As an addiction medicine specialist, he is dedicated to providing prevention, intervention, screening, and treatment for substance addiction and use. He can also identify and subsequently treat the physical and psychiatric complications as a result of addiction. He also offers medical care within the bio-psycho-social framework for individuals with addiction, and substance related health conditions.
Since an addiction medicine specialist is trained specifically in a wide range of prevention, analysis and treatment modalities regarding substance use and addiction, patients in acute care, ambulatory care settings, psychiatric settings, as well as residential facilities are assisted. Approaching an addiction medicine specialist will also benefit the family members whose functioning and health are affected because of the addiction of a loved one.
Dr. Art Lam is currently accepting new patients. To book an appointment, please call (604) 881-9921.