Dr. Ka Wai Tam, MD

Dr. Ka Wai Tam, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o
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Dr. Ka Wai Tam, MD is a family medicine specialist in Foster City, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in family medicine.

Foster City Medical Center

1241 E Hillsdale Blvd Ste 270

Foster City, CA 94404
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Tam's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchitis
Bursitis
Canker Sore
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Chlamydia Infections
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Dehydration
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Dizziness
Dysentery
Ear Ache
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
High Cholesterol
Hip Sprain
HIV Screening
Hives
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypokalemia
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Infectious Diseases
Influenza (Flu)
Injuries
Insomnia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Male Sexual Conditions
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Neck Muscle Strain
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Paracentesis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Perimenopause
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Postnasal Drip
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Ringworm
Scabies
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

Patient education is an investment that empowers a patient to take charge of his or her own health.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Toronto (Univ. Health Network)
Internship Hospital
2000
University Of Toronto (Univ. Health Network)
Residency Hospital
1998
University of Toronto / Faculty of Medicine
Medical School
1994
University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies (Master of Engineering)
1991
University of Toronto School of Engineering
Undergraduate School
2000
1998
1994
1991

Languages

  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • English

Awards

Dr. Tam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tam

4.0

Based on 3 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
33.333333333333336%
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1 Star
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Excellent doctor, Dr Tam listens and is very polite and I didn't feel rushed to discuss my medical problem. Highly recommended.
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Insurance accepted

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

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
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
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Guardian
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Employer Group HMO
Humana
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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Sequoia Hospital

Redwood City, CA