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Jocelyn Lam, M.D.

About me:

Jocelyn Lam, MD

Areas of Expertise:

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery


Barnes Road
Phone: (503) 227-2020

Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

Dr. Jocelyn Lam practices pediatric and comprehensive ophthalmology. She enjoys caring for children and adults of all ages with a wide variety of eye conditions. Her special interests include strabismus and cataract surgery.

Dr. Lam was born in Canada and raised in Seattle, WA where she completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Washington, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude with a B.S. in Microbiology and minor in Human Rights. Prior to entering medical school, she joined AmeriCorps and worked with children in after-school programs. Dr. Lam earned her medical degree from the University of Washington and moved to Los Angeles for her transitional internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center before returning to the University of Washington to complete her residency in Ophthalmology. Dr. Lam then went on to complete a Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at the University of Michigan Kellogg Center. Her passion is working with children and families through the crucial time of visual development.

In her free time, Dr. Lam enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, skiing, and spending time with her husband and family in the Pacific Northwest.




2019 – Present

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, University of Michigan

2016 – 2019

Ophthalmology, University of Washington

2015 - 2016

Doctor of Medicine
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI

Medical School
2011 - 2015

Doctor of Medicine, University of Washington

2006 - 2010

Bachelor of Science with Distinction and Magna Cum Laude
Microbiology with minor in Human Rights
University of Washington


Murray and Jean Johnstone ARVO Resident Travel Award - 2018
Melvin and Nanette Freeman ARVO Resident Travel Award - 2017
Medical Student Research Training Grant - 2011
Mary Gates Research Scholar - 2009
Phi Beta Kappa - 2009
University of Washington Undergraduate Scholar - 2006
Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction - 2006
National Merit Commended Scholar - 2005
American Society of Human Genetics Award - 2005


2016 – Present
American Academy of Ophthalmology
2016 – Present
Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS), Member-In-Training
2016 – Present
Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology (ARVO), Member-In-Training,


2011 – 2018
Liaocheng People's Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology - Shangdong, China
2016 – 2018
Seattle/King County Clinic, Seattle Center Foundation - Key Arena, Seattle, WA
2008 – 2009
AmeriCorps Students in Service, Seattle, WA
2007 – 2008
International Service Learning, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University


Effect of prior glaucoma surgery on post-injection IOP elevation in patients undergoing anti-VEGF injections." Presented at Resident Alumni Day, Seattle, WA
June 23, 2018. Semi-finalist
Comparison of injuries in martial arts: a cross-sectional approach." Presented at Western Medical Student Research Forum
Carmel, CA. 2013


Resident Research
2018 – Present
Medical Studuent Research
2013 – 2015
Medical Student Research Training Program
Mary Gates Research Scholars Program


Lam J, Menda S. Rapid anterior capsule contraction syndrome in retinopathy of prematurity with angle-closure glaucoma. Manuscript pending submission.  
Lam J, Luttrell I, Ding L, Rezaei Ket al. Effect of prior glaucoma surgery on intraocular pressure immediately after Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor injection. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2019 Aug 6. Doi: 10.1007/s00417-019-04431-x.  
Wen JC, Lam J, Banitt MR. Scleral Patch Graft With a Suture Reinforcement Technique in Surgical Management of Necrotizing Scleritis With Ectasia. Cornea. 2018;37(7):933-935. PMID: 29664747.  
Lam J, Sifrig B, Jung H. Rapid Capsular Contraction with Secondary lntraocular Lens Dislocation Associated with Unspecified Rod-Cone Dystrophy: A Case Report. Case Rep Ophthalmol. 2018;9(1): 149-153. PMID: 29643798.  
Lam J, Lee BS, Chen PP. The effect of electronic health records adoption on patient visit volume at an academic ophthalmology department. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;16:7. PMID: 26762304.  
Shibata Set al. Selective inhibitors of methionyl-tRNA synthetase have potent activity against Trypanosoma brucei infection in mice. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011;55(5): 1982-1989. PMID: 212824 28.  
Jocelyn Lam. "Evaluating a more conservative approach to congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction: an analysis of spontaneous resolution, surgical success, and negative outcomes." Presented at Resident Alumni Day. Seattle, WA June 23, 2019.  
Jocelyn Lam. "Effect of prior glaucoma surgery on post-injection IOP elevation in patients undergoing anti-VEGF injections." Presented at Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology (ARVO), Honolulu, HI. May 2, 2018.  
Jocelyn Lam. "Measurement of Ocular Rigidity in Patients Undergoing Anti-VEGF Injections." Presented at Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology (ARVO), Baltimore, MD. April 30, 2017.  
Jocelyn Lam. "Comparison of injuries in martial arts: a cross-sectional approach." Presented at Medical Student Research Symposium, Seattle, WA 2012.  
Jocelyn Lam. "Selective inhibitors of methionyl-tRNA synthetase have potent activity against Trypanosoma brucei infection in mice." Presented at Undergraduate Research Symposium, Seattle, WA 2009.  


Practice Locations:

Northwest Office
1955 NW Northrup St
Portland, OR 97209
Phone : (503) 227-2020

Barnes Road Office
9555 SW Barnes Rd, Suite 201
Portland, OR 97225
Phone : (503) 227-2020

Tigard Office
15298 SW Royalty Pkwy
Tigard, OR 97224
Phone : (503) 227-2020

Wilsonville Office
29250 SW Town Center Loop
W Wilsonville, OR 97070
Phone : (503) 582-0000


Preparing for your Visit:

Prior to Your Appointment: Please complete and print the Patient history, HIPPA and payment policy forms even if you are an established patient. Once you have completed the forms, please bring them with you on the day of your appointment. Due to privacy issues, please do not attempt to send these forms to our office via e-mail.

Please check with your insurance company(s) to verify your “vision care” coverage for routine eye examinations by calling the customer service phone number listed on your insurance card. You may also call this same number to verify “medical” benefits for medically necessary visits and procedures.

The Day of Your Appointment:
Bring your current medical insurance card(s) with you.

  • The co-pay amount listed on your insurance card will be collected at the time of your visit.
  • For charges not covered by your individual insurance plan, payment is due at the time of service. Prompt pay discounts are available on certain services. Please ask at the front desk.

As part of your examination with us today, your pupils may be dilated. With dilation, most people experience light sensitivity and difficulty with near vision (such as reading). Some individuals also have difficulty seeing in the distance. The effects of the dilation can last several hours.

Patient Forms:

Patient History


Payment Policy

Request an Appointment:

Request Appointment Online  
Northwest Office: 503-227-2020  
Barnes Road Office: 503-227-2020  
Tigard Office: 503-227-2020  
Wilsonville Office: 503-582-0000  


Patient Accounts:

If you have questions about your account or insurance, please call our patient accounts representatives at: 503-344-5115.

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