Dr. Lawrence Samkoff, MD

Dr. Lawrence Samkoff, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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.


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
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

82  Conditions Treated


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2  Procedures

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samkoff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samkoff's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Samkoff's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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...more
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