Dr. Allen Lam, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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Age 36
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Dr. Allen Lam, MD
Dr. Allen Lam, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Boston, MA. He is 36 years old. Dr. Lam is affiliated with Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Melrose - Wakefield Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Winchester Hospital.


800 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 936-6160

Dr. Allen Lam, MD

Dr. Allen Lam, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Lam's Experience

Dr. Lam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


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

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • TMJ
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus


  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery

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
  • Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med
    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 10 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Lam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • 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 would, with time, go away. I felt so much better after my appointment with him. I am encouraged that I can eventually make a full recovery. I would heartily recommend Dr. Lam to anyone. Jayne Champion
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.
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.
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!!
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 possible. I am breathing better thanks to Dr. Lam.
like him a lot. kind, smart, and explains things to me and my fam.
dr lam is great. he is smart and helpful. he takes time to explain things. would recommend him highly.
in Watertown, MA |
Outstanding! Saw me on time, listened intently to what I had to say, asked questions to get clarification on what I was saying. Very thorough, organized and knowledgeable.Explained things using real life terms and examples that a non-medical person can understand. Explained exam procedures before and while performing them. Made sure I understood his directions for my medications, he wrote them down and handed them to me. Insured that I was set up for my follow up appointments.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lam accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lam has admitting privileges

Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114
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Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford
170 Governors Ave
Medford, MA 02155
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Melrose - Wakefield Hospital
585 Lebanon St
Melrose, MA 02176
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Winchester Hospital
41 Highland Ave
Winchester, MA 01890
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