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Gynecologic Oncology | Male

Care Philosophy

As a gynecologic oncologist I strive to put the patient at the center of her multidisciplinary care and provide the most caring, leading-edge cancer treatments.

Biography

Dr. Amer Karam, MD is a gynecologic oncology doctor who practices in Palo Alto, CA. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Karam is affiliated with Dominican Hospital.

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Dr. Karam's Performance
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Patient Reviews (2)
in San Jose, CA |
Dr. Karam and his team are among the most wonderful people I have met in my life. Hospital anxiety dissipates when one is around these people. Dr. Karam is a special blend, kind and caring human being with the magic and power of a brilliant and skilled surgeon. Thank you Dr. Karam.
in Santa Cruz, CA |
Dr. Karam is the best doctor I have ever encountered, and being a health-care professional myself, I have met and worked with hundreds of doctors. He is the perfect blend of brilliant, skilled (surgically), funny, patient and very kind. He is genuine and easy to approach. He treats you like a friend and it's easy to forget that he is a brilliant intellect with the ability to literally save lives on a daily basis. Anyone would be lucky to have Dr. Karam as their physician.
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Dr. Karam's Care Philosophy

As a gynecologic oncologist I strive to put the patient at the center of her multidisciplinary care and provide the most caring, leading-edge cancer treatments.

Dr. Karam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
  •  Board certified in Gynecological Oncology, Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Dysplasia
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Completed in 2008

    UCLA Med Center

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    American University Of Beirut

    Graduated in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

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Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fibroid Tumor Surgery
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pap Smear
  • Radical Cydoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • da Vinci® Surgery for Endometriosis