James David Lax, MD

James David Lax, MD Specialties: Gastroenterology

James David Lax, MD
Specialties: Gastroenterology
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160 East 72nd Street
New York, NY 10021

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  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthcare

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About James David Lax, MD

Dr. Lax received his Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College.  He pursued his medical studies at New York University School of Medicine.  He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital.  Subsequently, he completed his fellowship training in gastroenterology at St. Luke’s as well.He is currently a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Gastrointestinal Association, and the American College of Gastroenterology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Abdominal Pain

  • Diarrhea

  • Digestive System Disorder

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding

  • Gastrointestinal Disorder

  • Stomach Disorders


  • Fellowship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine