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About Dr. Lanalee A Sam

Dr. Lanalee A Sam, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Sam is affiliated with Coral Springs Medical Center and Broward Health Medical Center. Dr. Sam has received 7 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

87 Ratings with 50 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lanalee A Sam is Great. Dr. Lanalee A Sam has been rated by 87 patients. From those 87 patients 50 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Lanalee A Sam is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

ELITE OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

2466 E Commercial Blvd Ste 101
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
(954) 776-4877

Specialties

Dr. Lanalee A Sam has the following 1 specialty

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    An obstetrician & gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who cares for women throughout their pregnancies, straight through to the delivery of their baby (obstetrician). They also specialize in annual care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system (gynecologist). Many physicians specialize in both of these fields in order to provide complete overall health services to women at every stage of life.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Lanalee A Sam has the following 13 expertise

  • Pelvic Exam
  • Menopause
  • Pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • Child Birth
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Hot Flashes
  • Women's Health
  • Menstrual Pain
  • Overactive Urinary Bladder
  • Pap Smear
  • Birth Control
  • C-section

Board Certifications

Dr. Lanalee A Sam 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, listened to my concerns and took the time to address all of them.

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Five Stars

Very good, caring doctor. Took the time to address my concerns.

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Fabulous Dr

Don't know why I didn't find her sooner, she fixed a 6yr Fibroid Issue in 2 visits and 1 surgery- My hysterectomy down time was 4 weeks!

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Five Stars

Dr. Lanalee Sam is an excellent physician, along the lines of the old, traditional ways when we actually had a fine relationship with our doctors. She is extremely knowledgeable, and spends enough time with you until you fully understand her diagnosis and recommendations. She saw me through a borderline uterine cancer issue, with a terrific, positive attitude and state-of-the-art equipment and procedures. I enjoy going to her well appointed, never crowded waiting room, such a lovely change from other doctors offices in South Florida. The young ladies at the front desk could use some more training, and perhaps another person to answer phones, as I had to repeat a simple message for Dr. Sam several time to make them understand it, and also they placed me on hold for over 20 minutes waiting for lab results (which I still do not have). No matter - I'm sure. Dr. Sam will look into this and remedy it. Dr. Sam is also an impressive, creative person, and an outstanding athlete. I approve heartily of her activism and her commitment to our community, including her volunteer work for Women In Distress and fighting human trafficking.

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Very disappointing

After reading some of her reviews I thought I would give her a shot. Well it wasn't at all like the reviews said. I went there two times. In which both appointments I had to wait almost two months to see her. The front deck is ok in person but on the phone be ready to be on hold for over 15 mins. To make a long story shot, she didn't pass on to me any confidence on her diagnoses made on my issues , made it seem as if what I was feeling or saying didn't matter, wasn't willing to examine me to really determine what was going on. I called another doctor the next day and had some tests done, turns out something was wrong and for all I know Dr. Sam would still think I'm crazy.

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15 minutes
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  • Awards

    7 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

    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 (2016, 2017)

    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 Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015, 2016, 2017)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • 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. Sam is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Lanalee A Sam accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AvMed Health
    • AvMed Empower
    • AvMed Engage
    • Avmed Choice
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
    • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry FL Carelink HMO
    • Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
    • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana HMO Select
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC of the River Valley
    • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

ELITE OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 2466 E Commercial Blvd Ste 101, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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