Maria Teresa Tam, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Chicago, IL, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Maria TeresaTamMD, FACOG, FACS

Obstetrics & Gynecology Chicago, IL

General Gynecology, Minimally Invasive / Endoscopic Surgery

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rush University Medical School

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Summary

  • Dr. Maria Teresa Tam is a gynecologist in Chicago, IL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, AMITA Health Saint Francis Hospital Evanston, AMITA Health Saint Joseph hospital - Chicago, and Rush University Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University and has been in practice 23 years. She also speaks multiple languages, including Tagalog. She specializes in general gynecology and minimally invasive / endoscopic surgery and is experienced in office gynecologic procedures, vaginal pessaries, menopause, hysteroscopy, and laparoscopy.

Education & Training

  • St Joseph Hospital
    St Joseph HospitalResidency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1994 - 1998
  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
    Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin UniversityClass of 1994
  • University of Illinois ChicagoBS, Medical Laboratory Sciences, With Honors, 1984 - 1987
  • Penn State University
    Penn State UniversityFellowship, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2011 - 2014
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1996 - 2023
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American College of Obstetrics and GynecologyFellow
  • American College of SurgeonsFellow

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Service Excellence Award Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 2013
  • Chosen for Video interview, Annual Clinical Meeting Video Interview ACOG, 2012
  • Hysteroscopy Scholars Program APGO, 2011
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Comparison of Routes of Hysterectomy and their Surgical Outcomes in Obese Patients  
    • Tam T, Gupta M, Alligood-Percoco N, de los Reyes S, Davies M, Harkins G., OBG Management: News for Your Practice, 1/2014
  • Pessaries for vaginal prolapse: Critical factors to successful fit and continued use  
    Tam, T., Davies, M., OBG Management: Surgical Techniques, 12/2013
  • The Head Butler with Design Modification: A Useful Mountable Shelf for the Operative Table in Robotic Surgery.  
    • Tam, T., Harkins, G., Estes, S., Journal of Robotic Surgery, 5/3/2013
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Abstracts/Posters

  • “A Prospective Study of Dyspareunia Rates in Patients after Robotic-Assisted and Conventional Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.” (Oral Presentation)
    Tam, T., Sobowale, O., Dogal, N., Harkins, G., Davies, M., Open Communications 15 – Robotics at The 42nd AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Washington, DC, 11/10/2013
  • “Comparison of Routes of Hysterectomy and their Surgical Outcomes in Obese and Morbidly Obese Patients.” (Virtual Poster)
    Tam, T., Gupta, M., Alligood-Percoco, N., delos Reyes S., The 42nd AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Washington, DC, 11/10/2013
  • “Vaginal Pessaries: An Instructional Video.” (Video-film Presentation)
    Tam, T., Davies, M., Harkins, G., American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ 61st Annual Clinical Meeting (ACM), Film Festival, New Orleans, LA, 5/1/2013
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Press Mentions

  • Meet Teresa Tam of All for Women Healthcare in Lakeview
    Meet Teresa Tam of All for Women Healthcare in LakeviewNovember 7th, 2017
  • An Ob-Gyn Reinvents Herself
    An Ob-Gyn Reinvents HerselfFebruary 16th, 2018

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Tagalog, Filipino

Hospital Affiliations