Dr. Peter Lai, MD

Dr. Peter Lai, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Peter Lai, MD is a cardiology specialist in Modesto, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from National University Of Singapore in 1976 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

1409 E Briggsmore Ave

Modesto, CA 95355

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lai performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Lai's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lai "As a cardiologist I strive to stay abreast in the knowledge in the rapidly changing care in cardiovascular medicine. I enjoy conection with patients and their family and would work hard in earning their trust in my assessment and management. I welcome patients to participate in decision on my plan of care for them."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

78  Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dizziness
  • Edema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Poor Circulation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

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34  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Univeristy Of Hong Kong
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • National University Of Singapore
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Michigan Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lai's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lai to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Lai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had to have an unscheduled procedure by Dr Lai following being seen in the emergency room and then being admitted over the weekend. I impression of him is very favorable.
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Horrible... simply horrible...
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Horrible doctor... does not like people who are overweight...
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