Credentials

Credentials

  • Academic titles

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

  • Medical school

    • Queens University of Ontario

    • University of Toronto

  • Residencies

    • University of Toronto Hospitals GME

  • Fellowships

    • University of Miami School of Medicine

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

284 Pulaski Road, 2nd floorGreenlawn, NY 11740

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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 Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

09/11/2019
"I came to Dr. Lau because of the lack of care I was receiving from my past doctors I feel I'm in the right place now."
07/26/2019
"all good."
07/24/2019
"Dr. Lau was really amazing. He spent a very good amount of time with me. He explained my condition and MRI results that I could understand. Dr. Lau is extremely genuine and I felt very relieved leaving his office. I felt like I went to a doctor who truly cares, is patient and wants the best for you."
07/22/2019
"Again Dr. Lau is a wonderful man & dr. I would recommend him to anyone (& I already have)."
07/22/2019
"Dr. Lau is one of the most caring, considerate, and skilled medical professionals I have ever met."
07/21/2019
"Dr. Lau is one of the most patient-centered physicians I've ever seen."
07/10/2019
"Very well spoken, and friendly Dr."
06/27/2019
"Nice, polite, understanding my problem his excellent explanation of my problem and the best solution to help, one of the very best doctors that I met in my life he give us step by step how to obtain the help we need under the problems that I face."
06/06/2019
"Outstanding professional knowledgeable personable, informative, caring. "
05/30/2019
"Dr. Lau spent a lot of time w/me, answering all of my questions, and I had a lot. His care and concern is sincere. I would recommend him to anyone."
05/28/2019
"Dr Lau took the time to explain all myoption s"
04/23/2019
"I was especially impressed and grateful that Dr. Lau showed me the X-rays to explain the details. "
04/02/2019
"He showed me X-rays & described their meaning and my choices of treatment. I chose to begin with medication."
03/29/2019
"Dr Lau took his time to answer all my questions and review my cause to make sure I understand the situation and it is very important to me."
03/27/2019
"I love Dr. Lau - I wish all physicians were like him - he's patient understanding, caring and yes remaining professional but not landing himself. Takes time to explain. Thank you Dr. Lau for your care & concern. #7-8. Excellent. I cannot say enough about him. "
03/24/2019
"I truly enjoyed my entire visit. One of the nicest, caring physician I've seen in a long time!"
03/23/2019
"Absolutely fantastic experience with Dr. Lau.i would recommend him without reservations.TOP MARKS !!"
03/22/2019
"So nice & really easy to talk to."
03/21/2019
"I have never met a dr. like Dr. Lau he is amazing I trusted him on 1st appointment. I have referred many to Dr. Lau and most had surgery with him and they were all very happy!"
03/14/2019
"I would recommend this dr. to anyone."
03/01/2019
"Dr. Lau went above board to explain my condition to me. He also looked up old MRI to compare. I was very worried. He took his time to help me. He also took time to give advice for what I should do to keep healthy & out of pain."
02/27/2019
"Excellent "bed side manners". Listened to me & explained my condition & surgery that will be done in terms I understood. Dr. Lau & staff are excellent. Gave me all the time at appointment I needed."
02/27/2019
"Dr. Lau is exceptional - patient, listens, appears competent - talks explains things clearly."
02/20/2019
"Because of Dr. Lau's care & concern about my ongoing problems due to an earlier concussion I would request that he be a physician I could see on a regular basis."
01/22/2019
"I give Dr. Lau an A+ Excellent doctor, outstanding skills, compassionate and caring."
01/18/2019
"Met doctor at a talk at the library - was very helpful explaining problems & help. I would definitely recommend him to others."
01/11/2019
"Dr. Lau, explained everything so well and was very patient answering all my questions and concerns. I felt like I had as much time as I needed to understand. Dr. Lau is a wonderful dr."
11/02/2018
"Best ever, listens, explains, very knowledgeable, repeats things I did not fully understand, kind and confident. I got to him by patient referral, I have already referred a friend to him."
11/02/2018
"The provider was very good & explaining the conditions of my treatment that had a lot to do with feeling comfortable about the doctor. He has made things calming. "
10/18/2018
"Dr. Lau was very nice, gentle, and professional. Explain everything very clear. Make us feel very comfortable."
09/19/2018
"Dr. Lau is by far the best neuro surgeon by far! Any other dr. wanted to fuse my back, and Dr. Lau did what I thought could be done. "
09/17/2018
"Already recommended Dr. Lau."
08/28/2018
"Dr. Lau and Candace are amazing very caring and great bedside manner. Dr. Kerr is so sweet and all are very understanding."
08/03/2018
"Dr. Lau is an excellent doctor. Personable, knowledgeable, patient. I trust him completely, and have chosen him to perform surgery on my spine."
07/04/2018
"Showed concern for my situation. Very caring."
06/22/2018
"Excellent doctor - Kind and thorough to explain and patient!"
06/19/2018
"The doctor was great was very pleased w/Dr. Lau."
06/18/2018
"Dr Lau is the best medical professional that I have had the pleasure of knowing."
06/11/2018
"Dr. Lau made me feel like I was his only patient. His thorough explanations and excellent bedside manner kept me comfortable and at ease! Thank you!"
06/10/2018
"Dr. Lau has a wonderful bed side manner. He explained things very clearly & always asked if I had questions. He's an excellent person & a very warm, kind man. I'll always be grateful he was my surgeon & that I met him."
05/24/2018
"Dr. Lau was kind, thorough, and very professional. He took the time to explain everything."
05/19/2018
"I have already recommended Dr. Lau and person had surgery. Dr. Lau explained in detail I understood."
05/04/2018
"I was very impressed with Dr. Lau. I have already recommended him."
04/12/2018
"Very pleased."
01/25/2018
"GREAT all round EXPERIENCE! "
12/20/2017
"One of the best drs. ever met."
12/17/2017
"Without a doubt, Dr. Lau is one of the nicest & unintimidating drs. I have ever met."
12/08/2017
"Dr. Lau spent more time explaining and discussing my issues than ANY other doctor I have been too, admirable!"
11/16/2017
"Best doctor ever!!! So caring, excellent bedside manners."
10/25/2017
"Excellent."
10/03/2017
"Top notch all the above."