Dr. Brian Lai, MD

Dr. Brian Lai, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Brian Lai, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Oxnard, CA and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2011 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.Read his story

625 N A St Ste 300

Oxnard, CA 93030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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more than 79% of peers
more than 54% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
more than 49% of peers

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Dr. Lai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lai "Dr. Lai is originally from New York City where he attended Stuyvesant High School, one of the elite high schools in the country. He majored in Biophysical Chemistry at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. He went on to attain his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) at the Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed his Anesthesiology residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA and completed his Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at UCLA. The driving force for his deep interest in Pain Medicine stems from his desire to help people improve the quality of their lives. His goal is to use minimally invasive procedures to aid in the treatment of chronic spine conditions, neuropathies, joint conditions, complex regional pain syndrome, and cancer pain."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lai "My approach is a holistic approach to your care. A combination of methods are used to help improve the quality of your life. Make an appointment to see how Advanced Pain Medical Group, Inc. can get you doing the things you love."

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

21  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Knee Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Taiwanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lai to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Lai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have been seeing Dr. Lai for a few years and he has always listened to my concerns and explained my treatment options clearly.
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Very helpful in dealing in explaining the reasons behind my pain. Gave me a comprehensive list of treatment options and provided compassionate approach to my care.
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Not warm or compassionate, which is crucial in pain management. More interested in giving you statistics than in seeing and being with the live human being sitting in front of him. The patient who is hurting. Doesn't seem to care much about finding solutions for the patient in severe pain who...more
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