Dr. James C Lai MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 14 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
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Dr. James Lai has 10 office locations.
Retina Center of Hawaii LLC
98-1079 Moanalua Rd
Ste 470
Aiea, HI 96701

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Locations and availability (10)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Lai is Good. Dr. Lai has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Lai, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Lai graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor.


Dr. Lai has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • North Shore University Hospital At Syosset 
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Lai accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Hawaii - 2 plans
  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Evercare - 4 plans
  • Aetna - 1 plan
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Medicare - 1 plan
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan - 2 plans


  • Japanese

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. James C. Lai practice?
Dr. James Lai practices Ophthalmology near Aiea, HI.
Additional practice locations include: Honolulu, HI and Wailuku, HI.
See Aiea Ophthalmologists.