Dr. Allen Lam, MD

Dr. Allen Lam, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
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Dr. Allen Lam, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Boston, MA. He graduated from CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIV SCH OF MED and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, laryngology, and more.

800 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 936-6160

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Acute Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lam "Dr. Allen Lam is an ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist at Mass. Eye and Ear, Longwood. He treats children and adults for general ENT and sinus conditions.




  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lam to family and friends
based on 11 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lam's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Hyannis, MA
I saw Dr. Lam today 8/18 for a recurring problem with noise in my right ear, and feeling full-headed at times. I had a serious car accident on 5/10 that affected my neck, head, and ears. Dr. Lam was wonderful; he was patient with me, explained things carefully, and gave me hope that these symptoms...more
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in Brighton, MA
Although the wait time can vary, Dr. Lam is worth the wait. He is clearly very smart but humble and caring. And, he spends time to explain things to layman terms. I have referred my friends to him and would refer family if they lived near Boston.
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in Boston, MA
Dr. Lam did very thorough examination and treatment. He is very professional and thorough in explaining all the problems and treatment. I recommend him highly to anyone who need ENT exam.
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Dr. Lam did my surgery a couple months ago and it went very well. I sincerely appreciate how he used surgery as a last resort but when it had to happen, the surgery went off without a hitch. I was very nervous but now I am breathing like a normal person again. Dr. Lam you are the best!!
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Dr. Lam was my surgeon for sinus surgery. He explained everything in detail upfront. I appreciated that he initially tried medical management before jumping straight to surgery as the other ENT surgeon I saw wanted to do. I am scared of surgery and wanted to try to control with medicines if...more
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