Dr. Gina Sam, MD, MPH, PC, has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With more than a decade of excellence in gastroenterology, Dr. Sam has earned distinction as the executive producer for the Doctor Sam Show. Since being asked to work on the show by CBS News executive producer Donna Drake in 2022, she has focused her efforts on crafting content that educates people on important health topics. Branching out from gastroenterology, she covers other topics like her Caribbean history and Rena’s Charity, which she founded in memory of her sister who passed away during the 9/11 terror attacks. Additionally, she has managed her private practice, Gina Sam, MD, MPH, PC, since 2018 and is an attending gastroenterologist with the New York Hospital. She also is a healthcare consultant for KetoKonscious, having joined them in 2021 to lend her expertise in constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.
Before her present role, Dr. Sam was the director of the gastrointestinal motility center for Stony Brook Medicine in 2009 and served in a similar role for the Mount Sinai Health System in 2012. Following this time, she was a gastroenterologist for Essen Medical PC until 2021. Among her professional accomplishments, she was named a Top Gastroenterologist in 2020 and 2021 and a Top Female Physician in 2021.
Prior to embarking on her professional journey, Dr. Sam earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from New York University. Following this achievement, she attained a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health from Tufts University. She subsequently completed a residency in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital and a fellowship in gastroenterology at New York University.
Looking to the future, Dr. Sam intends to continue her show as well as her gastroenterology practice. She will also continue her volunteer efforts, including fundraising for Safe Horizons and the Organization for International Development Inc. while caring for her family in New York City and the Caribbean.