Dr. Andrew Lam, MD

Dr. Andrew Lam, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Andrew Lam, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Springfield, MA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3640 Main St Ste 201

Springfield, MA 01107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lam performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
very high
more than 97% of peers
Vitreoretinal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Lam's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal 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.

Education

  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Hawaii
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lam to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Lam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I had a retina tear and was referred to Dr.Andrew Lam by my ophthalmologist. Dr. Lam was able to see me that day, and did a Laser Treatment on my retina. Unfortunately, I continued to have more issues that diminished my sight, and I ended up having "vitreo retina surgery." Dr. Lam explained the...more
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very professional would recommend to family members ,very pleased with my results and my experience with the staff .
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Dr. Lam repaired my torn retina. It was 65% Detached. Now, two plus years later, almost three, with it repaired, I have only 2% loss on the inside of the eye. All is fantastic!!! Excellent Doctor. If you need this surgery, please have Dr. Lam do the operation. He is excellent and I can see in my...more
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A very caring doctor, took the time to aquatint himself with my particular circumstances. Offered options and his recommendation based on discussion with me. He made sure I understood all steps of the process and kept the referring doctor appraised of what was happening. The result was regaining...more
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Dr. Lam was able to restore almost all of the sight in my right eye with one very simple operation. Follow up was excellent and I couldn't be happier with the results. I highly recommend Dr. Lam
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