Dr. Tuan Lam, MD

Dr. Tuan Lam, MD

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Dr. Tuan Lam, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.Read his story

11190 Warner Ave Ste 303

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Lam's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pericardial Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam treats Pericardial Disease more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Lam treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Aneurysm
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam treats Aneurysm more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Lam treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lam treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Lam treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm

Dr. Lam's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Breathing Disorders
Bronchoscopy
Cancer
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Heart Valve Replacement
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mini-Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Myocardial Revascularization
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Procedures
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Respiratory Diseases
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Transmycardial Laser Revascularization
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Lam's story is one of great courage, perseverance, and human spirit. Accompanied by an aging grandmother, he and his three siblings escaped Vietnam in 1981. They arrived in the U.S. knowing no English, and yet seven years later, young Tuan gradu...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2008
    Usc/Norris Cancer Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2005
    Ucsf Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 1999
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1992
    Yale University
    Undergraduate School
    1992

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • Vietnamese
  • English

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Dr. Lam treated me like I was the most important thing on his calendar. He was caring, considerate and complete in his interactions with me and my wife. He was also honest (but not at all rude or abrupt) about what I was dealing with and the potential of outcomes. I could not imagine any better...Read More
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Dr.Lam is great! We felt extremely comfortable with him for my father's valve replacement surgery. He is very caring and explained the procedure in detail. Highly recommended.
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Dr Lam is the best. He performed an open heart surgery on me and I'm very grateful. The feeling of being scared before the procedures, not knowing any surgeon that time & what will happen turned into a very beautiful and satisfying experience. You can feel the passion of work and compassion towards...Read More
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Dr. Lam is an exceptional surgeon. He is extremely knowledgeable and is very personable. He truly has a heart to serve those who have heart conditions. You're in great hands with Dr. Lam.
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