Dr. Bruce S. Samuels, MD

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Dr. Bruce S. Samuels, MD

Internal Medicine | Male

Samuels and Hedgepeth Mds 207 Highland Park Plz, Covington, LA 70433 Get Directions
(985) 871-8920

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2.7 based on 15 responses
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  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (15)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (15)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Anxiety
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Arthritis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Loss
  • Breast Pain
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Trauma
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Colitis
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Coma
  • Diabetes Ketones
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Infection
  • Edema
  • Emphysema
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Goiter
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Incontinence
  • Indigestion, Non-Ulcer
  • Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insect Sting Allergies
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jock Itch
  • Kidney Disease
  • Laryngitis
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Disease (Except Cancer, Hepatitis and Cirrhosis)
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mole
  • Neck Pain
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia
  • Psoriasis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rhinitis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shingles
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tendonitis
  • Thyroid Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Earwax Removal
  • Immunization
  • Insurance Physical Examination
  • Spirometry
  • Tympanometry
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccination

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    Charity Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    Charity Hospital

    Completed in 1977

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Samuels' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Samuels' Office & Staff

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How well provider listens and answers questions
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Dr. Samuels' Care Philosophy

Quality service for patients In house testing