"I don’t believe in the wisdom of children, nor in the wisdom of the old. There is a moment, a cusp, when the sum of gathered experience is worn down by the details of the living. We are never so wise as when we live in the moment." – Paul Kalanithi


Undergraduate Education: University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC, B.S., 2010
Graduate School / Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, M.D., 2017

Academic interests 


Head and neck trauma, head & neck surgery, pediatric otolaryngology, general otolaryngology.


Pediatric airway malformations, airway imaging, pediatric otolaryngology, reconstructive surgery, tissue engineering, osteoinduction.

Recent Publications

Robinson EM, Lam AS, Solomon I, Brady JS, Pang J, Faraji F, Houlton JJ, Futran ND, Barber BR. Trends in Positive Surgical Margins in cT1-T2 Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma., Laryngoscope 2022 Feb

Lam AS, Bindschadler MD, Evans KN, Friedman SD, Blessing MS, Bly R, Cunningham ML, Egbert MA, Ettinger RE, Gallagher ER, Hopper RA, Johnson K, Perkins JA, Romberg EK, Sie KCY, Susarla SM, Zdanski CJ, Wang X, Otjen JP, Perez FA, Dahl JP. Accuracy and Reliability of 4D-CT and Flexible Laryngoscopy in Upper Airway Evaluation in Robin Sequence., Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2022 04; 166(4):760-767

Loy KA, Lam AS, Franz AM, Martin LD, Manning SC, Ou HC, Perkins JA, Parikh SR, Low DK, Dahl JP. Impact of Eliminating Local Anesthesia on Immediate Postoperative Analgesia in Pediatric Ambulatory Adenotonsillectomy., Pediatr Qual Saf ; 6(3):e405

Lam AS, Bindschadler MD, Evans KN, Friedman SD, Otjen JP, Zdanski CJ, Perez FA, Dahl JP. 4D Computed Tomography for Dynamic Upper Airway Evaluation in Robin Sequence., Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2021 12; 165(6):905-908

Lam AS, Kirkham EM, Dahl JP, Kinter SL, Perkins JA, Sie KCY. Speech Outcomes After Sphincter Pharyngoplasty for Velopharyngeal Insufficiency., Laryngoscope 2021 06; 131(6):E2046-E2052