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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Samuel Szomstein, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Szomstein has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Samuel Szomstein, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Gastrectomy (Stomach Removal)
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Gastric Fistula
  • Gastroenterostomy
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Perforation
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Stomach Stapling (Gastroplasty)
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Szomstein graduated from Universidad Central De Venezuela - Luis Razetti, Caracas. He has 18 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Gastric Bypass
Morbid Obesity
Weight Loss
Physician of the Quarter Award, by Cleveland Clinic Hospital in the category of Growth. 3rd Quarter 2003
Leadership award 2001 new york hospital medical center of queens
Outstanding laparoscopic resident award 2000 society laparoscopic surgeons
2010 top doctor gold coast magazine
Physician of the Year Award, by Cleveland Clinic Hospital in the category of Service. March 2004
Physician's Recognition Award, by The American Medical Association, March 2003
Physician of the year for service 2004 cleveland clinic florida
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Szomstein has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Cleveland Clinic Florida 
  • Cleveland Clinic Hosp, Weston, Fl 
  • 2002 


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Hebrew

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Additional Information
Dr. Samuel Szomstein MD is a male Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Samuel Szomstein practice?
Dr. Samuel Szomstein has 3 office locations.
Dr. Samuel Szomstein practices Surgery near Weston, FL.
Additional practice locations include: West Palm Beach, FL.