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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (41)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Amer Karam, Gynecologic Oncologist is Good. Dr. Karam has been reviewed by 91 patients who have provided 41 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Amer Karam, MD is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Hospice & Palliative Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 25 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Clinical Research
  • Colposcopy
  • Cryotherapy
  • Endometriosis
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Genetics
  • Gynecology
  • Hot Flashes
  • Hysteroscopic Surgery
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Leiomyoma (Smooth Muscle Tumor)
  • Menopause
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metrorrhagia
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Overactive Urinary Bladder
  • Trophoblastic Cancer
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Education & Awards

Dr. Karam graduated from American University Of Beirut. He has 12 awards.

Excellence in Teaching Award 2007
Excellence in Teaching Award 2004
Administrative Chief Resident 2003-2004
America's Most Compassionate Doctors, 2009 (Rated & awarded by patients)
Outstanding Resident Award 2004
The Society of Surgical Oncology
Berlex Best Resident Teaching Award 2002
Patient's Choice Awards, 2008 - 2009 (Rated & awarded by patients)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)


Dr. Karam has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 
  • Good Samaritan Hospital 


  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Amer Karam MD is a male Oncologist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecology, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.
Where does Dr. Amer Karam practice?
Dr. Amer Karam has 6 office locations.
Dr. Amer Karam practices Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecology, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine near Santa Monica, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Los Gatos, CA and Westlake Village, CA.
See Santa Monica Obstetricians & Gynecologists and Santa Monica Hospice & Palliative Specialists.