Dr. Peter Lai, MD

Dr. Peter Lai, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Lai, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Modesto, CA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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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*
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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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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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Procedures

  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lead Extraction
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Stenting
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thrombolysis
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lai to family and friends
2.8
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)
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 (2)
Modesto, CA |
Horrible... simply horrible...
Modesto, CA |
Horrible doctor... does not like people who are overweight...
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lai accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Stanislaus Surgical Hospital
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