Dr. Vinh T. Lam, Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Vinh T. Lam, Pediatric Surgery

  • Vinh T Lam MD
  • Appointments:
  • Office: 714-361-4480
  • Specialty: Pediatric Surgery
  • Board Certified: General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
  • Additional Languages: Vietnamese, Mandarin

A recognized expert in pediatric surgery, Dr. Vinh Lam is dedicated providing the highest quality of medical care utilizing the latest technological advances. Bringing a high level of expertise and experience, Dr. Lam is board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery.

Dr. Lam received his medical degree at Harvard Medical School. He completed both his internship and his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He served his fellowship at Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago. He is affiliated with the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, Orange County Medical Association, American Medical Association, American Pediatric Surgical Association, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Society.

As a respected physician leader, Dr. Lam serves as chairman of the credential committee at CHOC at Mission Hospital. Honors include Harvard Medical School Scholarship. Dr. Lam has received the Physicians of Excellence award from the Orange County Medical Association every year since 2006.

In addition to providing excellent pediatric surgical care to the children of Orange County, Dr. Lam also has a deep passion for humanitarian work which he fulfills through providing health care to the impoverished and underserved populations of Southeast Asia by leading medical missions to Vietnam. Dr. Lam is fluent in English, Mandarin and Vietnamese.

Vinh T Lam MD is on staff at CHOC Hospital in Orange and CHOC Mission Hospital.


Pediatric Surgical Associates
396 S. Main St,  Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 714-361-4480
fax: 714-361-4490

CHOC Health Center – Mission Viejo
26691 Plaza, Suite 130
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

CHOC Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, California 92868


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

 Administrative Titles

Medical Director, General Surgery, CHOC


  • Cancer Committee
  • Care Guideline Committee
  • Chairman, Credential Committee
    CHOC and CHOC at Mission Hospital
  • Medical Executive Committee
  • Pediatric Surgery Specialty Advisor for Medical Students
    UC Irvine, School of Medicine
  • Surgical Executive Committee
    CHOC and CHOC at Mission Hospital

Honors and Awards

  • Physician of Excellence (2006 – present)
    Orange County Medical Association


Robotic Instructor, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group Annual Meeting 2007, Dallas, TX, USA

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 4
    Member-at-Large, Board of Directors
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Children’s Oncology Group
  • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Society
  • Orange County Medical Association