Dr. Alan Samuels, MD

Dr. Alan Samuels, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Alan Samuels, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine and specializes in gastroenterology.

1375 Washington Ave Ste 101

Albany, NY 12206

Contact Information

(518) 438-4483

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Samuels performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ulcerative Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Samuels's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

77  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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

  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samuels has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samuels' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samuels to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Samuels' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I'm usually given an appointment with a nurse instead of Dr. Samuels. But she/he is very knowledgable and gives appropriate advise, and follow appointments to access progress.
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On 7/8/16, Dr. Samuels performed my first colonoscopy at St. Peter's Endoscopy and Surgery Center. I was very nervous, but thanks to the friendly and hospitable staff who did everything to make me comfortable, I started feeling at ease very quickly. The RN's explained every step in detail and a few...more
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