Albert Y. Lam, MD
Accepting new patients
This physician is an affiliate of the UCLA Medical Group but is not employed by UCLA.
After obtaining his medical degree at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, where he was a scholarship recipient, Dr. Lam completed his surgical training at Barnes Hospital, a teaching hospital of Washington University, located in St. Louis, Missouri. While at Barnes Hospital, Dr. Lam trained exclusively in general, vascular, and thoracic surgery. He later utilized that experience as the Chief of Surgery at Hawthorne Community Medical Group, where he delivered all aspects of general surgery to thousands of patients in Southern California. Dr. Lam is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He continues to further his own education by being a volunteer faculty member at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for over 30 years. Dr. Lam was recertified by the American Board of Surgery in December 2014.
Medical Board Certification
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 1976
Royal Marsden Hospital, 1968
General Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1975
General Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1971
MD, Albany Medical College, 1970
Areas of Focus
Hiatal hernia repair