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Sarah Samaan

Sarah Samaan, MD, FACC

Author at: Heart Smart Living

A Vanderbilt University Medical School graduate, Dr. Sarah Samaan is a board certified cardiologist who considers heart disease prevention the cornerstone of her medical practice. While she is skilled in caring for patients with heart attacks, heart failure, and other devastating consequences of cardiovascular disease, she also works passionately to educate her patients and the public on the message that heart disease prevention should be a life-long pursuit.

Dr. Samaan’s book, Best Practices for a Healthy Heart: How to Stop Heart Disease Before or After It Starts was released in June 2012, and is available on Amazon. Click here to order.This book is a holistic, medically-sound guide to health and vitality, written to help empower men and women to make smart choices about diet, exercise, and lifestyle. 

Dr. Samaan is the Co-Director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Institute at The Baylor Heart Hospital, located in Plano, Texas in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. She practices cardiology at Legacy Heart Center in Plano, Texas, and has been in practice since 1995. Her areas of expertise include echocardiography and nuclear cardiology.

For the past six years, Texas Monthly magazine has named Dr. Samaan as a “Texas Super Doctor.” She has been acclaimed as one of “America’s Top Physicians,” by Consumers’ Research Council of America, and is widely recognized as an expert on cardiovascular disease in women.

Away from work, Dr. Samaan’s passion is horses. She enjoys dressage and cross country jumping, and stays fit with a regimen of running, classical Pilates, and yoga.

Dr. Samaan's opinions presented are not those of the HealthTexas Provider Network, Baylor Healthcare system, or its controlled affiliates.

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