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Albert D Sam, MD

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Albert Sam, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Vascular Surgery

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About Albert Sam, MD

Dr. Albert Sam is a specialty care physician board certified in vascular and endovascular surgery at Inova Health System. Prior to joining Inova, he was in private practice in Middletown, CT, and was the founder and director of the Middlesex Health multidisciplinary limb preservation program.

After completing a vascular and endovascular surgery fellowship, Dr. Sam entered private practice in Baton Rouge, LA, where he served as the Chief of Vascular Surgery at Baton Rouge General Hospital. He joined Tulane Medical School as an associate professor of surgery and Chief of Vascular and Endovascular surgery at the Tulane Heart & Vascular Institute in New Orleans, LA. During this time, he served as Tulane’s board chair of the Gulf South Quality Network - a clinically integrated, population health centered, physician network of nine member hospitals and 1,600 physicians in Louisiana overseeing processes to improve quality and safety.

In addition to becoming one of the first physicians nationally to be board certified in general surgery, vascular surgery and endovascular medicine, Dr. Same has served as a principal investigator for numerous national and international vascular clinical trials, including the NIH stroke trials CREST and CREST-2.


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Olga Jonasson Honored Alumnus Award, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Living Legend Award, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Role Model Award, Baton Rouge Links Inc.
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Louisiana Board of Regents

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Ask the Expert: Understanding Peripheral Arterial Disease and Its Complications


Medical Education

Duke University School of Medicine 1993


University of Illinois Chicago
Training Specialty: General Surgery
07/01/1994 - 6/30/2001


Northwestern University Medical School
Training Specialty: Vascular Surgery
07/01/2001 - 06/30/2003

Board Certification

Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

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