Dr. Shelby Samuel, MD

Dr. Shelby Samuel, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Shelby Samuel, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

200 Brooklyn Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11213

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

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Ulcer
high
more than 87% of peers
Reflux Esophagitis
high
more than 87% of peers
Esophagitis
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Samuel "Here at Blue Green Horizons Office Based Surgery, PLLC, Dr. Shelby K. Samuel and his staff are committed to providing patients with convenient access to high-quality care. We believe that providing high-quality care is not only about the medical advice that we dispense and medical services we provide, but more importantly about the relationships we have with our patients."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss

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Procedures

  • Breath Testing
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Laser Surgery
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 10/29/2014
    Amount or Range: Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11213
    State: New York
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

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Kings County Hospital / SUNY Downstate
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Yale University
    Other Education | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Samuel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Samuel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samuel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samuel to family and friends
3.6
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Samuel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Brooklyn, NY |
Very professional kinda comedic straight to the point for first time visit
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Samuel accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Samuel has admitting privileges

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
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