About Dafer Samara

Dafer M. Samara, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained pulmonologist with Jackson County Pulmonary Medical Group in Independence, MO. Dr. Samara treats patients throughout the communities of Eastern Jackson County and is affiliated with Centerpoint Medical Center. He offers a broad background including board certification in pulmonary and critical care medicine and fellowship training in sleep medicine as well. Dr. Samara has ICU experience and he is skilled in treating sleep disordered breathing and in procedures such as bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, and ventilator management, in addition to Pulmonary Function Tests and Sleep Studies interpretation. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.


Medical School
University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee Internal Medicine

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan Sleep Medicine

Certifications & Memberships

Am Bd Int Med; Am Bd Int Med (Sub: Pulmonary Diseases); Am Bd Int Med (Sub: Critical Care Medicine)



Languages Spoken



Pulmonary Disease

Office Locations

Jackson County Pulmonary Medical Group
4911 S. Arrowhead Dr
Independence, MO 64055
Phone: (816) 478-8113
Fax: (816) 478-8108