Dr. Sylvia Lam, MD

Dr. Sylvia Lam, MD

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Dr. Sylvia Lam, MD is a pediatrics doctor who practices in Hoffman Estates, IL. She has been practicing for 46 years.Read her story

2500 W Higgins Rd Ste 1100

Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Contact Information

(847) 885-8852

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • 3 More

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Dr. Lam's Experience

Dr. Lam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Lam's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lam "HOSPITAL AFFILIATION St Alexius Medical Center Alexian Brothers Medical Center FORMS OF PAYMENT Credit Cards, Cash INSURANCES ACCEPTED Aetna Beach Street BCBS BCBS Illinois Cigna Cofinity (was PPOM - PDF) Coventry Health Care First Health HPPO HealthLink Humana Multiplan PHCS United Healthcare "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lam "We dedicate the best of our ability to provide the highest quality of health care.  Our staff are Tri-linqual in English, Spanish and Chinese.  We are compassionate, friendly and cheerful to children."


  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Dr. Lam does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fever
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Hives
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tonsillitis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts


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  • Blood Test
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Newborn and Well-Child Care
  • Physical Examination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Kaohsiung Medical University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Kaohsiung Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Pediatrics - Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Chicago IL
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Pediatrics - Mercy Hospital & Medical Center Chicago IL
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • American College Of Med Quality
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lam has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lam to family and friends
based on 23 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lam's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Stockholm, AB |
Dr. Lam is very disrespectful. She didn’t give our baby the shot she needed even though a supervisor called her and told her that our baby is covered. Our baby is over two months old and she hasn’t got any of her shots yet because of her. In addition, the supervisor told her that we were covered...more
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I'm sorry you felt that way. We will work hard work to improve our relationship with insurance companies to better served you and your family. Regards to the Copay it has been refunded already.
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Dr. Lam is an amazing pediatrician! She cared for my teenage brother and sister since birth and me since I was a teenager (now 28). As such, she has been my 9-year-old's pediatrician since birth. Unfortunately, I moved to another state and had to find another pediatrician :( and I know I will not...more
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Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are always here to serve you whenever you come back.
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Hoffman Estates, IL |
Horrible service in the office, wait time is ridiculous and both front desk and Dr are rude. It should not matter what insurance you have as to the quality of attention you receive. There should be better bed side manners with addressing patients. DO NOT go here! Rude Dr and rude front desk lady!...more
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in Hoffman Estates, IL |
lack of patience to explain anything, not a good choice if u want to get personalized service.
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in Palatine, IL |
Friendly office staff and very informative doctor. My daughter was sick and Dr.Lam carefully examined her and prescribed the medications needed. The office was very clean and we did not have to wait long at all compared to other doctors.
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Dr. Lam accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS

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Hospitals where Dr. Lam has admitting privileges

Alexian Brothers Medical Center
800 Biesterfield Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
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St. Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
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