Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates

Hosam El-Sayed, MD, PhD, RVT

Practice Locations

West Houston
18400 Katy Freeway
Suite 120
Houston, TX 77094

Texas Medical Center
6550 Fannin Street
Smith Tower Suite 1401
Houston, TX 77030


Education – Hosam El-Sayed, M.D., Ph.D., R.V.T.

Medical School

  • University of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt


  • University of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio


  • Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia

Areas of Excellence

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery in the areas of:

  • Aortic Disease Management
  • Limb Salvage
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Aneurysms
  • Dialysis Access
  • Visceral Access
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Varicose Vein Surgery


  • English, Arabic, German

Biography – Hosam El-Sayed, M.D., Ph.D., R.V.T.

Hosam El Sayed, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery in the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center for The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas. He began his academic career as an assistant professor of surgery in the Vascular Surgery Division. of Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. He then accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Cincinnati and Vascular Surgery Chief at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center where he built a busy and very successful clinical service for patients in central and southern Ohio where he introduced state of the art endovascular program including thoracic endografts and carotid stenting as well as percutaneous EVAR procedures. During this time, he was also the Director of the Vascular Lab at both institutions and led the Cincinnati VA Vascular Lab through one ICAVL accreditation cycle. Dr. El Sayed has been extensively involved in resident and fellow training. He has collaborated with the Cardiology Department training their interventional cardiology fellows in peripheral endovascular interventions. He has also been actively involved with clinical research and has published multiple peer reviewed articles in the field of vascular and endovascular therapy.p>

Dr. El Sayed is a member of a number of societies including The Society for Vascular Surgery, The Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, The Egyptian Society of Surgeons, the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society and the Southern Association of Vascular Surgery. His research interest includes improved limb salvage techniques, robotic aortic surgery and development of new devices for treatment of aortic diseases.

Dr. El Sayed maintains Board Certification with the American Board of Surgery possessing a certificate in both General and Vascular Surgery.

Publications – Hosam El-Sayed, M.D., Ph.D., R.V.T.

  1. Hosam F El Sayed, George H Meier, Bernardo Mendoza, L Richard Sprouce, F Noel Parent and Jean M Panneton: Aneurysm regression following EVAR: What should we expect? Vasc Endovascular Surg 2008 Jul 11;: 18621885
  2. Wei Zhou, Tam T Huynh, Panagiotis Kougias, Hosam F El Sayed, Peter H Lin: Traumatic carotid artery dissection caused by bungee jumping. J Vasc Surg. 2007 Nov;46 (5):1044-6.
  3. Panagiotis Kougias, Donald Lau, Hosam F El Sayed, Wei Zhou, Tam T Huynh, Peter H Lin: Determinants of mortality and treatment outcome following surgical interventions for acute mesenteric ischemia. J Vasc Surg 2007 Sep:46(3):467-474.
  4. Hosam F El Sayed, Panos Kougias, Wei Zhou, Peter H Lin. Utility of retrievable vena cava filters and mechanical thrombectomy in the endovascular management of acute deep venous thrombosis. Vascular 2006;14(5):305-12.
  5. Hosam El Sayed, Bernardo Mendoza, George Meier, Christopher Lesar, Richard Demasi, Marc Glickman, Roger Gregory, F Noel Parent, Michael Marcinczyk, Robert Gayle. The utility of Basilic Vein Transposition for dialysis access. Accepted to Vascular, published, 2005 Sep-Oct;13(5):268-74.