Dr. Lazas is a physician leader specializing in the care of digestive diseases with over 20 years of experience in patient care, healthcare management & delivery, clinical research, and entrepreneurial innovation, both in and outside the medical practice setting. Dr. Lazas in an owner/operator of a Nashville specialty practice (Associates in Gastroenterology, PLC) and endoscopy surgery center (Associated Endoscopy, LLC). His expertise includes training and education of medical sales forces and strategic business consulting. He is a seasoned investor and consultant in medical technology businesses and has focused expertise in realizing the impact and opportunity of technology as it pertains to the physician-patient encounter.
Don is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Medicine and received post-graduate and fellowship training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Lazas is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association. While serving in the United States Army, Don achieved the rank of Major in the Army Medical Corps.