David Tam, M.D., FACHE brings a wealth of administrative and clinical experience to the position of Chief Administrative Officer of Pomerado Hospital. He has most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Western Region of Tri-Care – the military’s health insurance program covering 2.9 million lives in 21 states. Prior to that time he served as the Deputy Commander, Chief Operating and Strategy Officer for the Navy’s largest tertiary medical center and outreach programs in San Diego. He is leaving the Navy after 24 years of service.
Dr. Tam completed a pediatric residency in Oakland, California, and a child neurology fellowship at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He has practiced in both Virginia and California.
In addition, to his administrative duties at Pomerado, Dr. Tam is responsible for Facilities Maintenance and Construction, including the building of the new $956 million Palomar Medical Center West in Escondido.
He is also responsible for Security Services, Pharmacy, and Supply Chain services.
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