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Wyman W. Lai, MD

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Wyman W. Lai, MD, MPH, holds joint appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics (Division of Pediatric Cardiology) and Radiology.

Dr. Lai is the Director of Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. In that role, he heads the Pediatric Echocardiography Laboratory and also the Congenital Cardiac MRI Program. Dr. Lai's research interests include the echocardiographic description of complex congenital heart disease and the use of advanced imaging techniques for the assessment of ventricular function.

He is the Principal Investigator for the Columbia site of the NIH/NHLBI-funded Pediatric Heart Disease Clinical Research Network. Dr. Lai currently serves as the Chair of the Pediatric and Congenital Council Board of the American Society of Echocardiography.

Primary Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology (Board Certified)
Board Certification
Education And Training
Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
Residency: University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center
Fellowship: University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center
Areas of Expertise
Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease
Fetal Echocardiography
Complex Congenital Heart
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Insurance Programs
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Aetna [Medicare]
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Amerigroup [Medicaid, Medicare]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, PPO]
Health First [HMO]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]
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Oxford Health Plans [Freedom HMO, Freedom PPO, Liberty HMO, Liberty PPO, Medicare Advantage]
United Empire [HMO, PPO]
United Healthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 342-1560
Primary Office
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital (North)
3959 Broadway
Room 255 Floor: 2
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 342-1560
Fax: (212) 342-5721
Non-English Languages Spoken:
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