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Comprehensive Thyroid Program

Meet the Thyroid Program Physicians

Leslie S. Lam, MD

Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
Medical Education
New York University School of Medicine
New York University Medical Center
New York University Medical Center
Board Certified
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Attending Physician, Pediatric Endocrinology, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus
Pediatric endocrinology and thyroidology
Research Focus
Pediatric diabetes, pediatric endocrinology, pediatric thyroidology
Cantonese, Chinese

As a pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Lam manages and cares for children and adolescents in many areas of clinical endocrinology, including growth disorders, premature pubertal advancement or delay, diabetes, adrenal disorders, and calcium and vitamin D abnormalities, with particular interest in pediatric thyroid diseases and thyroid cancer. Besides his clinical work, Dr. Lam is actively involved in the teaching of pediatric house staff, fellows and medical students in both the hospital and the outpatient clinic settings.   

As a clinical research scientist, Dr. Lam is actively engaged in research concerning the role of hormonal disorders in children. He has particular interest in thyroid diseases and thyroid cancer as they pertain to the pediatric population and is involved in several projects examining the methods by which thyroid diseases and thyroid cancer are generally evaluated and treated.