Dr. James Lai, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(96)
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Dr. James Lai, MD
Dr. James Lai, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Lai is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center and Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center.

HEA Surgery Center

2855 Gramercy St

Houston, TX 77025

Contact Information
Dr. James Lai, MD

Dr. James Lai, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Lai's Experience

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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 Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
30

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Farsightedness
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
3

Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery

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

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Tex Sw/Parkland Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Chldns National Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lai to family and friends
4.8
based on 96 total reviews (16 with comments)
Dr. Lai's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (16)
Houston, TX |
Very long waittime..great chaulkboard
Houston, TX |
Very happy with offive
Houston, TX |
Everything was great
Houston, TX |
Very friendly and helpful. Addressed needs fast. Timely manner
Houston, TX |
Dr Lai is amazing with my daughter. We would recommend him to everyone.
Houston, TX |
He is doing awesome job and getting everything taken care of promptly
in Houston, TX |
Christina and Tiffany are great, always help and answer any questions. Definitely make every visit worth it!
in Houston, TX |
We love coming here, the entire staff are great.
Houston, TX |
Nice doctor, doesn't need to see us back unless we have a problem. Friendly with kids.
in Richmond, TX |
Very patient and caring.
in Houston, TX |
Brought my kids to see Dr. Lai, great doctor ,service and staff. :)
Houston, TX |
Dr. Ali is very professional and has always met my daughters vision needs since the age of three. I highly recommend him. I have zero complaints and my daughter and I are happy and satisfied patients!!
Houston, TX |
Wonderful experience with dr.lai will definitely come back next time!!!!
in Houston, TX |
Great service...
Houston, TX |
Doctor was pretty quick but ended up waiting for 2 hrs before I could see him,!!
Houston, TX |
He was great!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lai accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
    Houston Area HMO-Standard
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lai has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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