Professional Biographies

Maximus L’Amour, MD

Primary Specialty: Gastroenterology & Endoscopy

Years With Optum: 1

Average Star Rating:

(617 patient ratings)

  • Undergrad School: University of Texas at Dallas – Neuroscience, Cum Laude
  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas
  • Residency: Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
Special Interests:

Dr. L’Amour has special interest in endoscopic mucosal resection, gastrointestinal and colorectal endoscopy, integrative surgical therapy, peri-operative care, gastrointestinal health, immune function, endocrine balance, functional medicine, healing optimization, maximizing health and well-being, post-trauma care, advocacy for professionals, telemedicine, and healthcare information technology.

Previous Employment:

Gila Regional Medical Center
Miners Colfax Medical Center
Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Indian Health Service

Spanish (intermediate)
American Board of Surgery

New Mexico Medical Society
Medical Society of the District of Columbia
Texas Medical Association
American Medical Association


Graduated from a top-ranked medical school in Dallas, Texas and trained in Washington, D.C., Dr. L’Amour is currently the Medical Director and lead proceduralist at the Optum New Mexico Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC).

Dr. L’Amour finds that working with Optum allows him to provide state-of-the-art care to the people of New Mexico.  Practicing in New Mexico since 2011, he has served urban, rural, and frontier communities alike from Albuquerque as well as the Navajo and Zuni Native American tribes — Indian Health Service to the State of New Mexico’s frontier medicine Miners Colfax Medical Center in Raton, New Mexico.

Dr. L’Amour provides compassionate and ethical care through evidence-based practices that integrate the patient as an active participant in the decision-making process in order to deliver effective treatment.

Patient safety, satisfaction, and successful care are at the core of his practice.  Incorporating a multi-disciplinary and innovative approach to his diverse patient population, Dr. L’Amour delivers quality care to each patient and the communities he serves.

His wife, Juliet L'Amour, is an artist and gallerist in Santa Fe and they have 4 kids.


Family, cooking, soccer, yoga, and travel

Patient Ratings & Reviews

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Jul 27, 2020

very good

- Verified Patient

Jul 24, 2020

Again, I was so impressed with the professionalism. The team was outstanding. Thank you.

- Verified Patient

Jul 22, 2020

Dr Lamour was very kind, caring and very professional

- Verified Patient

Jul 15, 2020

Very good overall.

- Verified Patient

Jul 10, 2020

The provider was concerned about not only the procedure I was scheduled for but also another problem I was having.

- Verified Patient


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