Amer Karam, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Palo Alto, CA, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

AmerKaramMD

Obstetrics & Gynecology Palo Alto, CA

Gynecologic Oncology, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Minimally Invasive / Endoscopic Surgery

Clinical Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Stanford Hospital and Clinics

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Education & Training

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterFellowship, Surgical Oncology, 2007 - 2008
  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Gynecological Oncology, 2004 - 2007
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityResidency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2001 - 2004
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityInternship, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2000 - 2001
  • American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
    American University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineClass of 2000
  • American University of BeirutB.S., Biology, With Distinction, 1993 - 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2004 - 2022
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Gynecologic Oncology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • Resident Teaching Award Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2010
  • Patient's Choice On-Time Physician MDx Medical, Inc., 2009
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Increased Risk and Pattern of Secondary Malignancies in Patients with Invasive Extramammary Paget's Disease  
    Karam AK, Dorigo O, British Journal of Dermatology, 10/12/2013
  • Down-regulation of vitamin D receptor in mammospheres: implications for vitamin D resistance in breast cancer and potential for combination therapy  
    Pervin S, Hewison M, Braga M, Tran L, Chun R, Karam A, Chaudhuri G, Norris K, Singh R, PLoS One, 1/14/2013
  • Treatment outcomes in a large cohort of patients with invasive Extramammary Paget's disease  
    Karam A, Dorigo O, Gynecologic Oncology, 5/1/2012
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Lectures

  • 10th Annual Office Gynecology 
    Contemporary Forums, Snowmass, Colorado - 8/5/2012
  • Office Gynecology 2012 
    Contemporary Forums, Snowmass, Colorado - 8/5/2012
  • Gynecologic Causes of Acute Abdomen 
    Stanford, CA - 10/27/2014

Other

Press Mentions

  • The Bay Area's Top Doctors of 2019
    The Bay Area's Top Doctors of 2019January 17th, 2019
  • On the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer and STS
    On the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer and STSOctober 19th, 2018
  • Higher Death Risk with Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gyne Cancers
    Higher Death Risk with Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gyne CancersJune 24th, 2020
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Hospital Affiliations