Amer Karam, MD

Amer Karam, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology Palo Alto, CA

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

Office Address

  • Stanford Women's Cancer Center
    900 Blake Wilbur Dr, 1st Floor
    Palo Alto, CA 94305
    Phone: (650) 498-6004
    Fax: (650) 498-7237

Amer Karam, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology Palo Alto, CA

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

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology: Gynecologic Oncology, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Minimally Invasive / Endoscopic Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: ovarian cancer; uterine cancer; cervical cancer; endometriosis; Pregnancy; Minimally invasive surgery; Family planning; High-Risk Pregnancy; Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Education & Medical Training

  • American University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineAmerican University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
  • American University of Beirut
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins University
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical Center

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License2004 - 2016
  • American Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyObstetrics & Gynecology, 2009
  • American Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyHospice & Palliative Medicine, 2010
  • American Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyGynecologic Oncology, 2012

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • Resident Teaching AwardCouncil on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2010
  • Patient's Choice On-Time PhysicianMDx Medical, Inc., 2009

Publications & Presentations


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


  • 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


Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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