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Dr. David Lam, MD

General Surgery*
4.7 (34)
Map Pin Small Pasadena, TX
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. David Lam, MD

Dr. David Lam, MD is a Surgeon in Pasadena, TX. They specialize in General Surgery, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch and is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast. Dr. Lam, completed a residency at Flushing Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lam an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Lam works at General Surgeons of Pasadena in Pasadena, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Cholecystitis and Gallstones and Obesity along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Cigna and UnitedHealthCare as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Lam's Office Locations

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    General Surgeons of Pasadena
    3801 Vista Rd Ste 450, Pasadena, TX 77504 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Obesity
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Obesity
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Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gallstones
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Gallbladder Removal
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Umbilical Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Hemorrhoids
Ileus
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Inguinal Hernia
Lipomas
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Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Rib Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ventral Hernia
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Barrett's Esophagus
Biliary Atresia
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Diseases
Cholangiocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Prolapse
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymphangioma
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pediatric Obesity
Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Toxic Megacolon
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy with Robotic Assist
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Appendectomy
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Bunion Surgery
Colectomy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colostomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Duodenal Polypectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Liver Tumor Ablation
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Orchiectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy
Puncture Aspiration
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Grafts
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Vagotomy
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Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Ambetter
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    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
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    • Cigna
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    • United Healthcare Community Plan
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.7
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    About Dr. David Lam, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Vietnamese
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1962598243
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • St. John's Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Flushing Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Medical Branch
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast

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

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

    Dr. Lam works at General Surgeons of Pasadena in Pasadena, TX. View the full address on Dr. Lam’s profile.

    Dr. Lam has seen patients for Cholecystitis and Gallstones and Obesity, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lam on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    34 patients have reviewed Dr. Lam. 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. Lam.

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