Dr. Wael Yacoub, MD

Dr. Wael Yacoub, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Wael Yacoub, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Panorama City, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2003 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

13652 Cantara St

Panorama City, CA 91402

Contact Information

(818) 375-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Yacoub's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yacoub performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Yacoub performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yacoub performs Lung Surgery more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Yacoub performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yacoub performs Thoracoscopic Lobectomy more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Yacoub performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy

Dr. Yacoub's conditions and procedures:

  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Health care leader whose mission is to keep you healthy. Under-one-roof convenience, 24-hour advice nurse, and online access to manage your health - anytime.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2011
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Lac+Usc Medical Center, University Of Southern California
Residency Hospital
2003
George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
Medical School
2011
2009
2003

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

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He's the best. Explains everything so much better than any other Dr I've ever seen.
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Dr. Yacoub will be with you from the beginning until the end explaining to you step by step what you are going through. Knowledge, experience, and compassion describe this great doctor. I highly recommend him for his thoracic work. Magic hands.
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Dr. Yacoub saved my life. He made me feel safe and kept me informed during the process of preparing for surgery. He is an excellent addition to the Kaiser medical staff.
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