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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
ACS Fellow Since 2012

Samer Azzam Kanaan, MD FACS

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery - General Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Society Memberships

  • Soc of Thor Surg
  • Am Medical Association

Additional Information

Gender

Male

Type of Practice

Solo

Cardiothoracic Surgery

27451 Los Altos Ste 290

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

United States

Contact Information

Biography

Board Certified Thoracic Surgeon specializing in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology.

Subspecialties and Areas of Clinical Concentration

Chest Wall Disorders/Procedures

Esophagus Disorders/Procedures

  • achalasia
  • esophageal surgery
  • esophagectomy
  • myotomy

Vascular Access

  • port placement
  • venous access

Minimally Invasive Procedures

  • minimally invasive surgery
  • Robotic-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (RATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

Lung Pleura Esophagus & Chest Wall Cancer/Tumor

  • chest tumors
  • chest wall tumors
  • chest/mediastinal cysts
  • esophageal cancer
  • lung cancer
  • mediastinal tumors
  • mediastinal tumors
  • thoracic oncology

Lung Pleura Disorders/Procedures

  • lobectomy

Hospital Appointments

Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Napa, CA

Attending

07/2008—08/2014

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Santa Rosa, CA

Attending

07/2008—08/2014

Northbay Medical Center

Fairfield, CA

Attending

07/2008—08/2014

Sutter Medical Center

Santa Rosa, CA

Provisional

09/2010—08/2014

St. Helena Hospital

St. Helena, CA

Attending

02/2011—08/2014

Borgess Medical Center

Kalamazoo, MI

Attending

09/2014—09/2016

Saddleback Memorial Hospital

Laguna Hills, CA

Attending

09/2016—Present

Mission Hospital

Mission Viejo, CA

Attending

09/2016—Present

Orange Coast Memorial Hospital

Fountain Valley, CA

Attending

09/2016—Present

Hoag Hospital

Irvine, CA

Attending

09/2016—Present

Hoag Hospital

Newport Beach, CA

Attending

09/2016—Present