Cornelius H. Lam, MD, PhD

Cornelius H. Lam, MD, PhD, FRCS, FAANS


Languages I Speak

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Cysts in Children
  • Tethered Spinal Cord

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center


  • McGill University's Montreal Neurological Institute (Neurosurgery)


  • Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University's Montreal Children's Hospital (Pediatric Neurosurgery)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Neurosurgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Nominee, 7th Annual Medical Staff Award for Clinical Excellence, Twin Cities Veterans Administration Medical Center (2008)
  • Marquis "Who's who in Medicine and Healthcare" (2006)
  • Dr. and Mrs. Scott Augustine Endowment for the MDMS Program (2005- 2006)


  • Member, Biomedical Engineering Institute (2005)
  • Member, Dean's Task Force on Admissions, University of Minnesota School of Medicine (2005)
  • Member, Task Force on Lumbo-Sacral imaging, Minneapolis Veterans Administration Hospital (2007)
  • Member, Fluoroscopy Safety Committee, Minneapolis Veterans Administration Hospital (2013)
  • Member, Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgeon Search Committee, University of Minnesota (2013)

Academic Information


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