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About Dr. Andrew A Sama

Dr. Andrew A Sama, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Stamford, CT, with another office in New York, NY. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Sama is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Sama has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

108 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Andrew A Sama is Great. Dr. Andrew A Sama has been rated by 108 patients. From those 108 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Andrew A Sama is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

HSS STAMFORD OUTPATIENT CENTER

1 Blachley Rd
Stamford, CT 06902
(212) 606-1946

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HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY

523 E 72nd St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 606-1946

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Specialties

Dr. Andrew A Sama has the following 2 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Andrew A Sama has the following 2 expertise

  • Spinal Fusion
  • Herniated Disc

Board Certifications

Dr. Andrew A Sama is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Five Stars

Great doctor. I was using a walker with tremendous lower back pain, numbness in both feet, drop foot in left foot, no strength in either foot. Dr. Sama performed my surgery and cured my condition.

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Dr. Andrew Sama is a gifted surgeon and easy to communicate with

I liked Dr. Sama from the start because he spoke to be as an equal and explained everything I needed to know about having surgery on my spine. He took all the time I needed. He has a wonderful and most efficient staff who take care of all the arrangements, soup to nuts. If you call the office, you get someone on the phone quickly and your issue is dealt with as soon as possible. I am feeling very well and I owe that to Dr. Sama.

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Five Stars

Excellent Doctor, kind and professional..He listens and helps with trying to make the patient calm

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Five Stars

Dr. Sama and his Staff were wonderful. I had spinal fusion surgery back in Feb. 2012. I would highly reccomend Dr. Sama to anyone. I am back to working and biking which is what I love to do. My surgery was a sucess. I am very grateful.

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My hero

My life had come to a halt, pain ruled every day, I couldn't sleep, work, or do the things a 33 year old should. On nov 22, doctor Sama and his team gave me my life back. I'm three months Post-op, debilitating pain is fast becoming a distant memory. I have and will continue to reccomend him to anyone in need of spinal care.

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Sama is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    23 Years Experience

  • University Of Miami Leonard M Miller School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Andrew A Sama accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Anthem
    • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
    • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Metro

More about Dr. Andrew A Sama

I specialize in the evaluation and surgical management of all traumatic, degenerative and deformity related conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral spine. I employ a team approach along with our physiatrists, neurologists and pain management specialists to provide a comprehenisve nonoperative or, when necessary, a surgical approach to your spinal needs.

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