Kit Tam, M.D.,

Kit W. Tam, M.D.,


Internal Medicine



Internal Medicine


  • Assistant Professor


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).

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

4501 X Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

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

Clinical Interests

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


Hematology and Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


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

Internship: 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

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.