Dr. Lucius Sams III, MD

Dr. Lucius Sams III, MD

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Internal Medicine  ·  
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59 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Lucius Sams III, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Pearl, MS and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in internal medicine and family medicine.

Baptist Medical Group - Rankin Primary Care

3011 Greenfield Rd

Pearl, MS 39208
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Sams III' Experience

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Dr. Sams III' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sams III "Comprehensive care guided by the physician, but supported by patient compliance and continuity."

2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

226  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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

  • University Of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Mississippi
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Mississippi
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sams III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sams III' Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sams III to family and friends
25 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Sams III' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Sams is a very caring and conscientious Dr. He checks EVERYTHING during your wellness physical, and listens to all concerns. He is strict with his instructions and expects you to follow through with his recommendations for better health. As mentioned before, why waste your time and his if...more
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Excellent doctor. He will do a complete check from head to toe during a complete physical..Does not rush you out and answers all questions if needed.
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He is very selective in what problems patients report that he chooses to respond to. I am a well educated healthcare professional and am appalled at his indifference to side effects from medications. He only wants to focus on problems that he can make money on. He can be rude if you don't comply...more
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Dr. Sams is one of the most thorough doctors I know. He does his own blood pressures and checks his patients head to toes if he thinks it is necessary based on information that the patient gives him. He takes his work very seriously. He will tell you what to do to get better and if you don't...more
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As a long standing patient of Dr. Sams, I would recommend him to all my family and friends. Dr Sams is a kind and caring physician who supports the well-being of his patients. He has always been both fair and honest in his practices based upon my experience. Dr Sams is a true blessing to his...more
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