Samson Hanka, MD

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Specialty: Internal Medicine

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Shore Drive Internal Medicine
102 Shore Drive, Suite 303
Worcester, MA 01605
Phone: (508) 856-0458
Fax: (508) 856-0619

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.6 out of 5
163 Ratings
Comments

Education

  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Residency: Metro West Medical Center, Framingham MA
  • Medical School: Jimma University, Ethiopia

About The Provider

Dr. Samson Hanka is a board-certified Internal medicine primary care physician. He completed his residency here in Massachusetts and has been working in the state for the last 10 years. Dr. Hanka is a co-author on an article published in JAMA on the effects of Testosterone on the body as well as published studies focusing on Diabetes care.

As a young man, Dr. Hanka recalls that he was encouraged in school by his teachers to become a physician. This encouragement carries through into his practice today. Listening to, and encouraging patients to participate in their health is an important part of treating chronic issues such as diabetes and heart disease.

In his spare time, Dr. Hanka enjoys being with his family and working with nonprofit, charity organizations.

Special Interests

  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Weight Loss
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Diabetes Care

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
4.6
Provider showed concern
4.6
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.6
Provider explained things clearly
4.6
Provider included you in decisions
4.5
Patients' confidence in CP
4.4
Likelihood of recommending this provider

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.