Dr. Gary Lam, MD

Dr. Gary Lam, MD

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Dr. Gary Lam, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Redding, CA. He has been practicing for 26 years.

Gary Lam MD

2510 Airpark Dr Ste 106

Redding, CA 96001
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Lam does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lam has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lam does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lam and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Mercy Medical Center Redding

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Lam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lam to family and friends
4.7
based on 33 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 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 (5)

in Bella Vista, CA |
I had ongoing back pain for years. I tried the epidural shots and practiced yoga regularly but I continued to get worse. Finally I went to see Dr Lam to talk about my options and it was the best thing I could have done. I ended up having a 2 level fusion last June and I can't believe how great I...more
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in Redding, CA |
Dr Lam performed a laminectomy on me in January of this year. No one ever wants back surgery but when it becomes necessary to relieve pain and nerve damage you do not hesitate. My experience with Dr Lam was very positive. His bedside manner is kind, compassionate and informative. My surgery was...more
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in Redding, CA |
Dr Lam is wonderful! He performed my neck surgery last July and I've been healing very well. I was extremely nervous about having neck surgery and dealt with the severe pain for over 10 years. I've already had 3 low back surgeries but hesitated when it came to my neck. Dr Lam had such away of...more
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in Redding, CA |
Wonderful physician. He worked on my neck and my husbands back. So patient and shows the same concern regard less of income or status.
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in Douglas City, CA |
Dr Lam is a very kind doctor who cares for his patients with honesty, courteous, thorough explanations for procedures and very competent. I felt very comfortable and at ease with Dr Lam. He is also an extremely compassionate doctor. I would recommend Dr Lam to all of my family and friends.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lam accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lam has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center Redding
2175 Rosaline Avenue Clairmont Hgts
Redding, CA 96001
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Shasta Regional Medical Center
1100 Butte St
Redding, CA 96001
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Saint Elizabeth Community Hospital
2550 Sister Mary Columba Dr
Red Bluff, CA 96080
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