatocele
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thoracentesis
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocele
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Lazar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
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Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
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EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
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Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
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MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
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National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
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Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Dr. Lazar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lazar

4.9

Based on 78 ratings

5 Stars
97.43589743589743%
(76)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
1.2820512820512822%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
1.2820512820512822%
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What went well
  • Staff friendliness (77)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (76)
  • Explained conditions well (76)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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A very knowledgeable, competent, concerned doctor with a great bedside manner, including his sense of humor. I would recommend him to anyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jerry H. in Lake County, CA – Jun 05, 2018
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Dr. Lazar didn't know that I was a retired family physician when he first saw me for BPH symptoms. I have seen at least 5 other urologists over the years and never have I had one be so thorough in his history taking, physical exam and clinical explanations as he. Unfortunately, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Fortunately, I had landed in his care. I thought I knew I would be opting for a robotic prostatectomy, but I learned of his expertise in managing early prostate cancer with a pro
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The Sea Ranch – Jan 05, 2018
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felt the exam was thorough. Took time to explain the options even though I did not understand some of it. Personable and I felt he cared.
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No results
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Richard Perman in GLEN ELLEN – Jan 05, 2018
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Very thorough and showed genuine concern by listening to me. Helpful and friendly office staff. Left me with the feeling that I was in great hands.
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What could be improved
No results
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Petaluma, CA – Aug 25, 2017
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Dr. Lazar was incredible. The most thorough physician I have ever been to. He answered every question I had with knowledge and passion. He truly cares about his patients health. He is true leader in his field.
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Windsor, CA – Jul 26, 2017
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First time patient, excellent physician with warmth and great knowledge. Would recommend highly.
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Mike in Santa Rosa, CA – Jun 07, 2017
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Michael J. Lazar, M.D. is four-time board certified by the American Board of Urology and is Managing Physician Director of Santa Rosa Surgical Management...Read more

Specialties

  • Urology
  • Prostate Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

La State U Affil Hosp
Residency Hospital
La State U Affil Hosp
Internship Hospital
1978
University of Arkansas College of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Michael Lazar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lazar frequently treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH), Polyuria, and Nighttime Urination (Nocturia). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lazar treats.

Where is Dr. Michael Lazar, MD's office located?

Dr. Lazar's office is located at 1140 Sonoma Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95405. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Northern Califoria Medical Associates

California HIFU1140 Sonoma Ave Santa Rosa, CA 95405
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lazar is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Santa Rosa, CA

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital

Santa Rosa, CA

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)