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Dr. Jeffrey Lai, MD

Sports Medicine Specialist, Family Physician, Primary Care Doctor

Long Beach, CA

About Dr. Jeffrey Lai

Dr. Lai is board certified in both family and sports medicine and practices as a Primary Care Sports Medicine specialist in Long Beach, California. His clinical focus includes general medical care of athletes at all levels, general musculoskeletal care of all patients, sports physicals, sports concussions, and musculoskeletal procedures especially involving ultrasound guidance for joint and soft tissue injections. Dr. Lai serves as the Head Team Physician for nearby California State University, Long Beach, and oversees the medical needs for over 400 NCAA Division I athletes. He is a volunteer team physician for Cypress Community College, and has provided sideline sports medicine coverage for numerous local schools including Cabrillo HS, St. Anthony HS, Los Alamitos HS, and Marina HS. He is a proud volunteer team physician for the Long Beach State Rugby club. He has participated in medical coverage at the Disney Half Marathon, the Tour of Long Beach, the FIVB World Series of Volleyball, amateur boxing shows, and the UC Irvine Zot Trot Triathlon. Dr. Lai is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).His outside interests include running, cycling, auto racing, and listening to Vin Scully broadcasts of Los Angeles Dodgers baseball. He has run the New York Marathon (2006) and the Los Angeles Marathon (2015), and is a 'legacy' runner of the Long Beach Half Marathon.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Family Physician
  • Sports Medicine Specialist
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Long Beach Medical Center
  • Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

Board certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine (Family Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center (Internship)
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Residency in Family Medicine

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Taiwanese

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1942526686

Overall rating
5.0
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Both doctors were very professional. The procedure was almost painless and was performed exactly as described to me.
Both doctors were very professional. The procedure was almost painless and was performed exactly as described to me.
QL · More than 1 year ago
Both doctors were very professional. The procedure was almost painless and was performed exactly as described to me.
Both doctors were very professional. The procedure was almost painless and was performed exactly as described to me.
QL · More than 1 year ago

Dr. Jeffrey Lai's office location

MemorialCare Medical Group Long Beach - Spring

MemorialCare Medical Group

450 E Spring St

Long Beach, CA 90806

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Both doctors were very professional. The procedure was almost painless and was performed exactly as described to me.

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Both doctors were very professional. The procedure was almost painless and was performed exactly as described to me.

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