Dr. Amer Karam MD Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Dr. Amer Karam is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Palo Alto, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Karam accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 27 doctors at Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and one of 61 at Stanford Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Obstetrician-Gynecologist: 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

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2001 - 2004

Johns Hopkins University
Internship, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2000 - 2001

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Class of 2000

American University of Beirut
Other Training, Biology, 1993 - 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certified 2 years in Gynecologic Oncology

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certified 5 years in Obstetrics & Gynecology

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certified 4 years in Hospice & Palliative Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Administrative Chief Resident, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
2003

Berlex Best Resident Teaching Award, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
2002

Dean's Honor List in Medicine, The American University of Beirut
1997

Resident Teaching Award, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology
2010

Patient's Choice On-Time Physician, MDx Medical, Inc.
2009

Patient's Choice Most Compassionate Doctors, MDx Medical, Inc.
2009

Patient's Choice Award, MDx Medical, Inc.
2008

Patient's Choice Award, MDx Medical, Inc.
2012

Excellence in Teaching Award, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2007

Excellence in Teaching Award, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
2004

Ungula Sinistra Award, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service
2004

Golden Trocar Award, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Division of Gynecologic Specialties
2004

Outstanding Resident Award, GBMC Healthcare, Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
2004

Publications & Presentations

10th Annual Office Gynecology
2012 8 5

Office Gynecology 2012
2012 8 5

Increased Risk and Pattern of Secondary Malignancies in Patients with Invasive Extramammary Paget's Disease
Karam AK, Dorigo O 2013 10 12

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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