Dr. Said Yassin MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Said Yassin is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of New Mexico Hospitals and Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. He is one of 8 doctors at University of New Mexico Hospitals and one of 2 at Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York Methodist Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1998

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2001 - 2003

Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

NM State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support improves survival of patients with severe Hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome.
Dietl, C.A., Wernly, J.A., Pett, S.B., Yassin, S.F., Sterling, J.P., Dragan, R., Milligan, K., Crowley, M.R.

Off-pump coronary artery grafting in patients with left main coronary artery disease.
Virani, S. S., Lombardi, P., Tehrani, H., Masroor, S., Yassin, S., Salerno, T., Bolooki, H., Katariya, K.

Redo-OPCAB via left thoracotomy using symmetry aortic connector system: a report of two cases.
Masroor, S., Katariya, K., Yassin, S., Tehrani, H., Salerno, T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS New Mexico PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lovelace Health Plan PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Presbyterian Commercial
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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