Dr. Flora Sam MD Cardiologist

Dr. Flora Sam is a cardiologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Boston Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of the Witwatersrand and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Sam accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 82 doctors at Boston Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Heart Failure & Transplantation

Clinical Interests: Myocardium, Left Ventricular Function, Aldosterone, Cardiac Myocytes, Fibrosis, Heart Failure, Ventricular Remodeling

Hospital Affiliation

Boston Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1992

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1994

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1994 - 1996

Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship, Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Fellowship, 1998 - 2000

University of the Witwatersrand
Class of 1989

Boston University Medical Center
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Cardiology Research, 1996 - 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Role of endothelin in heart failure
Sam F, Givertz MM

Comparison of characteristics and outcomes of patients with heart failure preserved ejection fraction versus reduced left ventricular ejection fraction in an urban cohort.
Quiroz, R.,Doros, G.,Shaw, P.,Liang, C. S.,Gauthier, D. F.,Sam, F.

Mitochondrial encoded NADH dehydrogenase 5 (MT-ND5) gene point mutation presents as late onset cardiomyopathy.
Ayalon, N.,Flore, L. A.,Christensen, T. G.,Sam, F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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