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Said, Sameh, MBBCh, MD, FACC, FACS 

Said, Sameh M.
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Language(s): English
Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Congenital Subspecialty Certification
American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS)
American Board of Surgery (ABS)

Professional Memberships

  • Congenital Heart Surgeons Society (CHSS)
  • World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery (WSPCHS)
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS)
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA)
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association (WTSA)
  • European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Awards and Professional Recognition

  • Winner, Young Fellow Association (YFA) Communication Committee Essay Contest, ACS 2020
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association Traveling Fellowship, 2019
  • Top Doctors, Minnesota, 2019
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery Poster Competition, AATS, 2018
  • Dr. O.T. Clagett Resident Travel Award, Mayo Clinic, 2013
  • Hawley H. Seiler Resident Competition Award, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA), 2011
  • Kaare K. Nygaard Award, Mayo Clinic, 2010
Insurance: WMCHealth and WMCHealth Physicians accept most insurances, including Medicare and Medicaid. Please confirm your insurance with your provider’s office and if necessary, with our hospitals and diagnostic testing services.


Residency: Joint General and Thoracic Surgery Residency, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
Primary Fellowship: Accredited Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Secondary Fellowship: Advanced Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN


Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Special Clinical Interest:
  • Neonatal and infant cardiac surgery
  • Ebstein anomaly
  • Unifocalization and Pulmonary branches reconstruction
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Ross procedure
  • Ozaki procedure
  • Congenital heart disease in adults
  • Complex cardiac reoperations


Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute
Westchester Medical Center
Ambulatory Care Pavilion

100 Woods Road 1st Floor
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: 914.493.8793
Fax: 914.493.1610