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Samer A. Kanaan MD
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Samer A. Kanaan MD

(949) 716-2400
Primary Specialties
  • Thoracic Surgery
Secondary Specialties
  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Primary Office

27451 Los Altos
Ste. 290
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 716-2400
(949) 716-2401
Mon. - Fri.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Web Page:

Secondary Office

24411 Health Center Drive
Suite 630
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Physician Bio

I strive to deliver the highest quality of care to my patients. My patients come first; I treat them as I would want my family treated.

In my spare time, I enjoy watching soccer and being with my family.


Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School - 1997
Residency: Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center - 2004
Fellowship: University Southern California, Los Angeles - 2007
Harvard, Brigham and Women's Hospital - 2008
  • Board Certified in General Surgery
  • Board Certified in Thoracic Surgery


Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Areas of Expertise

I specialize in thoracic surgery, minimally invasive and robotic thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, esophageal surgery, and Heller myotomy.


America's Top Surgeons Award in Thoracic Surgey - Consumers Research Council of America - 2010, 2011; Excellence in Patient Satisfaction Award - Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital - 2011; Values in Action Excellence Award - St. Joseph Health - 2010; Values in Action Service Award - St. Joseph Health - 2012

Areas of Interest

Minimally Invasive Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic Oncology
Robotic Surgery

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