Dr. Afshin Sam, MD

Critical Care Medicine  |  
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Age 46
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Dr. Afshin Sam, MD
Dr. Afshin Sam, MD is a critical care medicine doctor who practices in Tucson, AZ. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Sam is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center South and Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center.

UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

1501 N CAMPBELL AVE

Tucson, AZ 85724

Contact Information

(520) 694-4000

Dr. Afshin Sam, MD

Dr. Afshin Sam, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Sam's Experience

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Dr. Sam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
3

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
47

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Iran University Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Saint Mary's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Saint Mary's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sam to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Sam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Tucson, AZ |
The medical profession needs to clone Dr Sam. He's personable, professional and he's very thorough in explaining tests and procedures. Often going to the computer to pull up the actual films of the tests to explain intricacies found during the testing. I never leave his office with unanswered questions. He takes his time and makes you feel like you are welcome to ask questions. He's never rushed although he's extremely busy. Dr Sam is exceptional.
Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Sam explains the issue in a concise, clear manner. His skills level is very high. He performed a difficult bronchoscopy and was able to get all of the tumor. He ensured I was sedated and pain managed. I wish the hospital staff would have followed up after the procedure as I did not know why I was reacting like I did. Otherwise I was very impressed with Dr. Sam as a professional.
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Dr. Sam accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Sam has admitting privileges

Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center
1501 North Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85724
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Banner - University Medical Center South
2800 E Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713
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