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About Dr. Samuel K Dartey-Hayford

Dr. Samuel K Dartey-Hayford, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Charlotte, NC, with another office in Charlotte, NC. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Samuel K Dartey-Hayford is Great. Dr. Samuel K Dartey-Hayford has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Samuel K Dartey-Hayford is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address


1918 Randolph Rd Ste 580
Charlotte, NC 28207
(704) 384-9900

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11840 Southmore Dr
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 384-9900


Dr. Samuel K Dartey-Hayford has the following 3 specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Samuel K Dartey-Hayford has the following 7 expertise

  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Pneumonia
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Chest Infection

Board Certifications

Dr. Samuel K Dartey-Hayford is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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Excellent Pulmonologist!

Dr. Dartey-Hayford is an extremely knowledgeable pulmonologist. He’s thorough, effectively communicates all of your medical results and appropriate next steps. We highly recommend him and I know he will exceed your expectations.

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One Star

We were referred to Doctor Hayford's practice and the quickest appointment we could get was with him, and we soon found out why. Being unfamiliar with all of the dotors in the practice, and needing to be seen without delay, we accepted an appt. with Dr. Hayford. He was congenial and that is all I can say that is positive. He spent at least the first 15 minutes of the appt. talking about an allergy which was not even related to my daughter's condition. I had to bring him up to speed on why we were there! While viewing the CT Scan, he glossed over what was later to be the diagnosis-which was found by the cardiologist! Apparent to other doctors-not the "lung Specialist" my daughter suffers with chronic pleurisy (a LUNG disease). Doctor Hayford sent us away after a lengthy appt. with no diagnosis and an insinuation of 'anxiety'. He was negligent and this lack of expertise borders on mal-practice. We will now be sure and see a "real" doctor to get to the bottom of my daughter's medical problems.

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Five Stars

He took care of my daughter when she suffered a pulmonary embolism and it was he and the grace of God that she survived.In my books this doctor is at the very top of the list. God bless Dr. Sam.

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  • Education

    24 Years Experience

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Samuel K Dartey-Hayford accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina
    • BCBS NC Blue Value
    • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana North Carolina PPOx
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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