Dr. Amer Karam, MD

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology • Male • Age 39

900 Blake Wilbur Dr
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Dr. Karam:

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Dr. Karam's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Karam's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Karam

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
STANFORD HOSPITAL AND CLINICS
Stanford Women's Cancer Center
900 Blake Wilbur Dr
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Stanford Women's Cancer Center
16400 Lark Ave Ste 350
Los Gatos, CA 95032
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  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Karam's Experience

    Dr. Karam's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Gynecologic Oncology
    • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Gynecological Oncology
    • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    1
    • Colposcopy
    • da Vinci® Surgery for Endometriosis
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Endometrial Ablation
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fibroid Tumor Surgery
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
    • Radical Cydoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
    • Vulvectomy
    2
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Dysplasia
    • Endometriosis
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Mastodynia
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginal Cancer
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vulvar Cancer
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. Karam

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Complete in 2001

    Residency Hospital

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Complete in 2004

    Fellowship Hospital

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Complete in 2008
    Ucla Med Center
    Complete in 2007

    Undergraduate Schools

    American University Of Beirut
    Graduated in 1996
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Karam & Staff

    • English
    • Arabic
    • French
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Karam's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Stanford Hospital and Clinics where Dr. Karam has admitting privileges:

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    • Stanford Hospital and Clinics

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Karam

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karam to family and friends

    28 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Karam's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 26 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Karam
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    27 responses
    above
    national average

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Karam accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

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    STANFORD HOSPITAL AND CLINICS
    Stanford Women's Cancer Center
    900 Blake Wilbur Dr
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    (650) 498-6004 (Office)
    (650) 723-7448 (Fax)
    B
    STANFORD HOSPITAL AND CLINICS
    Stanford Women's Cancer Center
    16400 Lark Ave Ste 350
    Los Gatos, CA 95032
    (650) 498-6004 (Office)
    (650) 723-7448 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Karam
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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