Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 47

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Bellingham, WA and has over 21 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. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD

Madrona Medical Groupps

4545 Cordata Pkwy Bellingham, WA 98226 ()
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Dr. Lam's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • 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
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • 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
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Lam accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Lam's Reviews

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4.0

Based on 4 ratings

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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
4 people found this helpful
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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.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Bellingham, WA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

New England Med Center Hosps
Residency Hospital
2001
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Lam's profile to make an appointment.

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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.

Does Dr. Kelvin Lam, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Lam has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Practice

Madrona Medical Groupps4545 Cordata Pkwy Bellingham, WA 98226
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PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth2980 Squalicum Pkwy Ste 101 Bellingham, WA 98225
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center

Ketchikan, AK

69% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% lower than the national average

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

Bellingham, WA

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Peacehealth United General Medical Center

Sedro Woolley, WA

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average