Dr. Daniel Lai, MD

Dr. Daniel Lai, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(24)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Daniel Lai, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Jamestown, NY. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

505 Foote Ave

Jamestown, NY 14701

Contact Information

(716) 338-4214

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dermatitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Ca Sf School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lai to family and friends
2.8
based on 24 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Lai's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Port Allegany, PA |
Dr. Lai is awesome! Dr. Lai is very gentle with young and old alike, and uses the latest up-to-date procedures and technologies. He monitors your case closely and does not try to schedule appts just to "take your money." If he feels you only need to see your general practitioner, he tells you...more
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Olean, NY |
No pre or post surgical conference, doesn't communicate with his patients or families well. His poor bedside manner and overall lack of availability for emergencies are his Achilles heel.
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Phelps, NY |
Only gave one star because I had to give at least that many. This guy is one of the most arrogant jerks I have ever come across. Would NEVER entrust my health to him. Has no concept of how to speak to or deal with people.
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in Olean |
The staff at Dr Lai,s is the absolute worst called for a emergency tube removal because the Er can't do it said I needed A consultation first then come back I told them it's an emergency said they can't help me this is how it's done by Dr Lia well it takes 2 seconds to pull one in the office...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lai accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal Health Network
    Univera Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Lai has admitting privileges

WCA Hospital
207 Foote Ave
Jamestown, NY 14701
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