Schuman Tam, MD

Schuman Tam MD
About Provider

Dr. Schuman Tam is a Board Certified specialist in adult and pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He was born in Hong Kong before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area to attend high school and University of California, Berkeley for his undergraduate career as a Regents’ Scholar. He then completed medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and returned to San Francisco for his residency at the St. Mary’s Medical Center. He continued to University of California, San Francisco for his fellowship in Allergy/Immunology, as well as post-doctoral research fellowship.

Apart from his interest and care in problem solving involved in practicing allergy and immunology, Dr. Tam has a passion for teaching. Since 1994 he has taught at UCSF as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, and recently since 2008 has become a Clinical Professor of Medicine. As an advocate for education, he has also been heavily involved in various community committees such as St. Mary’s Medical Center Strategic Planning Committee and Asian Community Advisory Committee.

When not at work, Dr. Tam enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, and family and friends. He also likes to exercise, go cycling, and study.

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Primary Service
  • Allergy & Immunology
Board Certification
  • American Board of Allergy & Immunology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • St. Mary's Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Medical School
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • University of California San Francisco - Allergy and Immunology
  • St. Mary's Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Professional Societies and Affiliations
American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Fellow; American College of Physicians Fellow; Marin Medical Society
Honors and Awards
Clinical Professor University of California San Francisco; San Francisco's Super Doctors San Francisco Chronical Magazine 2012; Top Doctor Marin Magazine 2014; Top Doctor Marin Magazine 2016 and 2017; Top Doctor Marin Magazine 2019; Top Doctor Marin Magazine 2020