Dr. Arun Samy, MD

Dr. Arun Samy, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Arun Samy, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Glen Ellyn, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1998 and specializes in ophthalmology.

430 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 170

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 95% of peers
Corneal Diseases
more than 83% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 78% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • West Suburban Hospital Med Center Of Oak Park
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Missouri School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Missouri School Of Med Columb
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samy to family and friends
based on 67 total reviews (28 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (67)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Samy's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (28)

in Lombard
Dr. Samy is a caring and thorough physician. I have had him remove cataracts from each eye. He answers his phone calls and returns them in a timely manner. I would strongly recommend Dr. Samy to anyone who’s looking for a truly professional Dr.
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Dr. Samy is a very compassionate and skilled doctor. He takes the time to fully explain the situation for his patients and the process to correct the problem. He's also very caring, and helps to calm any fears that people may have about surgical procedures. He and his surgical staff are all very...more
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in Westmont IL
This physician is amazing!! I had both my cataracts removed by him last month. He has done a fantastic job! Not only was he very calming in the OR but is bedside manner is relaxing. He is very thorough in his explanations of what will happen during surgery and during the recovery process. He speaks...more
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in LaGrange Park, Il
Having worn glasses and contact lenses since the age of 7, I found it remarkable to see without them after my cataract surgery by Dr. Samy at the age of 68. Not only am I able to drive at night again, but I am able to also see the stars once more. The Doctor and I discussed my options thoroughly...more
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in Westmont, IL
Excellent experience with Dr. Samy. I had cataract surgery on both eyes within two weeks and I can see again. He exlpained everything to me beforehand and did his best to put me at ease. I would recommend him to family and friends.
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