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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Albert D. Sam, MD

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Albert Sam, MD

Specialty

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

Years of Experience

27

Gender

Male

Languages

English
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About Albert Sam, MD

Dr. Albert Sam is a specialty care physician board certified in vascular and endovascular surgery. 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, he 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. 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, he has served as a principal investigator for numerous national and international vascular clinical trials, including the NIH stroke trials CREST and CREST-2.

Accreditations/Memberships

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

Background

Medical Education

Duke University School of Medicine 1993

Residency

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

Fellowships

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

Board Certification

Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affliation

Inova Physician Referral Services

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The physicians on our referral panel are independent practitioners or physician employees. The independent practitioners are not employees, agents or representatives of Inova and are solely responsible for their provision of medical care to you.