Dr. Leon Liang-Yu Lai, MD

Dr. Leon Liang-Yu Lai, MD

Dr. Leon Liang-Yu Lai, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 877-0341

Contact this Provider:

  • Infectious Diseases
Conditions I Treat
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids)
  • aspergillosis infection
  • babesiosis infection
  • bacterial endocarditis
  • bartonellosis diseases
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Procedures I Perform
  • anal pap smear
  • antiretroviral salvage therapy
  • flu shot vaccination
  • hepatitis a vaccination
  • hepatitis b vaccination
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About the Provider

Areas of expertise: HIV, Immunocompromised Hosts, General Infectious Diseases, LGBTQ Health, Gender and Racial Health Disparities, Medical Education

Havard Univerty, AB Biology cum laude 1991
Pennsylvania State University, MD 1997
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency 1997-2000
Tufts New England Medical Center, Infectious Disease Fellowship 2000-2004
Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Faculty, Section of Infectious Diseases 2004 to present
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Georgetown University, 2006 to present
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine, 2006 to present
Ryan White Services at MWHC, Program Director, 2012-present
Chair, Hand Hygiene Committee, MWHC, 2018-Present
Member, Healthcare Equality Index Taskforce, MWHC, 2018-Present

  • Internship Program: Tufts University School of Medicine (2004)
  • Residency Program: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2000)
  • Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine (1997)
  • Medical School: Pennsylvania State University (1997)
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Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital