Vinh Lam

Family medicine doctor

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

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Dr. Vinh Lam is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care and Population health. He earned his MD from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and chose to stay in Los Angeles to complete his family medicine residency training at UCLA. During his training, Dr. Lam developed a strong interest in teaching and medical education through his involvement with resident education and the graduate medical education committee. He also spent 1 year as a resident informaticist where he also became very interested in informatics, medical technology, and innovative solutions to improving patient health outcomes and decreasing physician burnout. Dr. Lam enjoys caring for patients of all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics, performing office-based procedures, and prioritizing preventative care.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Lam loves to travel with his family, dabbles in photography and videography, and enjoys attempting to recreate meals he has had while traveling with his wife.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine (2020)
  • Residency: UCLA Family Medicine Residency (2020) CA
  • Medical Education: UCLA David Geffen School Of Medicine Registrar (2017) CA

Practice Locations

Stanford Primary Care in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

211 Quarry Road

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-9000

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(40 reviews)

Very good Dr. Understanding…
Thank you Doctor
I feel confident and open with Dr Lam
Great communicator, very clear and easy to understand. Shows genuine care and focus on my wellness.
Thank you
I my opinion, Dr. Lam was thorough and knowledgeable. I was very satisfied with the meeting.
Dr. Lam is very professional and compassionate. I'm very pleased.
This was a great first visit. Thank you very much.
Vinh Lam was very congenial and helpful. Plus he was understanding and addressed my issues. My video visit was just the right doctor visit during Covid!
He was very helpful, including on my primary topic, and a couple of related topics.
The video visit was my first encounter with Dr. Lam. He was friendly, positive, professional and supportive. I look forward to meeting him in person and building a relationship to address my healthcare needs.
Dr. Vinh Lam is a great physician. Listens to the patient well. Answers all questions and concerns.
Very patient, caring and concerned for for my well being. I consider myself lucky that is my new PCP.
Excellent bedside manner. Very thorough.
He was very clear and he listened well.
I look forward to having Dr Lam as the primary care physician for me and my family.
Excellent doctor. Looking forward to meet him in person.
He's so nice and patient.
Dr Lam was personable, concise, knowledgeable and interested in becoming my primary care physician. I was very pleased with this first meeting.
He was great.
Dr. Lam was very personable and attentive during my video visit. He's such a nice and caring provider.
He was amazing
Great Doctor! Answered all my questions thoroughly and succintly.
Thorough & kind provider
Dr. Lam was courteous and knowledgeable, exactly what I have come to expect of Stanford doctors. We particularly appreciated Dr. Lam’s efficiency in prescribing medication for my child. The prescription was ready for pick-up faster than she needed the relief.
Dr. Vinh Lam is an excellent doctor I would recommend to anybody.
Fine Doctor. Sorry to be moving away, relocating.
Excellent Doctor who is very thorough and pleasant to work with. Thx Dorcas
Dr. Lam is outstanding. I wish I had found him sooner. He is very caring, patient, kind, and professional.
My visit was great: I felt very comfortable and the conversation went smoothly.
He was very clear and helpful. Also made appropiate questions regarding my health and other information he needed.
Dr Lam is first rate! He is approachable and very competent. I am glad he is my primary care doctor.
Dr. Lam was very kind and addressed all of my needs.
Very professional
He was kind and thoughtful.
This is my first meeting with Dr. Vinh Lam. He asked the right questions, listened carefully and updated my health immediately. He is excellent.
Seem like a good doctor and person
I'm glad he's my doctor. :-)
Thanks for all the information that you have provided.
I liked meeting Dr Lam virtually and hope there is a time in the future where we can meet physically for the extra care capability that it will bring.

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