Dr Kam is a committed eye surgeon and general ophthalmologist. He is a leader in cataract and lens surgery, and dedicates his time to both public and private work in Melbourne. He holds public hospital consultant appointments at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, and with Northern Health, where he is the Supervisor of Ophthalmology Training. He is also a member of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and the Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (APACRS).
He regularly sees patients for cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, laser procedures for medical conditions, retinal conditions such as age related macular degeneration (AMD), glaucoma, uveitis, and eyelid conditions such as heavy eyelids due to excess skin. He also often works with neurologists, endocrinologists, and rheumatologists in the treatment of systemic conditions, and has a special interest in holistic care. He has performed over 3000 successful cataract operations to date, and is highly regarded amongst his peers for his teaching in this area.
He is currently working towards becoming an associate professor.