Dr. William Lages

Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
Santa Cruz, CA
67 years experience male

About

Bio

Retired Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) Stanford University, retired Chief Division of Rheumatology Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine - Rheumatology, Board Certified

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

690 Answers
308 Agrees
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
See OB-GYN or PCP: You most likely have an infection and need treatment. Prior to treatment the doctor may do a smear for microscopy or even ctulture it. Don,t go to the ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Normal no concern: normal abs lymph is 1.3 to 2.9...normal abs neutron is 1.5 to 8.0

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Dr Lagas immediately answered my question put out for curbside consult with reassuring and informative advice. My hat is off to him for his willingness to share such a wealth of experience and knowle...Read More
Apr 10, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Dec 1, 2014
Awesome responses and so much knowledge depth!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much for your kind answer. it was nurse who cleaned the wax and not the doctor. Its been 5 days nowi still have dizzy spells.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Again thanks for your help. I hope this time diagnostic work up will be fruitful and my disease finally given the name.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

U.C.S.F.
Graduated 1953MD

Residency

U.C.L.A.
Completed 1960
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