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Edwin J. Lai, M.D.

Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterology

Accepting New Patients

About

Education

University of Washington
medical school
Internal Medicine, Stanford University
residency
Gastroenterology, Boston University
fellowship

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Amylase
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Liver Function
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Achalasia
  • Acholic Stools
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Alagille Syndrome
  • Alcoholic Cirrhosis
  • Alcoholic Encephalopathy
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Allergic Colitis
  • Allergic Esophagitis
  • Allergic Gastroenteritis
  • Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Polyp
  • Anal Spasm
  • Anal Stenosis
  • Anal Ulcer
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorexia
  • Appetite Loss
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Barretts Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biologic Therapy For Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Budd Chiari Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholestasis
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Congenital Cystic Of Liver
  • Constipation
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis - Gi Complications
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Elevated Amylase
  • End Stage Liver Disease
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopy
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eructation
  • Esophageal Disorder
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fatty Liver
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fibrocystic Liver
  • Flatulence
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallbladder Polyp
  • Gastric Anomaly
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Glycogen Storage Disease
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoids With Complications
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hirschsprungs Disease
  • Hydrops Of Gallbladder
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Icterus
  • Idiopathic Megacolon
  • Ileitis
  • Ileoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Interferon
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intussusception
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jaundice
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Mass
  • Malabsorption
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Liver
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Megarectum
  • Melena
  • Metabolic Liver Disease
  • Nausea
  • Obstipation
  • Odynophagia
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peritonitis
  • Polyposis Syndrome
  • Polyps
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy
  • Portal Pyemia
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Pseudocyst
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Fistula
  • Rectal Hemorrhage
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Polyp
  • Regional Enteritis
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Right Upper Quadrant Pain
  • Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Small Bowel Disease
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Tenesmus
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vomiting
  • Whipple Disease
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Edwin J. Lai practices at two locations

Northwest Gastroenterology Associates
1135 116th Avenue Northeast
Bellevue, WA 98004
Northwest Gastroenterology Associates
1301 4th Avenue Northwest
Issaquah, WA 98027
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill