Lakeland’s Dr. Lai is a Recognized Leader in Radiation Oncology
Peter P. Lai, Ph.D., M.D., received his medical degree from the University of
Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He then completed his residency
in radiation oncology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. His
"pre-medical" education consisted of a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from
Wisconsin State University and a Ph.D. in biophysics from the University of
Illinois, as well as a research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.
He has held academic appointments at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at
the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; the Montefiore
Medical Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, where he
also served as director of the residency program in radiation oncology; and at
Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, New York, as clinical
Dr. Lai has published 17 articles in peer-reviewed journals and authored
seven chapters in medical textbooks. To date, he has presented 27 abstracts at
symposia and conferences around the world.
In addition to grants and other honors, Dr. Lai counts among his achievements
serving with the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Desert Shield/Storm in
Dr. Lai and his partner, Dr. Salvador Espinoza, are available for consults.
For more information or to refer a patient, call 269-983-8888.