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Dr. Eugene Lam, MD

Gastroenterologist

Professional statement

An accomplished gastroenterologist, Dr. Eugene Lam pursued his medical education from Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University. He then went on to complete an internship and a residency in internal medicine at Boston Medical Center. Further, he finished his fellowship training in gastroenterology at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. Passionate about medicine, Dr. Lam is certified in gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He takes a genuine interest in researching and educating himself on various new advancements in gastroenterology, so his patients get the best and the most advanced treatment possible. Dr. Lam is available for consultations at First California Physician Partners Surgical Associates. He looks after the community of La Quinta, CA, and provides comprehensive and holistic medical care, to enhance his patients’ overall health. He believes in fostering a healthy physician-patient relationship that facilitates assurance and respect.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Alignment Health Plan
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Boston Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Boston Medical Center, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Fellowship in Gastroenterology
  • Swarthmore College (Bachelor's)

Awards and publications

  • Clinical Research study with Dr. Dennis Jensen: Varix 7 Study: propranolol vs. prophylactic band ligation with hepatic wedge pressure measurements
  • Lam EC, Jensen DM, Gralnek IM. The role of endoscopy in the diagnosis, grading, and treatment of portal hypertensive gastropathy. Tech Gastrointest Endosc 7:37-40
  • Yao M, Lam EC et al. Cyclooxygenase-2 selective inhibition with NS-398 suppresses proliferation and invasiveness and delays liver metastasis in colorectal cancer. Br J Cancer. 2004 Feb 9;90(3):712-9.
  • Yao M, Kargman S, Lam EC et al. Inhibition of cyclooxygenase-2 by rofecoxib attenuates the growth and metastatic potential of colorectal carcinoma in mice. Cancer Res. 2003 Feb 1;63(3):586-92.
  • Molecular genetic research of Bipolar Disease and Substance abuse

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1043257769

Office locations

DCN - Specialty Care

47647 Caleo Bay Dr, Suite 210

La Quinta, CA 92253

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The initial greeting was great. The staff was very efficient and professional. My questions were were answered and explicitly detailed by the doctor and his physician assistant followed up after the doctor to see that I understood everythingthe doctor directed and inquire if there was any other inquiries or matters to be addressed.
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AWESOME! Everything explained, I was treated with respect. He was very professional and compassionate.
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Very good, very informative & reassuring. Intelligent, professional & kind.
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Everything was very well explained. Staff was great!
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Very professional, explained everything clearly. Staff very efficient.
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I recevied great care. Staff was amazing
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It was very good. Excellent. I was very clear about my procedure I will be having, and what is what might be going on. Very happy with Dr. Lam and asst as well.
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Dr. Lam's assistant greeted me with a smile, made me feel comfortable and confident in the care I would receive. Very professional but also very nice.
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