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Albert Lai, MD

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1041 East Yorba Linda Boulevard, Suite 210
Placentia, CA 92870
2254.6 miles away
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Speaks: English
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Centers of Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine - Placentia

1041 East Yorba Linda Boulevard, Suite 210, Placentia, CA 92870

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About Albert Lai

A southern Californian native, Dr. Lai completed his medical training at Tufts University where he subsequently served as a clinical instructor. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Lai also holds board certifications in Pain Medicine and Independent Medical Examiners. He is serving as the managing partner at the offices of Desert Pain & Rehabilitation Associates based in Rancho Mirage for the past 8 years and is the medical director of Centers of Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine in Placentia, California.

Dr. Lai’s primary goal is to achieve maximal restoration of physical, psychological, social and vocational function through comprehensive rehabilitation. Dr. Lai’s professional interests include interventional pain management, neuro-musculoskeletal disorders, electro-diagnostics, and last but not least industrial and occupational rehabilitation. His approach to caring is based on improvements in quality of life through improvements in function. Dr. Lai understands that physicians today must have superb clinical expertise, plus an understanding of business advocacy systems to help patients access the insurance, medical care, and the support required when facing an injury in order to help people improve their quality of life.

Medical School

St. George University School of Medicine
2000

Internship

University of Texas Medical Branch
2001

Residency

Tufts New England Medical Center
2004

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehab
Centers of Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine - Placentia
1041 East Yorba Linda Boulevard, Suite 210
Placentia, CA 92870

Centers of Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine - Orange
1010 West La Veta Avenue, Suite 615
Orange, CA 92868

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Affiliated Physicians, St. Jude

Affiliated Locations
Providence St. Jude Medical Center
Providence St. Joseph Hospital - Orange

Clinical Interests

  • Acute Back Pain
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Muscle Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Balance Rehabilitation
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Cts)
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Gait Analysis
  • Joint Injection
  • Multiple Sclerosis (Ms) Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fractures
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Virtual Care
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders