Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Chief resident

    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

  • Medical school

    • New York University School of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • North Shore University Hospital

  • Affiliations

    • North Shore University Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Pateint Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

09/24/2018
"my annual physical was done in a most professional manner."
09/17/2018
"Dr. Laxer has been my doctor for over 25 years. I have and will keep recommending him. Both my wife and I go to him."
09/15/2018
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08/28/2018
"Dr Laxer always takes the time he needs to make me feel better. he is very professional."
08/25/2018
"I have recommended Dr. Laxer to many of my acquaintances."
07/23/2018
"Dr. Laxer is the best. He is smart, concerned, down-to-earth and an amazing diagnostician."
07/21/2018
"Dr. Laxer is wonderful and has all the attributes i look for in a personal physician."
05/31/2018
"Very thorough and very interested in my overall health & concerns."
04/24/2018
"The doctor was very good. Forthcoming and friendly."
04/21/2018
"Dr. Laxer has been wonderful. He is caring, intelligent and I am glad he is my physician."
03/26/2018
"You should have 6 for EXCELLENT. All questions would have rated that answer."
01/04/2018
"I appreciate the special respect that Dr. Laxer has for me. He also listens carefully to my special concerns. As an elderly persons."
12/23/2017
"Dr. Laxer is an asset to your organization. He is a kind & knowledgeable physician."
12/21/2017
"I am very satisfied with the way Dr. Laxer is managing my health. I have recommended him to some friends."
12/16/2017
"I've been seeing Dr. Laxer for years. he is the most thorough doctor I have ever been to. Always willing to talk through any issue and answer any questions I have."
10/28/2017
"Dr. Laxer is great!"
10/23/2017
"Dr. Laxer is outstanding."
10/18/2017
"Dr. Laxer is a rock star. I hope he never retires!"
10/04/2017
"This is the VERY best doctor. I have recommend him many times. Excellent!!"
09/28/2017
"Dr. Laxer is outstanding in all respects."
07/28/2017
"Puts me at ease; explains information thoroughly. "
07/17/2017
"Dr. Laxer is an awesome doctor. Can't say enough good things about him."
05/17/2017
"Dr. Laxer is the very best doctor I have ever had!!!"
01/23/2017
"Dr. Laxer is a dedicated, smart and caring physician! Truly the best!"
12/26/2016
"Dr. Laxer is the best!!!"
11/21/2016
"All good, no bad."
11/17/2016
"Dr. Laxer is an excellent doctor. He is also very kind & understanding."
10/19/2016
"Dr. Laxer is very approachable and spends as much time as needed."
10/18/2016
"Dr. Laxer is an excellent doctor, knowledgeable, caring, always follows up."
10/14/2016
"I had seen good reviews for Dr. Laxer and they are well deserved."
10/09/2016
"i well recommend my care provider to family and friends, I am satisfied with physicians. thanks"
09/20/2016
"Dr. Laxer is very knowledgeable in all areas, including medication. He speaks in a way that is easy to understand and listens when I speak. He is an excellent doctor and I would recommend him very favorably to anyone I know."
08/18/2016
"Excellent professional."
07/25/2016
"Dr. Laxer is professional in his approach and inspires confidence. He is very easy to speak to and reassuring in his approach."
07/11/2016
"Great doctors and great office staff!"
05/21/2016
"Dr. Joel Laxer is the best doctor ever. He's brilliant, patient, kind, professional, & very personable."
05/18/2016
"Good experience."
04/27/2016
"This visit was for pre-surgery testing."
04/20/2016
"I already have recommended Dr. Laxer and my sister sees him."
04/19/2016
"Dr. Laxer has my complete confidence. He understands my medical needs and desire to take very little medications."
03/24/2016
"Excellent doctor."
03/18/2016
"Dr. Laxer is an excellent doctor. Caring, easy to talk to, and an excellent diagnostician."
01/26/2016
"Dr. Laxer is terrific, _____ all the above and more!"
11/25/2015
"Good very!!"
11/25/2015
"Dr. Laxer was very thorough & listened to all of my concerns, it was a pleasure to speak with him."
09/10/2015
"Good."
08/14/2015
"Have Dr. Laxer as my care provider for many years and have every confidence in his judgments."
08/12/2015
"Great!"
06/25/2015
"Dr. Laxer is very competent."
06/18/2015
"Provider seems knowledgeable, thorough and nice."
05/04/2015
"Dr. Laxer is an amazing, caring, detailed doctor."
04/06/2015
"Always available."
12/18/2014
"Excellent doctor."
10/23/2014
"Dr. Laxer diagnosed my Ramsay Hunt over the phone when I was in LA - and spoke to the physician there to get me on the proper meds. He followed up after I got home with excellent care."
10/15/2014
"Excellent doctor!"
08/12/2014
"I've been in the healthcare industry for 30 yrs. I'm very particular about my healthcare provided & I expect excellence. Dr. Laxer always lives up to that. #10. Do it all the time."
07/29/2014
"All good."
05/23/2014
"Good."
05/21/2014
"Dr. Laxer is the best."
05/09/2014
"Admire him very much."
04/18/2014
"Dr. Laxer is an exceptional physician. I have been his patient for 24 years."
03/10/2014
"Very thorough and patient."
03/06/2014
"Dr. Laxer is an example of what ALL doctors should be. Compassionate, caring, and informed."
03/05/2014
"Very patient doctor, did not feel rushed."
02/25/2014
"Dr. Laxer is a great diagnostician, great dr. and a caring individual - Best dr. I have ever had!"
02/25/2014
"I have and will continue to recommend Dr. Laxer to my friends."
01/23/2014
"Dr. Laser is an excellent physician who I have already recommended."