Dr. Eric Lam


Dr. Eric Lam is a gastroenterologist with specific interests in advanced diagnostics and therapeutics in pancreaticobiliary disease, premalignant tumors of the GI tract and endoscopic innovation in the field of surgical endoscopy.  He is active in his private practice and has been on staff at St. Paul’s Hospital since 2004.

Clinical Interests:

  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Pancreaticobiliary disease
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy - endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)


  • Medical Degree - Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Fellowship in Gastroenterology - University of Alberta
  • Advanced Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology - University of Alberta
  • Advanced Training in Endoscopic Ultrasound - Universite de Montreal 


  • Program Director - University of British Columbia Adult Gastroenterology Fellowship (2016)
  • Gastroenterology Residency Training Committee (2004 - 2016)
  • Mentoring Undergraduate and Postgraduate medical trainees


  • Outcomes in endoscopy, ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound
  • Endoscopic submucosal dissection
  • Combined endoscopic/laparoscopic resection techniques