Dr. Samter grew up in Miami Beach, Florida. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry/Psychology from the University of Miami. He attended Autonomous University of Medicine in Guadalajara for his medical training. He then went on to complete his medical degree at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.
He did his internship in Pediatrics at the City Hospital Center of New York and a Pediatric Residency at the University of Miami. Dr. Samter attended post-graduate training in Anesthesiology at St. Vincents Hospital in New York City. He joined the Central Brooklyn Medical group and in 1997 relocated to Tampa Florida and joined the Kids Doctor. Dr. Samter is a senior partner in the group. He is on staff at University Community Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital. He is married to Jennifer and they have two boys, Grant and Jack. Dr. Samter has strong community ties and is interested in Yoga, Mountain Biking, Gourmet Cooking, and Travel.