Alexander Lam, MD

Assistant Professor
Asst Prof of Clin Radiology


Alexander Lam, MD earned his medical degree at UC Davis School of Medicine in 2013, followed by a one-year internship in the Department of Internal Medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. His four-year Diagnostic Radiology Residency was completed in 2018 at UC Irvine School of Medicine in Orange, CA, where he served as chief resident from 2017-2018. Dr. Lam completed a one-year fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the Department of Radiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, VA in 2019.

Dr. Lam is the recipient of several awards, including the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation Radiology Resident Research Grant, and the American College of Radiology – Association of University Radiologists Research Scholar Award.

Dr. Lam joined UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging's Interventional Radiology section as an assistant clinical professor in 2019.


Fellowship, 2019 - Vascular Interventional Radiology, University of Virginia
Residency, 2018 - Diagnostic Radiology, UC Irvine, School of Medicine
Internship, 2014 - , California Pacific Medical Center
M.D., 2013 - Medicine, UC Davis


Zhou AL, Wu X, Youm J, Heller MB, Lam A. Cost-Effectiveness of Drug-Coated Balloon Angioplasty versus Plain Old Balloon Angioplasty for Arteriovenous Fistula Stenosis. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2023 Mar 28.
Wu X, Heller M, Lokken RP, Fidelman N, Lam A. Socioeconomic and Survival Analysis of Radioembolization in Patients with Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A Propensity Score-Adjusted Study. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2023 05; 34(5):815-823.e1.
Heller DB, Beggin AE, Lam AH, Kohi MP, Heller MB. Geniculate Artery Embolization: Role in Knee Hemarthrosis and Osteoarthritis. Radiographics. 2022 Jan-Feb; 42(1):289-301.
Lee AY, Lam A, Hicks RM, Isikbay M, Heller MB, Sugi MD, Behr S, Kohi MP. Visceral Aneurysm Formation and Intraabdominal Hemorrhage Associated with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2021 01; 32(1):151-152.
Sinha S, Lazar A, Lam A, Anderson EM, Chen LM, Hsu IJ, Yoshida EJ. Adjuvant radiation followed by chemotherapy is associated with improved overall survival in endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2020 10; 159(1):30-35.
Lam A, Schwertner A, Katrivesis J, Fernando D, Nelson K, Abi-Jaoudeh N. Atherectomy with balloon angioplasty compared to balloon angioplasty alone for the treatment of chronic limb threatening ischemia: A national surgical quality improvement program database analysis. Vascular. 2020 Dec; 28(6):747-755.