Dr. Yassar Youssef, MD

Dr. Yassar Youssef, MD

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Dr. Yassar Youssef, MD is a general surgery specialist in Norfolk, VA. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

155 Kingsley Ln Ste 405

Norfolk, VA 23505

Contact Information

(757) 278-2220

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Youssef performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 93% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Youssef's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Youssef's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Youssef "Yassar Youssef, MD, FACS is board certified in general surgery. He performed residencies at the American University of Beirut as well as Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He complete surgical fellowships at Vanderbilt University and University of Maryland. He has been appointed Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery in the Bon Secours Medical Group. Before joining Bon Secours, he served as the director of robotic surgery at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and was a professor in surgery at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Youssef specialized in robotic-assisted and minimally invasive surgeries, scarless surgeries, general surgery, breast surgery and thyroid surgery. He has trained over 400 surgeons to perform robotic-assisted surgery."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

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61  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • American University Of Beirut
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Maryland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Youssef has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Youssef's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Youssef to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Youssef's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Performed emergency surgery on me recently. Calmed my nerves about it following procedure. Great bedside manner.
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Dr. Youssef is a skilled and experienced surgeon. He restored me to good health. He cared about me and kept in contact with me as much as I needed him to. He was always available to me through his personal cell phone. He always returned my calls right away. I believe I chose one of the best...more
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Dr. Youssef is an exceptionally pleasant physician with very high skills. He listens carefully to all your questions and doubts and explains all you need to know with confidence. You will not get around not being able to trust him. I trusted his decision to have a surgery carried out within some...more
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Dr. Youssef was one of the best doctors I have ever met. He is incredibly knowledgeable and experienced and he completely put me at ease about my upcoming surgery. He is very highly skilled in robotic surgery and he explained very well how the surgery would go and what I should expect. The world...more
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