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Dr. Russell Lam, MD

Vascular Surgery ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Lam

Dr. Russell Lam, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 2000 and specializes in vascular surgery and endovascular surgery.


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(214) 345-4160

Dr. Lam accepts the following insurance:

Accountable Health Plans of America
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Worker's Compensation WC
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Buckeye Community Health Plan
Medicare Advantage HMO-SNP
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Select Network HMO
Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Galaxy Health Network
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
HealthSmart POS
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group WC
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
MultiPlan Wellmark PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Principal Financial Group
Pyramid Life
Today's Option Medicare Advantage PFFS
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Superior HealthPlan
STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Plus Medicaid
Texas True Choice
Texas True Choice PPO
Texas Workers' Compensation
Texas Workers' Compensation WC
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
PacifiCare
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lam's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lam treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam treats Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lam treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lam performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Airway Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Enteral Stenting
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Intracranial Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Wingspan™ Stent System

Dr. Lam's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Catheter Angiography
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • In-Office Atherectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Studies
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Stent Grafting
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Venous Ulcer

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr Lam specializes in minimally-invasive therapy for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), aortic aneurysm, carotid artery stenosis and stroke prevention, and varicose veins. He has been in practice since 2007 and has quickly emerged as a nationally rec...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

2007
Columbia University College Physical Surgs
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Weill Med College Cornell University
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Baylor College Med
Residency Hospital
2002
Baylor College Med
Internship Hospital
2000
University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
Medical School
1996
University Of California At Berkeley
Undergraduate School
2007
2007
2005
2002
2000
1996

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • D Magazine best doctor, October 20
  • Texas Monthly Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars, 2011
  • America's Top Surgeons by The Consumer Research Council of Americal, 2011

Media & Publications

  • Good Morning Texas, 2010

Dr. Lam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lam

3.9

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(11)

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Sometimes there is a wait but I expect this from good doctors that are engaged in their patients care. My mom has been seeing him for a couple years now and he saved her legs. He has done several operations on her and i have never been more confident in the abilities of a dr than i am with him. She...Read More
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Wonderful care
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Dr. Lam is extremely concerned about his patients well-being, to the extent that he provides a cell number where he can be personally contacted. This is the first doctor that I have encountered that is this conscientious.
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Excellent doctor. Truly deserving of title "Texas Superdoctor!"
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My first appointment showed up early waited in lobby over 30 minutes finally asked lady behind the desk what was happening. She explained Dr sometimes falls behind due to new patients like myself and questions etc. Then after 55 minutes I went to a room waited another 30 minutes still no one...Read More
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