Canton-Potsdam Hospital adds OB/GYN to medical staff
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 8:52 am

POTSDAM -- Obstetrics and gynecology specialist Andrew J. Samach, MD, has joined Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s medical staff.

Samach has established his practice in the office formerly occupied by Dr. José Lizardi at 25 Cottage St.

Samach performs deliveries and provides women’s health care from menses through menopause, including diagnosis and treatment for uterine prolapse, heavy or painful periods, pelvic pain, sexually transmitted diseases, and gynecologic tumors. His practice interests include minimally invasive surgery and diseases of the cervix. He also provides reproductive health services, pap smears and other screenings, and guidance on making the most of the menopausal years.

Samach received his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, where he completed an internship and residency in OB/GYN. He was a clinical instructor at Harvard University School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and has held appointments at the Cleveland Clinic’s Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. location, the Prairie Medical Group of Kaiser Permanente in Inglewood, Calif., and hospitals in the Northeast.

He comes to CPH most recently from Nathan Littauer Women’s Health in Amsterdam, N.Y.

For more information and an appointment, interested women may contact Dr. Samach’s office at 265-0524.