Arshad Yousuf, MD, FACS


  • Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications:

  • Diplomate of American Board of General Surgery
  • Diplomate of American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Diplomate of American Board of Surgery


  • Methodist Le Bonheur / Methodist University Hospital - Memphis, TN
  • Airedale General Hospital - Keighley, UK
  • Civil Hospital - Karachi, Pakistan

Academic Background:

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Cleveland, Ohio (July 2001-June 2002)
  • Beth Israel Medical Center - Newark, NJ) (Fellowship)
  • Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center - The Bronx, NY (Residency)
  • North Oakland Medical Center - Pontiac, MI (Residency)
  • Dow Medical College - Karachi, Pakistan

Professional Associations:

  • American College of Surgeons: Society of Thoracic Surgery
  • American Medical Association: Texas Medical Association

Professional Experiences:

  • Piedmont Healthcare/Coliseum Heart, Lung & Vascular Surgery - Macon GA (June 2020-June 20230
  • Reorganized cardiac program during COVID-19 including hiring and training of new staff which resulted in a 50% increase of heart surgeries
  • Riverside Medical Center/University of Chicago Medicine - Chicago, IL - Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Wise Health System - Decatur Texas - Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Dale Medical Center - Ozark, AL - Chief of Thoracic Surgery
  • Ziauddin University Hospital - Karachi, Pakistan - Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Children's Medical National Center - Washington, D.C. - Associate Surgeon in Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Hillcrest Medical Center - Tulsa, OK - Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
  • Has performed more than 2,000 open heart surgeries and has more than 20 years of experience in the field.
  • Experienced in minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve surgery.

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