Dr. Sanford Lax, MD

Dr. Sanford Lax, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Sanford Lax, MD is a family medicine specialist in Livonia, MI and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in family medicine.

Infinity Primary Care PLLC

37595 7 Mile Rd # 210

Livonia, MI 48152
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Lax's Experience

Dr. Lax's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

227  Conditions Treated


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24  Procedures

  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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.


  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Providence Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lax has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Lax is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Lax's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lax to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lax's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Lax attended the deliveries of all three of my kids (in 1995, 1998 & 2001), all very different experiences and all the best possible outcomes. His family care practice has always been a leader in educating other medical professionals as well as me as a patient. Having this very trustworthy and...more
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Dr. Lax has been my doctor for nearly 15 years. He's attentive, caring, and thorough.
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Dr. Lax is the rudest dr. I have ever encountered. He not only dismissed my questions and concerns, he drowned me out by talking over me. He ordered some expensive tests for a minor condition which had nothing to do with the issue I came to see him about. I have Medicare, no secondary insurance,...more
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I was a patient of his for 12 years from when he was a DMC doctor at its Royal Oak clinic. I liked that he has a high I.Q. and knowledge of medicine. However, medicine is a Healing Art ; not all science. I had 2 very bad experiences with him after he moved out of his own practice to join a teaching...more
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