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Dr. Donald Lai, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Lai

ValleyCare Physicians Associates

5565 W Las Positas Blvd Ste 200 Pleasanton, CA 94588

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Dr. Donald Lai, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pleasanton, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in cardiology.


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(925) 416-5460

Dr. Lai accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross of California EPO
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Shield of California
Added Advantage POS
Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Open Access Plus
Health Net
Health Net EPO
Health Net POS
Healthy Heart HMO
Humana
Humana PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS
PHCS POS
PHCS PPO
Stanford Health Care Advantage
Medicare Advantage
Stanford Health Care Alliance
Group Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lai treats Heart Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lai treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lai treats Hyperlipidemia more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lai treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lai treats Chest Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lai treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lai's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Donald Lai, MD, is one of over 300 Stanford Medicine-affiliated providers located throughout the Bay Area. He is board certified in Cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1987
Univ Of California Davis Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Mercy Medical Center Inc
Residency Hospital
1985
Mercy Medical Center Inc
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1985
1985
1982

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English

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I've been seeing Dr. Lai for 4 years. He saved my life. He knowledge of cardiology is excellent.
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