Dr. Samuel Szomstein, MD

Dr. Samuel Szomstein, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Samuel Szomstein, MD is a general surgery specialist in Weston, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Universidad Central De Venezuela--Luis Razetti, Escuela De Medicine Luis Razetti in 1993 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd

Weston, FL 33331

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more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers

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This content was provided by Dr. Szomstein "As an academic medical center, Cleveland Clinic Florida provides world class care. Our mission is to provide better care of the sick, investigation of their problems, and further education of those who serve. We strive to provide Best-in-Class patient experiences and superior clinical outcomes."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

9  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia - Exomphalos - Corpus Callosum Agenesis
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia - Upper Limb Defects
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Ventral Hernia

17  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

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  • Universidad Central De Venezuela--Luis Razetti, Escuela De Medicine Luis Razetti
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The New York Hospital Medical Center Of Queens
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Listened and explained ev Everything well.
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Rachael Riccobene in Stuart Florida – Apr 13, 2018
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Dismissed ultrasound showing a hernia that was giving me extensive pain issues, didn't meet with me on second return, different doctor claiming no hernia on scan. Saw new doctor, new Dr. showed me I do have a hernia. I have multiple issues from a bad IV, Cleveland did testing and left me to deal...Read More
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Aug 24, 2017
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Worst dr appt in my life. The resident was rude and didn't care about answering my Questions. Resident was more concerned about rushing to do what he had to do. Was really scary as they didn't seem to have knowledge to give me much information. Dr Szomstien only came in for 3 mins and most of...Read More
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Lizzy in Atlanta, GA – Apr 13, 2017
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Dr. Szomstein is the best. I just reached my 12th year as a post bariatric patient, and Dr. Szomstein and his staff are the best. Not only did he perform my surgery, which took me from 328 lbs. to 140 lbs., he also saved my life two weeks later. I've had appointments with him throughout the...Read More
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Hialeah, FL – Sep 06, 2016
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