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About Dr. Daniel C Lai

Dr. Daniel C Lai, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Olean, NY. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Otolaryngology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

35 Ratings with 18 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Daniel C Lai is Great. Dr. Daniel C Lai has been rated by 35 patients. From those 35 patients 18 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Daniel C Lai is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Allegheny Ear Nose & Throat Pc

2223 W State St Ste 102
Olean, NY 14760
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Specialties

Dr. Daniel C Lai has the following 1 specialty

  • Otolaryngology

    An otolaryngologist is more commonly referred to as an ENT, someone that can treat medical issues you may be having with you ears, nose, or throat. This is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions of the ear, nose, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, head, and neck. These doctors treat patients through both medical and surgical means. For instance, an otolaryngologist may treat an obstruction of the nasal passage, caused by malformation of the nose, through rhinoplasty.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Allergies
  • Facial Trauma
  • Deviated Septum
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Polyps
  • Hearing Loss
  • Sino-Nasal Disorders
  • Tumors
  • Smell Disorders

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Reviews

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Do not consider this doctor!!!!!

This doctor is a ego maniac. Very rude, impatient and really loves to brag how smart he is. In my opinion dont tell me how smart you are or you went to Duke and Baylor, show me in your performance. Horrible bed side manner. Will not answer questions, will have his nurse answer them. If you are doing surgery on me or my family, I expect you to answer my questions and concern, you are the one doing surgery. Office manager looks like she is coming in off the corner. I have seen her twice now and she dresses very unprofessional. Very high heels, mini mini skirts ( almost could see butt cheeks one time) and likes to how off her cleavage. She is too old to dress like a twenty year old.Maybe that's how he attracts patients.very disgusted with whole practice. Many other doctors in area, research them before you make an appointment here.

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ear tubes in 7 month old

Dr. Lai's PA saw us in the Olean office and surgery was scheduled for my 7 month old son a week later. We were very nervous about our 7 month old being put under anesthesia and voiced these concerns to the woman in Olean that scheduled our sons surgery. She did very little to put our mind at ease. Her response was "if you are worried about it just don't have it done". We tried to get an appointment with a pediatric ENT in Buffalo but the wait was going to be about 3 weeks and my son was getting ear infection after ear infection, antibiotics were a hit or miss clearing them up and everyone was losing sleep so....reluctantly we contacted Dr. Lai's office again and surgery was scheduled for 5 days later at the Pine Grove surgical center in Russell PA. Oh my goodness! What a difference from the office staff in Olean! Everyone at the Pine Grove facility was very kind, took lots of time to answer questions and were very understanding of our apprehension. My son is 7 months old and 22lbs. From the time they took him in for Surgery till they came to take us to the recovery rom with him was literally 15 minutes! He cried for about an hour from coming out of the Anesthesia but now 5 days later he is like a different baby. He is so happy now and is advancing by leaps and bounds. It took him a couple of days of adjusting to being able to hear better. We could not be happier with our decision to go with Dr.Lai and the office in Pine Grove. They were absolutely amazing! We still have not met Dr.Lai but we have a follow up appt in three weeks with him. We were in a pinch and Dr. Lai got us in a lot more quickly than we could have gotten in anywhere in Buffalo and surgery was scheduled quickly. Very, very satisfied momma to a much happier baby! Thank you Dr.Lai and everone at Pine Grove!

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Very good Dr -Very nice staff

Would definitely recommend this Dr!!!!!!!

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A Good Choice

Great doctor. Great staff.

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Great Physician

This experience was a really great one for me. Dr.Lai was really funny and very kind. His staff was terrific as well. I called for my appointment and was given one for only two days later!!! I was really surprised! They do allergy shots there as well and their hours are alot more flexible than the allergist I am currently seeing. I am transfering my records to Dr.Lai now. I will recommend this office to everyone.

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  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Duke University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Daniel C Lai accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Independent Health
    • Independent Health Encompass HMO
    • Independent Health FlexFit HMO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan
    • UPMC PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Allegheny Ear Nose & Throat Pc, 2223 W State St Ste 102, Olean, NY

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