Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 46

Dr. Lam
Accepting new patients

Madrona Medical Groupps

4545 Cordata Pkwy Bellingham, WA 98226

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(360) 738-2200

Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Bellingham, WA and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine medical school in 2001. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center and PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lam to book an appointment.

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Dr. Lam's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Thoracentesis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Lam accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (3)
  • Explained conditions well (3)
  • Listened & answered questions (3)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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I had a sleep lab done, and it didn't check any of the three boxes Dr. Lam was looking for - not narcoleptic, not sleep apnea, not insomnia. So I asked what was the next step? He just said he couldn't help me. Didn't have any alternative ideas, or other people to send me to. Eventually he sent me to a PCP for blood tests after I begged him to come up with a plan.
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Casey in Bellingham, WA – Jul 24, 2018
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Dr. Lam is the best doctor I have been to! He is knowledgeable, skilled, and highly competent in his field. I trust him to help me make the best medical decisions and would recommend him to all my friends and family.
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About Me


Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Bellingham, WA and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications


New England Med Center Hosps
Residency Hospital
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School


Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lam frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Wheezing, and Shortness of Breath. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lam treats.

Where is Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD's office located?

Dr. Lam's office is located at 4545 Cordata Pkwy, Bellingham, WA 98226. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Madrona Medical Groupps4545 Cordata Pkwy Bellingham, WA 98226
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lam is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center

Ketchikan, AK

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

Bellingham, WA

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Peacehealth United General Medical Center

Sedro Woolley, WA

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average