Dr. Derek Lam, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
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Dr. Derek Lam, MD
Dr. Derek Lam was born in Canada but moved to Seattle, Washington at the age of 11. He went to Cornell University in Ithaca, NY where he earned a Bachelor's degree with honors in Chemistry before returning to Seattle to attend medical school at the University of Washington. He stayed at UW for residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery during which time he became interested in clinical epidemiology and outcomes research and completed his Masters of Public Health. He then completed a two year pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. In addition to general pediatric otolaryngology, his clinical interests include the treatment of adult and pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, pediatric aerodigestive disorders including subglottic and tracheal stenosis, laryngomalacia, swallowing difficulties, laryngopharyngeal reflux, pediatric voice disorders, and velopharyngeal insufficiency. His research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and is currently funded by a NIH K23 grant. Outside of work Dr. Lam enjoys skiing, snowboarding, surfing, soccer, and ice hockey.

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd

Portland, OR 97239

Contact Information

(503) 494-8311

Dr. Derek Lam, MD

Dr. Derek Lam, MD

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  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • PacificSource
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Dr. Lam's Experience

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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
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
36

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Idiopathic Subglottic Tracheal Stenosis
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Laryngitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tinnitus
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Glossectomy
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • UNIV OF WA SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Cigna
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  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Hospitals where Dr. Lam has admitting privileges

OHSU Hospital- Marquam Hill
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR 97239
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