Troy Lam, DDS, MD
Dr. Troy Lam is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with subspecialty training in pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery and pediatric cleft and craniofacial surgery. Dr. Lam grew up in Colorado, where he received his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Northern Colorado in 2004. He subsequently began his dental education at the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 2014. He then completed post-graduate residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, in 2020. During this time, Dr. Lam earned a Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine in 2018 and completed an internship in general surgery at the University of California, San Francisco Department of Surgery in 2019. During his residency, he received training in the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, including dentoalveolar and dental implant surgery, oral and maxillofacial pathology, facial trauma, maxillofacial reconstruction, orthognathic (corrective jaw) surgery, temporomandibular joint surgery, and sleep apnea surgery. Following residency, Dr. Lam received subspecialty training in pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery and pediatric cleft and craniofacial surgery at the Florida Craniofacial Institute with Pat Ricalde, MD, DDS, FACS. It was under her guidance that he gained experience in the management of the pediatric airway, cleft lip and palate, plagiocephaly, craniosynostosis, and pediatric maxillofacial trauma and pathology.
Outside of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Lam enjoys going on walks with his family, observing beautiful scenery and barbecuing. An interesting fact about Dr. Lam is that he has also earned a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in chemistry from Syracuse University and enjoys talking about anything related to organic chemistry. Dr. Lam and his fiancée, Lydia, together with their four dogs, Daisy, Pixie, Asher and Toby, are very excited to call Arizona their new home.