Dr. Francine Samuels, MD

Dr. Francine Samuels, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
44 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Francine Samuels, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 10 years. She specializes in gastroenterology, pediatric gastroenterology, and more.

Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology

155 Polifly Rd # 102

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Lactose Intolerance
more than 80% of peers
more than 68% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 56% 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.

Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Nutrition

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

52  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Newyork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samuels has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samuels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samuels to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Samuels' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Have seen Dr. Samuels a few times. She is lovely, but symptoms haven't changed. The office staff keeps pawning me off on the nurse practitioner. The one time I saw her, I waited nearly 2 hours (between waiting room and exam room), and the appointment was literally 5 minutes. Absolutely pointless...more
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My son was a bit nervous going to a new doctor but Dr. Samuels was so kind and caring and made him feel at ease in the office. Her interaction with him was excellent! She took her time explaining things to us and even made a call while we were there to get additional info on his lab results. ...more
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Seems that whether your child is a new patient or an established patient they will not be able to schedule an appointment 4 at least 1 month. Even if you describe that your child is sick, vomiting, having painful episodes of diarrhea w/blood it just doesn't matter. You can call until your fingers...more
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