Dr. Ricardo A Samson MD Pediatric Cardiologist
Dr. Ricardo Samson is a pediatric cardiologist in Tucson, Arizona. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including TMC Healthcare and University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Samson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at TMC Healthcare and one of 8 at University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology
Education & Medical Training
University of Arizona
Residency, Pediatrics, 1987 - 1990
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1990 - 1993
Children's Memorial Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1993 - 1994
University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1987
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 24 years in Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 20 years in Pediatric Cardiology
CA State Medical License
Active through 2014
AZ State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Outcomes associated with amiodarone and lidocaine in the treatment of in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest with pulseless ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation.
Valdes, S. O.,Donoghue, A. J.,Hoyme, D. B.,Hammond, R.,Berg, M. D.,Berg, R. A.,Samson, R.
The KCNJ8-S422L variant previously associated with J-wave syndromes is found at an increased frequency in Ashkenazi Jews.
Veeramah, K. R.,Karafet, T. M.,Wolf, D.,Samson, R. A.,Hammer, M. F.
Successful treatment of plastic bronchitis with low fat diet and subsequent thoracic duct ligation in child with fontan physiology.
Parikh, K., Witte, M. H., Samson, R., Teodori, M., Carpenter, J. B., Lowe, M. C., Morgan, W., Hardin, C., Brown, M., Naughton, Y., Sinha, S., Barber, B. J.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- GHI PPO
- Great West PPO
- Health Net Arizona HMO
- Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- MagnaCare PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Oxford Health Freedom
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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535 N. Wilmot
Tucson, AZ 85711
Phone: (520) 694-9966
Fax: (520) 694-9963