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Dr. Ira L Flax, MD



Internal Medicine     -  Texas,  Houston

 Overview

Dr. Ira L Flax, MD works in Houston, Texas is a specialist in Internal Medicine and graduated Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1974. Dr. Flax is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center and practicing for 43 years

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 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
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 Conditions

  • Acupuncture Meridian Therapy
  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
  • Blindness
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Chronic Renal Insufficiency
  • Cirrhosis
  • da Vinci® Prostate Removal
  • da Vinci® Prostate Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Duodenitis
  • Dystonia 7, Torsion
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Exercise Management
  • Female Pelvic Disorders
  • Glaucoma - Ectopia Microspherophakia - Stiff Joints - Short Stature
  • Guar Gum Allergy
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Antenatal Infection
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Islet Cell Adenoma
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Lens Disorders
  • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Optic Ataxia
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Orbital Lymphoma
  • Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Radical Retropubic Prostate Removal
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Testing
  • Retrograde Pyetograms
  • Scrambler Therapy (ST5)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Throat Culture
  • Throat Swab
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
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 Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulum of Esophagus
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Indigestion
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vomiting Disorders
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 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine
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 Years Since Graduation

  • 43
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 State License

  • Texas
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 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish
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 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

Richmond, VA, United States

Graduated: 1974

Fellowship Hospital


Med College Va

Richmond, VA, USA

Year completed: 1979

Internship Hospital


Baylor Affil Hosps

Houston, TX, USA

Year completed: 1975

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 Awards

1   ACP
2   AMA
3   ACG
4   AGA
5   ASGE
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 Dr. Flax Ratings

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Digestive and Liver Specialists of Houston

915 Gessner Road Suite 850
Texas (TX)
Houston,
77024

  (713) 461-1026
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.
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 Map & Directions



Digestive and Liver Specialists of Houston, 915 Gessner Road Suite 850, Houston, Texas (TX), 77024



915 Gessner Road Suite 850, Houston, Texas, 77024


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 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • ACP
  • AMA
  • ACG
  • AGA
  • ASGE

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 Affiliated Hospitals


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  •  Latest reviews for Internal Medicine specialists

  • Great experience See him soon Very attentive Great follow up
    23 December 2016, 05:46
  • Horrid staff. Doc spends too much time talking about research and not enough about my problems.
    21 December 2016, 07:38
  • Great doctor. Knew what he was doing and explained everything along the way. Definitely Reccomend!Very competent doctor... unlike what some lady thinks. Got me back to the game I love!
    20 December 2016, 08:58