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Sameh M. Said, MBBCh, MD, FACS

Congenital Heart Surgeon
Specialties and Services
Heart Center
Languages I Speak
Arabic, English, German

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Medical School
Alexandria Medical School, Alexandria, Egypt 1992-1998
Joint General and Thoracic Surgery Residency, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 2008-2014
Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 2014-2015
Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 2005-2008
Other Education
Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt 2000-2003
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery 2013
American Board of Thoracic Surgery 2015
American Board of Thoracic Surgery/Congenital Subspecialty Certification 2016
Skill Certification
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) 2005
Leadership Roles and Memberships
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA)
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association (WTSA)
  • World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery (WSPCHS)
  • European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS)
  • Priestly Society
  • Minnesota Medical Association (MMA)
  • Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons (ESCTS)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS)
  • Top Doctor Rochester, MN 2019
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association Travellign Fellowship Award 2018
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery Moderated Poster Competition AATS Meeting 2016
  • Third Place Bests Poster-Resident Competition. Society of Vascular Surgery 2014
  • O.T. Clagett Resident Travel Award, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine 2013
  • AATS Resident Critical Care Scholarship-AATS Graham Research Foundation 2013
  • Winner of Minnesota State Trauma Resident Paper Competition 2011
  • Hawley H. Seiler Resident Competition Award- STSA 2011
  • Dr. Kaare K. Nygaard Travel Award, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine 2011
  • Best Abstract by Trainee. Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society 2010

Associate Professor of Surgery

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