Mr Alam specialises in Thoracic Surgical Oncology with a particular interest in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery (VATS). He teaches these techniques locally, nationally and internationally.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

East Melbourne Heart and Lung

Level 5, Suite 1 55 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy VIC 3065

Special interests

  • Thoracic Surgical Oncology - including Lung Cancer, Mediastinal tumours and Mesothelioma
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery - complex VATS cases
  • Airway Surgery - complex interventions including laser, stenting, and resections


  • MD Queen's University 1998
  • FRCSC Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
  • FRACS Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Professional Associations

  • RACS
The institute is committed to the care of patients with cardiac disease and provides the highest standards in investigation and management to ensure a speedy and effective recovery process.