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Vinh T Lam, MD

Dr. Lam has staff privileges at CHOC Orange & CHOC Mission


Pediatric Surgery


Physician Bio

Dr. Lam attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. He completed both his internship and his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He performed a fellowship at the Children?s Memorial Hospital, Chicago. He is affiliated with the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, OCMA, American Medical Association, American Pediatric Surgical Association, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Society. Honors include Harvard Medical School Scholarship. Dr. Lam received a 2006-2007 Physician of Excellence Award from the Orange County Medical Association.

Dr. Lam is board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. His philosophy of care includes making kids better with true passion and love while providing the patient with the highest quality of care and technology. Dr. Lam's special interests include repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernias, minimally invasive surgery in pediatric patients (laparoscopic and thoroscopic surgery), and robotic surgery. Dr. Lam also speaks Chinese and Vietnamese.

Administrative Appointments

  • Medical Director, General Surgery, CHOC Children's
  • Chair, Pediatric Surgery, CHOC Children's


  • Fellowship
    Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago.
  • Residency
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Internship
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery

27800 Medical Center Road
Suite 138
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
phone: (714) 361-4480
fax: (714) 361-4490
map & directions

Pediatric Surgical Associates
1120 W La Veta Ave
Suite 100
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 361-4480
fax: (714) 361-4490
map & directions

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CHOC Children's is affiliated with the UC Irvine School of Medicine