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 & Training

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

Certifications & Licensure

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

    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

    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

    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

    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 HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • 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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