Michael Sams, MD

Rheumatology

4.8
228 Ratings
Years in Practice: 13 years
Practices In: Naperville
Patients Seen: Adults

I try my best to be com­pas­sion­ate, time­ly and pro­vide up-to-date evi­dence-based care.

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Languages
English
Clinical Interests

Rheuma­toid arthri­tis, Pso­ri­at­ic arthri­tis, Anky­los­ing spondyli­tis, Inflam­ma­to­ry arthri­tis, Lupus, Sjo­gren’s syn­drome, Vas­culi­tis, Osteo­poro­sis, Inflam­ma­to­ry myosi­tis, Rheuma­to­log­ic autoim­mune dis­eases and Pul­monary man­i­fes­ta­tions of rheumat­ic disease

Personal Interests

Run­ning, Ski­ing, Bas­ket­ball, Golf, Spend­ing time with my family

Memberships
American College of Rheumatology

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 630-275-2700 Get Directions
Edward Hospital
801 S. Washington St. Naperville, Illinois 60540 630-527-3000 Get Directions
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
25 North Winfield Road Winfield, Illinois 60190 630-933-1600 Get Directions
School
University of Illinois College of Medicine Graduation Date: 2008 Degree: MD
Residency
Barnes-Jewish Hospital Resident in Internal Medicine
Fellowships
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Conditions

Ankylosing Spondylitis, Dermatomyositis, Gout, Lupus, Osteoporosis, Polymyositis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren’s Syndrome, Vasculitis

Ratings


Ratings Category

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.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
228 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.8
226 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.8
227 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
227 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.8
228 Ratings

Provider discussed treatment options

4.8
227 Ratings

Comments


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.
"Dr Sams is so kind and cares about managing the pain I have. I feel confident that I can call him when I need help with worse pain."
5
Jan. 14, 2024
"Dr. Sams continues to check all my test results and listens to my concerns."
5
Jan. 7, 2024
"DR. Sams is an awesome doctor. He listens to your concerns. Has you share in your treatment. Answers your mychart conversations the same day. Is thorough in checking drug interactions before prescribing any medications. Provides clear understandings of treatment and problems."
5
Jan. 5, 2024
"Never makes any suggestions as to how you can make your present problem better, seems disconnected to his job !"
2.2
Dec. 22, 2023
"Dr. Sams always listens to me & I know he wants me to have the best care."
5
Dec. 19, 2023
"The entire care team was very generous and caring."
5
Nov. 26, 2023
"Dr Sams is great"
5
Nov. 19, 2023
"I would say Dr. Sams is one of the best dr. I have ever seen."
5
Nov. 18, 2023
"Dr. Sams is a very good listener, very knowledgeable and quite personable."
5
Oct. 20, 2023
"Dr. Sams is great doctor and always listens and explains everything."
5
Sep. 30, 2023
"Dr Sams is very personable, and understands all my concerns"
5
Sep. 26, 2023
"Good experience"
4.2
Sep. 24, 2023
"Dr Sams spent a long time asking questions and had already looked through my past medical records. Very well prepared."
5
Sep. 24, 2023
"I have confidence that Dr Sams is providing quality care. His office stays on top of messaging and other issues."
5
Sep. 24, 2023
"Dr. Sams reviewed my entire file, spent quite a bit of time with me, examined me and explained the tests he was recommending."
5
Sep. 20, 2023
"Excellent Doctor Sam"
5
Sep. 20, 2023
"Dr. Sams listened to all my concerns."
5
Sep. 19, 2023
"Dr. Sams is the best!"
5
Sep. 8, 2023
"Dr. Sams has been my rheumatologist for several years now. I like everything about his care - concerned but not " pushy ". He listens to all of my concerns and does not overprescribe!"
5
Aug. 22, 2023
"Dr. Sams is an excellent doctor that really puts his passion into getting you out of pain and researching other areas of getting you well so you don't have to depend on meds."
4.6
Aug. 14, 2023
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