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Dr. Michael C Lai has the following 3 specialties
Neuroradiologists focus specifically on diagnosing conditions related to the nervous system, spine, head and neck through radiology. They can identify abnormalities in these areas and help doctors properly diagnose the presence of tumors, aneurysms and even dementia.
It’s also common for them to consult with patients with persistent headaches or back pains, trauma to a certain area, or any issue that can affect brain function, such as a stroke. Like any radiologist, they are trained to perform x-rays, cat scans, ultrasounds and MRIs, but they work closely with neurologists and neurosurgeons.
- Diagnostic Radiology
Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.
A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.
- CT Scan
- PET Scan
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I had a breast biopsy done by this personwho never spoke never stop when I was in pain and crying to have this stop. I was told recover would be two/three days. I have gone to UCSF only to find out this is a very painful procedure and takes two/five months to recover from as well as the findings show I will need to have follow up tests as there is doubt as to whether the procedure was done correctly. I have been in pain since the procedure and now find I may have to have it done again - I found this man to be less then cold never spoke during the procedure never stop to ensure pain level was something I could cope with and the result - I need to have it done again because of Seton staff and this man. I hope if you are a woman you never go to Seton and if this doctor turns up to do your biopsy get off the table and run to not walk to the exit.
Dr. Lai is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
21 Years Experience
New York Medical College
Graduated in 1997
Ucla Medical Center
Dr. Michael C Lai accepts the following insurance providers.
- Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
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Locations & DirectionsCalifornia Advanced Imaging Medical Group In, 504 Redwood Blvd Ste 300, Novato, CA
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