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Anthony W. Kam, MD, Ph.D.

Anthony Kam

Title: Physician & Radiologist
Company: Neurointerventional Associates
Location: Fort Meyers, Florida, United States

Anthony W. Kam, MD, Ph.D., Physician and Radiologist at Neurointerventional Associates, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the health care industry.

Delving into his career due to his desire to help people and make significant contributions to the world, Dr. Kam is an attending physician at Neurointerventional Associates, having formerly been a fellow with the association beginning in 2014.  Prior to these appointments, he was a fellow in the department of radiology at Loyola University from 2013 to 2014, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 2008 to 2013, an assistant professor of uniformed services at the University of Health Sciences from 2004 to 2008, and a staff clinician at the National Institutes of Health from 2002 to 2008. Previously, he was a research associate in the department of electrical and computer engineering at the Beckman Institute with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign from 1992 to 1996.

To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Kam pursued a formal education at Cornell University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in physics and chemistry, summa cum laude, in 1983. He subsequently attended Harvard University, receiving a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in physics in 1985 and 1992, respectively. Soon thereafter, he obtained a Doctor of Medicine, with honors, from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign in 1996. Dr. Kam completed an internship in the department of medicine and residency in the department of radiology at the University of Pittsburgh between 1996 and 2001, completing his medical training with a fellowship in the department of radiology in 2002.

Dr. Kam is most renowned for his accomplishments as the first physician to measure the lifetime of the metastable, a state of molecular nitrogen, and measure electron stimulated desorption of hydrogen and deuterium from silicon. He also participated in phases one, two and three clinical trials of percutaneous hepatic perfusion for unresectable primary and metastatic liver cancers. The devices are used in a clinical capacity in Europe and are awaiting FDA approval in the United States. When Dr. Kam is not practicing medicine or teaching, he is contributing articles to professional journals regarding interventional surgery, radiology, magnetic resonance imaging and interventional radiology. He has also contributed myriad chapters to books.

In an effort to remain aware of developments within the industry, Dr. Kam maintains affiliation with several organizations, including the American Medical Association, the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, the Society of Interventional Radiology, the American Physical Society, and the American Heart Association. Likewise, he is associated with the American Stroke Association, the European Society of Neuroradiology, the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery, and the American Society of Neuroradiology.

As a testament to his professional success, Dr. Kam has accrued several accolades throughout his career. Named to the Guide to America’s Top Radiologists in 2009 and Leading Health Professionals of the World in 2006, he was the recipient of the Sandra Hamdani Member Award from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Radiology and the Resident Research Award from the Radiological Society of North America in 2001. Honored with the American Institutes of Chemists Award in 1983, he was also a Shell Companies Foundation Fellow and National Science Foundation Fellow between 1983 and 1988.

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