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Andy Lazris, MD, CWSP, CMD

Dr. Andy Lazris is a physician Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He has practiced both primary care Internal Medicine and Geriatrics for the past 30 years. In addition to Internal Medicine board certification, he has a Certified Medical Director (CMD) degree and is the director of several long term care facilities in Howard County and beyond. He also is a certified wound specialist physician with a CWSP degree.

Dr. Lazris is a Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University. He received a full merit scholarship to Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and completed his Internal Medicine training at University of Virginia Hospital.

In 2021 and 2022 Dr. Lazris received the prestigious Top-Doc recognition in Geriatrics for the Baltimore region.  In 2022 he was named one of America’s most honored doctors.  He has received numerous accolades and awards for his practice of medicine, his writing, and his work to reform health care.


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The author of multiple peer-reviewed medical articles and books, blogs, and fiction books, Dr. Lazris has also been in the news and has had multiple interviews, all of which can be found at his website

Dr. Lazris is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is certified as a nutrition educator through Precision Nutrition and the Plant Fed Gut and will be coordinating nutrition programs at PPC.  He is also a member of American Medical Directors Association and a certified medical director (CMD) and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and has expertise in medical directorship, long-term care, geriatric care, palliative care, and wellness. He is a certified wound care specialist with a CWSP degree from the American Board of Wound Management.

How To Contact Me

In The Office: 

  • Monday 7-12 

  • Tuesday 12-4 

  • Thursday 7-12

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Other Facilities Dr Lazris Visits:

  • Vantage Point Columba, Sunrise Columbia, Heartlands Ellicott City, Charter Senior Living Columbia, Harmony Hall, Wintergrowth, Brightview Severna Park/South River/Crofton/Annapolis/Columbia, Morningside House Friendship, Lighthouse Ellicott City, Shang-ri-la, Encore Ellicott City, Mt. Airy Assisted Living, Spring Arbor Severna Park/Crofton, and Arbor Terrace Maple Lawn/Crofton.

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