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Sarah A. Samaan, MD

Cardiovascular Disease

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About Sarah A. Samaan, MD

Dr. Samaan is a board-certified cardiologist who attended medical school at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. She then completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California in Irvine and her fellowship in Cardiology at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She serves on the Best Care committee at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano and is co-chair of the echocardiography laboratory at Baylor Scott & White Legacy Heart Center. Dr. Samaan has special interest in transesophageal echocardiography and treats the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease, including risk factors, medical therapy, management and treatment. Her expertise includes treating pregnant women who suffer from heart problems during pregnancy. She frequently speaks to patients and physicians promoting the importance of preventive heart care, educating about lipid disorders and other cardiac-related topics such as nutrition, hypertension and women and heart disease. Dr. Samaan is a member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, American College of Cardiology and American College of Physicians. She holds certifications from the National Board of Echocardiography and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Denton
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.

Background

Education
  • Education: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1988)
  • Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1988)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, University of California (1989)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University of California (1991)
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, University of New Mexico Hospitals (1994)
Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular Disease
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Sarah A. Samaan, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (341) for Sarah A. Samaan, MD

Overall: 4.9*
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Jul 4, 2021
Always great fast and thorough.
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Jul 1, 2021
I have been a patient for 15 years great Dr!!
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Jul 1, 2021
Dr.Samaan always provides excellent patient care.She is very patient to answer all of my many questions.
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Jun 30, 2021
I really liked the MD. She seemed to really care about me as a person.
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Jun 29, 2021
she listens to what you have to say and answers your questions knowledgeably.
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Jun 28, 2021
Dr Samaan is a good listener & always spends time answering my questions.
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Jun 28, 2021
Dr Samaan and staff are excellent!
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Jun 28, 2021
she always considers my input and choices in my care and treatment,
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Jun 27, 2021
was greeted when I arrived. took me to my room on time. was thorough and took time with me.
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Jun 25, 2021
I always feel fortunate to have Dr. Samaan as my care provider. I sometimes wish that she were my primary care provider.
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Jun 24, 2021
Dr Samaan and staff very profession, polite, explained all procedures, answered all questions, and explained purpose for each test
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Jun 23, 2021
Dr Samaan is one of the very best doctors I have ever had. She is calm, pleasant, patient, and knowledgeable. She listens to my concerns and adjusts my treatment to address them when possible. I trust her judgment completely.
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Jun 23, 2021
excellent visit with doctor as usual.
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Jun 23, 2021
Dr. Samaan is so kind, caring and thorough!!
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Jun 22, 2021
Very impressed with Dr Samaan. Very caring, very good listener.
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Jun 21, 2021
Dr. Samaan is very professional, thorough and caring.
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Jun 21, 2021
Great Doctor and staff.
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Jun 21, 2021
Treated great as always.
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Jun 18, 2021
Dr. Samaan is wonderful and her interest in my care is greatly appreciated.
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Jun 17, 2021
I published her book, so I'm a little prejudiced since I know what a quality doctor she is.
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Jun 17, 2021
great listener
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Jun 14, 2021
Dr. Samaan is a kind, caring person. She is wise and trustful.
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Jun 11, 2021
always very good
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Jun 7, 2021
Friendly, courteous, professional, empathetic and listen well.
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May 24, 2021
outstanding
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May 22, 2021
As always she is friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. and professional. I have every confidence in Dr Samaan.
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May 20, 2021
I felt in good hands.
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May 18, 2021
very caring and helpful
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May 18, 2021
Shows great concern to keep me well and ensure that no problems are developing.
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May 18, 2021
Was put at ease immediately by staff and physician....felt like adequate time was spent explaining way to go forward with care....
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May 17, 2021
she is a very caring doctor
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May 13, 2021
I was very impressed with Dr. Samaan and her staff, as well as the receptionists and support staff.
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May 12, 2021
prompt, professional, caring
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May 10, 2021
I appreciate the way that she listens and responds to my questions.
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May 8, 2021
I have known Dr. Samaan for many years and consider her a very dear friend; the Lord blessed me with the best caregiver I could ever have asked for!
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May 7, 2021
very good
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May 6, 2021
Efficient review of tests and answers questions. Looks at the overall symptoms and provides solutions. Excellent bedside manner.
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May 4, 2021
very impressed with service.
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Apr 28, 2021
she's at the top of her profession
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Apr 26, 2021
She was very professional. we have a good doctor and patient relationship.
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Apr 26, 2021
She was fine. Friendly enough and to the point.
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Apr 26, 2021
Dr. Samaan is an amazing cardiologist! She literally saved my life by noticing my enlarging chest aortic aneurysm and referring me to a surgeon before it ruptured! So blessed she's my doctor!!
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Apr 26, 2021
as usual the provider and the staff were wonderful. I highly recommend this provider and staff as greatly appreciated
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Apr 25, 2021
everything good
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Apr 23, 2021
Nurse was excellent. Dr. Saaman listened and answered my concerns. Excellent care, thank you!
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Apr 23, 2021
Dr Samaan is a very capable and supportive physician. Her staff and assistants reflect her values.
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Apr 21, 2021
Very pleased!
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Apr 20, 2021
Dr. Samaan listened carefully to my description of symptoms and ordered further testing. The testing showed a serious problem (pancreatitis) which could have been easily overlooked. Thank you Dr. Samaan for your excellent care.
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Apr 17, 2021
Excellent in every way
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Apr 16, 2021
very satisfied
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Apr 14, 2021
Dr Samoan was very friendly and explained my results to me. I felt she was very thorough and when I wondered about the costs of the tests she was very responsive and worked with me so I felt comfortable
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Apr 12, 2021
Dr. Samaan always listens to my concerns, and she spends a good amount of time explaining her diagnosis and the best pathway forward for my cardiac healthcare. I would recommend her to anyone in need of a good cardiologist.
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Apr 9, 2021
Dr. Samaan is terrific! She's very knowledgeable and has great bedside skills!
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Apr 7, 2021
Best Cardiologist I have ever seen ,and I have seen a few!
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Apr 6, 2021
very good care and concern also very professional
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Mar 31, 2021
Excellent experience as usual.
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Mar 30, 2021
always freely discusses options
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Mar 29, 2021
she is a very good doctor who cares about her patients.
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Mar 28, 2021
absolutely great!
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Mar 26, 2021
Dr Samaan is special and very caring, listened to my concerns, has a lot of patience with all my questions talks & start right away with you about a plan to resolve my concerns. Personally and professionally she's phenomenal I've been with her for 24 yrs recommended her to several friends.
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Mar 25, 2021
Very professional. Listened to my concerns. Answered my questions.
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Mar 25, 2021
Friendly and professional. Always follows through on new treatments and procedures needed.
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Mar 25, 2021
love dr Samaan
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Mar 24, 2021
knowledgeable, friendly and efficient is my best description of Legacy Heart and Dr Samaan
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Mar 24, 2021
I have recommended this provider to family already
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Mar 23, 2021
One of the best ever!
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Mar 20, 2021
I appreciate Dr. Samann's patience and her expertise. I am grateful to her for helping me understand my condition and for helping me understand what I can do to help myself.
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Mar 18, 2021
I love this clinic and my doctor. All the staff are efficient, friendly and helpful.
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Mar 16, 2021
very good!
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Mar 16, 2021
I love Dr.Samaan. she is very caring.
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Mar 16, 2021
Dr. Samaan is great! Always attentive and responsive to my questions and concerns.
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Mar 16, 2021
she has been my provider for a long time now abd I've always liked her, never want to go to anyone else. she is really good at what she does.
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Mar 16, 2021
excellent
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Mar 16, 2021
I had some ECG changes in recovery room a few days before my visit. I was very concerned and Dr. Samann took time to listen to me and was quick to get an angiogram ordered for me. She is very thorough and caring.
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Mar 15, 2021
very caring and thorough doctor
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Mar 12, 2021
Dr. Saman listened to my concerns and answered my questions.
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Mar 12, 2021
She is always friendly and answers all your questions and concerns!
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Mar 3, 2021
Dr Samaan is always kind, friendly and informative .. she listens very carefully to me and skillfully explains the upcoming lab work and tests that are part of my excellent treatment and care. She is clear in her communication and never appears to be rushed. I feel extremely safe in her competent and compassionate care.
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Mar 2, 2021
dr samaan was terrific and I was very comfortable with her and her staffs attention and treatment. thank you!
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Feb 27, 2021
consistent as always. has concern for my health.
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Feb 27, 2021
Thorough, friendly, caring.
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Feb 26, 2021
Always excellent care. Dr Samaan is a very caring & knowledge cardiologist.
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Feb 26, 2021
love Dr Samaan.
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Feb 26, 2021
Dr Samaan has been my cardiologist for ~ 20 years. She's always friendly and very thorough. Excellent at tracking my blood tests, stress tests, checkups, etc. I'm always recommending her to my friends. I trust her 100%. She's exceptional!
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Feb 24, 2021
takes her time with me I never feel rushed
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Feb 13, 2021
Dr. Samaan is an excellent cardiologist; always is thorough and does a wonderful job.
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Feb 9, 2021
outstanding
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Feb 9, 2021
I have been going to Dr Samaan for 5 years. she is caring, professional, knows who I am, and is knowledgeable in her field.
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Feb 8, 2021
I am very confident in Dr Samaan's care.
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Feb 7, 2021
Dr. Samaan is most courteous, friendly and totally concerned about me and my condition. Our daughter took me and she was just as friendly to her and even remembered her from last year's visit! She has scheduled more tests for me and hopefully, i will pass all of them!
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Feb 6, 2021
Very positive experience with everyone in the office. Dr. Samaan's care was excellent. I also appreciated the scheduling assistance given to set up my further testing & the referral to the next specialist I need to visit.
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Feb 5, 2021
Dr. Samanne is the best.
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Feb 4, 2021
Long term experience. Consistently very good.
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