Dr. Chander Samy, MD

Dr. Chander Samy, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
(36)
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Dr. Chander Samy, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ocala, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3130 SW 32nd Ave

Ocala, FL 34474

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Macular Hole
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Samy'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Samy "Chander N. Samy, M.D. is a retinal sub-specialist with fellowship training in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous. His field of expertise comprises age-related macular degeneration (including the latest and most advanced treatments), retinal detachment surgery, laser surgery, diabetic retinopathy, and macular hole surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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10  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Mass Eye Ear Infirmary Harvard Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Mass Eye Ear Infirmary Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samy's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samy to family and friends
36 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Samy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Samy is very professional. Always feel comfortable while in his care. Friendly knowledgeable staff.
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He is probably a very good eye doctor, but he has no beside manner and absolutely drives me in anxiety. I have never had a doctor raise his voice or yell at me. What in the world? Someone, stick a needle in his eye while having his head firmly held and a device put in his eye while getting stuck...more
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