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Sayed M. Yossef, MD — Distinguished Healthcare Professional

Youngstown, OH — Sayed M. Yossef, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Distinguished Healthcare Professional for his outstanding contributions to the medical field through his work in Hepatology and Gastroenterology.

As a fellowship-trained Hepatologist and board-certified Gastroenterologist with 30 years of experience in his field, Dr. Yossef specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders affecting the liver, biliary tree, gallbladder, and pancreas, and diseases affecting the GI tract.

His private practice, Southwoods Physician Services, is located at 3304 Stones Throw Ave., in Poland, OH, providing advanced endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures to detect and treat a range of gastrointestinal disorders such as GI cancer, Celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, functional bowel disorders, pancreatic diseases, and disorders of the esophagus.

Dr. Yossef has been practicing medicine since 1993, following in the footsteps of many family members who are physicians. One of his four children is currently in medical school, continuing his family’s medical legacy. Possessing a great passion for his work, Dr. Yossef strives to pass his enthusiasm and quest for knowledge on to the medical students he teaches as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Northeast Ohio Medical School. He feels the key to success as a physician is rooted in actively listening to one’s patients and treating each one with utmost respect and kindness. 

In pursuit of his medical career, Dr. Yossef earned his Medical Degree at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. He traveled to the United States and completed his Internal Medicine Residency and GI Fellowship at Pittsburgh Allegheny Hospital.

During his free time, he enjoys playing golf and mentoring students. The physician is also involved in numerous charitable organizations, including ones focusing on funding education for children in underprivileged areas of Cambodia. He is also a financial donor and active supporter of clean water projects in his native Egypt.

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