Dr Kam dedicates his time to both public and private work in Melbourne. He currently holds public hospital consultant appointments at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and with Northern Health, is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology for the University of Melbourne and a Supervisor of Ophthalmology Training for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists. He is an accredited surgeon at Manningham Private Hospital and Epworth Freemasons.
He completed his internship and surgical residency at the Alfred Hospital in 2010-2011, and then moved to the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital for six years of specialist training. He was the inaugural Cataract Fellow at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in 2017. The following year he returned to the Alfred Hospital full time for one year where he worked in the general ophthalmology clinic, cataract clinic, medical retina clinic, and worked with other speciality units such as neurology, neurosurgery, oncology, rheumatology, trauma surgery and plastic surgery before starting his private practice.
He is a member of the Australian Medical Association, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He has authored many (20+) scientific articles, including a book chapter on cataract surgery, and has been a speaker for the Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons advanced trainee program.