Dr. Michael A. Samuel, MD

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Dr. Michael A. Samuel, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Retina Institute Of California 78150 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253 Get Directions
(760) 779-0800

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      4.3 based on 12 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

      Board Certifications

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Endophthalmitis
      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cataract
      • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Eye Disease
      • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Endophthalmitis
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
      • Glaucoma
      • Hyphema
      • Macular Edema
      • Macular Hole
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Progressive High Myopia
      • Purulent Endophthalmitis
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Dystrophy
      • Retinal Hemorrhage
      • Retinal Ischemia
      • Retinal Neovascularization
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
      • Eye Surgery
      • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
      • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
      • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1999

      • Internship Hospital
        Mount Carmel Health

        Completed in 2000

      • Residency Hospital
        Henry Ford Hospital

        Completed in 2003

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Lac+Usc Medical Center

        Completed in 2004

      • Undergraduate School
        Capital University

        Graduated in 1995

      • Other Education
        Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

        Completed in 2004

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Chinese
      • Spanish
      • Tagalog
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Samuel's Office & Staff

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      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Samuel

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      Dr. Samuel's Care Philosophy

      Treat patient like they are family. My cell number is on my business card.