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Sarah A. Samaan, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
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About
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 Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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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(387)
Overall: 4.9*
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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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Feb 2, 2021
comfortable
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Jan 31, 2021
Very courteous and efficient. Explained test results clearly so that I fully understood my condition and what next steps would be when necessary.
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Jan 29, 2021
I've seen Dr. Samaan a few times over a span of several years, and she always puts me at ease with my concerns. she explains everything and is very kind and caring.
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Jan 29, 2021
She was personable, knowledgeable, and made me comfortable in the care she was providing me.
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Jan 28, 2021
Outstanding service
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Jan 28, 2021
she is very compassionate and listens well to what I say and I feel she really cares and I am not just a number
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Jan 27, 2021
Dr. Samaan and her group do a fantastic job.
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Jan 27, 2021
Dr. Samaan cares deeply about my health and I trust her.
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Jan 25, 2021
perfect
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Jan 22, 2021
great
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Jan 21, 2021
Doctor Samaan is very responsive to my concerns and followed up with a phone call to discuss my test results.
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Jan 20, 2021
Dr Samaan is a superior physician. She considers other medical problems as well. We have been her patient for about 20 years.
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Jan 18, 2021
it's always a pleasant experience seeing Dr.Samaan she caring, professional and an all around delightful person. I feel very blessed and fortunate to have her for my doctor.
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Jan 18, 2021
Dr. Samaan comes highly recommended as a great doctor but is also the nicest and most concerned person.
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Jan 17, 2021
Excellent! Professional! Knowledgable! Compassionate! Dr. Samaan is the best!
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Jan 15, 2021
I always have a great experience with the staff and Dr Saaman
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Jan 15, 2021
Sarah Samaan and her staff were wonderful!
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Jan 14, 2021
very good
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Jan 14, 2021
Dr. Sara Saman is awesome!
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Jan 13, 2021
Dr Samaan and her NP took time to understand why l was there for my visit - they listened well and showed compassion and understanding with my issues
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Jan 11, 2021
thorough
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Jan 9, 2021
Dr Samann is very thorough and caring.
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Jan 8, 2021
Dr Samaan is a wonderful and very wise doctorShe fixed my heart and saved my life
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Jan 8, 2021
Dr samaan is always so helpful and easy to talk to
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Jan 5, 2021
Great
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Jan 4, 2021
Great
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Jan 2, 2021
Have recommended Dr Saman to friends. She is professional, kind, and attentive
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Dec 31, 2020
Dr. Samaan has such a caring manner and always takes the time to answer all my questions. in addition, she has tremendous medical knowledge of not only cardiology issues but overall health matters.. I intend to continue to see her for any cardiology issues for as long as possible into the future.
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Dec 28, 2020
she is always a good listener and providing good advice. But this visit was rushed and I wanted to discuss some other questions with her, but she left before I could.
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Dec 22, 2020
I appreciate dr expertise and professionalism.
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Dec 21, 2020
She is the best!
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Dec 21, 2020
always top notch!
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Dec 20, 2020
Dr Samaan is the greatest. She is so nice and polite. She listens to your problems and discusses it with you. She treats you has a patient and not a number. I just think she is a fantastic doctor.
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Dec 20, 2020
Dr Samaan is beyond amazing and listens so intently and is so smart and has helped me tremendously as I have several health issues.
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Dec 20, 2020
Dr. Samaan is extremely competent, kind in her approach, and takes the time to answer all of my questions and address concerns. I highly recommend her and appreciate that she has a good rapport with her patients, which is not something that all doctors make a priority.
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Dec 19, 2020
Dr. Samaan and her staff - and the entire staff of Legacy Heart Center - always treat Carol with kindness and respect and are sensitive to her feelings as well as her health issues.
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Dec 14, 2020
Going to the cardiologist is always a stressful time for me. Dr. Samaan and her staff do an awesome job easing my mind and make my appointment as stress free as possible.
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Dec 14, 2020
Dr. Samaan is very caring, knowledgeable, and takes time to answer questions and discuss any concerns. I have already recommended her to a couple of my friends, one of whom has chosen Dr. Samaan as her cardiologist, and I will continue to recommend her to those who need compassionate care. I am very thankful that Dr. Samaan is my cardiologist.
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Dec 14, 2020
very professional. Friendly and knowledgeable.
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Dec 12, 2020
Outstanding
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Dec 12, 2020
seemed to care, discussed issues in detail openly and with valued opinions
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Dec 11, 2020
very competent physician along with excellent bedside manner
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Dec 11, 2020
Dr Sarah Samaan is a very pleasant and professional heart Dr that is very confident about her care for my health. I have known her for many years and trust her with the care of my heart.
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Dec 11, 2020
very patient as she listened to my questions and concerns. Took time to explain all my upcoming tests and why they were important.
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Dec 11, 2020
Dr. Samaan is the best!!!
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Dec 11, 2020
Dr Saaman is very knowledgeable and answered all my questions
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Dec 10, 2020
The entire BS&W system is fantastic with the portal, but also the staff communicate well and are attentive to the care of the patient. The nurse practitioner was careful of my physical pain and asked before applying the arm cuff to take blood pressure. The Doctor asked good questions and took notes to make sure she had enough information for evaluating my symptoms.
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Dec 10, 2020
thorough and friendly
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Dec 9, 2020
I have been coming here for almost 15 years. I highly recommend!
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Dec 9, 2020
Dr Samaan is caring and very professional
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Dec 8, 2020
very happy with the provider
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Dec 4, 2020
Very good experience. All of my questions wereanswered.
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Dec 3, 2020
Dr Samaan is my favorite doctor...period
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Dec 1, 2020
Dr Samaan is great and the best doctor I've ever had. she's wonderful and very kind and most importantly very professional...highy recommended!
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Nov 27, 2020
She is always knowledgeable about my specific health concerns and I feel very assured in her care for me.
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Nov 26, 2020
She is wonderful. Feel very comfortable with her recommendations.
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Nov 26, 2020
excellent
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Nov 23, 2020
Excellent
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Nov 22, 2020
She is very knowledgeable and informative.
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Nov 21, 2020
professional
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Nov 20, 2020
I love my dr
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Nov 18, 2020
My daughter was very joyful and happy about her new cardiologist. She immediately felt care for and recognized how it was one a few times where we didn't have to ask the doctor for what direction to proceed with preventative and long term care.
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Nov 17, 2020
Absolutely wonderful!
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Nov 17, 2020
Best of the Best
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Nov 16, 2020
Dr Samaan is exceptional. She is caring, thorough and a great educator. She motivates me to take good care of myself!
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Nov 16, 2020
excellent care.
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Nov 15, 2020
great
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Nov 15, 2020
Made me feel that I would get the best of care.
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Nov 14, 2020
Dr. Samaan is is always thorough, courteous and concerned with my questions. She takes a lot of time to explain the situation
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Nov 13, 2020
Dr Samaan is awesome; very caring, informative, and extremely knowledgeable of my issues / situation.
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Nov 12, 2020
The check in process showed high concern for safety because of the virus. This is the first part of the exam. My provider Is excellent knowledgeable and shows concern for my health. I highly recommend her to my friends and family and I am lucky to have such a provider.
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Nov 11, 2020
Dr. Samaan is an outstanding cardiologist who always takes the time to listen to my concerns. I trust her advice and would happily recommend her to others.
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Nov 10, 2020
Facility was very clean and appreciated them letting me go back to my car to wait until they were ready for me. The nurse that took me back and asked questions, etc was so kind and put me at ease and explained everything. The doctor was so personably, answered all my questions and I highly recommend her to friends and family!
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