Dr. Michael Lai graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in Manhattan, New York where he completed his doctorate in 1999. He then went on and completed his podiatric medicine and surgery residency program by serving as a resident doctor at major hospitals in the US including the Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System where he treated American war veterans.
Upon his return to Singapore, he joined Singapore General Hospital where he served as a principal podiatrist responsible for supervising senior podiatrists and ensuring service quality and delivery. He now works at Orchard Medical Group where he leads the clinic’s team of podiatrists in Orchard Clinic and East Coast Podiatry Centre.
Aside from delivering patient-centred and holistic treatment, Dr. Lai also lends his expertise to humanitarian causes. He has done several volunteer work including helping victims of the World Trade Centre attack in New York in September 2011.