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Linda Lam, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Vice Chair For Satellite Clinics in The Department of Ophthalmology
Medical Director, Arcadia
HC4 4900 1450 San Pablo Street Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 626 446 2122


Linda A. Lam, MD, is the Vice Chair of Satellite Clinical Affairs and an Associate Professor in Ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She was educated at Brown University where she graduated with honors in Neuroscience. Dr. Lam received her medical degree with honors at Cornell University Medical College, where she also completed a research fellowship on retinal cell physiology. She completed her residency at the Cole Eye Institute at Cleveland Clinic, before her fellowship appointment at Georgetown University Hospital and the Retina Group of Washington. Her interests include development of novel therapeutics for the treatment for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and vascular disease of the retina. She is a principal investigator of a clinical trial for neovascular macular degeneration and is a co-investigator in many clinical trials involving treatment and prevention of diseases such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. She also serves as a reviewer for journals including Ophthalmology and British Journal of Ophthalmology. Dr. Lam has authored peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in retinal diseases. She has lectured both internationally and nationally on retinal disease and research. She also serves as the medical director of USC Eye Institute – Arcadia.


Lam LA, Rodger DC. Bilateral macular detachments, venous stasis retinopathy, and retinal hemorrhages as initial presentation of multiple myeloma: a case report. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2014; 8(4):240-4. View in: PubMed

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