Amer Karam

Gynecologic oncologist, Medical oncologist, Obstetrician/Gynecologist

4.9 out of 5
218 Patient Ratings
52 Patient Comments

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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Stanford Cancer Center South Bay

Professional Education

  • 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)
  • Fellowship: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (2007) CA
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2004) MD
  • Medical Education: American University of Beirut (2000) Lebanon
4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.0

Wait times

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.

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4.9 out of 5
218 Patient Ratings
52 Patient Comments

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 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

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

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.