Biography & Education

Biography

In her cardiology practice, Lori Tam, M.D., believes that her most important role as a health care provider is to serve as a patient advocate and educator. "I like to educate my patients about their health conditions and empower them to make wise and effective decisions about their lifestyle and maintaining optimal cardiovascular health," she says.

Dr. Tam wants to encourage her patients to feel comfortable asking her questions about their health and cardiac concerns. She believes all patients deserve high-quality, compassionate care.

After earning her medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Dr. Tam completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and a cardiology fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She is board certified in internal medicine, and her clinical interests include coronary artery disease and cardiac imaging.

Dr. Tam was born and raised in Portland and speaks fluent Cantonese. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Areas of expertise

Cardiology, internal medicine

Education

Medical degree: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

Languages
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • English

Care Locations

315 SE Stone Mill Drive
Suite 220
Vancouver, WA 98684
9427 SW Barnes Road
Suite 495
Portland, OR 97225
Fax 503-216-0950

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Internal medicine
Conditions Treated
Services Provided

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (107 Ratings, 33 Comments)

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06/29/2016
VERY COMPASSIONATE AND FRIENDLY
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06/19/2016
Dr. Tam is my cardiologist - and does provide excellent specialty care.
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06/13/2016
Dr. Tam is excellent!
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06/10/2016
Dr Tam is always prepared when I visit. It is apparent she has reviewed my information to prepare for my visit. She is friendly and seems very genuine in her concern for my health. I can't say enough about how glad I am that she is my cardiologist.
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06/02/2016
She showed an unusual sensitivity to geriatric concerns.
90

05/08/2016
She was wonderful!!
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05/05/2016
It was so calming and comforting.
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05/04/2016
Dr. Tam also made inquiries on some of my personal experiences discussed a year ago! That was very nice that she was interested/cared. I like her very much, as well as respect her clinical knowledge and approach.
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05/03/2016
Everyone was cheerful & acted like they were happy to be a part of my care. I never felt just like a number or like I was rushed.
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05/01/2016
This was my first visit with this provider and she spent an hour with me. She took a lot of time to learn about my situation beyond what was in my records.
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04/19/2016
Greatly reduced my anxiety about have an angiogram
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03/29/2016
For a first visit with the provider I was extremely satisfied with the thoroughness of her exam and interest in me.
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03/28/2016
I have had nothing but a positive experience w/Dr. Tam. She is kind, she listens and always professional -
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03/15/2016
It did take several days to receive information on the tests ordered!! They did finally come from someone in the Dr's office!!
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03/10/2016
She was excellent.
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03/02/2016
Dr. Tam seemed very well qualified and I have absolute confidence in the care she will be providing me.
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03/02/2016
Dr. Tam was very thorough and easy to understand. Very kind, smart doctor.
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03/01/2016
Dr. Tam is excellent very caring, explains things very well.
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02/28/2016
Excelant care, made me very comfortable and answered my questions.
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02/23/2016
Dr. Tam is an excellent physician!
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02/23/2016
the best...
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02/10/2016
This was my first time seeing Dr. Tam and I think she will be a good fit for my health problems. She took the time to ask questions about my overall health. She ask questions about the medicines I was taking and if I knew what I was taking them for.
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12/30/2015
Dr. Tam is excellent. She is by far the best doctor I have ever seen. She is very clear about explanations, answers questions thoughtfully and with a little humor.
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11/29/2015
Dr. Tam listens Dr. Tam cares How lucky am I !!!!
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11/15/2015
Made me feel confident in my care and in very good hands
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11/11/2015
Dr Tam is very attentive to my health concerns. She gave advice that is genuinely pertinent to my emotional and physical well being. I highly regard her humanitarianism and professionalism.
 

11/01/2015
Dr. Tam is absolutely amazing, a very special person that Providence is lucky to have on their staff!!!!
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10/27/2015
Dr Tam is very kind and supportive
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10/24/2015
Very nice experiencewith new Dr
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09/22/2015
Great Doctor and office!
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09/13/2015
The nurses seem rather nonchalant about tests, meds. It is not as familiar ground for me.
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08/18/2015
I believe the best possible.
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08/11/2015
the people at this clincl are great