Dr. Lawrence Samkoff, MD

Dr. Lawrence Samkoff, MD

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Dr. Lawrence Samkoff, MD is a neurology specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1984 and specializes in neurology.

601 ELMWOOD AVE

Rochester, NY 14642

Contact Information

(585) 275-7854

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Samkoff's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Samkoff treats Multiple Sclerosis (MS) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Samkoff treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Multiple Sclerosis
  • Familial Multiple Sclerosis
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Pediatric
  • Optic-Spinal Form of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Pseudotumoral Form of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Samkoff treats Brain Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Samkoff treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Migraine
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Samkoff treats Migraine more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Samkoff treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine

Dr. Samkoff's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
Anterior Horn Disease
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Chronic Pain
Cluster Headache
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diplopia
Dystonia
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelopathy
Myoclonus
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Nystagmus
Optic Neuritis
Parkinsonism
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
Temporal Arteritis
Tension Headache
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Vertigo
Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Samkoff, MD is a neurology specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1984 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1991
    Albert Einstein College Med
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1988
    Nyu School Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1985
    Miriam Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1984
    New York Medical College
    Medical School
    1984

Awards

Dr. Samkoff's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Samkoff

4.9

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Dr. Samkoff is kind, caring and takes time to listen carefully. After visiting him to be treated for chronic migraine, I left feeling well cared for and prepared to face the next few months with treatments no one else had thought to offer. Can't help but wonder about his personal story. He is not...Read More
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He is an excellent doctor and fully committed to the patients who he sees.
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Dr. Samkoff is very thorough, considerate, and professional. I am pleased with the care I have received and confident that my therapy is the right course for my condition. My health is at it's best state right now thanks to Dr. Samkoff and the rest of the team. Urgent concerns are addressed...Read More
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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
Independent Health
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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