James D Lax   Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. James D. Lax is an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

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.

In 2010, Dr. Lax was recognized by Castle Connolly as a top doctor in the metro area from 2001-2012.  He is currently a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Gastrointestinal Association, and the American College of Gastroenterology.



Primary Email

  • jal7021@med.cornell.edu