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Prem K Samuel, MD

Prem K Samuel, MD

Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Dr. Samuel is an experienced cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon who has performed many complex procedures at multiple hospitals during his career. He has been practicing in the Kansas City metro area for the past 12 years. Dr. Samuel completed medical school, one year of house surgery, and three years of post-graduate training in general surgery at Madras University in Madras, India. His surgical internship was at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY. He then completed surgical residencies at SUNY Health Sciences in Syracuse, NY and University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, NV. He also completed an accredited fellowship in Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. He completed a year of surgical basic science research at the University of Rochester Medical Center and he worked on long-term hypothermic storage of explanted hearts. Between his General surgery residency and his cardiovascular fellowship, he practiced as a General surgeon/Trauma surgeon/Burn surgeon for two years with Desert West Surgery, a private group in Las Vegas, NV. During this time, he held academic affiliation as a clinical instructor with the Department of surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and was involved in teaching medical students and surgical residents. During medical school, Dr. Samuel won many awards and medals for proficiency in anatomy, pathology, forensic medicine, surgery, and preventive medicine. During his post graduate training, Dr. Samuel won awards in pediatric surgery and was awarded the Governor's medal for excellence in surgery. He is a published author, has multiple papers and has been a presenter at the American College of Surgeons. He has also received the America's Compassionate Doctor Award and was named the Patient Choice Award honoree four years in a row, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. His special areas of practice are adult cardiovascular surgery, general thoracic surgery, endovascular surgery, and peripheral vascular surgery. He also has special interest in the treatment of aortic aneurysmal disease. Dr. Samuel is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, a member of the Society of Vascular Surgeons, a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and a member of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society.
Care Philosophy

I am a member of Midwest Physicians, an integrated, multi-specialty group that strives to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient’s individual healthcare needs are met.

Accepts most insurances. Please call the office to confirm your specific plan.

Accepts most insurances. Please call the office to confirm your specific plan.

Atrial Fibrillation

Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillation

Cardiac (Heart) Arrhythmias

Cardiac (Heart) Palpitations

Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac MRI

Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

Cardiomyopathy

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion

Carotid Artery Stent Placement

Carotid Artery Surgery

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision

Chest CT

Chest Pain

Congestive Heart Failure

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

Coronary Artery Disease

Da Vinci

Decortication and Pleurectomy

Endocarditis

Endovascular Repair

Heart Attack

Heart Disease

Heart Failure

High blood Pressure

High Cholesterol

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Myocardial Infarction

Syncope

Accepts most insurances. Please call the office to confirm your specific plan.

Atrial Fibrillation

Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillation

Cardiac (Heart) Arrhythmias

Cardiac (Heart) Palpitations

Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac MRI

Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

Cardiomyopathy

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion

Carotid Artery Stent Placement

Carotid Artery Surgery

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision

Chest CT

Chest Pain

Congestive Heart Failure

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

Coronary Artery Disease

Da Vinci

Decortication and Pleurectomy

Endocarditis

Endovascular Repair

Heart Attack

Heart Disease

Heart Failure

High blood Pressure

High Cholesterol

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Myocardial Infarction

Syncope

Accepts most insurances. Please call the office to confirm your specific plan.

Atrial Fibrillation

Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillation

Cardiac (Heart) Arrhythmias

Cardiac (Heart) Palpitations

Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac MRI

Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

Cardiomyopathy

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion

Carotid Artery Stent Placement

Carotid Artery Surgery

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision

Chest CT

Chest Pain

Congestive Heart Failure

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

Coronary Artery Disease

Da Vinci

Decortication and Pleurectomy

Endocarditis

Endovascular Repair

Heart Attack

Heart Disease

Heart Failure

High blood Pressure

High Cholesterol

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Myocardial Infarction

Syncope

  • General Surgery - Board Certified
  • Vascular Surgery - Board Certified
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery - Primary - Board Certified
  • Thoracic Surgery - Board Certified
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Graduate Degree: Medical School - Madras Medical College/Madras University
  • Residency: State University of New York Upstate Medical University
  • Residency: University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Residency: Madras Medical College
  • Residency: University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Rochester Medical Center
  • English
  • French
  • Tamil
  • Lee's Summit Medical Center
  • Menorah Medical Center
  • Research Medical Center
  • Overland Park Regional Medical Center