Dr. Olai Vivian Sam MD is a female Family Practitioner, has 24 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(6)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Olai Sam is Excellent. Dr. Sam has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.7
  • Currently 2.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.7
  • Currently 2.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Olai Sam, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.


Education & Awards

Dr. Sam graduated from Instituto Superior De Ciencias Medicas De La Habana. She has 4 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Diabetes Care Recognition (2013 - 2015)
Level I
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2012 - 2015)
Level III
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2012 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Sam has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Ellis Hospital 
  • St Clares Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

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

  • HealthNow New York - 2 plans
  • United Healthcare - 24 plans
  • HIP Health Plan of New York - 8 plans
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 15 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Univera Healthcare - 1 plan
  • Fidelis Care - 4 plans
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • Cigna - 3 plans
  • The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 2 plans

Languages

  • Armenian
  • Persian
  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Olai V. Sam practice?
Dr. Olai Sam practices Family Medicine near Cohoes, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Clifton Park, NY and Troy, NY.
See Cohoes Family Physicians.