Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Residency: New York Presbyterian – Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Houston Methodist Hospital
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, American Hypertension Specialist
Special Interests in Nephrology: Critical Care Nephrology, Glomerulonephritis
Languages: Spanish (fluent), Mandarin Chinese (conversational)
Offices: Danville, Livermore, Pleasanton
Born and raised in Houston, TX, Dr. Lai decided to stay in his hometown and graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where he was inducted into the AOA medical honor society. He left Texas briefly to complete his internal medicine training at New York Presbyterian – Columbia University Medical Center, but later returned to complete nephrology fellowship at Houston Methodist Hospital. He is a certified Specialist in Clinical Hypertension recognized by the American Society of Hypertension. Dr. Lai has done medical work in China, the Dominican Republic and South Africa, which has fostered his passion for treating patients from diverse cultural backgrounds.
In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities, fitness classes, playing tennis, learning new languages, traveling and sampling new restaurants/cuisines.