Dr. Sam Cox III, MD

Dr. Sam Cox III, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Sam Cox III, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University of Mississippi in 1974 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

6215 Humphreys Blvd Ste 400

Memphis, TN 38120

Contact Information

(901) 685-7342

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Cox III'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.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Cox III does not have any board certifications listed.

30  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • University of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Baptist Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Regional Med Center At Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cox III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cox III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cox III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox III to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cox III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Cox is wonderful. He saved my life when I had a ruptured ectopic pregancy and helped me through the physical AND the emotional healing of that. He has since delivered three babies and brought my last baby safely to term when I had some major issues come up in the pregnancy. He is so special to...more
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I wish I had more stars to check for Dr. Cox. I have been seeing Dr. Cox since 1980. He has always been patient, kind, understanding and through. He delivered both of my children and also delivered my oldest grandchild. He is a one of a kind doctor. I can't imagine having any other OB/GYN.
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