Our Physicians

Sami Brake, M.D.


Stem Cell Transplant


Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: (518) 262-6696

Sami Brake, M.D.


Medical Director, Therapeutic Apheresis and Transfusion Center, Albany Medical Center

Professional Education

  • Medical Degree—Damascus University School of Medicine, Syria
  • Residency, Internal Medicine—Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
  • Fellowship, Hematology Oncology—Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI


  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Hematology
  • Board Certified in Medical Oncology

Honors and Awards

  • Special recognition from the Henry Ford Hospital Department of Internal Medicine for community service
  • Creation of the first bilingual (English/Arabic) computerized system for the identification of medications

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Society for Apheresis
  • American Society for Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians

Academic Appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor, Albany Medical College


Dr. Brake is married, with two young children. He loves animals and traveling. He also enjoys working out and promoting healthy living.