Helena Lax, MD

Attending Physiatrist

Helena Lax, MD, is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and previously served as an attending physician at Chestnut Hill Rehabilitation Hospital. Her extensive experience also includes work in internal medicine. She specializes in general rehabilitation, pain management and amputee/prosthetic rehabilitation. Dr. Lax is actively involved in the weekly operations of the Prosthetic and Orthotic clinic.

Dr. Lax earned her medical degree at Charles University in Prague, Czechoslovakia, and completed a residency in Saskatoon, Canada. She completed an additional residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Montefiore Hospital in Bronx, NY.

Dr. Lax is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Medical Association, American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the American Academy of Pain Management.

In addition to her experience in the Philadelphia area, Dr. Lax has worked in New York, Canada and Czechoslovakia.