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Dr. Douglas Lax, MD

Internal Medicine*
3.6 (5)
Map Pin Small Rockville Centre, NY
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Douglas Lax, MD

Dr. Douglas Lax, MD is an Internist in Rockville Centre, NY. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center, Mount Sinai South Nassau and NYU Langone Hospitals. Dr. Lax, completed a residency at Long Island College Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lax an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Lax works at Practice in Rockville Centre, NY with other offices in Bellmore, NY and Freeport, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease and Acute Kidney Failure along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lax's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Island Renal Physicians PC
    242 Merrick Rd Ste 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 764-7070
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Office
    364 Merrick Rd, Rockville Centre, NY 11570 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 712-6565
  3. 3
    St Francis Medical Group
    250 PETTIT AVE, Bellmore, NY 11710 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 557-2402
  4. 4
    Huntington Artificial Kidney Center-Freeport
    351 S Main St, Freeport, NY 11520 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 623-1786

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai South Nassau
  • NYU Langone Hospitals

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Acute Kidney Failure
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Acidosis
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Proteinuria
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
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Shortness of Breath
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Kidney Infection
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alkalosis
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Amyloidosis
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Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Kidney Infection
Chronic Tubulo Interstitial Nephritis
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Constipation
Diabetes
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Fever
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Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
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Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Leukocytopenia
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Nausea
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Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Nephrotic Syndrome
Renal Osteodystrophy
Rhabdomyolysis
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Systemic Vasculitis
Tobacco Use Disorder
Vasculitis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Chronic Care Management
Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Renal Scan
Ultrasound, Kidney
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    About Dr. Douglas Lax, MD

    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese
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    NPI Number
    • 1093790800
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • NYU Medical School
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Long Island College Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
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    Dr. Douglas Lax, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lax is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lax has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lax has seen patients for Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease and Acute Kidney Failure, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lax on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Lax. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lax.

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