John S. Lam

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

John Stephen Lam, MD, MBA, FACS is a partner with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG). Dr. Lam graduated with Honors in Biology from the University of Michigan. He earned his medical degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine 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 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 completed a K30 Graduate Training Program in Translational Investigation. Dr. Lam 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 Past-President at Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Woodland Hills as well as the Credentials and Privileges, Government Relations, Medical Executive, and Surgical Services Peer Review committees. He is also a member of the SCPMG Regional Genitourinary Cancer Subcommittee and a member of the Legislative Forum. Dr. Lam holds a clinical faculty appointment at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center and devotes time to the education of residents. He 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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