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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 56

701 Ostrum St Ste 402
Fountain Hill, PA 18015
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St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus
801 Ostrum St
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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East Penn Rheumatology Assocs
East Penn Rheumatology Assocs
701 Ostrum St Ste 402
Fountain Hill, PA 18015
East Penn Rheumatology Assocs
701 Ostrum St Ste 501
Fountain Hill, PA 18015
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    Dr. Samuels' Experience

    Dr. Samuels' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology
    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Arthrocentesis
    • Bone Density Scan
    • Bursa Injection
    • Injection of Tendon
    • IV Therapy
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
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    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tendonitis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • please google
    • Ask Your Physician: MSKL diseases, 2001, 2010
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Hospitals Of The University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Hospitals Of The University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    Temple University Hospital
    Complete in 1989

    Undergraduate Schools

    LaSalle University
    Graduated in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Samuels & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Samuels' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    • 31 Star Ratings
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    4.3 out of 5

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    4.3 out of 5

    31 responses

    Dr. Samuels' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.6 out of 5

    31 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    31 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.6 out of 5

    30 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    29 responses

    Experience with Dr. Samuels

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    31 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    31 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

    31 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    31 responses

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    Is Dr. Samuels accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Cigna
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    • Humana
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    Office Locations

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    East Penn Rheumatology Assocs
    701 Ostrum St Ste 402
    Fountain Hill, PA 18015
    (610) 868-1336 (Office)
    (610) 882-1133 (Fax)
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    East Penn Rheumatology Assocs
    701 Ostrum St Ste 501
    Fountain Hill, PA 18015
    (610) 868-1336 (Office)
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