Philip Samuels, MD
- Maternal Fetal Medicine
- Obstetrics & Gynecology
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About MePhilip Samuels, MD, is director of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program and director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program. He is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Originally from Corsicana, Texas, Dr. Samuals earned his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas. He completed his residency at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk, Va., followed by a fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Samuels’ clinical and research interests include the medical complications of pregnancy, especially neurological, hematological, renal, autoimmune and gastrointestinal (including liver). He has written book chapters and papers in these and other areas.
He is passionate about educating students, residents and fellows. He enjoys preparing them for lifelong learning; and teaching and modeling professionalism. His favorite part of medical education is bedside teaching.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Samuels enjoys spending time with family, gardening with native Ohio plants, bird watching, photography, theater and classical music.
- Named to the Castle Connolly list of “America's Top Doctors,” 2010–2018
- Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2015
- Best Doctor in America, 2017
Additional Languages I Speak
Procedures and Conditions I Treat
- Premature Birth
- Women's Health
- Preconception Care
- Nervous System Diseases
- Collagen Diseases
- Vascular Diseases
- Pregnancy, High-Risk
- Reproductive Health
Locations Where I Practice
Education and Training
Obstetrics / Gynecology
Eastern Virginia Medical School
7/1/1980 - 6/30/1984
OB/GYN / Maternal Fetal Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
7/1/1984 - 6/30/1986
More About My Work
American Board of OB/GYN
American Board of OB/GYN (Subspecialty: Maternal & Fetal Medicine)
News About Me
58 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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4.9 out of 5
- Explains Things Clearly 4.9
- Listens Carefully 4.9
- Gives Understandable Instructions 4.9
- Knows My Medical History 4.8
- Shows Respect 4.9
- Time Spent Together 4.8
10 Patient Comments
Consulting and Related Relationships
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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Samuels has reported no relationships with companies or entities.