Kaihua Lai, M.D.


Internal Medicine
  • Premier Suburban Medical Group

Call 815-300-7764

Accepting new patients.

Dr. Lai received his internal medicine residency training at the Christ Hospital Program, University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his medical degree from Fudan University Medical School (Shanghai First Medical College), a leading medical school in Shanghai, China. He was trained as a Research Fellow at Harvard University Cardiovascular Laboratory. He is a member of American College of Physicians, and American Medical Association.

Dr. Lai specializes in Internal Medicine, certified by American Board of Internal Medicine. His special interests are diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, high cholesterol, arthritis. He sees a large volume of patients with Type 2 diabetes and complicated medical issues.

Dr. Lai is a strong patient advocate, placing the patient’s interest first. He provides patient-centered care based on scientific clinical evidences.

He has been in practice since 2000 in Chicago suburban areas. He values and enjoys the long-term doctor-patient relationship, helping his patients to achieve the long and healthy life. He is honored to be entrusted by generations of families for their care.

Dr. Lai is enthusiastic runner and avid fine art painter. He speaks English and Mandarin.









Year began practicing: 2000

Year joined staff: 2011


Shanghi Medical University


The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago

Board Certified

  • Internal Medicine

Accepted Insurance


Other Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Accepting Referrals

  • Internal Medicine

Areas Of Interest

Diabetes, Obesity

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.