Dr. Joseph W Sam MD Radiologist

Dr. Joseph Sam is a radiologist in Tacoma, Washington. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Loma Linda University Medical Center and MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 18 years. He is one of 39 doctors at Loma Linda University Medical Center and one of 49 at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital who specialize in Radiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Radiologist: Neuroradiology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Radiology, 1997 - 2001

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Nuclear Radiology, 2001 - 2002

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
Internship, Transitional Year, 1996 - 1997

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Pelvic lipomatosis detected on bone scintigraphy.
Sam, J.W., Alavi, A., Banner, M.P., Ramchandani, P.

Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography excludes pericardial metastasis by recurrent lung cancer.
Ghesani, N.V., Sun, X., Zhuang, H., Sam, J.W., Alavi, A.

Spectrum of CT findings in acute pyogenic pelvic inflammatory disease.
Sam, J.W., Jacobs, J.E., Birnbaum, B.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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