Dr. James Lai, MD

Dr. James Lai, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Lai, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Aiea, HI. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

98-1079 Moanalua Rd Ste 470

Aiea, HI 96701

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Macular Edema
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Best's Disease
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic
  • Macular Dystrophy, Atypical Vitelliform
  • Macular Dystrophy, Concentric Annular
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 2
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 3
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Adult-Onset
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Early-Onset
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macules, Hereditary, Congenital Hypopigmented and Hyperpigmented
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Nystagmus
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dysplasia, X - Linked
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Retinoschisis of Fovea
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Indocyanine Green Angiography
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

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 Michigan-Inteflex Program
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Univ Of Hi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Duke University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lai to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews
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
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Dr. Lai accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lai has admitting privileges

Pali Momi Medical Center
98-1079 Moanalua Rd
Aiea, HI 96701
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