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Arun Samy, MD

Philosophy of Care

It is my goal to provide high-quality eye care in a compassionate manner. I strive to build trust with my patients and their families and value the opportunity to work within a network of physicians with a wide-range of specialized training.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 388 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Ophthalmology
    • Years in Practice: 17


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Ophthalmology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Cataract surgery including premium and toric intraocular lenses, Comprehensive ophthalmology, Cornea refractive surgery including laser correction, Eyelid lesions


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Spending time with family, travel


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Graduation Date 06/1998
    Degree MD

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Missouri-Kansas City
    Title Ophthalmology Resident

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of Missouri-Columbia
    Specialty Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery

  • Procedures

    Ophthalmology
    • Cataract Evaluation and Surgery
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Lesion Evaluation
    • Minor Eyelid and Tear Duct Procedures
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Ocular Trauma
    • PKP
    • PRK
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Refractive Surgery
    • Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
    • Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography
    • Treatment for Chalazions
    • Treatment of Dry Eye
    • YAG Laser Iridotomy and Capsulotomy
  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Decisions to Seek Care in an Ambulatory Setting: Differing Perceptions Among Physicians and Patients
    • Effect of Topical Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on Corneal and Limbal Wound Healing
    • Intraocular Lenses Versus Contact Lenses to Treat Pediatric Cataracts and Aphakia
    • Selective Memory Recall of Medical Information Among Clinicians at Different Levels of Training


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 388 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    378 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    382 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    383 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    380 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    381 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    378 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    378 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    381 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    381 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.3
    368 ratings


    Comments (28)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    4.8
    Jun 17, 2019
    Good  
    5.0
    Jun 12, 2019
    outstanding at communicating both what to expect and do in the short term as well as the long term.  
    4.8
    Jun 10, 2019
    good  
    5.0
    Jun 07, 2019
    excellent service  
    5.0
    Jun 04, 2019
    I want to keep this provider for good to care for my eyes! I am confident on him and respect his medical views.  
    5.0
    May 27, 2019
    Dr. Samy always asks my opinion on everything. I feel like we are a team working on my eye health. He listens attentively, and makes me feel like my viewpoint is important. He always has See more  
    4.9
    May 21, 2019
    Dr. Samy is an excellent doctor, very thorough and thoughtful and caring. He has actually called me on the phone himself when needed ! I would recommend him to anyone!  
    4.2
    May 15, 2019
    I just started seeing him - Dr. I was seeing for 5 years left the clinic where I was going.  
    4.4
    May 15, 2019
    Doctor Samy is my favorite doctor on DMG -- and I have many.  
    4.8
    Apr 16, 2019
    Knowledge and manner of interacting were excellent. Although late for my session, he was dealing with an unexpected situation, which I appreciate since it might be me who needs the extra time in the future.  
    5.0
    Apr 13, 2019
    Dr. Samy saw something in eye that needed more attention. Made appointment with retina doctor.  
    4.8
    Mar 27, 2019
    Dr Samy is great.  
    5.0
    Mar 14, 2019
    Dr. Samy is an outstanding physician.He is a friendly, caring and knowledgeable person. We always discuss my plan of care together. DMG is fortunate to have Dr. Samy as part of their healthcare team. See more  
    5.0
    Feb 24, 2019
    Dr. Samy has been exemplary during all facets of my eye care with him. His attention to detail, patient courtesy, and genuine expressions of care/concern as appropriate have been outstanding. I have a high See more  
    5.0
    Feb 19, 2019
    really liked Dr Samy and the time and manner he explained things  
    5.0
    Feb 19, 2019
    Dr. Samy is truely an extraordinary professional in his field! I feel very comfortable under his care!  
    5.0
    Feb 18, 2019
    One of the most compassionate and knowledgeable physician I have ever met  
    4.9
    Feb 13, 2019
    Dr. Samy has done a surgical procedure for me in the past and we are planning another surgery. Obviously, I have a lot of trust in him.  
    4.6
    Feb 12, 2019
    he is very competent.  
    5.0
    Jan 28, 2019
    all good  
    4.3
    Jan 18, 2019
    *Dr. Samy always seems rushed.  
    3.1
    Jan 11, 2019
    He wasn't too talkative, I had to ask a lot of questions to understand.   
    4.8
    Dec 11, 2018
    I have great trust in Dr Samy  
    3.1
    Sep 16, 2018
    good  
    5.0
    Sep 06, 2018
    He even followed up with a phone call!  
    5.0
    Aug 08, 2018
    Dr Samy explained these conditions/diseases in depth. I felt like I was in good hands. He also recommended another procedure to consider in the future.  
    4.7
    Aug 06, 2018
    good  
    4.9
    Jul 26, 2018
    Dr. Samy has always been very thorough and professional. he has taken the needed time to do what was needed. I am very glad I was able to get in as quickly as I could See more  
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