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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
15 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(55)
Patient comments (23)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Andrew Sama is Excellent. Dr. Sama has been reviewed by 55 patients who have provided 23 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
  • Currently 3.0714285714286 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.32 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
  • Currently 3.6 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.6
  • Currently 3.6153846153846 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.8
  • Currently 3.76 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Andrew Sama, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Spinal Fusion

Education & Awards

Dr. Sama graduated from University of Miami . He has 12 awards.

Awards  
Awarded National Orthopaedic Surgery Fellows Foundation Research Grant, 2000-2001, "The Effect of Alendronate on Lumbar Spine Fusion in the Rat Model"
Omega delta kappa honor society
University of Miami Vice-President's Service Award, 1994-95
Alpha omega alpha medical honor society
Iron arrow honor society
Alpha Omega Alpha Iron Arrow Honor Society, University of Miami
Medical honor society alpha omega alpha
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2014)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Sama has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital For Special Surgery 
  • North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System - Huntington Hospital 

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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Additional Information
Dr. Andrew Anthony Sama MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Andrew A. Sama practice?
Dr. Andrew Sama has 4 office locations.
Dr. Andrew Sama practices Orthopaedic Surgery near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Uniondale, NY and Flushing, NY.
See New York Orthopedic Surgeons.