Amer Karam

Gynecologic oncologist, Medical oncologist, Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB-GYN)

Bio:   Dr. Amer Karam attended medical school at the American University in Beirut. He completed his internship and residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of California Los Angeles and a fellowship in breast surgery at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Karam has a vested interest in minimally invasive and robotic surgery with a practice centered on this approach for the treatment of patients with gynecologic malignancy and complicated pelvic surgery. He is currently an associate clinical professor at the Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Director of Robotic Surgery and Outreach in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology
4.9 out of 5
372 Patient Ratings
256 Patient Comments

Gynecologic Cancer Program in Palo Alto

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 1st Floor
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6004
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Sarcoma Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 2nd Floor
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Gynecologic Cancer Program in San Jose

Stanford Cancer Center South Bay

Gynecologic Cancer Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 1st Floor
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6004
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Stanford Women's Cancer Center

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 1st Floor
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6004
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2004) MD
  • Medical Education: American University of Beirut Office of the Registrar (2000) Lebanon
  • Fellowship: UCLA General Surgery Residency (2007) CA
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2008) NY
  • Board Certification: Gynecologic Oncology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2012)
  • Board Certification: Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2010)
  • Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2009)

Administrative Appointments

  • Co-Director, Stanford Robotic Surgery Committee (2016 - Present)
  • Director of Outreach, Stanford Gynecologic Oncolgy (2013 - Present)
  • Director of Robotic Surgery, Stanford Gynecologic Oncology (2013 - Present)
  • Medical Director, Stanford Cancer Center South Bay (2015 - Present)
  • Unit Medical Director, Stanford University Hospital (2018 - Present)
4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.1

Wait times

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Dr. Karam was very patient and answered all my questions very clearly and thoroughly. He spent a lot of time explaining everything which I really appreciated.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Excellent doctor, kind very dedicated to their patients.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Every time I see Dr. Karam he makes me feel at ease & helps me with alleviate my anxiety of my cancer diagnosis.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Dr. Karam answered all questions in terms I understood. Great staff as well. Highly recommend him.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Doctor Karam top draw. This is a man who really cares for his patients and wants them to know he will do anything to help. The best doctor I have ever had.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Dr. Karam is excellent!! He even went above & beyond to call me to explain the test results of a biopsy he did.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Reviewed prior history thoroughly, was professional, courteous, knowledgeable, experienced and responsive to every need of mine.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

SO THANKFUL FOR AN EXCELLENT DOCTOR I HAVE

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Even though I was being seen as a second opinion/consult, I was extremely impressed w/the level of care I received. I now know why he is rated so highly.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Karam is 100% good in every aspect of his position. Knowledgeable, patient, bedside manner great listener, perfect gentleman & he cured my cancer.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

I love Dr. Karam

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

All of them is nice and good.

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4.9 out of 5
372 Patient Ratings
256 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Dr. Karam was very patient and answered all my questions very clearly and thoroughly. He spent a lot of time explaining everything which I really appreciated.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Excellent doctor, kind very dedicated to their patients.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Every time I see Dr. Karam he makes me feel at ease & helps me with alleviate my anxiety of my cancer diagnosis.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Dr. Karam answered all questions in terms I understood. Great staff as well. Highly recommend him.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Doctor Karam top draw. This is a man who really cares for his patients and wants them to know he will do anything to help. The best doctor I have ever had.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Dr. Karam is excellent!! He even went above & beyond to call me to explain the test results of a biopsy he did.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Reviewed prior history thoroughly, was professional, courteous, knowledgeable, experienced and responsive to every need of mine.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

SO THANKFUL FOR AN EXCELLENT DOCTOR I HAVE

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Even though I was being seen as a second opinion/consult, I was extremely impressed w/the level of care I received. I now know why he is rated so highly.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Karam is 100% good in every aspect of his position. Knowledgeable, patient, bedside manner great listener, perfect gentleman & he cured my cancer.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

I love Dr. Karam

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

All of them is nice and good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Karam is always caring and listens as well as explains each step to prepare for future visits, tests and possible procedures.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Karam is very helpful & informative.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

I wouldn't go anywhere else for my medical concerns. EVERYONE is wonderful & compassionate at this location.

SHC Patient, May 2019

Dr. Karam is kind, professional, and caring. He cares about his patients. He remembers my concerns, addresses them respectfully..

SHC Patient, May 2019

Dr. Karam was very reassuring, calming in his demeanor. He made me feel at ease as he explained his proposed surgery to address my medical problem. I felt very optimist after my office visit with Dr. Karam. I am confident that Dr. Karam has the expertise to "fix" what ails me. He's very empathetic and warm and caring, qualities that a patient like myself, really appreciates, after receiving unexpected bad health news from my biopsy.

SHC Patient, May 2019

Dr. Karam is wonderful!

SHC Patient, May 2019

Extremely positive visit very professional, courteous & knowledgeable! Reported test results promptly & with reassuring personal message.

SHC Patient, May 2019

Dr. Karam is an exceptionally astute, BRILLIANT & caring individual who demonstrates expertise above & beyond the norm in OB/GYN as well as promoting hope in the patient by treating his patients as sentient human beings.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Amer Karam was exceptional in the time he spent answering my questions & in his knowledge about my case. I appreciated his expertise & have recommended him to others.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

So blessed to have an amazing doctor, Amer Karam

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Karam was most impressive. I had total confidence in him.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Karam is amazing!

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Thoroughly understands and remembers case details are greatly appreciated.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Karam is the best!

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Is an excellent, concerned for the health of their patients the best of the best.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Karam is the best doctor I ever known.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

He listened to my concerns. This does not always happen in a doctor's office.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

I feel safe with Dr. Karam and his staff today.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

I arrived 2 hours early & MD met with me early. Very pleased with this accommodation.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Dr. Karam is the best.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Just amazing, never felt rushed, super caring & empathetic.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

It was above and beyond everything I ever would have expected!

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Extremely good experience. Very easy to understand him. He explains everything in great details, answers your questions/concerns fully and lays out plan for future well.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

They were kind, informative and direct.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

Dr. Karam is a wonderful oncologist in every respect.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

I switched insurance so that I can be treated by Dr. Karam. It is so important to have confidence in your oncology team!

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

Dr. Karam was not only very professional, but very compassionate, understanding, and easy to talk with. He made me feel relaxed and very comfortable. He has a wonderful attitude.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

Dr. Amer Karam is a very honest, very positive, very concerned, very knowledgeable, very loving and caring doctor. I can recommend him to the world! (An A+ doctor).

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

I would recommend Dr. Karam to anyone that needs his expertise.

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Dr. Karam and his staff are EXCELLENT!!

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

He made sure I understood what I have and spent time to explain to my husband and I how body works. He was very informative and patient.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

An excellent and kind doctor.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

The dr. was excellent!

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

Dr. Karam was not only professional and informative, he was personal and friendly. I was extremely confident with him as my doctor.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

I love Dr. Karam.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

dr karam is the best doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Karam is the best doctor I've ever had!

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Karam shows a great deal of dedication in finding a solution.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

I have been seen mostly by Dr. Renz, and sometimes Dr. Karam they are both amazing! I would not want any other dr.s. Thank you!

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Karam is AWESOME! He makes me feel like a friend, concerned about my well being and sees me as a person not just a diagnosis.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Dr. Karam was exceptionally kind, caring, personable, and knowledgeable, and showed genuine concern for my health and well-being. He answered all of my questions without making me feel rushed, and did so in a very clear and straight-forward way. He is very clearly everything I could ask for in a doctor specializing in reproductive cancers.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

Dr Karam emailed us that evening to give us the CT scan results from what the radiologist saw. When you had/ have cancer this is a HUGE deal and sense of relief.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

Full attention on me as the patient!

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

Dr. Karam is one of the warmest physicians I have interacted with. He made me feel very comfortable and less worried about my medical situation. He took time out of his day before and after my surgery to call me to make sure I didn't have any questions. These little things do not go unnoticed. Thank you.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

Dr. Karam was completely present, direct and compassionate in his interaction with me and inspired my complete confidence.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

I love Dr. Karam. I travel from Walnut Creek just to see him.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

I feel I am in excellent hands with Dr Karam. He has always provided me with confidence in the care I am receiving at Stanford Cancer Center for Women. I just wish he would open an office in Antioch, CA.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

I liked the way they explained to me.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

My first visit with Dr. Karam - He spoke a lot of the time with me and answered all my questions. Very friendly.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

I have never had medical staff ask for my permission before any exam/procedure. I was treated with respect and patience by all.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

Dr. Karam is an outstanding, compassionate, thorough, polite, efficient and an amazing doctor! He is the best you have!

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

They seem confident and compassionate. Thank you.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr. Keram is positive, speaks clearly using easy terms to understand.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

If we could give Dr Karam and his team even higher scores, we would.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

I am extremely satisfied with the service Dr. Karam provides me with. He reassured me about my treatment options and follow up care. He showed he cared for me as a patient and as a person and that made me feel valued and SAFE.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr. Karam is an excellent doctor

SHC Patient, May 2018

I appreciated the description of clinical trial data about my condition.

SHC Patient, May 2018

I do not know how it could have been better.

SHC Patient, May 2018

I had many questions that were somewhat involved at this visit and Dr. Karam was very thorough in his explanations regarding my current treatment in the Clinical Trial and regarding my future treatment. He is very knowledgeable, compassionate and thorough and goes the extra mile in showing me how much he cares about me as a patient and that I am not just a number! I have been his patient now for almost two years and am blessed to have found him.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Every friendly and good listeners.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Dr Karam respects my decision on my care even though it is not his recommended choice and has continued to work with me on conservative treatment. He is much more patient than other (non Stanford) doctors I have worked with.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Dr. Karam is the best doctor.

SHC Patient, May 2018

I will recommender Dr. Karam to patients like me. Dr. Karam is very knowledgeable. Caring and compassionate. He is also very respect to me and my husband. I am very grateful to have him care for me continuously.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Dr. Karam is of the utmost caliber. He goes above and beyond.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Excellent new patient visit. Dr. Karam was extremely professional & knowledgeable. He took his time to explain everything - tests ordered - potential results &follow-up plan/treatment. VERY IMPRESSIVE and instilled the utmost confidence.

SHC Patient, May 2018

We are very fortunate to have Dr. Karam & his team as a part of the Placenta Abnormality Clinic, he save our lives.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

I love Dr. Karam!

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

I think Dr. Karam is an exceptionally competent, caring physician.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Dr. Amber Karam is a great doctor. Very friendly and very informative. A great person.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Dr. Karam is the model I can of what a doctor should be! I can't thank him enough for his superior care, kindness, communication skills, accessibility, professionalism and attentiveness in listening & acting! I am very lucky to be his patient.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Dr. Amer Karam's calm, comforting demeanor helps tremendously when going through the complexities of cancer treatment. I am confident in his knowledge and treatment.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

dr Karam is amazing. He is very well informed of patience condition/ situation and comes to the visit cery well prepared of oatience history. he is patient, empathic, understanding . his remarks and cimments are relevant and thoughtful.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Karam is one of the best doctors I have experienced. He is very confident, personable and smart.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Karam is one of the most excellent doctors I have ever had the opportunity to meet. Extremely caring and compassionate.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Karam is the BEST!!!!

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Karam is the single, best physician who has ever cared for me and I've been through a lot - 7 broken bones from various individual accidents, diabetes, cancer, being run over by a car, and being rear-ended by cars while driving 6 different times. Dr. Karam is kind, patient, very knowledgeable, a good listener, and provides excellent care and operated beautifully.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Karam is friendly, explains procedures well & clearly.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Karam takes good care of me.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Awesome!!!

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

I am thankful for Dr. Karam and his staff. I am this Clinical Trial because he advocated for me to be able to participate in it! I am grateful I am having the results I am having. He has given me hope and continues to give me hope when I need it.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Karam is an excellent doctor, very kind and trustworthy.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Karam is very friendly, and very knowledgeable I appreciate the time he took to answer questions & thoroughly explain the procedure.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Absolutely I recommend him. Dr. Karam is very knowledgeable, CARING, never gone rush when he is in the room with patient. HE IS GREAT.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Karam is superb - compassionate, caring, honest.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Dr. Karam is extremely caring and helpful. He is encouraging, clear in his directions, and responsive to all my questions.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

The doctor made me feel much confidence.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

I'm still getting to know Dr. Karam. Although he was very thorough with me when discussing my decision to go on the medication I'm taking I feel he has been rushed and brief in our follow up appointments thus far and I'd prefer to have more detailed information about what is happening in my body.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Amer Karam is the best Doctor on the planet

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

My doctor was very patient and explained the alternatives carefully I feel he is world class !

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr. Karam is caring, takes time with me as a patient to answer questions, etc.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

A very nice doctor and very professional very patient friendly and compassionate.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Spend considerable time w/me and answered my questions clearly.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

Dr. Karam is an amazing doctor, radiating confidence and care for the patient. He is extremely knowledgeable, being to answer questions both general and specific based on the recent scientific papers we brought in. We have full confidence that Dr. Karam can guide us to the best outcome possible.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

Dr Karam is awesome!

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

All very good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

I absolutely love Dr. Karam, he answers all of my questions and puts my fears at ease. He is the best dr. ever!!

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Amy and Dr. Karam are great. They always take their time to listen to my concerns and ask relevant questions. I feel very fortunate to be under their care.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Karam, spent over an hour with us (myself & my spouse). He was clear, kind, detailed, informative, empathetic, and supportive.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Karam is amazing. He always takes the time to hear my concerns & carefully responds. I feel informed and confident in my medical decisions after seeing Dr. Karam. He is also very gentle during procedures.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Love the care of Dr. Karam.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr. Karam's attitude was very warm & welcoming for me as a patient. He was very confident and explain my problem in a very responsible way. I felt that I can trust him about my medical condition, which is very important for a patient.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Excellent experience - Caring & genuine & professional!

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr. Karam is excellent in every area described above. He is very patient & kind in explaining my diagnosis & treatment options. He is great at answering questions and ensuring I understand the answers. Even though he is very busy he has never made me feel rushed. He spends the time the patient needs. Thank you, Dr. Karam!

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Karam is and has always been kind, caring and clear with information. Dr. Karam has also called me by phone to check in with me.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

I love Dr. Karam. He always answers all of my questions (no matter how crazy) he is comforting yet honest & realistic & always makes time for a phone call or follow-up communication. Dr. Karam always takes the time to answer all of my questions (no matter how crazy) he is comforting & understanding yet honest & realistic. He also always makes time for follow-up communication. He has made my experience with uterine cancer as good as it could be.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Karam and his assistant Amy are the best! They took their time to listen to my concerns. The long wait was worth it!

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

This last year going through cancer treatment would have been much harder if I didn't have such a great doctor in Dr. Karam.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Karam is excellent at what he does and has good client/patient interface skills. Always delightful and professional.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Excellent care & concern.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Karam is wonderful! He always listens to your concerns then offers his opinion. He is great. So lucky to have him as my physician.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

I really liked Dr. Karam he was very good at explaining the options and he showed me he cared about my problem.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Dr. Karam never raced through the app. & nor did he talk down to me always straight forward & positive.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

The doctor is extremely understanding and caring. An excellent doctor.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Top notch Physicians.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Karam is a great doctor and a great person. I feel very confident in him and his abilities.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr Karam is the BEST! Besides being a brainiac, he is humanistic, compassionate, funny, generous with his time, and humble too.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Wonderful caring & professional man.

SHC Patient, May 2017

I love Dr. Karen.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Karam was very happy to tell me the good news that my CAT scan was clean showing no signs of cancer. He listened to my concerns of my chronic pain and was concerned to find out the cause of my pain by ordering other tests to be set up by my primary care doctor. I did have to send a message to see if I needed to do a follow up CT scan before my next appt.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

They attended me very good all the people -

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Karam is a super doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Karam and PA Morgan are the best. Every visit wish this team a pleasant experience.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

I am so happy and grateful to have Dr. Karam to be my surgeon. He is very kind, considerate, explains the procedure outcome and the treatments to be done. I love Dr. Karam and I'll be so happy to recommend him to my friends.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

LOVED Dr. Karam.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Karam is an excellent doctor - he's the complete package - a brilliant guy and has the people skills a patient needs.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

dr Karsm is pretty terrific. puts you at ease. answers all of your questions

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Amer Karam called me at home afternoon. He took time from his weekend and family to keep me up to date when he could have posted the results on the website.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Amer Karam is excellent.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Pre-op and surgical care excellent. Management of post-op care MD - fair to good night RN - poor.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Karam is a very personable, caring physician who always answers my voicemail of emails within 24 hours but usually always the same day. He has made going through cancer treatment much easier.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Dr. is always very up in spirit and seems well liked by staff. He is popular with patients as well.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Dr. Karam is my hero! A man to be respected and admired. He's kind, caring, positive, brilliant, and fun to be with. I trusted him implicitly with my LIFE, literally, and I am so grateful for his help.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

I love Dr. Karam.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Karam is the best!

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Karam is personable, and a superb doctor, friendly and kind.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

On this visit, and on every visit, Dr. Karam provided excellent care. He and his staff are truly superb!

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

I would recommend Dr. Karam to everyone I know. He is the best. Such a good listener and caring doctor.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Karam is the best! Worth waiting for!

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

would like to see improvement on providing test results and discussing details of test results, including reviewing results of imaging results on computer with me- the test IMAGES THEMSELVES. Have not received results for most recent lab tests from 4 days ago either, theses same tests in the past have been posted same day, no more than 3 days.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Rachel Pisani and Dr. Karam are both very respectful of my needs and wishes.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Karam is excellent as always.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr was prepared for my visit, knew my prior treatments, was engaging, professional and knowledgeable

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Karam has ruined me for other doctors., I now compare all dr.'s to his kindness, caring and knowledge, LOL. Superior dr.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Best doctor I have never seen. Dr. Karam is great.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

good

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Karam is excellent. I was impressed how well he knew my pathology report, considering I was transferring from a different hospital.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

My care provider has always been kind and helpfull and very informative to me

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

I am happy to have chosen Dr. Karam as my gynecologist-oncologist.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

As usual, Dr. Karam is a star.. He is an awesome doctor and is kind, thoughtful and informative.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Karam is excellent!

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Karam was excellent in explaining my condition & treatment options & addressing the main reason for which I scheduled a 2nd opinion appointment with him.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

dr Karam is awesome and his student that day was amazing

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr Karam and his Nurse Practioner provide the kind of direct care and management every cancer patient should receive; compassionate, professional and with attention to detail - information & resources. I am a well-informed patient living with cancer making the most informed decisions about my tx plan. I know I can reach Dr Karan and nurse anytime I have a healthcare problem. This is a luxury in today's healthcare business. For a cancer patient, it is often the direct contact to their team that makes feel we are not alone in this big scary journey. I sing their praises to everyone. tremendous example of a professional duo team that genuinely cares about patient lives. This is the standard example all oncologist should follow in patient care & management. Bravo to Dr Kararm and Nurse Practioner Pisani!!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

They are nice and good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Karam was the most caring, responsive, talented, intelligent doctor I could ever hope for.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Karam was fabulous & very helpful in answering all of my inquiries so that I could make informed decisions about care in the near future & beyond.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Karam is an excellent doctor. Stanford and all of his patients are lucky to have him.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Karam always returned my phone calls even when his off duty. He is a very caring and honest physician.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Karam is the best. Highly recommend him to people.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Karam is a very compassionate & highly considerate & generous with his time and in giving follow-up visit instructions. He is respectful in answering my questions.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Karam was very impressive in his explanation of my condition, options for treatment, etc. He included my husband in the conversation and was very open answering questions. He also has a great sense of humor and made an effort to learn a little bit about me during my visit. Outstanding!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

I found Dr. Karam and his assistant to be excellent. They went above and beyond to address all of my questions and concerns.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Karam was very genuine and personable and explained about surgery and different reasons my surgery could change depending on what the mass looks like.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Karam is the best doctor I've ever had in all aspects.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

He is great.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Karam is the best doctor I've ever had. He is very attentive and helpful.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Karam is wonderful. he is always good about listening to you and discussing your concerns. I forgot to ask him a question so I emailed him later and he got back to me the next day.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Dr. Karam is one of the BEST doctors I have ever experienced.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Deeply grateful for Dr. Amer Karam. He is keenly aware, concerned, energetic, masterful.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Much respect and gratitutde for Dr. Karam.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Karam has consistently been very patient in answering my questions. I find him very compassionate, very caring and highly professional. He is an excellent physician and I feel so lucky to have him as my oncologist and gynecologist. He is also very generous of his time.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr Karam and his team - exceptional care for the patient. Wonderful people who work hard to alleviate one's suffering.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr Karam is an excellent doctor. He listens to my concerns and offers his opinions. He truly cares about his patients. He's wonderful! So glad he is my physician!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Karam has been fantastic. He is the best specialist we have had the pleasure of seeing. We are very lucky to have him as our doctor

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I trust and respect Dr Karam very much. His staff have always been so skilled and kind, as well.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Karam is an outstanding doctor. He has always made me feel comfortable. He is a very caring doctor. I would definitely recommend Dr. Karam.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Karam was extremely thorough and answered all inquiries. He listens, and understands voiced concerns. Very compassionate and professional. I felt assured that he was the type of surgeon I could trust.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Karam is personable, warm, informed, professional, involved, and respectful of his patient.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Karam is one in a million!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Excellent care

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

I am very pleased with Dr. Karam He is an outstanding Dr. and person He is personable and caring. I am very pleased with Dr. Karam, he is the best !

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr Karam creates a unique atmosphere of positive energy and concern for my situation. He answered all my questions in great detail and attention.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

All good with everything "NO bad".

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Koram is very compassionate, very generous of sharing time to answer my questions. He is an excellent physician. I am very pleased and will continue to see him for follow - check ups.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Karam is the best Dr. I have seen, very knowledgeable , very good listener, spend enough time, answer all my question clearly. He has confedence. wonderful Dr. for me.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Karam is excellent. He is knowledgeable, approachable, and helpful. He's great at what he does.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Everyone very positive & helpful, concerned & caring. NP, dr., study coordinator -

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Karam and his staff are the best!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Karam is certainly the best doctor I've ever had. I wish all doctors were like him!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Karam's patient care ethic is outstanding - he listens, checks in regularly, and makes himself available to his patients. He is both kind & an excellent physician.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Karam is a great doctor. He explains everything perfectly and included me in all decisions. I would defenetly recomend him to others.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Karam is very compassionate & very respectful to my questions. He is an excellent surgeon & oncologist. I am very pleased with his knowledge & expertise and personal attributes. I am so lucky to him as my oncologist surgeon.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Over all very professional and friendly service.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Karam is very kind, compassionate and knowledgeable - Excellent bedside manner!

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr., Karam is kind, courteous and respectful. He talks to me not at me. He helps me to process and understand. He listens to my concerns.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

We love Dr. Karam and followed him from UCLA. He is always friendly, prepared, responsive, and very patient-oriented. He knows his stuff, & is an example for all doctors. No one compares!

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Excellent experience - Thoughtful, sensitive & extremely capable! Feel very confident in the care.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Best doctor ever!

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Karam is an excellent physician with a truly wonderful bedside manner - I felt respected & well cared for.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Karam is truly excellent. His fellow is still learning and gave very general answers, but she has a great teacher.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Karam is the best! Always takes time to answer questions, explain, etc.! Thank-you Dr. Karam.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Karam gave me his home phone number. I have used it twice. He is great & compassionate.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Karam and his whole team are excellent. I would recommend him to anyone.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

MD is very upbeat - always appears in good humor and treats me like an adult!!!

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr Karen is the most caring kind, considerate BRILLIANT physicians I have ever not. He is a gift.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Karam & staff are the best for all above reasons. I drive 5 hrs. - one way to see him. A+++.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Karam is the best. He is excellent.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I have had a great experience consistently stage 4 Ovarian cancer. I have referred 3 patients to Dr. Karam.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Karam is incredibly responsive, caring and competent. He gets my highest recommendation.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Yes good experience.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Why no physical exam?

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Dr. Karam was excellent.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Would like doctor to engage more about what to expect from treatment & be more encouraging!!

SHC Patient, May 2015

My experience with this clinic and care provider has been very good.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Karam is very compassionate and quite generous of giving time/spending time to answer questions.

SHC Patient, May 2015

They explained everything very good regarding the medical problem I am going through.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I was impressed.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Karam and all of his assistants. They always spend plenty of time with me and answer all my questions. Their answers are clear and informative. Mostly, they give me encouragement in this battle against ovarian cancer.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

It would have been helpful if radiologic images had been obtained from PAMF before the appointment. I had asked beforehand and told the report had been obtained. However, the corresponding images were not. It also was not clear whether SHC would obtain them after the appointment or whether I must facilitate getting them to Dr Karam.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

He was amazing.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Karam is an amazing doctor! Rating him a "10" is not good enough. He is a 20 plus!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Karam was/is one of the very best doctors I have ever been to - as a first time patient/appt.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Karam is amazing. He saved my life! Thank you!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Karam is outstanding. He is very caring & listened to your concerns. He always gives you choices about your care. He is an awesome doctor!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Couldn't be better.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Excellent experience - Extremely knowledgeable and thoughtful -

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Exceptional amount of care & precision in explaining my health options.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

I have very positive experiences with Dr. Karam and his support staff. They all treated me with respect and compassion which a cancer patient like me needed.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Karam is an excellent and caring provider.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

EVERYONE was fantastic! From check-in to the doctor, everyone was kind & considerate.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I'm very thankful for their kindness.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

All the care providers comforted me = their attentive listening to my concerns & their suggestions.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Ashley Powell is amazing. It is because she went above & beyond the call of duty to help me that I am transferring to Stanford Cancer Center!!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

All good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Best care provider!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Very open, confident, no nonsense - to the point dr.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

I have 100% confidence in my doctor, his team, and office staff.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Karam is the best surgeon in every aspect of the profession. He combines unmatched skills with the positive, caring and reassuring attitude that we all hope to find in our doctors. He exemplifies the Stanford culture.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Karam, I can't say enough about how absolutely wonderful he is.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Karam had the best bedside manner ever. Truly great. I felt good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Made me feel important/not rushed.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Karam was current with my case efficient while providing an attitude of caring & professionalism.