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Vincent Lam

City Ophthalmology


City Ophthalmology

1740 South St
Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA

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Dr. Lam's practice philosophy embraces patient first care - providing individualized, compassionate, and quality care for each individual need. Dr. Lam speaks, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese) , Spanish (and English!)

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Medical eye exam, Diabetic eye care, Glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, Cataract Surgery, Premium Presbyopic correcting intraocular lens implantation, Pterygium surgery, Eyelid surgery, Dry eye diagnosis and treatment,
Dry eye treatment with Optilight Intense pulsed light therapy (IPL), IPL and laser skin facials

Awards or Certifications

Board certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, and ophthalmic plastic surgery

What's your background, education and training?

Dr. Lam obtained his bachelors degree at Syracuse University in Biochemistry graduating summa cum laude. He then completed his medical doctoral degree at the prestigious Mount Sinai School of Medicine and performed his internship at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital in New York. He went on to do a residency in Ophthalmology at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia where he was appointed Chief Resident of Ophthalmology. His further interest in ophthalmic plastic surgery brought him to do a fellowship in the supersubspecialty of Ophthalmic and Orbital Surgery at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, one of the premier institutions in Asia.

Insurances Accepted

We accept most major medical insurance plans including:

AARP Medicare
Aetna Better Health
Aetna Medicare/Commercial HMO/PPO/POS etc.
AmeriHealth ***
AmeriHealth Administrator ***
Cigna HMO/PPO, etc. ***
Cigna Medicare HMO/PPO ++ (eff 11/01/22)
Highmark Wholecare Medicare Assured (previously: Gateway Medicare Assured)
Health Partner Medicare & Medicaid
Highmark Blue Cross ***
Horizon BCBSNJ ***
Independence Blue Cross
Independence Administrator ***
Keystone 65
Keystone First
Keystone First Community HealthChoices
Keystone First VIP Choice
Keystone Health Plan East (PCP referral required)
PA Medicaid (Access)
PA Health and Wellness Community Plan
Personal Choice
Personal Choice 65
United Healthcare Community Plan (DO NOT accept UHC Compass Plan)
United Healthcare PPO/POS/Medicare, etc.
UPMC for Life
UPMC Community HealthChoices
UPMC for You
Wellcare by Allwell

Special expertise

Cataract Surgery, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery


Top Doctors: 2023


Cataract Surgery, Premium Cataract Surgery, Presbyopic correcting intraocular lenses, pterygium surgery, eyelid surgery, diabetic eye care, glaucoma treatment, dry eye treatment, Optilight IPL for dry eyes, IPL facials, Laser facials,