Raised in Delta, BC, Dr. Lam earned a Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science degree and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of British Columbia.

Throughout his education and early career, Dr. Lam received numerous awards for his academic aptitude and community involvement, including the prestigious Dr. John Blatherwick Award in 2011, the Carlos Carrillo Memorial Community Service Award in 2015 and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain Outstanding Senior Student Award in 2016.

He has been on exchange to Korea and Japan, and on an oral surgery externship in New York. Dr. Lam serves as a mentor for dental students, and intends to continue his services as a clinical instructor in the future.

In his free time, he enjoys skiing, dancing, and walking his dog.