Dr. Steven Lam, DPM

Dr. Steven Lam, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Steven Lam, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Albany, NY. He graduated from Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine and specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatric foot surgery.Read his story

104 Hackett Blvd

Albany, NY 12209

Contact Information

(518) 465-3515

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Stress Fracture of Foot
more than 77% of peers
Foot Conditions
more than 75% of peers
Hammer Toe
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Lam's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lam "Dr. Steven Lam, DPM grew up in Niskayuna, NY and graduated from SUNY — Buffalo in 1999. He had always been interested in sports medicine and surgery, and found podiatry as a means to practice medicine, help people and find fulfillment in his professional life. Dr. Lam completed his studies in podiatric medicine at Temple University and continued his education with a three year surgical residency at The Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, PA where he was named Chief Resident his third year. His training focused on all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, including the reconstruction of the foot and ankle and diabetic limb salvage. He is one of the only podiatrists in the area that is dually Board certified in both Podiatric Surgery and Podiatric Medicine. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lam "The philosophy of Capital Region Foot Care has been to remain on the leading edge of of knowledge and technology while providing compassionate quality care. Our doctors have the expertise and training to provide you with the best care. Our friendly staff is committed to helping you through the process from making your initial appointment to following up with your questions. We strive to educate each patient regarding their condition so that they understand what options they have in their care and what to expect during treatment. We believe that keeping people active is the key to a happy and healthy lifestyle. We accomplish this by providing a compassionate professional environment, unequaled service, using a team approach with other specialists when warranted, and building a relationship with our patients to ensure the best outcomes."
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2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

24  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Warts

12  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • SUNY Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • The Graduate Hosp-U Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Steven Lam, DPM
I brought my 4 yr old Grandson to Dr. Lam. I would highly recommend him!! Dr. Lam has such a calming, friendly and courteous manor about him. He was very informative about the process, procedure ,and after care we received From Dr.Lam and ALL of the staff they were so friendly & helpful. They...Read More
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Albany, NY – Mar 31, 2017
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Dr. Lam has treated my 11 year old daughter. He has a wonderful bedside manner. He is highly skilled, patient and informative. As I am a medical professional myself, I hold our family practitioners to a very high standard. I would definitely recommend Dr. Lam to family and friends.
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MM in Delmar, NY – Jan 18, 2017
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Saved my foot when everyone gave up
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Cindy Williams in Gansevoort,NY – Jan 25, 2016
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