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Dr. Amer Karam, MD

Oncology*
4.7 (40)
Map Pin Small Palo Alto, CA
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Amer Karam, MD

Dr. Amer Karam, MD is an Oncology Specialist in Palo Alto, CA. They specialize in Oncology, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine. They graduated from American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine and is affiliated with Stanford Hospital, Providence Redwood Memorial Hospital and Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital. Dr. Karam, completed a residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Karam an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Karam works at Practice in Palo Alto, CA with other offices in San Jose, CA and Stanford, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Menstrual Disorders, Uterine Fibroids and Ovarian Cysts along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Karam's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Breast Imaging Service at Blake Wilbur Building
    900 Blake Wilbur Dr, Palo Alto, CA 94304 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 498-6004
  2. 2
    Interventional Radiology In San Jose
    2589 Samaritan Dr, San Jose, CA 95124 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (408) 426-4900
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
  3. 3
    Stanford Hospital and Clinics
    300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA 94305 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 723-4000
  4. 4
    Stanford University
    875 Blake Wilbur Dr, Palo Alto, CA 94304 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 498-6000
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Stanford Hospital
  • Providence Redwood Memorial Hospital
  • Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Menstrual Disorders
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Treatment frequency



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Menstrual Disorders
Uterine Fibroids
Ovarian Cysts
Adenomyosis
Cervical Cancer
Cervical Dysplasia
Cervix Carcinoma
Endometriosis
Fallopian Tube Disorders
Ovarian Cancer
Peritoneal Cancer
Salpingitis
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Carcinoma
Vulvar Cancer
Vulvovaginal Rhabdomyosarcoma
Abdominal Hysterectomy
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
Oophorectomy
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Obesity
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Pap Smear Abnormalities
Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Acute Vaginitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anemia
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Atrophic Vaginitis
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cervical Polyps
Cervicitis
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coagulation Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Endocrine Gland Cancer
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Hemophilia
Herpes Simplex Infection
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
Hypertension
Hypothalamus Cancer
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Nausea
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Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Pelvic Abscess
Perimenopause
Pineal Region Tumors
Rectovaginal Fistula
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Secondary Hypertension
Sexual Disorders
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Skin Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginal Cancer
Vaginal Prolapse
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Yeast Infections
Colposcopy
Hysterosalpingo Sonography
Hysteroscopy
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Obstetric Ultrasound
Wound Repair
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Acute Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adult Failure to Thrive
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Bladder Cancer
Bowenoid Papulosis
Brain Cancer
Breast Carcinoma
Breast Pain
Cachexia
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Carcinoid Syndrome
Carcinoma in Situ
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Dysplasia
ENT Cancer
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Eye Cancer
Female Infertility
Folic Acid Deficiency
Follicular Lymphoma Grade 2
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Genital Herpes
Graft vs Host Disease
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hyperlipidemia
Kaposi's Sarcoma
Kidney Cancer
Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Lymphosarcoma
Male Breast Carcinoma
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Mastodynia
Melanoma
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Meningiomas
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Mycosis Fungoides
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloma
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Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nipple Discharge
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Oral Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian Remnant Syndrome
Pancreatic Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Pleural Cancer
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Reticulosarcoma
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Infections
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Thrush
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Thymomas
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Tongue Cancer
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Tract Cancer
Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
Uterine Adnexa Cancer
Uterine Prolapse
Vaginal Yeast Infection
Vulvar Leukoplakia
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Bacteriuria Screening
Biopsy of Breast
Birth Control
Breast Cancer Screening
Cancer Screening
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Colpopexy
Colpopexy with Robotic Assist
da Vinci® Surgery for Endometriosis
Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
Dipstick Urinalysis
Endocervical Curettage
Endometrial Ablation
Excision of Cervix
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fetal Cardiac Screening
Fetal Ultrasound
Fibroid Tumor Surgery
First Trimester Screening
Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
Gonorrhea Screening
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Infertility Evaluation
Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
Laparotomy
Lumpectomy
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Mammography
Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myomectomy
Newborn Metabolic Screening
Nuchal Translucency Screening
Open Hysterectomy
Oral Cancer Screening
Ovarian Cancer Screening
Pap Smear
Phenylketonuria Screening
Pregnancy Non-Stress Test
Pregnancy Test
Radical Cydoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Salpingo Oophorectomy with Robotic Assist
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Screenings
STD Screening
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Syphilis Screening
Thoracentesis
Trichomoniasis Screening
Urine Pregnancy Test
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Vaginectomy
Vaginosis Screening
Vulvectomy
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    4.7
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    Based on 40 ratings
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    About Dr. Amer Karam, MD

    Specialties*
    • Oncology

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic and French
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1851308860
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • American University of Beirut
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

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    Dr. Amer Karam, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Karam is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Karam has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Karam has seen patients for Menstrual Disorders, Uterine Fibroids and Ovarian Cysts, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Karam on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    40 patients have reviewed Dr. Karam. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Karam.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Karam, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Karam appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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