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Dr. Andrew Anthony Sama MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine.
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Dr. Andrew Sama has 4 office locations.
Upper East Side
Hospital For Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(41)
Patient comments (22)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Andrew Sama is Excellent. Dr. Sama has been reviewed by 41 patients who have provided 22 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
  • Currently 3.1481481481481 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.4
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.4
  • Currently 3.3846153846154 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.7
  • Currently 3.68 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.8
  • Currently 3.7826086956522 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • 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 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Sama accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • United Healthcare - 17 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Evercare - 2 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 3 plans
  • Cigna - 6 plans

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Tagalog
  • Spanish
  • Italian


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Andrew A. Sama practice?
Dr. Andrew Sama practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Uniondale, NY and Flushing, NY.
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