Dr. Russell Lam, MD

Dr. Russell Lam, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Russell Lam, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 2000 and specializes in vascular surgery and endovascular surgery.

8220 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 505

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

(214) 345-4160

Insurance Accepted

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • 29 More

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lam "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 recognized expert in complex peripheral arterial and venous interventional procedures. Dr. Lam has performed more than 4,000 complex peripheral interventions and has been credited with the prevention of thousands of leg amputations."

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Ulcer
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37  Procedures

  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherectomy
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Catheter Angiography
  • 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 Surgery
  • In-Office Atherectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Studies
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Stent Grafting
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lam

3.8

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(28)
4 Stars
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2 Stars
2.5%
(1)
1 Star
27.5%
(11)

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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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