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Ratings for Dr. Ka Wai Yam

5
Staff
3
Punctuality
5
Helpfulness
5
Knowledge

Dr. Yam is pleasant, listens, up to date, and very knowledgeable. She's the best Dr. I've had and am very thankful she's my Dr. My previous Dr. retired and I really lucked out.

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flag | Submitted June 7, 2016

3
Staff
4
Punctuality
3
Helpfulness
4
Knowledge

she is ok but sometimes too rush and talks too fast... although she do answer all your questions but you have a time limit

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flag | Submitted February 21, 2016

5
Staff
5
Punctuality
5
Helpfulness
5
Knowledge

I am a patient that Dr. Yam inherited from retiring Dr. Haussmann. Dr. Yam has been fantastic. helpful, caring, demonstrating a partnership with me in caring for my ongoing health.

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flag | Submitted January 20, 2016

1
Staff
1
Punctuality
1
Helpfulness
1
Knowledge

Dr Yam is not supportive when it comes to your health. She told me that I better not think of having another child and I should loose weight. She's my doctor and she should be supportive and shouldn't say that. I didn't get a good vibe from Dr. Yam I told her that I wanted to get an IUD instead of using birth control pills and when I did get the IUD it fell out after few months and when I told her she said I'm glad it fell out. If your looking for a good doctor I would not recommend Dr Yam. The staff are always rude,unorganized and unprofessional.

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flag | Submitted November 15, 2015

5
Staff
4
Punctuality
5
Helpfulness
4
Knowledge

She is extremely friendly and puts me at ease every time I see her. She is easy to talk to and understands my health problems in a a way that other doctors have not. She is a gem of an MD!

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flag | Submitted November 7, 2015

5
Staff
5
Punctuality
5
Helpfulness
5
Knowledge

She actually cares about her patients. Great family doctor.

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flag | Submitted April 9, 2015

5
Staff
5
Punctuality
5
Helpfulness
5
Knowledge

Dr. Yam is a skilled physician and a kind generous person. She patiently addresses each of my questions and I trust her treatment recommendations. I am fortunate to have her as my family doctor.

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flag | Submitted March 23, 2015

2
Staff
2
Punctuality
1
Helpfulness
1
Knowledge

Doctor Yam has a fat bias which can seriously negatively impact the quality of the healthcare you receive if you are overweight or obese.

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flag | Submitted March 21, 2015

5
Staff
5
Punctuality
5
Helpfulness
4
Knowledge

Dr. Yam is an excellent GP. I usually have a list of questions to ask her each visit, and she is always gracious and answers my queries to my satisfaction. I feel fortunate to have her as my GP.

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flag | Submitted November 25, 2014

3
Staff
3
Punctuality
2
Helpfulness
2
Knowledge

Warning to overweight or obese patients. Dr Yam has a fat bias which will affect how she medically treats you. My former physician's fat bias led to her prescribe a dangerous weight loss medication for me even when I had no problems caused by my obesity. The resulting rapid weight loss and regain led to my developing a fatty liver and an eating disorder. Dr. Yam also has a fat bias which leads her to ignore the issue you are going to see her for and prescribe weight loss diet treatment, which is the LAST thing a physician should do if a patient has an eating disorder. If you are overweight or obese, find a doctor who doesn't have a fat bias. They are hard to find, but less likely to have a negative impact on your health.

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flag | Submitted November 16, 2014

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