Dr. James Lai, MD

Dr. James Lai, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(95)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Lai, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2855 Gramercy St

Houston, TX 77025

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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Diplopia
high
more than 87% of peers
Exotropia
normal
more than 67% of peers
Hypertropia
normal
more than 56% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
26

Conditions Treated

5

Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid 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 95 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (95)

  • 5
    (90)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

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)

Very long waittime..great chaulkboard
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Everything was great
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Very friendly and helpful. Addressed needs fast. Timely manner
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Dr Lai is amazing with my daughter. We would recommend him to everyone.
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