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Samuel Youssef

Samuel John Youssef, M.D.

Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute
Swedish Cardiac Surgery
1600 East Jefferson Street, Suite 110
Seattle, WA  98122
United States
1 206.437.8037
1 206.320.7300 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic

Other Interests

Minimally Invasive, Endoscopic Valve Surgery
Aortic Dissection and Aneurysms
Mechanical Circulatory Support
Bilateral Mammary Revascularization
*VAD as a Bridge to Recovery
*Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation

Cardiothoracic Surgical Education - TSRA (Vice President 2012-2013)
International cardiac care - Aswan Heart Center
Painting, Cooking, Swimming; Basketball;


CABG - Arterial revascularization - optimal use of the right internal mammary artery;
Mechanical Circulatory Support - ventricular recovery & excitation/contraction coupling
Pathophysiology of Aortic Aneurysmal Disease & Aortic Dissection

Additional Educational Information

University of California, Los Angeles (BA 2000)
Cambridge Overseas Medical Training Program (MD 2004)
Harefield Heart Science Centre, London England- Research Fellow (2004-2005)
Swedish Medical Center, Seattle WA - General Surgery (2005-2010)
Yale University, New Haven CT - CT Fellow (2010-2012)
OLV Clinic, Aalst Belgium - Minimally Invasive Fellow (2012)
Duke University - Heart Transplant & LVAD (2016)

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Critical Care
  • Coronary disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Pericardium
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Pulmonary valve disease
  • Aortic arch anomalies
  • Mechanical support and transplantation
  • Aorta
  • Endovascular
  • Critical Care