Dr. Samuel Paul Haslam specializes in Pulmonary Medicine in Thousand Oaks, California, at the UCLA Thousand Oaks Hampshire Primary and Specialty Care Clinic, and he provides Critical Care services at the UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center. He is board-certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Internal Medicine, and board-eligible in Critical Care Medicine. He recently completed Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, at the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical complex in the world. He is thrilled to be joining UCLA Health, and is enthusiastic about serving the communities of the Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles, and surrounding areas (Ventura and Los Angeles counties) to the highest of his abilities.
Dr. Haslam attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, graduated Magna Cum Laude, and was awarded the Edward Randall Medal for Academic Excellence. He then completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch, where he was awarded the Second Year Internal Medicine Resident of the Year Award, and was nominated for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Intern of the Year Award. Lastly, he completed fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine. During his training at Baylor, he was named the Overall Outstanding First Year Fellow, Overall Outstanding Second Year Fellow, Overall Outstanding Third Year Fellow, and Overall Outstanding Graduating Fellow. He also served as the Pulmonary and Critical Care program’s Chief Fellow during the final year of fellowship.
During his free time, Dr. Haslam enjoys health and fitness activities such as weight lifting and running, along with nutritious eating and living, and spending time outdoors and exploring the Thousand Oaks and Los Angeles areas with his fiancé and UCLA Psychiatry Resident, Dr. Jessica C. Sheu. As a teenager and young adult he had a strong interest in athletics and team sports, playing high school and collegiate roller hockey at the national levels, carrying over to his passion for health, medicine, fitness, and optimization of the human body, primarily in collaborative and team-based models. He is driven to empower his patients to achieve their best possible diagnostic and therapeutic healthcare outcomes through empathy, communication, and shared decision making, while providing the highest quality of care imaginable, and upholding and enhancing UCLA’s standard of excellence.