Dr. William Sams III, MD

Dr. William Sams III, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Trichiasis

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear

Background Check

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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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  • 2
    Sanctions

    Dr. Sams III has received 2 sanctions

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    • Disciplinary action in another state  (4/12/2013)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Texas
    • Unknown  (9/27/2012)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Sams III, William Columbus MD: License # 07263: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Unknown at this time. ACTION TAKEN: The Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure has placed the physician’s license on indefinite SUSPENSION, effective October 11, 2012 at 5:00pm. The physician is REQUIRED to obtain MPHP advocacy.
    • State: Mississippi
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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Graduated in 1970

  • Residency Hospital
    Baptist Mem Hospital
    Regional Med Center At Memphis

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Sams III' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Mississippi not available
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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