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About Dr. Laura T Lai

Dr. Laura T Lai, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Pasadena, CA, with another office in Pasadena, CA. She has 30 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Lai is affiliated with Huntington Hospital. Dr. Lai has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

76 Ratings with 36 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Laura T Lai is Great. Dr. Laura T Lai has been rated by 76 patients. From those 76 patients 36 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Laura T Lai is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Laura Tingying Lai Md

221 S Euclid Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
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115 W California Blvd # 297
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Specialties

Dr. Laura T Lai has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Mental Illness
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Personality Disorder
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression

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Reviews

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Five Stars

I love Dr. Lai. She is articulate, bright, and extremely good at her job. She got my medication right on the first try, and it has transformed the quality of my life.

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Four Stars

I liked this Dr. Very much since she did listened to my concerns and addressed them. I liked how she explained the treatment and answered all my questions. I did not like how much they charged me for a missed appointment since I was out sick and forgot about it. I thought if was a little hefty.

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Everything about her is wonderful

If you want to be genuinely heard and really helped, go see her. I mean it!

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Five Stars

I completely trust and appreciate Dr. Lai's expertise, kindness, and compassion. She is always well informed on medications and takes the time to explain them in full. She has been very understanding and supportive of me and my financial situation in regard to the expense of some of these medications and services. I value her service so much and honestly would be lost without her. And I can trust her to always be honest with me in my mental health care.

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Good Experience

Saw Dr Lai for the first time a few weeks ago. Recommended by my primary care. Very friendly, knowledgable and helpful. Office staff great with dealing with insurance company hassles. Parking a little difficult on Tuesdays b/c of street cleaning.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2015, 2011, 2010, 2009)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2011, 2012, 2010, 2009)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2009)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Lai is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • University Of Southern California The Herman Ostrow School Of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1988

  • Lac Usc Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Laura T Lai accepts the following insurance providers.

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