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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cancer Center
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Lung Cancer
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • General Pulmonary Medicine
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodules
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pulmonary Disease/Critical Care
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
North Chicago, IL USA

Undergraduate - University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British C,

Medical Education - Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
North Chicago, IL USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 2/3/2021, Dr. Lam has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

112 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

34 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

I love Dr. Lam! He Is kind and thorough and does not get annoyed by questions.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Dr Lam very kind, informative and professional.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Dr. Lam is a very professional and caring doctor. He listened intently and recommended a couple of options. He helped me get a follow-up appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Dr. Lam took a lot of time explaining my lung scan, he made sure I was following what he had to say. I think he is an exceptional doctor, very pleasant and professional.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr. Lam treated us extremely well. He exhibited concern, kindness, caring and professionalism. I look forward to working with him to receive answers for my health issues.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

I would highly recommend Dr. Lam to anyone.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr Lam is great

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr Lam is the best

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr Lam takes the time to inform so I can understand and make intelligent decisions with his guidance.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

I had a wonderful experience with Dr. LAM.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr. Lam is very kind and listens to my concerns. My situation is not normal because there is an underlying condition that has not been determined yet and Dr. Lam is doing all he can to help me find the right Doctors for a diagnosis. He is a great doctor. He always works to find solutions and help me.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

Dr. Lam was very caring and listened to the issues. I was very pleased with the visit.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

I dealt mostly with Dr. Lam this visit. He is super! He listens to what I am saying and teaches. I feel that he is exceptional!

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Dr. Lam is amazing. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a pulmonologist. Ken White did my PFT. He is the best. He is kind, empathetic and so great at what he does!

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

I felt like I was in the right place with the right Doctor. Dr. Lam is knowledgeable, kind, respectful and he gave me details. I feel like I can trust this man.

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

I felt completely at ease with Dr. Lam. He covered all the bases in explaining my condition to me.

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

So nice to deal with. Calm and took time to explain and answer any questions I had. I would highly recommend Dr. Lam.

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr. Lam made the video exam very informative.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Phenomenal physicians!

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Dr.Lam was an Awesome Doctor. So kind and caring.Very responsive to your questions.Best Doctor I ever had.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Dr. Lam was professional and thorough in his attempt to elicit sufficient info and to explain his preliminary diagnosis. I left feeling "heard" and also confident that he is knowledgeable in his field.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Dr. Lam is very courteous and respectful at all times in all instances.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

only place I have found to entrust with my care above anything that my primary care doctor handles. I would not go anywhere else for the care I have received at CC.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Dr. Lam has executed "best in class" health care practices. Dr. Lam has provided to me and my wife; compassion, care, information and best next steps starting on my first visit in 2019. Dr. Lam scores a solid 10+ at every level of care.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

Dr. Lam is an absolute pleasure. His kindness and listening skills, as well as being able to explain things is exceptional.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

dr. Lamwas truly the definition of a true professional on so many levels! I am an RN and have many interactions with doctors and he is a top notch doctor in my opinion.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

dr Lam is a wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

Doctor Lam was a good referral

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

Excellent care. Best doctor I have ever had!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Dr Lamm and Kelly took the time to explain everything so we had a good understanding of how to move forward

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Dr. Lam is truly amazing. Highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

Dr. Lam is a wonderful Physician. Very caring and kind.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Lam was wonderful. He spoke in ways that I could understand. I appreciate his compassion and professionalism.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

The Pulmonary tech for breathing test was excellent and I cannot speak more highly of Dr. Lam & an attending resident , Dr. Griffin! I think this was the best experience I have had at Cleveland Clinic with Doctors.... I really respect and admire all of my cardiology team etc. but these two men worked beautifully together. Dr. Lam was amazing in his explanation , reading my history, really talking to me ! A++++ all around !

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