Eric Leon Tam, MD

Hematology, Bone Marrow Transplant, Blood and Marrow Transplant
Accepting New Patients

Locations

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1500 San Pablo Street , Los Angeles, CA 90033
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schedule
7 days a week, 24 hours a day
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1441 Eastlake Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90089
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7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
Cantonese, English
Gender
Male
About Eric Leon Tam , MD
Eric Tam, MD, is a blood and marrow transplant and hematology oncology specialist at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Keck Medicine of USC. He is triple board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine.

Dr. Tam provides expertise in stem cell transplantation and chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, with a particular focus on leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and myeloproliferative neoplasms.

His research interests include improving outcomes in blood and marrow transplant and developing strategies for relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia and higher-risk MDS, among other cancers. He’s been named to the Rising Stars list by Super Doctors.

Dr. Tam grew up in the suburbs of the San Francisco Bay area and earned his bachelor’s in chemical engineering before deciding on a career in medicine. Away from work, he enjoys the outdoors, reading, cooking, playing piano, traveling and spending time with family.
“I strive to go above and beyond for each one of my patients in all aspects of care. This includes finding the best treatments, providing resources, offering support and maintaining clear and concise communication. I work to earn each patient’s trust through honesty, respect and compassion.

“As a cancer survivor myself, I offer a unique perspective and understand the uncertainty in this journey, as both a physician and patient.”

Experience

Specialties
  • Hematology
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Blood and Marrow Transplant
Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Insurances Accepted

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Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Aetna
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare
  • Health Net
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Interplan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • CIGNA
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • GEHA
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Brand New Day
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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