Teresa Tam, MD, FACOG, FACS  - Gynecologist

Teresa Tam, MD, FACOG, FACS

Gynecologist & Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon located in Chicago, IL

About Dr. Teresa Tam

Dr. Teresa Tam is a graduate of the Rosalind Franklin Chicago Medical School, where she received the Dean’s Award at her graduation (1994). She undertook her residency in 1994 at St. Joseph Hospital, completing the program in 1998. She has been in private practice since then. She has also been affiliated with Presence Saint Joseph Hospital as the Associate Director of their Obstetrics & Gynecology residency program, as well as an on-staff attending physician. She has been an attending on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for the past 12 years. She is Board certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a fully licensed physician and surgeon by the State of Illinois (license no.: 036.093565).

Along with her medical practice, Dr. Tam is also an accomplished medical researcher having been published in a number of professional medical journals. She is a noted presenter at national and international medical conferences having presented over two dozen oral presentations, abstracts, video, and poster presentations combined. To date, she has written over 13 published research papers and produced a series of medical education videos. She was awarded “Attending of the Year and received the “National Faculty Award“, an unprecedented SIX times as an attending physician and Associate Director of the Ob/Gyne residency program at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago, and as an attending physician and mentor at Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston.

In 2012, Dr. Tam took a sabbatical from her private practice to undertake a fellowship program in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery (MIGS) at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. She left Chicago and moved to Hershey, PA for one year. There, she received advanced training in laparoscopic surgery and robotically-assisted surgery using the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System. She completed her fellowship in June 2013 and returned to Chicago to start her new solo practice, “All for Women Healthcare, SC“, located in the Stone Building at 2800 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 205N, in Chicago.

In February 2017, thanks to a growing demand for her medical expertise, Dr. Tam moved to a larger, completely new office in the Presence Center for Advanced Care (PCAC) building located at 2845 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 902, in Chicago, just down the block from her old office in the Stone Building. The PCAC is a truly modern, state-of-the-art medical building having just been completed in 2015. Dr. Tam’s new office offers patients a beautiful waiting area and four new exam rooms. The PCAC also offers visitors and patients the convenience of valet or indoor self-parking, and even a Walgreens pharmacy located in the lobby.

Besides medicine, Dr. Tam’s other passion is running… a lot of running! Over the past 20+ years, she has run in no less than 28 marathons (at 26.2 miles each!). She has completed full marathons all over the U.S. and the world including the Chicago Marathon (5 times, latest in October 2015), Las Vegas, Disney World, New York, Washington, DC, Rome, and Paris, just to name a few. She was featured in the news article, “50 Chicago Women in Sports“, appearing in Windy City Sports – Chicago’s Fitness & Recreation Guide MagazineChicago, Illinois, September, 1997Dr. Tam fully understands the needs of female athletes and has helped many face special health challenges unique to their athletic lifestyle. It is no surprise that many of Dr. Tam’s patients are athletes, too. They love the fact that their doctor can identify with their unique needs as women athletes.

In all, Dr. Tam shows genuine understanding, concern, and compassion for all her patients. She takes the time to listen to their needs, as well as advise and educate them. As an accomplished clinician and minimally invasive gyne surgeon with over 20 years professional experience, together with her MIGS fellowship training, Dr. Tam brings an exceptionally high level of expertise and knowledge to her field, coupled with her warm and caring bedside manner for all her patients.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Fellow, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery: Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,Hershey, Pennsylvania  (2012-2013)
  • Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology: Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois (1994-1998)
  • Doctor of Medicine, Dean’s Award: Rosalind Franklin Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois. (1990-1994)
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences. Graduated with Honors. University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (1984–1987)

Affiliations

Faculty Appointments

  • Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. Presence Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston, Illinois
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Lecturer, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Rosalind Franklin – Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois

Professional Affiliations

Awards & Recognition

  • Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (COEMIG) Award – Accredited 2013 to 2018 – Awarded by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) and the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC)
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Course Director – “Vaginal Pessary: A Minimally Invasive Approach to Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Incontinence”. ACOG 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, May 2-6, 2015 in San Francisco, California
  • Selected to be a host at “Lunch with the Experts” session at ACOG 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, May 3, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Topic for presentation: “Vaginal Pessary: A Minimally Invasive Approach to Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Incontinence”
  • National Faculty Award 2015 – American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists/ Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Service Excellence Award 2013 – Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Physicians Scoring Above the 90th Percentile Nationwide 2012-2013, Hershey, Pennsylvania
  • National Faculty Award 2012 – American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists/ Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Attending of the Year 2011 to 2012 – Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2012 ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting Video Interview – May 8, 2012. Chosen for video interview on “Assessment of Trial of Labor After Previous Cesarean Delivery in a Community Teaching Hospital.” Published on YouTube.com: http://youtu.be/pEfx1ayV_pQ
  • 2011 APGO Hysteroscopy Scholars Program – September 9 to 10, 2011, at Conceptus, Inc. Headquarters in Mountain View, California
  • 2011 Mentor of the Year Award– District VI – Presented by ACOG Committee on Honors and Recognition and Junior Fellow Congress Advisory Council at ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting, Washington, DC
  • National Faculty Award 2010 – American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists/ Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Today’s Chicago Woman – Readers’ Choice Awards, published in Ask the Expert section, July 2010 Vol. 28, Issue 10, page 37
  • Attending of the Year 2009 to 2010 – Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Saint Joseph Hospital Medical Staff Committee Service Award 2009 – Saint Joseph Hospital Medical Staff, Chicago, Illinois
  • National Faculty Award 2009 – American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists/ Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Attending of the Year 2008 to 2009 – Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Physician’s Recognition Award 2005 to 2007 – American Medical Association
  • National Faculty Award 2004 – American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists/ Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Attending of the Year 2003 to 2004 – Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Excellence in Student Teaching Award 2004 – Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Physician’s Recognition Award 2002 to 2005 – American Medical Association. Special Resolution for Medical Missionary Work 2002 – Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago
  • National Faculty Award 2001 – American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists/ Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Attending of the Year 2000 to 2001 – Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Faculty Development Workshop Award 2001 – The Berlex Foundation, Stevenson, Washington
  • Special Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures Award 1998 – Presented by Saint Joseph Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Featured in, “50 Chicago Women in Sports” – Article in Windy City Sports – Chicago’s Fitness & Recreation Guide Magazine, Chicago, Illinois, September, 1997

Publications and Presentations

  • Tam T, Harkins G, Wegrzyniak L, Ehrgood S, Kunselman A, Davies M. Infiltration of Bupivacaine Local Anesthetic to Trocar Insertion Sites After Laparoscopy: A Randomized, Double Blind, Stratified, and Controlled Trial. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2014; 21:1015-1021
  • Tam, T., Harkins, G., Davies, M., Dykes, T., Gockley, A. Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose Resembling Vaginal Cuff Abscess Case Reports. Manuscript Ref. No: MN JSLS-D-13-00103R1. Submission accepted for publication in JSLS, Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons on July 11, 2013
  • Tam T, Gupta M, Alligood-Percoco N, de los Reyes S, Davies M, Harkins G.Comparison of Routes of Hysterectomy and their Surgical Outcomes in Obese Patients. OBG Management: News for Your Practice. January 2014; 26(1)
  • Tam, T., Harkins, G., Zaino, R., Caldwell, T., Hazard D. Endometrial Dye Instillation: A Novel Approach to Histopathologic Evaluation of Morcellated Hysterectomy Specimens. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2013; 20:667-671
  • Tam, T., Davies, M. Pessaries for vaginal prolapse: Critical factors to successful fit and continued use. OBG Management: Surgical Techniques. December 2013; 25 (12): 42-59
  • Tam, T., Estes, S. “Hysteroscopic Morcellation of Retained Products of Conception.” Manuscript ID GYN-2013-0038. J Gynecol Surg; 29:1. Currently in print production
  • Tam, T., Harkins, G., Estes, S. The Head Butler with Design Modification: A Useful Mountable Shelf for the Operative Table in Robotic Surgery. Manuscript number: JORS-455R1. Submission accepted for publication in Journal of Robotic Surgery on May 3, 2013. Available On-Line First™
  • Tam, T., Harkins, G. Elective Laparoscopic Appendectomy in Gynecologic Surgery: When, Why, And How, Surgical Techniques. OBG Management. 2013; 25:42-49
  • Tam, T., Harkins, G., Davies, M. Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Trachelectomy: A Case Series and Review of Surgical Technique. J Robotic Surg. 2013; Accepted for publication Feb. 4, 2013, currently in production. doi:10.1007/s11701-013-0397-0.  Available On-Line First™
  • Tam, T., Conte, M., Schuler, H., Malang, S., Roque, M. Delivery Outcomes in Women Undergoing Elective Labor Induction at Term. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2013; 287:407-411
  • Tam, T., Verma, M., Elgar, C. Abnormal Cervical Cytology in Adolescent Pregnancies. J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013; 33:82-84
  • Tam, T., Elgar, C., Jirschele, K., Lombard, E. Post-Ablation Tubal Sterilization Syndrome Following Novasure Endometrial Ablation: Two Case Reports.Gynecol Surg. 2012; 9:449–452
  • Tam, T., Huang, S. Perineal Endometriosis in an Episiotomy Scar: Case Report and Review of Literature. J Endometriosis. 2012; 4(2): 93-96
  • Tam, T., Bilinski, E., Lombard, E. Recolonization of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) in Women with Prior GBS Genital Colonization in Pregnancy. J Matern-Fetal Neo M. 2012; 25(10): 1987-1989
  • Tam, T., Muresan, M., Ipema, N. Maternal Underweight Status and Association with Preterm Contractions. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012; 286: 35-36
  • Tam, T., Khazaei, A. Spontaneous Unilateral Dizygotic Twin Tubal Pregnancy. J Clin Ultrasound. 2009; 37: 104-106
  • Tam, T., Clark, C., Darey, K. Maternal Weight Gain and Neonatal Care Unit Admissions. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007; 98: 60-62
  • Tam T, Yungbluth M, and Myles T. Gram Stain Method Shows Better Sensitivity than ACOG Clinical Criteria for Detection of Bacterial Vaginosis in Surveillance of Pregnant Low Income Women in a Clinical Setting. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 1998; 6: 204-208
  • Tam T, Yungbluth M, and Myles T. Lim Broth Method versus Standard Culture Transport Medium in the Culture Collection for Isolation of Group B b-Streptococcus in Pregnant Women. Journal of Clinical Practice in Sexuality. 1998-99. [Winner of ACOG/Zeneca Resident Educational Program Competition]

Oral Presentations

  • Tam, T., Reid, M. “Hysteroscopic Myomectomy: Successful Removal of a Large Submucosal Leiomyoma While Minimizing Bleeding.” Selected for Video Presentation at The 43rd AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 17-21, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Tam, T., Sobowale, O., Dogal, N., Harkins, G., Davies, M. “A Prospective Study of Dyspareunia Rates in Patients after Robotic-Assisted and Conventional Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.” Accepted for presentation “Open Communications 15 – Robotics at The 42nd  AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 10-14, 2013, Washington D.C.
  • Tam, T., Placek, J., Calero, D. “Building a Hysteroscopy Curriculum in a Community-Based Residency Program.” Accepted for presentation at The 41st AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 5 – 9, 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Tam, T., Davies, M., Harkins, G. “Vaginal Pessaries: An Instructional Video.”Selected for video film presentation at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ 61st Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM), Film Festival, May 2013; New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Tam, T., Elgar, C., Jirschele, K., Lombard, E. “Post-Ablation Tubal Sterilization Syndrome (PATSS) Following Novasure Endometrial Ablation: Two Case Reports and Review of Literature.” Accepted for abstract presentation at The 41st AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 5 – 9, 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Wolny, Y., Tam, T., Huang, S. “A Review of Uterine Manipulators.” Accepted for video presentation at The 41st AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Video Session 13—Advanced Endoscopy, November 5 – 9, 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Tam, T. “Application of Classic Obstetric Forceps: An Instructional Video.”Selected for video film presentation at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ 60th Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM), Film Festival, May 5-9, 2012; San Diego, California
  • Tam, T., and Dziadosz, K. “Implementation of a Web-based Educational Forceps Module.” Oral Presenter at the 2011 CREOG and APGO Annual Meeting, March 9-12, 2011; San Antonio, Texas
  • Tam, T., Ipema, N. “Implementation Of Medication Critical Path Analysis In Obstetrics And Gynecology.” Selected as one of ten oral presentations at the 2009 ACGME Educational Conference, March 5-8, 2009; Grapevine, Texas
  • Tam, T., Williams, N., Evans, S. “Building a Failure Mode and Effects Analysis in Labor & Delivery: An Effective Assessment Approach to Practice-Based Learning and Improvement.” “Examples from the Field” Selected for Oral Presentation at ACGME Annual Educational Conference, 2005; Kissimmee, Florida
  • Tam T, Yungbluth M, and Myles T. “Gram Stain Method Shows Better Sensitivity than ACOG Clinical Criteria for Detection of Bacterial Vaginosis in Surveillance of Pregnant Low Income Women in a Clinical Setting.” Research accepted for oral presentation at the 1998 ACOG District VI Annual Meeting; Chicago, Illinois

Research Abstracts and Poster Presentations

  • Tam, T., Arauz, V. “Building a Hysteroscopy Curriculum in an Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) Residency Program” Accepted for poster presentation at the 61st Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM) of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, April 26-20, 2014; Chicago. Illinois
  • Tam, T., Gingery A. “Risk Reducing Strategies for Uterine Morcellation as a Scientific Video Poster” Presented as a Scientific Video Poster at The 43rd AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 17-21, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Tam T, Harkins G, Wegrzyniak L, Ehrgood S, Kunselman A, Davies M.“Infiltration of Bupivacaine Local Anesthetic to Trocar Insertion Sites After Laparoscopy: A Randomized, Double Blind, Stratified, and Controlled Trial”Accepted for presentation as a Scientific Video Poster at The 43rd AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 17-21, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Tam, T., Calero, D. “Does Morbid Obesity in Preeclampsia Affect Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes?” Poster presentation at the 61st Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM) of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, April 26-20, 2014; Chicago. Illinois
  • Tam, T., Gupta, M., Alligood-Percoco, N., delos Reyes S. “Comparison of Routes of Hysterectomy and their Surgical Outcomes in Obese and Morbidly Obese Patients.” Virtual Poster at The 42nd  AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 10-14, 2013, Washington D.C.
  • Tam, T., Contreras, M., Khan, S., Reid, M. “Assessment of Trial of Labor After Previous Cesarean Delivery in a Community Teaching Hospital.” Poster presentation at the 60th Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM) of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 5-9, 2012; San Diego, California
  • Tam, T., Moos, A., Wilson, T. “Implementation Of A Web-Based History Taking Module In An Obstetrics And Gynecology Residency Program.” Poster presentation at the 2012 CREOG and APGO annual meeting, , March 7-10, 2012; Orlando, Florida
  • Tam, T., Conti, M., Schuler, H. “Elective Induction of Labor Outcomes of Term Low-Risk Women in a Community Teaching Hospital.” Poster presentation at the 59th Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM) of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, April 30-May 4, 2011; Washington, DC
  • Tam, T., Muresan, M., Ipema, N. “Maternal Underweight Status and Association with Preterm Contractions.” Poster presentation at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 58th Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM), May 15-19, 2010; San Francisco, California
  • Tam, T., Dziadosz, K. “Implementation Of A Primary Health Care Educational Toolbox In A Community-Based Obstetrics And Gynecology Residency Program.” Poster presentation for the Marvin R. Dunn Poster Session at the ACGME’s Annual Education Conference, March 4-7, 2010; Nashville, Tennessee
  • Tam, T., Verma, M., Elgar, C. “Abnormal Cervical Cytology in Adolescent Pregnancies.” Poster presentation at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 57th Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM), May 2009; Chicago, Illinois
  • Tam, T., Ipema, N. “Implementation Of Medication Critical Path Analysis In Obstetrics And Gynecology.” Marvin R. Dunn Poster Session at the 2009 ACGME Educational Conference, March 5-8, 2009; Grapevine, Texas
  • Tam, T., Lombard, E., Bilinski, E. “Recolonization of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) in Women with Prior GBS Positive Pregnancy.” American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 56th Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM) poster presentation, May 2008; New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Conmey, K., Tam, T. “Building a Cultural Awareness and Responsiveness to Encourage Sensitivity (CARES) Team to Teach and Develop Cultural Fluency.”CREOG and APGO Annual Meeting Poster Presentation, March 2008; Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  • Tam, T., Mahoney, M. “Utilizing A Skills Laboratory As An Effective Tool For Learning The Core Competencies In An Obstetrics And Gynecology Residency Program.” ACGME/ABMS Joint Conference Poster Session, 2007; Rosemont, Illinois
  • Tam, T., Goepfert, T. “Duty Hour Limitations in a Community-Based Program: Effects on Resident Education.” American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District Meeting, 2007; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Tam, T., Clark, C., Darey, K. “Is Excessive Maternal Weight A Predictor of Neonatal ICU Admissions?” Abstract accepted for Poster presentation at ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting, 2006; Washington, DC
  • Teresa Tam, MD, Madhavi Ravipati, MD, Cordia Clark, MD, Burcu Onispir-Kafali, MD. “Achieving The ACGME Competencies With Mentors: A Team Approach.”ACGME Annual Educational Conference Poster Session, 2006; Kissimmee, Florida
  • Tam, T., Williams, N., Evans, S. “Building a Failure Mode and Effects Analysis in Labor & Delivery: An Effective Assessment Approach to Practice-Based Learning and Improvement.” Poster presentation at ACGME Annual Educational Conference, 2005; Kissimmee, Florida
  • Tam, T., Turco, M. “Multidisciplinary, Cross-Functional Team Approach to Assessing and Implementing a Systems-base Practice.” Poster presentation at ACGME/ABMS, 2004; Rosemont, Illinois

Journal Submissions Reviewer

  • Journal of Clinical Pathology, 2012
  • American Journal of Perinatology, 2012
  • Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, 2013 2014
  • CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting Film Festival Reviewer

Video Presentations 

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Dr. Teresa Tam is a graduate of the Rosalind Franklin Chicago Medical School, where she received the Dean’s Award at her graduation (1994). She undertook her residency in 1994 at St. Joseph Hospital, completing the program in 1998. She has been in private practice since then. She has also been affiliated with Presence Saint Joseph Hospital as the Associate Director of their Obstetrics & Gynecology residency program, as well as an on-staff attending physician. She has been an attending on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for the past 12 years. She is Board certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a fully licensed physician and surgeon by the State of Illinois (license no.: 036.093565).

Along with her medical practice, Dr. Tam is also an accomplished medical researcher having been published in a number of professional medical journals. She is a noted presenter at national and international medical conferences having presented over two dozen oral presentations, abstracts, video, and poster presentations combined. To date, she has written over 13 published research papers and produced a series of medical education videos. She was awarded “Attending of the Year and received the “National Faculty Award“, an unprecedented SIX times as an attending physician and Associate Director of the Ob/Gyne residency program at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago, and as an attending physician and mentor at Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston.

In 2012, Dr. Tam took a sabbatical from her private practice to undertake a fellowship program in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery (MIGS) at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. She left Chicago and moved to Hershey, PA for one year. There, she received advanced training in laparoscopic surgery and robotically-assisted surgery using the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System. She completed her fellowship in June 2013 and returned to Chicago to start her new solo practice, “All for Women Healthcare, SC“, located in the Stone Building at 2800 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 205N, in Chicago.

In February 2017, thanks to a growing demand for her medical expertise, Dr. Tam moved to a larger, completely new office in the Presence Center for Advanced Care (PCAC) building located at 2845 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 902, in Chicago, just down the block from her old office in the Stone Building. The PCAC is a truly modern, state-of-the-art medical building having just been completed in 2015. Dr. Tam’s new office offers patients a beautiful waiting area and four new exam rooms. The PCAC also offers visitors and patients the convenience of valet or indoor self-parking, and even a Walgreens pharmacy located in the lobby.

Besides medicine, Dr. Tam’s other passion is running… a lot of running! Over the past 20+ years, she has run in no less than 28 marathons (at 26.2 miles each!). She has completed full marathons all over the U.S. and the world including the Chicago Marathon (5 times, latest in October 2015), Las Vegas, Disney World, New York, Washington, DC, Rome, and Paris, just to name a few. She was featured in the news article, “50 Chicago Women in Sports“, appearing in Windy City Sports – Chicago’s Fitness & Recreation Guide MagazineChicago, Illinois, September, 1997Dr. Tam fully understands the needs of female athletes and has helped many face special health challenges unique to their athletic lifestyle. It is no surprise that many of Dr. Tam’s patients are athletes, too. They love the fact that their doctor can identify with their unique needs as women athletes.

In all, Dr. Tam shows genuine understanding, concern, and compassion for all her patients. She takes the time to listen to their needs, as well as advise and educate them. As an accomplished clinician and minimally invasive gyne surgeon with over 20 years professional experience, together with her MIGS fellowship training, Dr. Tam brings an exceptionally high level of expertise and knowledge to her field, coupled with her warm and caring bedside manner for all her patients.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Affiliations

Faculty Appointments

Professional Affiliations

Awards & Recognition

Publications and Presentations

Oral Presentations

Research Abstracts and Poster Presentations

Journal Submissions Reviewer

Video Presentations 

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