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Samir Vira, MD Internal Medicine

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Internal Medicine Buford, GA

About Dr. Samir Vira MD

Dr. Samir Vira, MD is a doctor primarily located in Marietta, GA, with other offices in Cumming, GA and Marietta, GA( and 3 other locations). He has 12 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology.

Dr. Vira has received 2 awards.

Patients' Choice AwardCompassionate Doctor Recognition

Locations

Dr. Samir Vira has 5 locations

Get Directions Milan Eye Center 1995 Mall of Georgia Blvd Ste A Buford, GA 30519
Get Directions North Atlanta Eye Surgery Center 970 Sanders Rd Ste 100 Cumming, GA 30041
Get Directions Milan Eye Center Marletta Clinic 3775 Roswell Rd Ste 150 Marietta, GA 30062
Get Directions Alpharetta Eye Surgery Center 2555 WESTSIDE PKWY ALPHARETTA, GA 30004
Get Directions Milan Eye Center Cumming Clinic 1034 HAW CREEK CIR CUMMING, GA 30041

Specialties

Dr. Samir Vira has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Ophthalmology

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Samir Vira has the following 17 expertise

  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant (Epikeratophakia)
  • Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Edema
  • Corneal Neovascularization
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Exam
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • LASEK (Laser-Assisted Subepithelial Keratectomy)
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Vision Issues

Awards

2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)

    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.

Education

12 Years Experience

Medical College Of Georgia At Georgia Regents University

Graduated in 2008

Dr. Samir Vira Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
    • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Samir Vira

Dr. Samir Vira is a Board certified ophthalmologist with a fellowship training in corneal disease and LASIK-refractive surgery. His interests include cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, and refractive surgery. After splitting the early years of his life in Georgia and India, Dr. Vira attended the Georgia Institute of Technology where he graduated with honors with a degree in Computer Science. Staying close to his roots, he earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Vira then moved to the Chicago area to complete a competitive internship at Evanston Northwestern Hospital. Subsequently, he completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. During his residency, he developed a keen interest with studies in corneal transplantation, presented his data at national meetings, and published articles in peer-reviewed journals. His hard work was recognized with the Chicago Ophthalmological Society's prestigious Beem Fisher Research Award. He also volunteered his time during residency to both medical and surgical care for underprivileged patients in Guatemala. After spending a year in private practice and as a teaching-attending physician at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Chicago, he returned to Georgia for fellowship training in cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery with Drs. J. Bradley Randleman and John Kim at the Emory Eye Center. During his fellowship, he also supervised resident clinics and surgeries at Grady Memorial Hospital in downtown Atlanta. Since fellowship, his primary focus is to provide personalized patient care in customized cataract surgery, corneal disease and surgery, and refractive surgery. In his free time, Dr. Vira enjoys traveling, running, watching sports, and spending time with his wife and family.

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