Dr. Saba Samee, MD

Dr. Saba Samee, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Saba Samee, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Alexandria, VA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Howard University in 1994 and specializes in allergy & immunology.Read her story

7906 Andrus Rd Ste 7

Alexandria, VA 22306

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Allergic Reaction
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more than 81% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
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more than 79% of peers
Pollen Allergy
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Samee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Samee "Dr. Saba Samee joined the Alexandria & Clinton Allergy Associates in 2002 as a clinician specializing in allergy, asthma, and immunology. Her areas of expertise include asthma, allergy immunotherapy, urticaria, and chronic sinusitis in children and adults. Dr. Samee double-majored in Zoology and Chemistry at Howard University in Washington, D.C. There she was awarded a National Competitive Scholarship for academic excellence award. She was initiated in Beta Kappa Chi Honor Society and Zoology Honor Society. In 1991 Samee was awarded the HUCM Academic Merit Scholarship, which aided her as she attended Howard University College of Medicine. There she received an Honors in Surgery and was awarded the Student Council Service Award. She continued her medical education while interning at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where she also completed her residency in Internal Medicine with an emphasis in General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics & Women's Health. Upon completing her residency in 1997, she was honored with the Senior Resident Research Commendation and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. In September of that year Samee became part of Healthways Family Medical Center as a solo internal medicine practitioner and Assistant Practice Manager. A year later she left Healthways to join George Washington University Primary Care Associates as the Assistant Professor of Health Care Sciences. In July of 2000, she continued her postdoctoral training at the University of Virginia as a Clinical Fellow in the Department of Medicine - Allergy Asthma and Immunology Division. She presented her research on Hyperpolarized helium at local and national allergy scientific meetings. From 2000 to 2001, Dr. Saba Samee earned several awards, including the President's Grant-in-Aid Award in Asthma and the 3rd place American Board of Allergy and Immunology Von Pirquet Award. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the National Board of Medical Examiners."

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1  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

2  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

23  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Desensitization
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Environmental Allergy Testing
  • Immunotherapy
  • Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) Treatment
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Patch Testing
  • Xolair® Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samee's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samee to family and friends
19 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Samee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

One of the most exceptional doctors to ever treat me, and VERY few compare. There aren't enough stars available to give an accurate review. She listens carefully, is extensive in her examinations, and always offers stellar advice. She won't sugar coat it if you don't follow her advice, and will...more
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We started my young son three years ago with Dr. Saba Samee at the suggestion of my GP. My boy was experiencing asthma and we needed someone we could trust. From day one, Dr. Samee was engaged, professional, and listened carefully to our concerns. She had a calming influence on my son who never...more
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If I could give Dr. Samee 100+ STARS, I would. She is an EXEMPLARY DOCTOR, as she SAVED my SON'S LIFE. I can not thank her enough. He could not breathe. He cried, and we cried with him. Even the Children's Hospital in DC and the Primary could not get his asthma under control. We felt helpless &...more
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Dr. Samee can come off as arrogant and condescending and did not seem to take my concerns seriously.
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My wife and I both see Dr. Samme and are quite pleased. In fact, she saved my wife's life by ordering a chest X-ray. That revealed a Stage I cancer tumor, and surgery safely removed it. My wife had no symptoms and would have never discovered it early without Dr. Samee.
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