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Dr. Karim Samara, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.5 (11)
Map Pin Small Jacksonville Beach, FL
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Karim Samara, MD

Dr. Karim Samara, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Jacksonville Beach, FL. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Florida and is affiliated with HCA Florida Memorial Hospital, Baptist Medical Center Beaches, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and UF Health Jacksonville. Patients rated Dr. Samara an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Samara works at Practice in Jacksonville Beach, FL with other offices in Jacksonville, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Eyelid Disorders, Tear Duct Disorders and Lacrimal Gland Disorder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Samara's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Atlantic Eye Institute P A
    3316 3rd St S Ste 103, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (904) 241-7865
  2. 2
    Atlantic Eye Institute P A
    6207 Bennett Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32216 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (904) 241-7865
  3. 3
    Afc Physicians of Florida PA
    13457 Atlantic Blvd Ste 5, Jacksonville, FL 32225 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (904) 241-7865
  4. 4
    First Coast Ltc Inc.
    6555 Chester Ave Ste 1, Jacksonville, FL 32217 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (904) 265-8209

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • HCA Florida Memorial Hospital
  • Baptist Medical Center Beaches
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
  • UF Health Jacksonville

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Eyelid Disorders
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Treatment frequency



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Eyelid Disorders
Tear Duct Disorders
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Drusen
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Dry Eyes
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Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Squamous Blepharitis
Accommodation Disorders
Blepharitis
Cataract
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Chorioretinal Scars
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Glaucoma
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Presbyopia
Senile Cataracts
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Brow Ptosis
Chalazion
Choroidal Dystrophy
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Retinopathy
Disorder of Choroid
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Esotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eyelid Spasm
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Floaters
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Keratitis
Macular Hole
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinoschisis
Strabismus
Stye
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Trichiasis
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Blepharoplasty
Cataract Removal Surgery
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Eyelid Surgery
Glaucoma Surgery
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Tear Duct Surgery
Actinic Keratosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Choroidal Hemorrhage Rupture
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diplopia
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Foreign Body in Eye
Headache
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpetic Keratitis
Hyphema
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Iridocyclitis
Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Limb Pain
Macular or Retinal Edema
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Migraine
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Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nearsightedness
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Magnetic Retained Intraocular Foreign Body
Osteopenia
Paralytic Strabismus
Pinguecula
Posterior Scleritis
Pterygium
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinoblastoma
Sjögren's Syndrome
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
B-Scan Ultrasound
Blepharorrhaphy
Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
Conjunctivoplasty
Cornea Surgery
Dilation of Outflow Canal
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Examination
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Goniotomy
Ocular Prosthetics
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Pterygium Surgery
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Repair of Eye Laceration
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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    • First Health
    • Florida Blue
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    4.5
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    Based on 11 ratings
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    About Dr. Karim Samara, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1700844420
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Florida
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Boston University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Karim Samara, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Samara is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Samara has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Samara has seen patients for Eyelid Disorders, Tear Duct Disorders and Lacrimal Gland Disorder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Samara on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Samara. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Samara.

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