Dr. Samuel Leon Bridgers MD Neurologist

Dr. Samuel Bridgers is a neurologist in Hamden, Connecticut. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of Saint Raphael and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of North Carolina School of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 10 doctors at Hospital of Saint Raphael and one of 43 at Yale-New Haven Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital of Saint Raphael

Yale-New Haven Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Neurology, 1979 - 1982

Naval Regional Medical Center (Philadelphia PA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1976

University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Silent cerebral infarction in patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation. The Veterans Affairs Stroke Prevention in Nonrheumatic Atrial Fibrillation Investigators.
Ezekowitz, M. D., James, K. E., Nazarian, S. M., Davenport, J., Broderick, J. P., Gupta, S. R., Thadani, V., Meyer, M. L., Bridgers, S. L.

Warfarin in the prevention of stroke associated with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation. Veterans Affairs Stroke Prevention in Nonrheumatic Atrial Fibrillation Investigators.
Ezekowitz, M. D., Bridgers, S. L., James, K. E., Carliner, N. H., Colling, C. L., Gornick, C. C., Krause-Steinrauf, H., Kurtzke, J. F., Nazarian, S. M., Radford, M. J.

The safety of transcranial magnetic stimulation reconsidered: evidence regarding cognitive and other cerebral effects.
Bridgers, S. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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