Dr. Eugene Lai, MD

Dr. Eugene Lai, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Eugene Lai, MD is a neurology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Baylor Coll Med in 1986 and specializes in neurology.Read his story

6560 Fannin St Ste 802

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 441-0239

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lai performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers
Essential Tremor
very high
more than 95% of peers
Parkinson's Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Lai's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Lai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lai "Robert W. Hervey Distinguished Endowed Chair in Parkinson's disease, Houston Methodist Neurological Institute. Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lai "I am committed to use my expertise to provide the best care and outcome to my patients and their families who are confronting serious neurological disorders."

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Dementia
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Memory Loss
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Torticollis
  • Tremor
  • Vasculitis

3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Wisconsin / Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Baylor Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Baylor Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Washington, Seattle
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lai's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lai to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Lai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Lai pretty much saved my husband's life. He has early onset Parkinson's. After seeing different neurologists over many years, Dr. Lai was the first one to get his medications under control and ended up recommending my hisband for DBS surgery. He is very patient with my husband who can be...more
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I would not recommend anyone to Dr. Lai. I called for an appointment. The receptionist was rude and would not let me speak with the physician that he doesn't speak with patients. Why would one go to him if he doesn't speak with a patient.
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