Samuel J. Youssef, M.D., FACS

Samuel J. Youssef, M.D., FACS

Surgical Director, Advanced Cardiac Support

Cardiac Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery

4.9 out of 5.0
Rating 4.9
(40 Reviews)
Accepting New Patients
Swedish Cardiac Surgery
1600 E Jefferson St
Suite 110
Seattle, WA 98122
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About Samuel J. Youssef, M.D., FACS

Dr. Youssef is a perennial award winner of the Seattle Met Top Doctor Award. His philosophy of care is to listen to patients and their hearts, empower them in understanding their conditions, and carry them through operations in the most skilled, scientific, and compassionate manner possible.


  • Yale University
    Fellowship, 2012
  • Onze Lieve Vrouwziekenhuis Hospital, Aalst, Belgium
    Fellowship, 2013
  • Duke University
    Fellowship, 2016
  • Swedish Medical Center
  • Cambridge Overseas Medical Training Program
    Medical School, 2004

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery


  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American Association of Thoracic Surgeons
  • International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery Resident's Association
  • American College of Surgeons



Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup - Medicare Advantage
  • Choice /Humana PPO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Community Health Plan of Washington (WA Apple Health)
  • Coordinated care (WA Apple Health)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • Health Net - TriCare
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • International Community Health Services Pace Program
  • Kaiser Foundation
  • Medicare
  • Molina
  • Molina Healthcare (WA Apple Health/Healthy Options)
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Providence Health Plan - Medicaid
  • Providence Health Plan - Medicare Advantage
  • Regence BlueShield of Washington
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • WellCare

Clinical Interests

  • aneurysm
  • aortic arch aneurysm
  • aortic arch graft
  • aortic root replacement
  • aortic sclerosis
  • aortic stenosis
  • aortic valve replacement
  • aortic valve surgery
  • bicuspid valve repair
  • cardiac tumor
  • cardiomyopathy
  • cardiopulmonary bypass surgery
  • circulatory assist devices
  • coronary artery bypass surgery
  • coronary vein graft
  • cryoablation
  • epicardial lead placement
  • extracorporeal circulation
  • extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • familial dilated cardiomyopathy
  • ischemic cardiomyopathy
  • loeys dietz syndrome
  • marfan syndrome
  • maternal valvular disease
  • maze procedure
  • median sternotomy
  • minimally invasive aortic valve replacement
  • minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • minimally invasive mitral valve repair
  • mitral regurgitation
  • mitral valve insufficiency
  • mitral valve repair
  • mitral valve replacement
  • mitral valve stenosis
  • paravalvular leak repair
  • percutaneous tracheostomy
  • pericardiotomy
  • pulmonary artery thrombectomy
  • repair cardiac wound
  • repair dissecting thoracic aorta
  • replacement cardiac valve
  • rheumatic mitral stenosis
  • rupture of papillary muscle
  • thoracic aneurysm repair
  • thoracoabdominal aneurysm
  • tracheostomy
  • transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  • tricuspid valve repair
  • ventricular septal defects
  • virtual care

Other Locations

Patient Reviews
4.9 out of 5.0(40 Reviews)

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