Dr. Wael Yacoub, MD

Dr. Wael Yacoub, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Wael Yacoub, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Panorama City, CA and has been practicing for 7 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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Top Care Areas

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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
normal
more than 75% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 75% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
normal
more than 73% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yacoub has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yacoub's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yacoub to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Yacoub's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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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