Dr. Thomas Lam, MD

Dr. Thomas Lam, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas Lam, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Alhambra, CA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Lam is affiliated with Alhambra Hospital Medical Center and San Gabriel Valley Medical Center.

1668 S Garfield Ave Ste 100

Alhambra, CA 91801

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Indigestion
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastritis
high
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

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

  • American University Of The Caribbean
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • New Rochelle Hosp Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lam to family and friends
3.7
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Lam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lam accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • LACare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lam has admitting privileges

Alhambra Hospital Medical Center
100 S Raymond Ave
Alhambra, CA 91801
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San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
438 W Las Tunas Dr
San Gabriel, CA 91776
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