James Lam MD
Cardiologist | Interventional Cardiology2750 Gause Blvd E Slidell LA, 70461
Dr. James Lam is a cardiologist practicing in Slidell, LA. Dr. Lam specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Lam also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 1979
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Cardiovascular Disease
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