Dr. Jennifer Lai, MD

Gastroenterology •  Female

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Dr. Lai
513 PARNASSUS AVENUE San Francisco, CA 94143

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(415) 353-2318

Dr. Jennifer Lai, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology.


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Dr. Lai accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lai's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Liver Damage from Alcohol
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lai treats Liver Damage from Alcohol more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Lai treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Cirrhosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lai treats Cirrhosis more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Lai treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Esophageal Varices
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lai treats Esophageal Varices more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Lai treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Lai's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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What People Say About Dr. Jennifer Lai, MD
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Dr. Lai is awesome. She listens carefully, she explains carefully. I have emailed her many times and always receive an answer within 24 hours. She is very dedicated and I am very lucky to have her as my hepatologist. All of her office staff is great.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Jennifer Lai, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Education

2005
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2005

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)