Dr. Ghassan Joseph Samara MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Ghassan Samara is an ENT-otolaryngologist in East Setauket, New York and is affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Samara accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at Stony Brook University Medical Center who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: General Otolaryngology/ENT, Laryngology & Voice Disorders, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1989 - 1993

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1994 - 1998

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia associated with Lemierre's syndrome: case report and literature review.
Kizhner, V.,Samara, G.,Panesar, R.,Krespi, Y. P.

The effects of the plasminogen pathway on scar tissue formation.
Samara, G.J., Schaffner, A.D., Eisenstat, J., Nguyen, H.T.

CXCR4-mediated adhesion and MMP-9 secretion in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Samara, G. J., Lawrence, D. M., Chiarelli, C. J., Valentino, M. D., Lyubsky, S., Zucker, S., Vaday, G. G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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