Susan (Sue) L. Samson, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Endocrinologist


Grupos especializados


  1. Jacksonville, Florida


Susan L. Samson, M.D., PhD, FRCPC, FACE, is originally from Canada and completed her medical degree at Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario) and Internal Medicine (Chief Resident) training in her hometown of Calgary, Alberta. She completed her Endocrinology fellowship in the Baylor College of Medicine/MD Anderson Cancer Center joint program and remained at BCM as faculty. She recently joined Mayo Clinic in Florida as a senior associate consultant. Dr. Samson's particular clinical interests are functional pituitary tumors including those causing Cushing's disease and acromegaly. Dr. Samson has been a site principal investigator as well as international steering chair for multinational clinical trials in pituitary disorders and has been an internationally invited speaker and a participant in consensus meetings for acromegaly, Cushing's and growth hormone deficiency. As an educator, she has dedicated many years to the training future endocrinologists and overall Dr. Samson trained over 60 fellows during her time as associate program director and program director. Dr. Samson's contributions have been recognized with the Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P. Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation, the Rising Star Award and Woman of Excellence Award at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Samson is nationally and internationally engaged in several organizations:

  • Secretary, Executive Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Acreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education Milestones 2.0 Work Group for Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Longitudinal Assessment Approval Committee, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
  • Endocrine Society, committee member
  • Pituitary Society, committee member

Susan L. Samson, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC FACE specializes in a patient-centered and personalized approach to the diagnosis and management of pituitary disorders:

  • Pituitary tumors
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Acromegaly
  • Cushing's syndrome and disease
  • Prolactinomas
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Pituitary cysts
  • Pituitary infiltration and inflammation
  1. 2006
    Clinical Fellowship - Endocrinology, Diabetes and MetabolismBaylor College of Medicine
  2. 2003
    Chief Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Calgary
  3. 2002
    Residency - Internal MedicineUniversity of Calgary
  4. 2000
    MDQueen's University at Kingston