Dr. Samar Nahas, MD

Dr. Samar Nahas, MD

Gynecologic Oncology Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Samar Nahas, MD is a gynecologic oncology surgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. She specializes in gynecologic oncology surgery, gynecologic oncology, and more.Read her story

UCR Women's Health

19330 Jesse Ln Ste 100

Riverside, CA 92508
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
more than 87% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Nahas'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.

Dr. Nahas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nahas "Dr. Nahas earned her medical degree from King Faisal University, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Nahas then completed a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada and a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic robotic in gynecologic oncology at Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Nahas is a physician with UCR Health and is the Division Director, Gynecologic Oncology. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor in obstetrics and gynecology for the School of Medicine. Dr. Nahas practices in a state-of-the-art, safe and comfortable environment providing excellent, innovative care."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nahas "In my specialty, I recognize the importance for patients to be seen quickly. UCR Health offers rapid appointment scheduling and diagnosis. I discuss treatment options with you and your family, and together, we determine the best course of treatment that will provide the desired outcome.

My team and I share your journey through cancer treatment in our warm and caring environment. Together, we provide healthcare excellence, innovation and specialty care not previously available to the women of our Inland Southern California communities. We are affiliated with a large expert panel of supportive teams in gynecologic pathology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, palliative care, nursing and social work."

4  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology Surgery
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

29  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Gynecological Oncology Surgery
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • LEEP - Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • King Faisal University Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • King Faisal University / College of Medicine And Medical Science
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • King Faisal University / College of Medicine And Medical Science
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA Ob/Gyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA Advanced Laparoscopic Robotic Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University of Manitoba, MB, Canada Gynecologic Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nahas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Persian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nahas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nahas to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nahas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (2)

I feel Very blessed to have been referred to Dr. Nahas. I am very high anxiety/OCD and she is very compassionate and kind. This was even more important to me than her ability as a surgeon. She ended up being fantastic with my full hysterectomy as well. I took Ibuprofen and Tylenol after and my...more
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My experience with Dr. Nahas was in her previous position at Credit Valley hospital in Canada. I have never stopped telling people how wonderful she was. I had a complicated surgical history, and I was 63 years old at the time of my surgery. Regardless of these circumstances, I was home the same...more
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