Ferrol Sams III, MDInternal Medicine, Palliative Medicine
“I believe in partnering with my patients and working with them to develop individualized treatment plans that take into account their specific needs. I believe trust and honesty are key elements in the patient-physician relationship, and I work closely with my patients to keep them well.”
- Internal Medicine
- Palliative Medicine
Area of Expertise
- Palliative Care
Internship and Residency
Wilford Hall Medical Center
Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine
Lackland Air Force Base, TX
Emory University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Bachelor of Science, Biology
Hospital Affiliated With
Piedmont Fayette Hospital
When I am not working, I spend time at Lake Martin, Alabama’s best-kept secret, with my family and friends while swimming, boating, cooking, and hiking.
Dr. Ferrol Sams is interested in the prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Sams graduated magna cum laude from William Marsh Rice University in Houston, Texas. He earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. His internal medicine internship and residency were completed at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, and he was chief of internal medicine at Bergstrom AFB Hospital in Austin, Texas. In 2009 he became board certified in Palliative Medicine and spent about 10% of his time overseeing the care of terminal patients as the Medical Director of Hospice Advantage.