Dr. James Lai, MD

Dr. James Lai, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. James Lai, MD is an internal medicine specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 2000 and specializes in internal medicine and geriatric medicine.

20 York St

New Haven, CT 06510

Contact Information

(203) 737-1058

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Dr. Lai's Experience

Dr. Lai's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

223  Conditions Treated


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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Hamilton College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Maryland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of Maryland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Geriatrics Yale University Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Robert Wood Johnson Clin Scholars Prog-Yale Univ Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Master of Science, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lai's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 1

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 (2)

Some were good visits while others were not. He can seem overwhelmed. Twice he ordered the wrong lab tests for me.
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I had some great appointments. Some other appointments he seemed annoyed or bothered.
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