Dr. Rai founded Operation Rainbow Canada in 1998.
Dr. Rai is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and has been B.C. Board Certified in Plastic Surgery since 1975. He has also been American Board Certified in Plastic Surgery since 1977.
Dr. Rai is a member of the following organizations:
- Canadian Society for Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery
- Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Association of Plastic Surgeons
- International Society of Plastic Surgeons
From 1989 to 1999, Dr. Rai was Chief of Surgery for the Simon Fraser Health Region, as well as the Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery from 1983 to 1999. He is also the past president of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons.
In 2013 Dr. Rai was honored with the Governor Generals Caring Canadian Award for his outstanding charitable contribution to the world as a Canadian.
Dr. Rai is frequently asked to speak at educational symposiums and his work has been published extensively. Born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Dr. Rai is married with two grown children and is an avid runner.