License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Lai is Good. Dr. Lai has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

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. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Lai has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Queens Medical Center 
  • Kuakini Medical Center 


  • Japanese

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Additional Information
Dr. James C Lai MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 15 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. James C. Lai practice?
Dr. James Lai has 11 office locations.
Dr. James Lai practices Ophthalmology near Wailuku, HI.
Additional practice locations include: Aiea, HI and Honolulu, HI.
See Wailuku Ophthalmologists.