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Dr. Issam Soussou, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 70

Dr. Soussou

Intercoastal Medical Group, Inc.

3333 Cattlemen Rd Ste 206 Sarasota, FL 34232

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Dr. Issam Soussou, MD is a general surgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut in 1973 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.


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(941) 341-0042

Dr. Soussou accepts the following insurance:

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Beech Street (Multiplan)
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Soussou's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Soussou performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Soussou performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Soussou treats Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Soussou treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Soussou treats Thrombosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Soussou treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Soussou's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mastectomy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vagotomy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Intercoastal Medical Group is committed to providing the highest quality care possible by offering superior healthcare to patients no matter their medical need.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Baylor University
Fellowship Hospital
1977
St. Luke's Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1975
University Of Rochester
Residency Hospital
1973
Am University Beirut Hospital
Internship Hospital
1973
American University Of Beirut
Medical School
1969
American University Of Beirut
Undergraduate School
1989
1977
1975
1973
1973
1969

Awards

Dr. Soussou's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Soussou

2.7

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
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2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
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1 Star
52.17391304347826%
(12)

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Dr. Soussou is extremely knowledgeable and I found quite pleasant.. He answeredall of my questions estrone and his office staff is terrific!
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Dr. Soussou was great, found my problem quickly and did the surgery I needed within 4 days. I would not hesitate to recommend him.
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The man is an arrogant rude condescending doctor. The way he spoke to my husband (the patient) was uncalled for, he proceeded to them yell at the nurse because he didn't pay any attention to his leg for the last two days. I had to pull out my phone to show pictures of it the last two days to prove him wrong that this had been this way for two days and the nurses had nothing to do with it, it had been there way SINCE the hackjob surgery. I don't know what fool gave him an award! Find another doc!
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Extraordinarily, extremely knowledgeable! Dr. Soussou knows what he is doing. When my Primary Care Doc referred me to him for carotid artery surgery, he told me "that's who I'd use." I tend to ask lots of questions. Dr S. patiently answered all my questions, provided reassurance, and talked about his experience working with similar patients. Dr. S. has a stellar reputation among nurses, office staff, other physicians, and the medical community in general. I'm puzzled the few mediocre reviews.
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He has been the family doctor for at least 28 years give and take.He has done surgery on 7 family members!!! Great results Alvarez family love him. Thank you
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I am alive today because Dr. Soussou performed a medical miracle. I suffered many years with DVT that got progressively worse. Dr. Soussou inserted a Vena Cava Filter to prevent blood clots from reaching my lungs, heart, brain. 2-1/2 years ago, a severe case of clotting accompanied with excruciating pain sent me to the ER. Dr Soussou called in an intervention radiologist specialist. Together they brought me back to good health. Dr.'s knowledge & attention is remarkable; a great asset to SRQ
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Very rude. When asked what he thinks is the best choice to do he stated I don't know and then changes the subject. Went today after a week because he told me to come back that day to operate and then said the receptionist didn't schedule me for that time and this was just a follow up appointment to see how I was doing before operation. Told me he does not make the schedule and then said follow me and opened the door as I was shirtless and walked by me before I left and did not say a word.
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Very friendly and comfortable on first visit. Very short waiting time. Honest about condition and put us at ease with appropriate humor. Professional. Look forward to visit next year God willing.
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Let me have a stroke in dr's hospital and did nothing, then he tried to be a lawyer to substantiate his poor judgement...
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Very condescending, always putting me down at my visit. Very nasty attitude. laughed in my face . I love my animals to much to even send them to him. I would never recommend him as a matter of facr I tell people to stay away. This is my opinion.
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