Amer Karam

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


Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology

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Languages Spoken:
Arabic , French

Biography


Dr. Amer Karam is a board-certified, fellowship-trained gynecologic surgeon and clinical associate professor in the Stanford Medicine Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Gynecology Oncology. He specializes in gynecologic oncology, hospice and palliative care, hereditary gynecologic cancers, laparoscopic and robotic gynecologic surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology.

Dr. Karam attended medical school at the American University in Beirut. He completed his internship and residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, before completing 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 director of Robotic Surgery and Outreach in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Internship: John Hopkins University-Bayview Medical Center (2001) MD
  • Fellowship: UCLA Medical Center Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellowships (2007) CA
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2004) MD
  • Medical Education: American University of Beirut Office of the Registrar (2000) Lebanon
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2008) NY
  • Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology (2012)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2010)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 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 - 2018)
  • Unit Medical Director, Stanford University Hospital (2018 - Present)

Publications

Practice Locations


Stanford Women's Cancer Center Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

900 Blake Wilbur Drive, 1st Floor

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Gynecologic Cancer Program in San Jose San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA

2589 Samaritan Drive

San Jose , CA 95124

(650) 498-6000

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Gynecologic Cancer Program in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

900 Blake Wilbur Drive, 1st Floor

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Stanford Cancer Center South Bay San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA

2589 Samaritan Drive

San Jose , CA 95124

(833) 444-7622

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Patient Ratings

(570 Ratings)

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4.9/5

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Patient Reviews

(324 reviews)

I feel that Dr. Karam provides the best care possible. I'm very thankful to have Dr. Karam as my doctor.
Dr. Amer Karam is excellent! Very informative, took time to explain diagnosis, and procedure. Demonstrated that he cares for his patients.
Doctor Karam is the most cognizant, compassionate, attentive, and caring physician.
Dr. Karam is amazing! Even called me on a Sunday evening with test results.
I always recommend Dr. Karam.
Dr. Karam was the best doctor I've ever seen in terms of listening & explaining my condition & recommendation for treatment.
They are all good!
Dr. Karam is the best, bar none!
Though my husband was not permitted to attend in person re: COVID practices, Dr. Karam suggested I use my cell phone on speak and thus my husband was able to participate in my exam. This was much appreciated.
I highly recommend Dr. Amer Karam to anyone who needs help. He was knowledgeable, kind & listening to me very kindly. I trusted him in the first visit & did my surgery with him.
Amazing dr.!
Excellent, professional and very kind.
Dr. Karam listens, emphasizes, problem solves & has great follow through.
We love Dr. Karam!
Dr. Karam is awesome and has a bright personality and kind sense of humor.
Overall very friendly!
Dr. Amer Karam is the best!! Knowledgeable, smart, caring, and upon latest medical information.
Extremely professional with great bedside manner. Wonderful physician. I feel very fortunate to have such a great physician taking care of me.
Excellent care from Lisa Pineda RN & Dr. Karam.
Dr. Karam was great. He took the time to show me my scan photos, we went over them together, got a plan of action and I was very happy with this doctor!!
I love Dr. Karam. He is a great doctor. I recommend him to any needing this type of dr.
Dr Karam is one of the most caring oncologist. he always treats me as if im his only patient, never rushes me,always helpful,,informative and cares alot about my care, my health plan.
My MD is very up in personality and shares good news well and took my worry about recurrence seriously.
An excellent doctor.
Dr. Karam, Lisa (patient coordinator nurse) outstanding team.
Dr. Karam is THE BEST!
For me everything very good your attention thanks for everything.
Dr. Karam is the most caring, kind, empathetic, brilliant physician I have ever encountered. He saved my life and I am forever grateful.
Dr. Karam was thorough, friendly and did not rush the appointment. It was a stressful appt. and he put me at ease.
Great doctor.
Dr. Karam is fantastic!
Excellent!
I appreciate the personal attention & care for my health & well being.
Dr. Karam was awesome - informative & professional. Took his time & I felt he was very thorough!
As always, Dr. Karam is the best! Very caring, knowledgeable, he is a doctor I can totally trust.
Dr. Karam is truly an outstanding doctor. I don't know of any doctor more helpful, caring & competent then him. I am extremely lucky to have him as my cancer doctor!!!
Dr. Karam is a wonderful physician!
all good
Very satisfied with all the service.
I have the utmost respect for Dr. Karam. He is courteous and professional. He takes the time to take to me, understand my concerns, answer my questions and is never rushed. I feel heard and respected. He treats me and others with respect and dignity.
Excellent!
Dr. Amer Karam has (& is) by far exceeded all my expectations - God must have loved me so much to answer my prayers by giving me the best surgeon to care for me in the most trying times of my life!
My eyes fill with tears of appreciation for Dr. Karam. The time he spent with me @ my appt. and follow up phone calls was TRULY appreciated!
The doctor inspired confidence in me & security, & very patient, answered all my questions with much patience. Excellent service.
Excellent & intelligent physician.
Dr Karam was the first medical person who had given me HOPE in the last two years I have been fighting cancer. He really made me feel that he cared for me and that he was positive he could help me. I am so grateful for Dr Karam!
Dr. Amer Karam was very considerate & caring. He took extra time to go over my procedure, with me. His calls after my surgery was very comforting. His staff was excellent also.
Dr. Karam is the best doctor I have ever had this far. It makes it difficult for me to find a doctor in my area that meets the standards of Dr. Karam.
Dr. Karam is an excellent doctor. He is empathetic, knowledgeable, and a very good listener.
I love how Dr. Karam (and his team) showed the needed care and attention to his patient (me). Also, they way they listened to my concerns and answered them accordingly & how Dr. Karam answers my text & messages on his personal phone any time of the day thankful for that who does that.
Dr. Karam and all of his assistants are the most outstanding I have ever had in all respects.
Dr. Karam always listens very carefully to all my concerns. I have been dealing with a lot of anxiety due to my caner recurrence. Dr. Karam can put me at ease just in a few minutes of conversation. He is the best any anxiety medication for me. The amount of care and help I receive from Dr. Karam and his stuff is outstanding.
Dr. Karam is great!
Dr. Karam always listens and responds to my concerns. He is thoughtful and professional. I always leave my appointments feeling very well cared for.
Dr. Karam very very kind and respectful. He took the time to make my nervous mom feel comfortable. He spoke with her in Arabic which immediately put her at ease.
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Very thorough knowledge of my situation. Very personable - easy to talk to.
Dr. Amer Karam is the best surgeon in the world - different from other doctors - caring & kind, etc.
Excellent experience with Dr. Karam & his PA both very helpful & great service. I'm very thankful to both.
Dr. Karan is amazing. Friendly caring, spends time needed answers all questions with interest. He is excellent.
We had a wonderful experience with Dr. Karam as well as his staff. They all were extremely knowledgeable & courteous.
Risk/Reward ratios always carefully presented - Excellent clinician & communicator. Sufficient information to make WELL informed decisions.
I was very impressed with and liked Karam, Amer Karam!!
Great!
MD was in excellent spirits - very upbeat.
Dr. Karam was wonderful. His manner was friendly, compassionate, and knowledgeable. He was thoroughly informed and prepared, and gave us a lot of time.
Dr. Amer Karam is an EXCEPTIONAL DOCTOR. He is kind, very smart, takes the time to explain everything and answer every question I have. I give him seven stars his care is unmatched by any other doctor. Dr. Karam is super communicator and very responsive. Thank God for Dr. Karam. His pleasant personality and honesty fill me with joy and confidence. I am recovering well.
Dr. Karam exceeds my expectations. He is one of the very best providers I have known. Best care ever. I am extremely lucky to have him as my gyno oncologist.
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.
Excellent doctor, kind very dedicated to their patients.
Every time I see Dr. Karam he makes me feel at ease & helps me with alleviate my anxiety of my cancer diagnosis.
Dr. Karam answered all questions in terms I understood. Great staff as well. Highly recommend him.
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.
SO THANKFUL FOR AN EXCELLENT DOCTOR I HAVE
Dr. Karam is excellent!! He even went above & beyond to call me to explain the test results of a biopsy he did.
Reviewed prior history thoroughly, was professional, courteous, knowledgeable, experienced and responsive to every need of mine.
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.
Dr. Karam is 100% good in every aspect of his position. Knowledgeable, patient, bedside manner great listener, perfect gentleman & he cured my cancer.
I love Dr. Karam
All of them is nice and good.
Dr. Karam is always caring and listens as well as explains each step to prepare for future visits, tests and possible procedures.
Dr. Karam is very helpful & informative.
I wouldn't go anywhere else for my medical concerns. EVERYONE is wonderful & compassionate at this location.
Dr. Karam is kind, professional, and caring. He cares about his patients. He remembers my concerns, addresses them respectfully..
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.
Dr. Karam is wonderful!
Extremely positive visit very professional, courteous & knowledgeable! Reported test results promptly & with reassuring personal message.
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.
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.
So blessed to have an amazing doctor, Amer Karam
Dr. Karam was most impressive. I had total confidence in him.
Thoroughly understands and remembers case details are greatly appreciated.
Dr. Karam is amazing!
Dr. Karam is the best!
Is an excellent, concerned for the health of their patients the best of the best.
Dr. Karam is the best doctor I ever known.
He listened to my concerns. This does not always happen in a doctor's office.
I feel safe with Dr. Karam and his staff today.
I arrived 2 hours early & MD met with me early. Very pleased with this accommodation.
Dr. Karam is the best.
Just amazing, never felt rushed, super caring & empathetic.
It was above and beyond everything I ever would have expected!
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.
They were kind, informative and direct.
Dr. Karam is a wonderful oncologist in every respect.
I switched insurance so that I can be treated by Dr. Karam. It is so important to have confidence in your oncology team!
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.
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).
I would recommend Dr. Karam to anyone that needs his expertise.
Dr. Karam and his staff are EXCELLENT!!
An excellent and kind doctor.
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.
The dr. was excellent!
I love Dr. Karam.
Dr. Karam was not only professional and informative, he was personal and friendly. I was extremely confident with him as my doctor.
dr karam is the best doctor.
Dr. Karam is the best doctor I've ever had!
Dr. Karam shows a great deal of dedication in finding a solution.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Full attention on me as the patient!
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.
Dr. Karam was completely present, direct and compassionate in his interaction with me and inspired my complete confidence.
I love Dr. Karam. I travel from Walnut Creek just to see him.
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.
I liked the way they explained to me.
My first visit with Dr. Karam - He spoke a lot of the time with me and answered all my questions. Very friendly.
I have never had medical staff ask for my permission before any exam/procedure. I was treated with respect and patience by all.
Dr. Karam is an outstanding, compassionate, thorough, polite, efficient and an amazing doctor! He is the best you have!
They seem confident and compassionate. Thank you.
Dr. Keram is positive, speaks clearly using easy terms to understand.
If we could give Dr Karam and his team even higher scores, we would.
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.
Dr. Karam is an excellent doctor
I appreciated the description of clinical trial data about my condition.
I do not know how it could have been better.
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.
Every friendly and good listeners.
Dr. Karam is the best doctor.
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.
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.
Dr. Karam is of the utmost caliber. He goes above and beyond.
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.
We are very fortunate to have Dr. Karam & his team as a part of the Placenta Abnormality Clinic, he save our lives.
I love Dr. Karam!
I think Dr. Karam is an exceptionally competent, caring physician.
Dr. Amber Karam is a great doctor. Very friendly and very informative. A great person.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Karam is one of the best doctors I have experienced. He is very confident, personable and smart.
Dr. Karam is one of the most excellent doctors I have ever had the opportunity to meet. Extremely caring and compassionate.
Dr. Karam is the BEST!!!!
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.
Dr. Karam is friendly, explains procedures well & clearly.
Dr. Karam takes good care of me.
Awesome!!!
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.
Dr. Karam is an excellent doctor, very kind and trustworthy.
Dr. Karam is very friendly, and very knowledgeable I appreciate the time he took to answer questions & thoroughly explain the procedure.
Absolutely I recommend him. Dr. Karam is very knowledgeable, CARING, never gone rush when he is in the room with patient. HE IS GREAT.
Dr. Karam is superb - compassionate, caring, honest.
Dr. Karam is extremely caring and helpful. He is encouraging, clear in his directions, and responsive to all my questions.
The doctor made me feel much confidence.
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.
Amer Karam is the best Doctor on the planet
My doctor was very patient and explained the alternatives carefully I feel he is world class !
Dr. Karam is caring, takes time with me as a patient to answer questions, etc.
A very nice doctor and very professional very patient friendly and compassionate.
Spend considerable time w/me and answered my questions clearly.
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.
Dr Karam is awesome!
All very good.
I absolutely love Dr. Karam, he answers all of my questions and puts my fears at ease. He is the best dr. ever!!
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.
Dr. Karam, spent over an hour with us (myself & my spouse). He was clear, kind, detailed, informative, empathetic, and supportive.
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.
Love the care of Dr. Karam.
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.
Excellent experience - Caring & genuine & professional!
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!
Good.
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.
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.
Dr. Karam and his assistant Amy are the best! They took their time to listen to my concerns. The long wait was worth it!
This last year going through cancer treatment would have been much harder if I didn't have such a great doctor in Dr. Karam.
Dr. Karam is excellent at what he does and has good client/patient interface skills. Always delightful and professional.
Excellent care & concern.
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.
I really liked Dr. Karam he was very good at explaining the options and he showed me he cared about my problem.
Dr. Karam never raced through the app. & nor did he talk down to me always straight forward & positive.
The doctor is extremely understanding and caring. An excellent doctor.
Top notch Physicians.
Dr. Karam is a great doctor and a great person. I feel very confident in him and his abilities.
Dr Karam is the BEST! Besides being a brainiac, he is humanistic, compassionate, funny, generous with his time, and humble too.
Wonderful caring & professional man.
I love Dr. Karen.
They attended me very good all the people -
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.
Dr. Karam is a super doctor.
Dr. Karam and PA Morgan are the best. Every visit wish this team a pleasant experience.
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.
LOVED Dr. Karam.
Dr. Karam is an excellent doctor - he's the complete package - a brilliant guy and has the people skills a patient needs.
dr Karsm is pretty terrific. puts you at ease. answers all of your questions
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.
Dr. Amer Karam is excellent.
Pre-op and surgical care excellent. Management of post-op care MD - fair to good night RN - poor.
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.
Dr. is always very up in spirit and seems well liked by staff. He is popular with patients as well.
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.
I love Dr. Karam.
Dr. Karam is the best!
Dr. Karam is personable, and a superb doctor, friendly and kind.
On this visit, and on every visit, Dr. Karam provided excellent care. He and his staff are truly superb!
I would recommend Dr. Karam to everyone I know. He is the best. Such a good listener and caring doctor.
Dr. Karam is the best! Worth waiting for!
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.
Rachel Pisani and Dr. Karam are both very respectful of my needs and wishes.
Dr was prepared for my visit, knew my prior treatments, was engaging, professional and knowledgeable
Dr. Karam is excellent as always.
Dr. Karam has ruined me for other doctors., I now compare all dr.'s to his kindness, caring and knowledge, LOL. Superior dr.
Best doctor I have never seen. Dr. Karam is great.
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Dr. Karam is excellent. I was impressed how well he knew my pathology report, considering I was transferring from a different hospital.
My care provider has always been kind and helpfull and very informative to me
I am happy to have chosen Dr. Karam as my gynecologist-oncologist.
As usual, Dr. Karam is a star.. He is an awesome doctor and is kind, thoughtful and informative.
Dr. Karam is excellent!
Dr. Karam was excellent in explaining my condition & treatment options & addressing the main reason for which I scheduled a 2nd opinion appointment with him.
dr Karam is awesome and his student that day was amazing
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!!
They are nice and good.
Dr. Karam is an excellent doctor. Stanford and all of his patients are lucky to have him.
Dr. Karam was the most caring, responsive, talented, intelligent doctor I could ever hope for.
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.
Dr. Karam always returned my phone calls even when his off duty. He is a very caring and honest physician.
Dr. Karam is the best. Highly recommend him to people.
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.
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!
I found Dr. Karam and his assistant to be excellent. They went above and beyond to address all of my questions and concerns.
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.
Dr. Karam is the best doctor I've ever had in all aspects.
He is great.
Dr. Karam is the best doctor I've ever had. He is very attentive and helpful.
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.
Dr. Karam is one of the BEST doctors I have ever experienced.
Much respect and gratitutde for Dr. Karam.
Deeply grateful for Dr. Amer Karam. He is keenly aware, concerned, energetic, masterful.
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.
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!
Dr Karam and his team - exceptional care for the patient. Wonderful people who work hard to alleviate one's suffering.
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
I trust and respect Dr Karam very much. His staff have always been so skilled and kind, as well.
Dr. Karam is personable, warm, informed, professional, involved, and respectful of his patient.
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.
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.
Dr. Karam is one in a million!
Excellent care
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 !
Dr Karam creates a unique atmosphere of positive energy and concern for my situation. He answered all my questions in great detail and attention.
All good with everything "NO bad".
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.
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.
Dr. Karam is excellent. He is knowledgeable, approachable, and helpful. He's great at what he does.
Everyone very positive & helpful, concerned & caring. NP, dr., study coordinator -
Dr. Karam and his staff are the best!
Dr. Karam is certainly the best doctor I've ever had. I wish all doctors were like him!
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.
Dr. Karam is a great doctor. He explains everything perfectly and included me in all decisions. I would defenetly recomend him to others.
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.
Over all very professional and friendly service.
Dr. Karam is very kind, compassionate and knowledgeable - Excellent bedside manner!
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.
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!
Excellent experience - Thoughtful, sensitive & extremely capable! Feel very confident in the care.
Best doctor ever!
Dr. Karam is an excellent physician with a truly wonderful bedside manner - I felt respected & well cared for.
Dr. Karam is truly excellent. His fellow is still learning and gave very general answers, but she has a great teacher.
Dr. Karam is the best! Always takes time to answer questions, explain, etc.! Thank-you Dr. Karam.
Dr. Karam gave me his home phone number. I have used it twice. He is great & compassionate.
Dr. Karam and his whole team are excellent. I would recommend him to anyone.
MD is very upbeat - always appears in good humor and treats me like an adult!!!
Dr Karen is the most caring kind, considerate BRILLIANT physicians I have ever not. He is a gift.
Dr. Karam & staff are the best for all above reasons. I drive 5 hrs. - one way to see him. A+++.
Dr. Karam is the best. He is excellent.
I have had a great experience consistently stage 4 Ovarian cancer. I have referred 3 patients to Dr. Karam.
Dr. Karam is incredibly responsive, caring and competent. He gets my highest recommendation.
Yes good experience.
Why no physical exam?
Would like doctor to engage more about what to expect from treatment & be more encouraging!!
Dr. Karam was excellent.
My experience with this clinic and care provider has been very good.
Dr. Karam is very compassionate and quite generous of giving time/spending time to answer questions.
They explained everything very good regarding the medical problem I am going through.
I was impressed.
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.
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.
He was amazing.
Dr. Karam is an amazing doctor! Rating him a "10" is not good enough. He is a 20 plus!
Dr. Karam was/is one of the very best doctors I have ever been to - as a first time patient/appt.
Dr. Karam is amazing. He saved my life! Thank you!
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!
Couldn't be better.
Excellent experience - Extremely knowledgeable and thoughtful -
Exceptional amount of care & precision in explaining my health options.
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.
Dr. Karam is an excellent and caring provider.
EVERYONE was fantastic! From check-in to the doctor, everyone was kind & considerate.
I'm very thankful for their kindness.
All the care providers comforted me = their attentive listening to my concerns & their suggestions.
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!!
All good.
Best care provider!
Very open, confident, no nonsense - to the point dr.
I have 100% confidence in my doctor, his team, and office staff.
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.
Dr. Karam, I can't say enough about how absolutely wonderful he is.
Dr. Karam had the best bedside manner ever. Truly great. I felt good.
Good.
Made me feel important/not rushed.
Dr. Karam was current with my case efficient while providing an attitude of caring & professionalism.

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