Dr. Ronald Samess, MD

Dr. Ronald Samess, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
70 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ronald Samess, MD is a family medicine specialist in Marathon, FL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from The Free University of Brussels in 1980 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

Baptist Health Primary Care

5701 Overseas Hwy Ste 17

Marathon, FL 33050
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Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Samess' Experience

Dr. Samess' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Samess' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Samess "Ronald Samess, M.D., is a family medicine physician with Baptist Health Primary Care and member of Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians in multiple specialties integrated within Baptist Health South Florida. He is uniquely trained to deliver a full range of health services, including acute, chronic, urgent and preventive care. He helps men, women and children of all ages stay healthy by focusing on the whole person and providing an ongoing, personal patient-physician relationship that includes routine screenings and counseling on healthy lifestyle changes. Dr. Samess received his medical degree from the Free University of Brussels in Brussels, Belgium, and completed a residency in family medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va., where he served as chief resident. Dr. Samess is chief of staff of Fishermen’s Community Hospital. He is an experienced clinical educator, serving as a family medicine preceptor and clinical assistant professor for various medical school programs. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Medicine and the Florida Academy of Family Medicine. "


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  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Samess does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • The Free University of Brussels
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Samess has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Samess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Fishermens Community Hospital, Vice President

Dr. Samess' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samess to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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  • 1

Dr. Samess' Performance

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Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Marathon, FL
Always helpful! Caring my elderly mother (80 y/o) witouth the need to travel to Miami or Key West. Margarita his nurse is the best one in the office always wiling to help and listen. I can not be more thankful for Dr. Samess and his staff to always be there for the many dr's visits in these past 2...more
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in Hampton, VA
Best Doctor that I had in the Keys. Truly a compassionate man, and a wonderful staff! I wish I still lived in the Keys comma I would still be going to him. Margarita is always great to work with and so is Sharon.
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