Maria C. Sam, M.D.
Associate Professor, Neurology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, health services, research/outc, neurosciences/behavior, sleep research
Carter JL, Ali II, Isaacson RS, Safdieh JE, Finney GR, Sowell MK, Sam MC, Anderson HS, Shin RK, Kraakevik JA, Coleman M, Drogan O. Status of neurology medical school education: results of 2005 and 2012 clerkship director survey. Neurology. 2014;83(19):1761-1766.
Witcher MR, Couture D, Sam M, Popli G. The use of minimally invasive MR-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy in the treatment of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy of children and young adults [abstract]. Epilepsia. 2013;54(Suppl 3):190.
Greiner H, Sam MC, Bell WL, O'Donovan CA. Occurrence of burst suppression during treatment for NCSE is not associated with better prognosis [abstract]. Epilepsia. 2008;49(Suppl 7):40.
Hong KJ, Bell WL, Sam MC, O'Donovan CA. Incidence of seizure freedom with adjunctive and monotherapy levetiracetam in patients with refractory epilepsy and new-onset seizures [abstract]. Epilepsia. 2008;49(Suppl 7):100.
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Associate Professor, Neurology
Electroencephalography, Epilepsy, Neurology (general), Sleep Disorders (adult and pediatric)
The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
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*Dr. Sam spend almost an hour with me; I did not feel rushed at all. She is WONDERFUL!!
Care and concern.
*Dr Sam rocks this section - she could train others in caring!
Dr. Sam provided me with needed information that I understand and I received all the time I need.
Our family has the utmost confidence in *Dr. Sam. She is extremely thorough, friendly, and knowledgeable helping our daughter with severe developmental delays and seizure disorder -
Both doctor and assistant are the best I could ask for. Always helpful with any problem or question, and are quick to respond on phone or email. Go far beyond what most doctors do. Appreciate them very much.
I like the fact I am treated as a person not just another number. With my condition patience and understanding is key!
Dr. Sam did some great research on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease medication along with anticonvulsants and how they interact with each other. Trying to make it easier to take multiple medications without a bad interaction.
Dr. Sam is patient, friendly, polite and very professional. She takes the time to explain things to me.
Good, very positive.
*Dr. Maria Sam is a very fine, caring, considerate, understanding doctor. Glad she's my doctor.