Dr. Younes earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut. He later completed his training at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University. This included internal medicine residency, cardiovascular medicine fellowship, interventional cardiology fellowship as well as a dedicated advanced interventional fellowship in Endovascular and Structural Heart Interventions. He also served as chief interventional cardiovascular medicine fellow during his time there.
Dr. Younes earned his Master’s in Management with a healthcare focus and subsequently his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Case Western Reserve University/Weatherhead School of management. Dr. Younes is passionate about quality and process improvement leading to improved patient outcomes.Dr. Younes is Board Certified in both Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He has also authored and contributed to book chapters as well as publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Younes strongly believes in cardiovascular disease prevention and risk factor modification. His philosophy includes tackling the diseases before they occur with a comprehensive patient care model that addresses nutrition, exercise, medications as well as patient education. This provides patients with the necessary tools to better control their health.
Dr. Younes specializes in percutaneous coronary interventions, endovascular procedures leading to limb salvage, pulmonary embolisms (PE) catheter based treatment, venous disease management, IVC filter retrieval, carotid artery interventions, renal artery stenosis as well as aortic stenosis management with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), patent foramen ovale (PFO) and atrial septal defect (ASD) closure.
When it comes to his care philosophy, Dr. Younes says, “I believe that comprehensive cardiac and vascular care requires a strong collaboration amongst a team of specialists to achieve optimal patient outcomes. We have come to realize that it takes a village to save a limb. Nothing makes me happier than making my patients feel better.”