Dr. Shida Saam, DO

Family MedicineFemaleAge 58

Dr. Shida Saam, DO is a Family Medicine Specialist in Irvine, CA. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and Orange County Global Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Saam to book an appointment.

Dr. Saam

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16300 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 602 Irvine, CA 92618
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Dr. Saam's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Acne
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Screening
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermatitis
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dry Skin
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Esophagitis
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mammography
  • Mastodynia
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Stye
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Yeast Infections

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(949) 783-1911

Dr. Saam accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
Anthem
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Health Net
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Optima Health
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Dr. Saam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Saam

3.7

Based on 57 ratings

5 Stars
64.91228070175438%
(37)
4 Stars
1.7543859649122806%
(1)
3 Stars
1.7543859649122806%
(1)
2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(3)
1 Star
26.31578947368421%
(15)
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What went well
  • Staff friendliness (40)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (39)
  • Listened & answered questions (39)
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (15)
  • Appointment was rushed (14)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (14)
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Great Dr. and staff
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Carolyn Donohue – May 06, 2021
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I am suffering from a terminal illness with many complications. I have overall 30 specialists with over 100 medications. I google search the best primary care doctor in Orange County and Dr. Saam had the most 5 stars rating. I need a very strong educated and experience Hoag doctor so I decided to choose her as my new primary care. Last week was my first experience going to Dr. Saam's office. I felt very welcome right from the beginning. The nurse assistant and all staff members were very friendly and pretty. I met Dr. Saam exiting her office because she had to visit a dying patient from covid in the ER. Already I had a good impression of her knowing she is such a caring doctor towards her patient. She went over and introduced herself with a smile and shook my hand. She told me she will take care of me and her Physician Assistant will examine me for that day and order some lab work. She will then see me in a few weeks once she has the results. I told her I am a very severe ca
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tuan Nguyen – Mar 25, 2021
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Dr. Saam is very friendly, intuitive, & concerned about the individual & getting the right treatment. Her office staff are efficient & friendly. Office space is modern & had no wait times. Felt very comfortable w/Dr. Saam & so lucky to have found her!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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DB – Aug 02, 2020
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IF I COULD I WOULD GIVE A ZERO. SHE AS A PHYSICIAN AND HER EMPLOYEE TEAM ARE THE WORST I HAVE EVER MET. Honestly, I am not a person who would usually write a complaint but I must help everyone else who is trying to get a true review of this physician. As an Iranian person, I was looking for a bilingual physician and I finally came upon Dr.Saam (however I see now that she doesn't even care about her Iranian compatriot and does not take care of her responsibilities professionally). I tried booking an appointment but they said they DO NOT accept our insurance and we had to go through an ENTIRE process to change the insurance to a one that they would accept. After changing our insurance, we requested to see Dr.Saam herself at the appointment we made because we needed a doctor's help, however, her assistant showed up instead. After that appointment 9 months ago, we tried to make an appointment with the ACTUAL doctor but they said only emergencies. We said OK once again and made an appointm
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
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Jun 25, 2020
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What would you do if you found yourself needing to see your primary care physician, and they refused to see you? That is the predicament I found myself in two days ago. Dr. Saam approved me as a new patient, and was assigned as my primary care physician a few months ago. When I got sick and needed an appointment I was then denied care. I was told by the not so lovely receptionist Stephanie that they would not see any new patients they’d never seen from my insurance company even though they’d already approved me. I told them because they were assigned as my pcp I couldn’t go anywhere else. I was told too bad and to go to the ER if I needed medical help. I filed a complaint with my insurance company and was told this is serious breech of contract on their part. I am in the process of being assigned to a new doctor but that takes time, so even though it isn’t a medical emergency I will need to go to the ER or urgent care if I want treatment. This place is the rudest, shadiest place EVER.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Tara – Mar 08, 2020
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worst staff, doctor gave the wrong prescripton, the pharmacist rejected the order. Staff also communicate the incorrect body part for radiology test. got incorrect referrals to specialists. MOST HORRIBLE medical practice.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 26, 2019
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Easy going, Down to Earth Will return to her care
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 20, 2018
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Incredibly kind and knowledgable doctor. Dr. Saam spends a huge amount of time with her patients and gets to know your on a deeply personal level. She was recommended to me by a friend who has been going to her for over 13 years along with the entirety of her family. Thank you for everything Dr. Saam!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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irvine – Oct 30, 2017
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Dr Shida Saam is truly an amazing doctor taking care of our family for the last ten years. It's always a pleasure to see her and she's so caring for all our needs.,
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 12, 2017
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Rude and insensitive doctor.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Santa Ana, CA – Feb 15, 2017
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Very mean staff especially "Jasmine" and office manager. I called as a new patient to make an appointment, But the way that Jasmine and the manager talked to me was very offensive and mean. The only friendly staff is "Elnaz" there. If you call ask for "Elnaz" only.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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Irvine, CA – Nov 18, 2016
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Dr saam was verey considerit .She helleped me with my all problem rather quickly. I highly recommed her
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Pirayeh S in Irvine, CA – May 01, 2016
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The best doctor I have dealt with. I have been a diabetic patient for 15 years and no doctor or specialist could bring my blood sugar under control. I changed my doctor to Dr. Saam and within six months my blood sugar became completely under control. Thank you Dr. Saam.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kamran Peyman in Mission Viejo, CA – Apr 08, 2016
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Had an appointment with Dr. Saam for physical exam, I waited about 10 minutes in the waiting room and and got in to see her, she walked in and was very warm and kind and listened carefully to all my concern. She did a very detailed examination on me and spend more time than usual to answer all my questions. I will recommend her to all my family and friends as she has all the criteria that I was looking for.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Massy F. in Mission Viejo, CA – Apr 08, 2016
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I've been a patient of Dr. Saam's for over 4 years. I recommend her to all of my friends who are looking for a new primary Doctor. She's great!!! She listens to me and never makes me feel dumb for asking silly questions :)
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 08, 2016
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I love Dr. Saam and her staff!! Dr. Saam has been my doctor for several years now. My entire family has been coming to her for over 5 years. She's great with making her patients feel comfortable from the second she walks into exam room. Both Dr Saam and her staff have always been helpful and responsive. Thank you Dr Saam!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 08, 2016
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Dr. Saam is a very caring and compassionate doctor. She has been taking care of my needs and has provided me with excellent health care. Her positive attitude and bright smile put you at ease every time I visit her office.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mohammad Dadbeh in Irvine, CA – Apr 07, 2016
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It seems that she is always too busy. If you are not in an emergency situation, the average waiting time for the next appointment is about one month and if you are in an emergency situation you should prove that it is really an emergency to get an early appointment. I had two visits and I came to the conclusion that she does not listen carefully to what I am talking about (maybe because she seemed to be in a hurry every time). The visits were too short and I was confused after the visit finished
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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Irvine, CA – Mar 17, 2016
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I had appointment at 10 am but visited doctor Saam at 11.45 and two people who had later appointments headed in before me. She was not respectful and made non-professional jokes, humiliating patient's lifestyle and personal misjudgment. I have pain in my knees, she didn't listen to my explanation and didn't take it serious. After 2 weeks now my knee is inflated and disable to walk.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
9 people found this helpful
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Mehrdad Nazerzadeh in Irvine – Jan 03, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Shida Saam D.O.'s mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care on an as-needed or preventative basis. We have created a practice that we believe in and choose for our own family members.

Biography

Primary doctor Shida Saam, D.O. received her medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences and completed her residency at the UC Irvine Family...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Acute Care Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Gynecology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education

University of California UC Irvine Douglas Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
University of California UC Irvine Douglas Hospital
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Persian
  • Spanish

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Does Dr. Shida Saam, DO offer telehealth services?

Dr. Saam has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Shida Saam, DO accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Shida Saam, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Saam frequently treats Polyneuropathy, Diabetic Polyneuropathy, and Overweight. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Saam treats.

Where is Dr. Shida Saam, DO's office located?

Dr. Saam's office is located at 16300 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 602, Irvine, CA 92618. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Shida Saam, DO speak?

Dr. Saam speaks Spanish, Arabic, and Farsi. View profile to see all.

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Locations

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Dr. Shida Saam16300 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 602 Irvine, CA 92618
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Saam is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Hoag Hospital Newport Beach

Newport Beach, CA

83% Patient Experience Rating, 14% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Orange County Global Medical Center

Santa Ana, CA

62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Saddleback Medical Center

Laguna Hills, CA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Orange, CA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)