Dr. Samuel Andrews II, MD

Dr. Samuel Andrews II, MD

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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76 y/o
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Dr. Samuel Andrews II, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 44 years. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and endocrinology & metabolism.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Andrews II'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. Andrews II' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Andrews II "Dr. Andrews has been on staff at the Ochsner Medical Center since 2006 and is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology. His specialties include thyroid nodules, thyroid ultrasound, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. He is co-author of the best selling book, "Sugar Busters." Dr. Andrews earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Following graduation, he completed his internship and residency at Charity Hospital in New Orleans. Dr. Andrews also completed an endocrinology fellowship at LSU."

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

62  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Louisiana State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Andrews II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Andrews II' Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Andrews II to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

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4.2
based on 77 total reviews (16 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Andrews II' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

This is one of the worst doctors I've ever seen. After working with a GP for two years and being transferred to him as a specialist, he completely dismissed all of my concerns (again, concerns that there were years worth of data for from other doctors) and made me feel terrible. He was a walking...more
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Highly likely to recommend Dr. Andrews, professional, up-to-date information, excellent patient interaction, HE LISTENS! Bottom line, there is no better Dr that I've seen that can match his overall ability to diagnose and logically present a patients condition. Dr. Andrews is the...more
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