Dr. Victor R Lavis MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Victor Lavis is an endocrinologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 52 years. Dr. Lavis accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology, Diabetes

Clinical Interests: Diabetes Mellitus

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1966–1967

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1962–1964

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1962

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 45 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 16 years in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

CA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of the lipolytic effects of insulin and proinsulin on isolated fat cells.
Lavis, V. R., Williams, R. H.

A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Intensive Insulin Regimen in Patients With Hyperglycemic Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Vu, K., Busaidy, N., Cabanillas, M. E., Konopleva, M., Faderl, S., Thomas, D. A., O'Brien, S., Broglio, K., Ensor, J., Escalante, C., Andreeff, M., Kantarjian, H., Lavis, V., Yeung, S. C.

Substitution of liothyronine at a 1:5 ratio for a portion of levothyroxine: effect on fatigue, symptoms of depression, and working memory versus treatment with levothyroxine alone.
Rodriguez, T.,Lavis, V. R.,Meininger, J. C.,Kapadia, A. S.,Stafford, L. F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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