Dr. Lam was born and raised here in Vancouver. He studied at UBC and graduated with a degree in dental medicine in 2007. After graduation Richard gained clinical experience working in Calgary before moving back to Vancouver in 2009. He is a member of the Canadian Dental Association, College of Dental Surgeons of BC, BC Dental Association and Chinese Canadian Dental Society of BC.
Away from the office, Dr. Lam enjoys spending time with family and friends. He was married in 2010 and together with his wife they enjoy eating out and are always looking to try something new. One of their most memorable meals was recently at Gordon Ramsay Steak in Las Vegas: their rib cap steak and brown butter ice cream are to die for!