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    Steve Lai

    Steve Lai, M.D.

    Geriatric Medicine

    (Board Certified Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine)
    Accepting new patients
    Dr. Lai is open to seeing PAMF patients in geriatric consultation, by referral only.

    Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    (Board Certified)
    Accepting new patients
    Accepting new patients by referral only.

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    Palo Alto Center
    795 El Camino Real
    Jamplis Building, Level A
    Palo Alto, California 94301
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    (650) 853-2240  F (408) 523-3776

    Professional Interests

    Geriatric Medicine
    Advanced care planning, End-of-life care, Optimizing quality of life and independence in older adults, Palliative care for older adults, Shared medical decision making

    Hospice and Palliative Medicine
    Advanced care planning, End-of-life issues, Family support, Pain management

    Additional Information

    Optimizing Quality of Life and Independence in Older Adults, Palliative care for older adults and Shared medical decision making

    Spoken Languages


    Community Activities

    Member, American Geriatrics Society; Board Member, California Association of Long-term Care, Medicare

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Lai is married and has two children. He is a avid tennis player and enjoys playing classical guitar.

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    Philosophy of Care

    It is a great privilege to work with dedicated, passionate healthcare teams committed to providing high-quality care to older adults and to seriously ill patients at PAMF. I am truly blessed to work with a diverse, dynamic patient population. In palliative care, we care for patients facing a serious illness to help them with the pain and stress of the illness along with a focus on optimizing your quality of life. Ultimately, my goal is to make sure that the treatment you receive matches your preferences and that our team provides an extra layer of support for you and your family.

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