Dr Peter Lam is a nationally and internationally recognised Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon. Dr Lam has particular expertise in sports related injuries of the foot and ankle including in the use of arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery. Dr Lam uses the latest techniques in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for the correction of bunions and certain forefoot deformities and arthritis of the big toe metatarsophalangeal joint. He also has particular interest in ligament reconstruction, realignment surgery and cartilage transplantation. Dr Lam performs surgery at North Shore Private Hospital,Castlecrag Private Hospital and St George Private Hospital.
Dr Lam graduated from the University of Sydney Medical School with honours and completed his orthopaedic training in Sydney. This was followed by further training studying under the supervision of world renowned Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Dr Mark Myerson and Dr Lew Schon in Baltimore, MD, USA. Dr Myerson was the President of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society in 2004-2005. Dr Schon was the President of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society in 2012-2013.
Dr Lam began practice in Sydney in 1999. He has been invited to present at national and international conferences. He has also published in prestigious peer reviewed orthopaedic journals.
Dr Lam is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and Australian Medical Association.