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Matthew Sample, MD, FACC

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Main Campus - Birmingham
3980 Colonnade Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35243

430 Fieldstown Rd., Ste. 104
Gardendale, AL  35071

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Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.6 out of 5
96 Ratings

About Matthew Sample

Dr. Matthew Sample is an Interventional Cardiologist whose philosophy for providing cardiovascular care to patients relies on the Heart Team Approach.  Specifically this involves working closely with patients, referring physicians, cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and non-physician members of the health care team to reach an individualized plan of care for patients with complex cardiovascular illnesses.  He has specialized training and interest in the catheter based treatment of patients with structural and valvular heart disease.   He also treats patients with advanced or high-risk coronary artery disease including those with 100% blocked coronary arteries (chronic total occlusions) and those patients requiring mechanical circulatory support.

Dr. Sample attended medical school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS, graduating Cum Laude and being inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honors society.  Following medical school he completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  He completed fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology at Vanderbilt as well.  Following his training, he joined a private practice cardiology group in Tennessee where he began, and served as medical director for, a Structural Heart Disease program.

Dr. Sample joined CVA in 2018 and sees patients at the Colonnade Parkway office.  He is accepting new patients with valvular heart disease, structural heart disease, coronary artery disease, and all general cardiology conditions.  He performs procedures at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center and Grandview Medical Center.

Special Interests:

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Percutaneous repair of atrial septal defects (ASD) and patent formen ovale (PFO)
  • Chronic total occlusion (CTO) interventions
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Pulmonary embolism


  • Medical School: University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Fellowship:
    • Cardiovascular Disease: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Interventional Cardiology: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Board Certifications:

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

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.
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
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Care provider explanations of prob/condition
Care provider concern for questions/worries
Patients' confidence in Care provider
Care provider spoke using clear language


Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Nov 6, 2019
6. Did not set up timely for cardiac rehab.
Aug 27, 2019
I am very pleased with my doctor & staff.
Jun 4, 2019
Everything is OK.
Apr 23, 2019
very competent,
Apr 17, 2019
My only suggestions for improvement would be to spend a bit more time for an initial visit and to have my medical records from my ER visit before my appt. This visit was a follow-up to the ER visit. Otherwise, I was pleased, even impressed, with *Dr. Sample.

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