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Maria C. Sam, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

63 Ratings
12 Comments
 

Maria C. Sam, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Electroencephalography, Epilepsy, Neurology (general), Sleep Disorders (adult and pediatric)

Contact Information

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4101
Department: 336-716-7668

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Additional Languages

Spanish

Education & Training

  • B.S., Loyola University of Chicago, 1983
  • M.S., University of Maryland-Baltimore, 1984
  • M.D., Ponce School of Medicine-Puerto Rico, 1989
  • Internship, Medicine, Franklin Square Hosp, 1990
  • Residency, Neurology, West Virginia Univ Hosp, 1993
  • Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, 1995

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology, Sleep Medicine
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry & Neurology

Memberships

  • Am Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Am EEG Society
  • Am Epilepsy Society
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • European Epilepsy Association
  • Neurocritical Care Society

NPI Number

  • 1598741670
Maria C. Sam, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

63 Ratings
12 Comments
 

Maria C. Sam, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, health services, research/outc, neurosciences/behavior, sleep research

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Department: 336-716-7668

Recent Publications

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

Clinical Interests

Electroencephalography, Epilepsy, Neurology (general), Sleep Disorders (adult and pediatric)
Maria C. Sam, M.D.

Maria C. Sam, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

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Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Maria C. Sam, M.D.63 Ratings
12 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

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."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.2



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

4/19/2016

*Dr. Sam is excellent! She is always the same, she is the most caring, listening physician I have ever seen!

3/3/2016

Because of *Dr. Sam's love and perfections, I have thoroughly recommended her and I will continue.

2/17/2016

I only see *Dr. Sam 1 X/year, so when we do see each other she is very thorough and spends a lot of time with me, listens, discusses, problem solves, ...

2/12/2016

I am thankful for *Dr. Sam and her staff.

12/16/2015

No bad.

10/16/2015

*Dr. Sam spend almost an hour with me; I did not feel rushed at all. She is WONDERFUL!!

9/29/2015

great

9/17/2015

Care and concern.

9/4/2015

*Dr Sam rocks this section - she could train others in caring!

8/6/2015

Dr. Sam provided me with needed information that I understand and I received all the time I need.

7/31/2015

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 -

7/7/2015

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.

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