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Vinh T. Lam, MD

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26691 Plaza, Suite 130
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
2253.1 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Affiliated Physicians, St. Joseph
Speaks: English
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Pediatric Surgical Associates

26691 Plaza, Suite 130, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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About Vinh T. Lam

Dr. Lam attended Harvard Medical School where he received the Harvard Medical School Scholarship. After his graduation from Harvard Medical School, he completed both his internship and his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He then performed a two-year fellowship at the Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Dr. Lam specializes in neonatal congenital anomalies reconstruction, minimally invasive and robotic surgeries, chest deformity surgeries, and oncological surgeries.

He is affiliated with the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, the Orange County Medical Association (OCMA), the American Medical Association, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Society. Since 2006 – present, he has received the Physician of Excellence Award from the OCMA. Dr. Lam also speaks Chinese and Vietnamese.

College

University of Southern California
1987

Medical School

Medical Harvard Medical School
1991

Internship

Massachusetts General Hospital
1992

Residency

Massachusetts General Hospital
1996

Fellowship

Childrens Memorial Hospital
1998

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric Surgical Associates
26691 Plaza, Suite 130
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Pediatric Surgical Associates
396 South Main Street, Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Affiliated Physicians, St. Joseph

Affiliated Locations
Providence St. Joseph Hospital - Orange

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Hernia Surgery
  • Abdominal Mesh Reconstruction
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Hernia
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Acral Lentiginous Melanoma
  • Adhesions
  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Adult Deformity Surgery
  • Adult Onset Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendiceal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendicitis Surgery
  • Appendicostomy
  • Appendicostomy Complications
  • Appendix Rupture
  • Arterial Biopsy
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Aspiration Of Ganglion Cyst
  • Asplenia
  • Axillary Abscess
  • Axillary Cyst
  • Axillary Lymphadenectomy
  • Benign Breast Lump
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Skin
  • Bezoars
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biliary Trauma
  • Biopsy Of Rectum
  • Blood Conservation
  • Bloodless Breast Surgery
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Cyst
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgery
  • Bullet Removal
  • Buttock Abscess
  • Carbuncle
  • Cecostomy
  • Cecostomy Tube (C-Tube) Complications
  • Cecostomy Tube (C-Tube) Maintenance
  • Cecostomy Tube (C-Tube) Placement
  • Central Venous Catheters
  • Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome
  • Cervical Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Cervical Rib Resection
  • Change Of Gastrotomy Tube
  • Chest Wall Pain
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystostomy
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Clavicle Fracture Surgery
  • Cleft Lift Procedure
  • Cloaca Surgery
  • Closure Of Enterostomy
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Complex Wound Management
  • Components Separation
  • Congenital Anomalies Of The Abdominal Wall
  • Congenital Anomalies Of The Pancreas
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (Cdh)
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (Cdh) Repair
  • Congenital Esophageal Atresia
  • Congenital Esophageal Fistula
  • Congenital Esophageal Stenosis
  • Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome
  • Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation
  • Congenital Pyloric Stenosis
  • Contusion Abdominal Wall
  • Cowden Syndrome
  • Creation Of An Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystadenoma Of Ovary
  • Cystic Hygroma
  • Da Vinci Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair
  • Da Vinci Adrenalectomy
  • Da Vinci Cholecystectomy
  • Da Vinci Colon Resection
  • Da Vinci Esophagectomy
  • Da Vinci Gastrectomy
  • Da Vinci Hernia Repair
  • Da Vinci Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Da Vinci Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Da Vinci Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Da Vinci Pancreatectomy
  • Da Vinci Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Debridement Of Infected Skin (Up To 10% Of Body Surface)
  • Deep Thrombophlebitis
  • Depressed Mood
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Desmoid Tumors
  • Diaphragmatic Disorders
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Diastasis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Duhamel Procedure
  • Duodenal Atresia
  • Duodenal Fistula
  • Duodenal Stenosis
  • Duodenal Ulcer Surgery
  • Duodenitis
  • Duodenoduodenostomy
  • Ectopic Calcification Xyphoid
  • Electrocautery
  • Encysted Hydrocele
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Endoscopic Division Of Adhesions Of Peritoneum
  • Endoscopic Hemostasis
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Enterectomy
  • Enterolysis
  • Enterorrhaphy
  • Enterovaginal Fistula
  • Epidermoid Cysts
  • Epigastric Hernia
  • Epiploic Appendagitis
  • Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulectomy
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Myotomy
  • Esophageal Stenosis
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Egd)
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Egd) With Botox Injection
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Egd) With Dilation
  • Esophagoplasty
  • Esophagus Surgery
  • Excision Granuloma Tissue
  • Excision Mole
  • Excision Of Branchial Cleft Anomalies
  • Excision Of Cervical Lymph Node
  • Excision Of Cystic Hygroma Axillary Or Cervical
  • Excision Of Skin Lesions
  • Excision Of Tumor
  • Exploratory Laparotomy
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Face Stitch Removal
  • Fasciitis
  • Fat Aspiration
  • Fat-Pad Biopsy For Amyloidosis
  • Feeding Tube Complications
  • Feeding Tube Management
  • Feeding Tube Placement
  • Feeding Tube Removal
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Femoral Hernia Surgery
  • Fetal Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (Cdh) Repair
  • Fetal Surgery
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Of Thyroid
  • Fistula Enterocutaneous
  • Flank Hernia
  • Flank Hernia Surgery
  • Fluorescence-Guided Surgery
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Foreign Body (Foot)
  • Foreign Body (Trunk)
  • Frostbite
  • Frostbite Of Ear
  • Frostbite Of Face
  • Frostbite Of Finger
  • Frostbite Of Nose
  • Frostbite Of Toes
  • Fundoplication
  • Gall Stone Removal
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallbladder Fistula
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gangrene
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Anomaly
  • Gastric Mass
  • Gastric Restrictive Surgery
  • Gastric Ulcer Surgery
  • Gastric Volvulus
  • Gastrin Secreting Tumor Of Pancreas
  • Gastrocutaneous Fistula
  • Gastroduodenal Fistula
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal (Gi) Cancer
  • Gastrojejunostomy
  • Gastroplasty
  • Gastroschisis
  • Gastroschisis Repair
  • Gastrostomy Closure Surgery
  • Gastrostomy Tube Removal
  • Gender Affirming Mastectomy
  • Genitourinary Fistula Repair
  • Glucagonoma
  • Goiter
  • Groin Mass
  • Groin Pain
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hamartoma
  • Head Abscess
  • Head Cyst
  • Head Deformities
  • Head Papilloma
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatobiliary Mass
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Mesh Infection
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Hickman Catheter
  • Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Hyperhidrosis Surgery
  • Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
  • Ileostomy
  • Imperforate Anus Repair
  • Incarcerated Hernia
  • Incidentaloma
  • Incision And Drainage
  • Incision And Drainage Of Deep Pelvirectal Abscess
  • Incision And Drainage Of Perianal Abscess
  • Incision Drainage Abscess
  • Incisional Biopsy
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Surgery
  • Inclusion Cyst
  • Inferior Vena Cava Thrombectomy
  • Inferior Vena Cava Tumor
  • Infusaport Placement
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Mesh Repair
  • Internal Hernia
  • Internal Hernia Surgery
  • Internal Mass
  • Interstitial Emphysema
  • Intestinal Artery Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Infarction
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intra Abdominal Cancer
  • Intraabdominal Cyst
  • Intractable Abdominal Pain
  • Intussusception
  • Islet Cell Tumor Resection
  • Keratin Cyst
  • Laceration
  • Ladd Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Bowel Resection
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Duodenal Atresia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Excision Of Choledochal Cyst
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Stimulator Placement
  • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastrostomy
  • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy For Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Imperforate Anus Repair
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Ladd Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Pancreatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Parastomal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomy
  • Laparoscopic Recurrent Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Soave
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Toupet Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic Treatment Of Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Umbilical Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laproscopic Ovarian Drilling
  • Leg Wound
  • Limb Sparing Surgery
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cyst
  • Lung Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Lymphangioma
  • Lysis Of Adhesions
  • Macrobead Implant
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor Of Colon
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Malrotation Of Bowel
  • Management Of Open Abdominal Surgery
  • Mass On Trunk
  • Mastectomy
  • Mechanical Complication Of Gastrostomy
  • Meckel Diverticulum
  • Mediports
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma On Hand
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mesenteric Cyst
  • Mesenteric Mass
  • Mesh Removal
  • Meshoma
  • Microsurgery
  • Minilaparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Biopsies
  • Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Kidney Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Video Assisted Thyroidectomy
  • Mole Removal
  • Mucinous Cystic Neoplasms
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Musculoskeletal Biopsy
  • Neck Biopsy
  • Neck Papilloma
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
  • Needle Aspiration Seroma
  • Nevus
  • Nipple Diseases
  • Non Healing Wound
  • Non Traumatic Hematoma Of Soft Tissue
  • Omphalocele
  • Omphalocele Repair
  • Open Biopsy Of Liver
  • Open Wound Of Finger
  • Open Wound Of Forearm
  • Open Wound Of Neck
  • Open Wound Of Scalp
  • Open Wound Of Shoulder
  • Ostomy Reversal
  • Palmar Hyperhidrosis
  • Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasm
  • Pancreatic Debridement
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Pancreaticobiliary Disease
  • Pancreaticoduodenal Artery Aneurysm
  • Pancreaticojejunostomy
  • Paracolostomy Hernia
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Parastomal Hernia
  • Parastomal Hernia Surgery
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Mass
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Paronychia
  • Partial Small Bowel Obstruction (Sbo)
  • Partial Splenectomy
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ligation
  • Pediatric Sedation
  • Peg (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy)
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Adhesions
  • Peptic Ulcer Surgery
  • Percutaneous Muscle Biopsy
  • Perforation Of Bile Duct
  • Perforation Of Gallbladder
  • Perianal Haematoma
  • Peridiverticular Abscess
  • Peritoneal Catheter
  • Peritonitis
  • Pilar Cyst
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Plantar Hyperhidrosis
  • Polypectomy
  • Port
  • Post-Operative Infection
  • Postphlebitic Syndrome
  • Post-Procedural Pain
  • Preoperative Progressive Pneumoperitoneum
  • Pressure Ulcer
  • Pull-Through Procedure
  • Pulmonary Clearance For Surgery
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Pyloroplasty
  • Pyogenic Granuloma
  • Quadrantectomy
  • Rectus Sheath Hernia
  • Recurrent Femoral Hernia
  • Recurrent Hernia
  • Reducible Hernia
  • Reduction Of Volvulus
  • Release Scar Contracture
  • Reoperation Surgery
  • Repair Laceration
  • Repair Of Graft Enteric Fistula
  • Repair Of Laceration Of Gallbladder
  • Repair Of Liver Laceration
  • Repair Of Pancreas
  • Repair Of Paracolostomy Hernia
  • Repair Of Vaginoenteric Fistula
  • Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
  • Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma
  • Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Resection
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Robotic Appendectomy
  • Robotic Gastrostomy
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy For Achalasia
  • Robotic Liver Resection
  • Robotic Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Robotic Splenectomy
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery For Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Robotic Toupet Fundoplication
  • Robotic Umbilical Herniorrhaphy
  • Sarcoma Of The Abdomen
  • Sarcoma Of The Extremities
  • Scar Pain
  • Second Degree Burn
  • Second Opinion For Surgery
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Serous Cystadenomas
  • Silver Nitrate Application
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Surgery
  • Single Site Robotic Surgery
  • Single Site Surgery
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Graft
  • Small Bowel Biopsy
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Soave
  • Soft Tissue Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Masses
  • Spigelian Hernia
  • Spigelian Hernia Surgery
  • Spine Mass
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Spleen Injury
  • Spleen Pain
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenic Anomalies
  • Splenic Cyst
  • Splenic Disease
  • Splenic Infection
  • Splenomegaly
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Fistula
  • Stomach Masses
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stomach Polyps
  • Stomal Hernia
  • Subcutaneous Lipomas
  • Subcutaneous Nodules
  • Subphrenic Abscess
  • Surgical Management Of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
  • Surgical Treatment Of Crohn's Disease
  • Surgical Treatment Of Regional Enteritis
  • Suture Removal
  • Synovial Cyst
  • Tenotomy
  • Testicular Hydrocele
  • Third Degree Burn
  • Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome
  • Thoracoscopic Debridement
  • Thoracoscopic Esophageal Atresia Repair
  • Thoracoscopic Excision Of Mediastinal Mass
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lung Resection
  • Thoracoscopic Pectus Deformities Repair
  • Thoracoscopic Pleurodesis
  • Thoracoscopic Tumor Resection
  • Thyroglossal Duct Excision
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tongue Clip
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Transmetatarsal Amputation Surgery
  • Transoral Thyroidectomy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia Surgery
  • Umbilical Mass
  • Urachal Cyst
  • Urachal Remnant
  • Ureter Surgery
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Vacuum Bell Placement
  • Vaginal Stenosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Access Device
  • Venous Cutdown
  • Venous Disorders
  • Venous Stasis Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Virtual Care
  • Wide Local Excision Surgery
  • Wound Care
  • Wound Therapy