Yasin Essa, MD

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Yasin Essa, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgery fellow with the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Tripoli Medical School, Tripoli, Libya


Cardiac Surgery - Friedrich Schiller University Jena School of Medicine


Congenital Cardiac Surgery - Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC
Clinical Adult Cardiac Surgery - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery - Heart and Diabetes Center, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Titles and Academic Titles

Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow

Departments and Services




Essa Y, Zeynalov N, Sandhaus T, Hofmann M, Lehmann T, Doenst T. Low Fibrinogen Is Associated with Increased Bleeding-Related Re-exploration after Cardiac Surgery. 2017, May; 5: 356 - 362(10.1055/s-0037-16032). Cited in PubMed; PMID: 28511245.

Torsten Doenst,Yasin Essa, Khalil Jacoub, Alexandros Moschovas, David Gonzalez-LopezHristo Kirov, Mahmoud Diab, Steffen Bargenda, Gloria Faerber. Cardiac surgery 2016 reviewed. Clinical Research in Cardiology. November 2017, Volume 106, Issue 11, pp 851–867.


Yasin Essa, Paulo Amorim, Gloria Färber, Heike Hoyer, Michael Hofmann and Torsten Doenst. (2016, February22). Cardiac surgery and Phenprocoumon therapy— Is preoperative normalization of the international normalized ratio necessary? http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2055552015625144.