Dr. Pham came to the United States as a refugee from the Vietnam War in 1975. He is the ninth of ten children in his family and grew up in Orange County, California. His career choice was inspired by his late father, Tay, who was a revered apothecarist in Vietnam. Dr. Pham received his Bachelor’s degree from UC Irvine and his doctorate of medicine at St. Louis University. He relocated to Phoenix, Arizona in 1996 for residency training and has enjoyed the sunny lifestyle ever since.
After residency, Dr. Pham joined the staffs at Maricopa Medical Center helping to train physicians in the residency program. He enjoyed working with the indigent population in South Central Phoenix and honed his Spanish speaking skills at the county hospital. He joined Dr. Brubaker at North Phoenix Internal Medicine in 2005. Dr. Pham strongly beileves that physicains can impact patient health most profoundly by emphasizing preventive medicine. Whether it be in English, Spanish, or Vietnamese, communication and patient education are the hallmarks of his style of care.
Dr. Pham is married to Dr. Kazue Yamada, a pediatrician whom he had met during medical school. He enjoys sand volleyball, backpacking, tennis and collecting sea shells with his two daughters.