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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Kit W. Tam, M.D., View profile as PDF

Kit W. Tam

Clinical Interests

Dr. Tam participates in clinical trials pertaining to oncology malignancies of gastrointestinal origin.


Assistant Professor


Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology



Hematology and Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation:


UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Hematology/Oncology Clinic
4501 X Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-5959
Phone: 800-800--362-5566

Additional Phone:

Phone: 916-734-3772
Clinic Fax: 916-703-5266
Clinic Referral Phone: 916-703-5210
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Other Languages:

Cantonese, Mandarin


M.D., University of Texas-Southwestern Medical School, Dallas TX 2008
M.H.S., Environmental Science, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD 2002
B.A., Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg, Baltimore MD 2000


Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX 2009-2010


Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX 2010-2012


Hematology Oncology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2013-2016

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine,

Professional Memberships:

American Association of Cancer Research
American College of Physicians
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Select Honors and Awards:

1st place at the North Texas Chapter, Resident Poster Presentation at the American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, 2012

Select Recent Publications:

Tam, KW, Zhang, W, Soh, J, Stastny, V, Chen, M, Sun, H, Thu, K, Rios, JJ, Yang, C, Marconett, CN, Selamat, SA, Laird-Offringa, IA, Taguchi, A, Hanash, S, Shames, D, Ma, X, Zhang, MQ, Lam, WL, Gazdar, A. CDKN2A/p16 inactivation mechanisms and their relationship to smoke exposure and molecular features in non-small-cell lung cancer. Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. 2013;8(11): 1378-88.

To see if Kit W. Tam is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).