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Samuel M. Lam, MD, FISHRS

Location

Lam Institute for Hair Restoration
6101 Chapel Hill Boulevard Suite 101
Plano, TX
United States
Phone: (972) 312-8188
Fax: (972) 312-8838
Status: 
Fellow
Diplomate - ABHRS
ISHRS Join Year: 
2004
ISHRS Annual Meetings Attended: 
9
Alternate Address(es) & Contact Information: 

Toll Free Number:
888-866-3388

Website: www.hairtx.com

 

Informational Paragraph: 

Dr. Samuel M. Lam is a hair transplant surgeon who is board certified by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery.  Dr. Lam focuses on a combination graft approach using both single follicular-unit and multiple follicular-unit transfers to achieve his aesthetic objectives.  He is involved in every phase of patient care from the consultation to the surgery and after care.  Dr. Lam performs all of his procedures under the comfort of light IV sedation in his full, on-site surgery center in Plano, Texas.  Dr. Lam also performs numerous hair restoration procedures on women and ethnic minorities and uses a different strategy for these patients.  Dr. Lam has written 2 textbooks on hair restoration, Comprehensive Facial Rejuvenation and Aging Face:  the New Paradigm, and numerous scientific articles and book chapters on hair restoration and lectures on multiple-unit grafting among other topics throughout the year in major scientific meetings.

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

EDUCATION
2002
Fellowship, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
WILLIAMS CENTER FOR FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY
Albany, New York

2001
Residency, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS
New York, New York

1997
Internship, General Surgery
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS
New York, New York

1995
Doctor of Medicine
BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Houston, Texas

1991
Bachelor of Arts, History
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
Princeton, New Jersey

1987
Graduate
CISTERCIAN PREPARATORY SCHOOL
Irving, Texas

FELLOWSHIPS
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Memberships & Affiliations: 

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Texas Medical Association
Dallas County Medical Society

Publications & Presentations: 

PUBLICATIONS
2009
"Combination Hair Restoration", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Emina Karamanovski, M.D., Aging Face: The New Paradigm, Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Amir M. Karam, M.D., Mitchel P. Goldman, M.D., Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2007.

2007
�Surgical Hair Restoration�, Samuel M. Lam, M.D., F.A.C.S., Emina Karamanovski, M.D., Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 2007.

2007
�Aesthetic Principles for Hair Restoration�, Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Simplified Facial Rejuvenation, Melvin A. Shiffman, M.D., Sid J. Mirrafati, M.D., Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Editors, Chelso G. Cueteaux, M.D., Associate Editor, Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, 2007

2007
�Follicular-Unit and Multiple Follicular-Unit Transfer Hair Restoration�, Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Simplified Facial Rejuvenation, Melvin A. Shiffman, M.D., Sid J. Mirrafati, M.D., Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Editors, Chelso G. Cueteaux, M.D., Associate Editor, Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, 2007

2007
�Follicular-Unit and Multiple Follicular-Unit Transfer Hair Restoration�, Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Atlas of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Patrick Byrne, M.D., ed., Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2007.

2005
"Aesthetic Facial Surgery for the Asian Male", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Facial Plastic Surgery 2005; 21:317-23. (including discussion of hair restoration in the Asian male patient).

2005
"State-of-the-Art Hair Restoration with Combination Grafting", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., ENT World

2004
"Cosmetic Surgery for Men: A Focus on Hair Restoration", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Emina Karamonovski, Medical Spa July/August 2004.

2004
"Opciones Terap�uticas M�dicas Para La Caida del Cabello" (Medical Therapeutic Options for Management of Hair Loss), Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Brian R. Hempstead, MT (ASCP), Edwin F. Williams, III, M.D., International Journal of Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery (Spanish Edition) 2004; 5:123-127.

2004
"Hair Transplant", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Comprehensive Facial Rejuvenation: A Practical and Systematic Guide to Surgical Management of the Aging Face, Edwin F. Williams, III, M.D., Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA (ISBN: 0-7817-5093-8).

2003
"Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach: The Many-Sided Odysseus", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery 2003; 5:276-7.  (History of Hair Restoration)

2002
"Philosophy and Strategy for Surgical Hair Restoration: A Ten-Year Experience", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Brian R. Hempstead, M.T. (A.S.C.P.), Edwin F. Williams, III, M.D., Dermatologic Surgery 2002; 28:1035-42.

2002
"Scalp Reduction Revisited: A Ten-Year Experience", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Edwin F. Williams, III, M.D., International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology 2002; 4:279-284.



PRESENTATIONS
2009, Hair Transplant Workshop, Course Director, St. Louis University, November 6-7, 2009, St. Louis, MO.

2008
"Hair Transplant Technique: How I Do It", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., F.A.C.S., 5th International Congress of Facial Plastic Surgery, March 6, 2008, Cartagena, Colombia.

2008
"Hair Transplant Marketing in a Facial Plastic Surgery Practice", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., F.A.C.S., 5th International Congress of Facial Plastic Surgery, March 6, 2008, Cartagena, Colombia.

2007
�Intensive Course on Hair Restoration�, Samuel M. Lam, M.D., F.A.C.S., XII National Congress of Facial Plastic Surgery and Rhinology, Sociedad Colombiana de Cirugia Plastica Facial Y Rinologia, March 16, 2007, Bogot�, Colombia.

2006
"Contemporary Hair Restoration", Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Reunion Review of Facial Plastic Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, March 31, 2006, New York, New York.

2006
"Guidelines for Quality Control in Hair Restoration", Emina Karamanovski, M.D., Samuel M. Lam, M.D., International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 14th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, California, October 20, 2006.

2005
"Original Techniques to Teach Hair Restoration Surgeons", Emina Karamanovski, Samuel M. Lam, M.D.,