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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN USA
Medical School - State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY USA
Undergraduate - Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA USA
- Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
Breast Cancer, Palliative Care, Medical Education, Clinical Research
Awards & Honors
- Swarthmore College: Kennedy Scholarship (1990-94)
- National Science Foundation Scholarship for Minority Development (1991)
- State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine:1998 SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine Convocation Student Speaker (05/1998-elected by student body)
- Vanderbilt University Medical Center, School of Medicine: Medical Student Curriculum Committee Resident Teaching Award (07/2001)
- Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine: Outstanding Young Clinical Sciences Faculty Senate Award (04/2009)
- Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine Exemplary Teaching Award for Resident Education (04/2009)
- Keynote Speaker at 2011 Inaugural Gold Humanism Society Induction Ceremony (03/2011)
- Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society Induction-(04/2013)
Research & Publications
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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 3/1/2017, Dr. Samuel 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.
101 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 3, 2017
very nice doctor, kind and caring, rare in someone so busy. That is very much appreciated!!
Reviewed on Apr 3, 2017
Reviewed on Mar 10, 2017
Dr. Samuel has been a very caring doctor and is the main reason we have decided to stay in Florida rather than transitioning to Ohio which we would typically do by April of each year. We have learned to trust Dr. Samuel's advise and are happy with his care of my cancer situation.
Reviewed on Mar 2, 2017
All my instructions pertaining to my health care came from the doctor. Thank you
Reviewed on Feb 27, 2017
I am really impressed with my experience here, please keep up the good work!
Reviewed on Dec 8, 2016
Dr Samuel is one of a kind in his bedside manner
Reviewed on Sep 13, 2016
I'm in good shape and I could call him for any concerns or issues
Reviewed on Jul 8, 2016
Dr. Samuel is always exceedingly good at providing the information I need to make decisions about my care.
Reviewed on May 3, 2016
Additional information is always provided
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