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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.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
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
Clinical Expertise
Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease
Fetal Echocardiography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Complex Congenital Heart
Insurance Programs
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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Local 1199
Medicaid [CT, NJ, NY]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-4622
Primary Office
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
3959 Broadway
Room 2-255
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-4622
Fax: (212) 342-5721
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Non-English Languages Spoken:
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