Afshin Reza Sam, MD, a Pulmonologist with The University of Arizona College of Medicine

Get to know Pulmonologist Dr. Afshin Reza Sam, who serves patients in Tucson, Arizona.

An excellent pulmonologist, Dr. Sam is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical Scholar within the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

The mission at the University of Arizona Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (PACCS) is to provide the best medical care to their patients in an environment that fosters patient safety, innovation, training excellence and scientific inquiry.

A native of Iran, Dr. Sam earned his medical degree from the Iran University of Medical Sciences in 1998, and completed his Master of Science degree in Medical Informatics at the City University of London in 2004. After relocating to the United States, he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital, and his fellowship in pulmonary disease & critical care medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. 

An authority in his field, the doctor is board-certified in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care.

Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. A pulmonologist is an internal medicine physician who specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions and diseases that affect the lungs, bronchial tubes, and the respiratory system, including the nose, pharynx, and throat.

Among his most notable achievements, Dr. Sam has been the recipient of the Outstanding Intern of the Year Award (2005), and Outstanding Resident of the Year Award (2006).

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