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Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Hematology
View all 2 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Amyloidosis
  • Blood Clots
  • Blood Disorders
  • C3 Glomerulopathy with Monoclonal Gammopathy
  • Cancer
  • Fanconi Syndrome
  • Heavy Chain Deposition Disease
  • Light Chain Deposition Disease
  • Light Chain Proximal Tubulopathy
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance (MGRS)
  • Monoclonal Immunoglobin Deposition Disease (MIDDs)
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma
  • Plasma cell Leukemia (PCL)
  • POEMS Syndrome (Polyneuropahty, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy, M-Protein, Skin Manifestations)
  • Proliferative Glomerulonephritis with Monoclonal Immunoglobin Deposits (PGNMID)
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Schnitzler Syndrome
  • Scleromyxedema
View all 19 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - UPMC Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Internal Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Medical Education - University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Biddeford, ME USA

Undergraduate - Eastern Nazarene College
Wollaston, MA USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Specialty Interests

Benign hematologic disorders, clotting disorders, myeloma, blood clots, blood disorders

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Christy Samaras, DO.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 1/17/2022, Dr. Samaras has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

76 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

Dr. Samaras has been a supportive, thorough and caring doctor for the past several years. She is warm and available and her expertise is evident!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Dr Samaras really listens and addresses your concerns. She is great!

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr Samaras is the best

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

I have so much confidence in Dr Samaras. She is very kind and compassionate. I am so thankful to have her as my oncologist.

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

Dr Samaras is fantastic!!

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Dr. Samaras listens carefully to you and orders appropriate tests.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Dr. Samaras listens carefully and recommends appropriate tests.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Dr. Samaras, is probably one of the most caring and intelligent physicians I've met. She is exemplary on all levels and is a gem of a human being. She is the best!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022

Dr.Samas was generous with her time, listened attentively, answered my questions, and above all explained in detail and at length my diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Dr Samaras is awesome

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

I would love to recommend Dr. Samaras to everyone I know. I am well informed about my care. I can reach out to Dr Samaras anytime through MyCharts. Dr. Samaras always let me know that she can be reached anytime. NP Hamiliton is the same way. I absolutely Love Dr. Samaras, Nurse Janice and NP Hamiliton.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr. Samaras took her time and listened to all my concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr. Samaras, is one of finest caretakers that l have ever had. Very compassionate, very caring.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022

Dr. Samaras is positively exceptional and without ever asking goes above and beyond to take care of matters.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022

Dr. Samaras is professional and personal. She is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Samaras is an excellent doctor. She answers all my questions and helps me with my concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

I am exceedingly happy to Dr Samaras' patient.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Dr is always available & very helpful

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

I am Blessed to have Dr. Samaras for my docter. She is the doctor others should emulate. You are lucky to have her on staff.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Dr Samaras is a wonder Dr.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Dr. Samaras is a caring doctor who listens.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Dr Samaras is a very caring physician.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Dr. Samaras took her time to make sure I understood everything

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Grateful to Dr Samaris and her excellent team

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Dr Samaras and her staff are excellent. I felt very important and cared for. Dr Samaras explains things in great detail and listens to my concerns and ideas. I am so thankful I was referred to her.

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