Dr. Schuman Tam, MD

Dr. Schuman Tam, MD

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Allergy & Immunology  |  
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56 y/o
(7)

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Dr. Schuman Tam, MD is an allergy & immunology doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

Asthma and Allergy Clinic of Marin and San Francisco, Inc

6850 Geary Blvd

San Francisco, CA 94121
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Tam performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Drug or Food Challenge
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hives
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
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Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Fruit and Vegetable Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Rhinitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Combined Immunity Deficiency
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • IgM Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Latex Allergy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

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Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Desensitization
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Patch Testing
  • Rhinoscopy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 1983
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St Mary's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • St Marys Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Tam does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Tam and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Tam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tam to family and friends
2.7
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Tam's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

San Rafael, CA |
I have several autoimmune issues. Dr. Tam was easy to talk to and gave me excellent care.
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San Rafael, CA |
The doctor himself is fine, but his office is unhelpful and doesn't seem to answer the phone all the time. I also had a serious issue with a zero refill request for an ongoing maintenance medication, which they denied without notifying me. But as they said brightly on the phone, "currently he's the...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tam accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Tam has admitting privileges

St. Mary's Medical Center
450 Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117
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Chinese Hospital
845 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94133
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Marin General Hospital
250 Bon Air Rd
Greenbrae, CA 94904
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UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
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