Dr. Geoffrey Lam, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Lam, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Geoffrey Lam, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Lam has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Hawaii (SOM) medical school in 2005. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Spectrum Health Hospitals Butterworth Hospital and Spectrum Health - Zeeland Community Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lam to book an appointment.


Locations

SHMG Cardiothoracic Surgery - Meijer Heart Center

New Patient?
(616) 287-6022
Grand Rapids Office100 Michigan St Ne Ste 8830 Grand Rapids, MI 49503
1

At a Glance

  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

More Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialists at Spectrum Health

Dr. Lam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lam

2.6

Based on 5 ratings

5 Stars
40%
(2)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
60%
(3)
healthgrades logo

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Lam?
(Select your rating)

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Lam?

Help Improve Healthgrades

Does Dr. Geoffrey Lam, MD...

Offer an online patient portal?

Have free onsite parking?

Offer weekend visits?

Offer evening visits?

Communicate via email?

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Lam accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(616) 287-6022

Dr. Lam accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Spectrum Health
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Michigan
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Practice Areas

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on surgical treatment of conditions affecting the chest, including the heart, lungs, trachea, esophagus, diaphragm and chest wall.Compare with other Thoracic Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lobectomy, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam performs Lobectomy, Open more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Lam performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Lam performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam performs Lung Surgery more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Lam performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

Check Dr. Lam's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Lam's conditions and procedures:

  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Wall Mass
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemoptysis
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Geoffrey Lam, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Lam has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Univer...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

New York University (GME)
Fellowship Hospital
Emory University (GME)
Residency Hospital
Emory University (GME)
Internship Hospital
2005
University of Hawaii (SOM)
Medical School

Awards

Common Questions and Answers

  • Does Dr. Lam communicate via email?

    No responses yet. What's your ?

    Yes
    (0)
    No
    (0)
  • Does Dr. Lam offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

    No responses yet. What's your ?

    Yes
    (0)
    No
    (0)
  • Does Dr. Lam offer an online patient portal?

    No responses yet. What's your ?

    Yes
    (0)
    No
    (0)
  • Does Dr. Lam have free onsite parking?

    No responses yet. What's your ?

    Yes
    (0)
    No
    (0)
  • Does Dr. Lam offer weekend visits?

    No responses yet. What's your ?

    Yes
    (0)
    No
    (0)
  • Does Dr. Lam offer evening visits?

    No responses yet. What's your ?

    Yes
    (0)
    No
    (0)

Please call the office to learn more. (616) 459-7258

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Geoffrey Lam, MD?

Does Dr. Geoffrey Lam, MD offer telehealth services?

Is Dr. Geoffrey Lam, MD accepting new patients?

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Lam treats patients.

Learn more

Spectrum Health Hospitals Butterworth Hospital

Grand Rapids, MI

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Spectrum Health - Zeeland Community Hospital

Zeeland, MI

85% Patient experience rating, 16% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Spectrum Health United Hospital

Greenville, MI

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)