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Dr. Sylvia Lam, MD

Pediatrics ·  Female

Dr. Lam

Sylvia Lam MD SC

2500 W Higgins Rd Ste 1100 Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

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Dr. Sylvia Lam, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Hoffman Estates, IL and has been practicing for 47 years. She graduated from Kaohsiung Medical University in 1972 and specializes in pediatrics.


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Based on 23 reviews

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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 from Feb-first, she’s not paying us back the money we paid out of pocket and says we should pay her for those visits. Not a Human Bering... More like a money robot...
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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 find a pediatrician quite like her! Dr. Lam is very straight forward and I don't think many people like that, but all-in-all, she's great!
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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! - this is to all age patients! Sad service has worsened- I remember when they were a bit more pleasant. Very unprofessional.
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lack of patience to explain anything, not a good choice if u want to get personalized service.
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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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I would never come back with Dr. Lam because she is very angry and judges people
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Dr. Lam is an experienced doctor. She is fast efficient and goes straight to the point.
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About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Education

American College Of Med Quality
Fellowship Hospital
Pediatrics-Mercy Hospital & Medical Center Chicago Il
Residency Hospital
Pediatrics-Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Chicago Il
Internship Hospital
1972
Kaohsiung Medical University
Medical School
Kaohsiung Medical University
Undergraduate School
1972

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

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(847) 885-8852

Dr. Lam accepts the following insurance:

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lam's conditions and procedures:

  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • 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
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Blood Test
  • Boil
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enteritis
  • Fever
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hives
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Migraine
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Newborn and Well-Child Care
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tonsillitis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 10:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 10:00am - 1:00pm
    • Thu: 10:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 10:00am - 1:00pm
    • Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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