Dr. Russell Samson, MD

Dr. Russell Samson, MD

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Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o
(20)

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Dr. Russell Samson, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in vascular surgery.

Sarasota Vascular Specialists

600 N Cattlemen Rd Ste 220

Sarasota, FL 34232
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Samson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Samson "Our practice is the only medical practice in the Tri-county area dedicated to the treatment of patients with disorders of the veins and arteries, the Vascular System. Unlike most vascular surgical groups, we are also uniquely trained and experienced to offer all forms of diagnosis and therapy."

1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arthrosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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28  Procedures

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.

Education

  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Johannesburg General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Montefiore Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samson's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samson to family and friends
20 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Samson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My doctor Dr. Varga sent me to see Dr. Samson to check an aneurysm. Front desk girl Nicolina was great. When Dr. Samson entered the room (just two minutes I've arrived), I was very surprised and impressed with his appearance: there was a Doctor in his best look! His best suite, his leather shoes ,...more
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