Dr. Israel Samson, MD

Dr. Israel Samson, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Israel Samson, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Cedarhurst, NY. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

545 Central Ave Ste B

Cedarhurst, NY 11516

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Smoking Cessation Counseling
very high
more than 99% of peers
Influenza (Flu)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing
2

Procedures

  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling

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

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Li Jewish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Li Jewish Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samson to family and friends
3.8
based on 27 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Samson's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Hewlett, NY |
Our last dr. gave my dad a clean bill of health on his physicals because his PSA levels were within normal range, although they were rising 3 years straight. We later switched to Dr. Samson, who was immediately alarmed by the PSA trend and felt a small lesion, which turned out to be prostate...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Samson accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Samson has admitting privileges

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
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