Dr. David Lam, MD

Dr. David Lam, MD

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59 y/o
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Dr. David Lam, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pasadena, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Lam's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lam performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam treats Obesity more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lam treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam performs Stomach Surgery more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Lam performs this procedure more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Lam's conditions and procedures:

  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a general surgeon, I believe in accurately diagnosing and treating my surgical patients as well as promoting lifestyle changes that will be advantageous in the treatment and surgical recovery process. Treating patients and their health problems in...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2008
St. John Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Tx Tech University Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Flushing Hospital
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School
1982
Loma Linda University
Undergraduate School
2008
1987
1987
1986
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lam

4.7

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
5.882352941176471%
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Dr. Lam was wonderful at my appointment. I even had a question for him the next day and he called me. The staff is extremely friendly. I appreciate them taking me in so quickly. Great job!
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I've had no less than 15 surgeries in my life, and Dr Lam and his staff have far outpaced any other Dr I've been to. The office staff are the most efficient and well organized bunch I've ever seen. They're always friendly and on time. Dr Lam spends plenty of time with his patients without causing...Read More
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Dr. Lam is the easiest doctor to talk to that I have ever known. You get a feeling of "This doctor is truly concerned about my well being and why I am here" when visiting him. He spends enough time with you to answer all of your questions and makes sure you understand everything concerning...Read More
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Excellent doctor responsible and nice staff in his office. Thanks for everything .
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I was able to get an appointment very quickly and surgery was scheduled within days. Dr. Lam and everyone in his office was professional and very pleasant. They were always concerned with my comfort.
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