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David W Lam, MD
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
    • Position
    • Instructor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)
    • Specialty
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Phone
    • The Mount Sinai Diabetes Center 212-241-3422

Dr. David Lam graduated from The University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Following medical school, he completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and then moved to New York City and completed his clinical fellowship training in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Bone Diseases at Mount Sinai.

During his fellowship training he developed areas of interest in improving the treatment of the diabetic emergency, diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), and the metabolic changes associated with obesity before and after bariatric surgery. With funding support from the Department of Medicine Advancing Clinical Excellence in Medicine training grant, he was the principal investigator in developing a multi-disciplinary DKA care pathway for patients admitted to Mount Sinai.

As a faculty member, Dr Lam has devoted his efforts towards clinical care, quality improvement projects for patients with diabetes in the hospital, as well as participating in clinical trials for patients with type 1 diabetes.

 

Certifications

Endocrinology
American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

Research Topics

Diabetes

Education

MD, University of Maryland

Residency, Internal Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Fellowship, Endocrinology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Language

English