Isabella Lai, M.D., received her B.A. from Harvard University, majoring in Neurobiology with minor in Health Policy and Spanish Language/Literature.

She then returned to sunny California to obtain her M.D. from Stanford University, concentrating in medical education. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at UCLA Olive View, and is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

She joined the UCLA Center for East West Medicine as a fellow and clinical instructor. She has a strong interest in integrative medicine and enjoys caring for patients using a holistic approach to heal the mind, body, and spirit.

Dr. Lai’s clinical and professional interests include:

  • nutrition
  • gut microbiome
  • stress relief
  • brain optimization
  • meditation
  • medical education.

She finds joy in working with patients to develop a vision for their health and life, and in helping patients reach their health and wellness goals. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, spending time with family, and building miniature dollhouses.