John S. Lam

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

John Stephen Lam, MD, MBA, FACS is a partner with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group. Dr. Lam was was born in Detroit and raised in Michigan. He graduated with Honors in Biology from the University of Michigan. Dr. Lam earned his medical degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan and was chosen to participate in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute-National Institutes of Health (HHMI-NIH) Research Scholars Program. He subsequently completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in urology at the J. Bentley Squier Urological Clinic under the direction of Dr. Carl A. Olsson at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Lam then completed a fellowship in urologic oncology accredited by the Society of Urologic Oncology and a fellowship in endourology and minimally invasive surgery both at UCLA Medical Center, where he also served as Clinical Instructor at the David Geffen School of Medicine and gained extensive experience in clinical/translational research. Dr. Lam also received his MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and completed the Executive Program in Management at UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Dr. Lam currently serves as the Medical Staff President at Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Woodland Hills, and also serves on the Credentials and Privileges, Government Relations, Medical Executive, and Surgical Services Peer Review committees. He also holds a clinical faculty appointment at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center and devotes time to the education of residents. Dr. Lam is the current President of the Los Angeles Urological Society and the Urology Delegate for the California Medical Association. Dr. Lam is the author or co-author of more than 150 journal publications, abstracts, and book chapters. Dr. Lam maintains a busy practice with a focus on urologic oncology and minimally invasive approaches.


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