Dr. Lake is a dual board-certified colorectal surgeon, providing patients with comprehensive diagnostic and surgical care in Encino, CA. Highly skilled and respected in his field, Dr. Lake holds privileges at several local hospitals, including Providence Tarzana Medical Center, Valley Presbyterian Hospital, West Hills Hospital, Northridge Hospital and the LAC-USC Medical Center.
Dr. Lake graduated with high distinction from the University of California at Berkeley, before receiving his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He then completed internship and residency training in general surgery at the University of Southern California, serving as chief resident and receiving the honor of Resident Teacher of the Year. To further his knowledge and training, Dr. Lake also completed a master's degree in clinical and biomedical investigations, as well as a fellowship in colorectal surgery, at the University of Southern California. He currently serves as a clinical assistant professor in the colorectal surgery division at USC.
I truly enjoyed meeting Dr. Lake today. I was so nervous, but he make me feel calm and comfortable. I loved that fact that he met with me first in his office and took notes instead of a nurse doing it. Not too many doctors like that around anymore. Luckily my visit turned out great and didn't need further treatment. I totally recommend Dr. Lake. He also has a wonderful and friendly staff!!
Dr. Lake is the best. He is professional, kind and has a wonderful sense of humor. Obviously, his work is of a sensitive nature but he is able to make it light and pleasant. His nature and culture have trickled down into his office staff as well who are all extremely kind and helpful. Dr. Lake is one of those special doctors who don't come along often. If you're in search of someone with his skill set, do yourself a favor and make an appointment now.
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