Antoine Younis, MD, FACC
Dr. Antoine Younis was born in Dakar, Senegal in 1946. He was French educated, starting medical school in Dakar and finishing in Beruit in 1971. He did his Internal Medicine Internship at St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston, Texas, his Internal Medicine Residency at the Rochester General Hospital in Rochester, New York then returned to Houston for his Cardiology Fellowship at St. Luke’s Hospital.
Dr. Antoine Younis is Board Certified in Internal Medicine (1976), Cardiology (1977), and Interventional Cardiology (1999). He has been practicing medicine in the Houston Medical Center since 1976. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
George Younis, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Dr. George Younis was born and raised in Houston, TX. After completing undergraduate education at Brown University, he attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston and served an additional year as Chief Resident. He then returned home to Houston for training in cardiology at Baylor/St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, where he subsequently trained an additional year for further specialization in Interventional Cardiology.
Dr. George Younis is Board Certified in Cardiology (2005,2015), and Interventional Cardiology (2006,2016). He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology as well as the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention.
Dr. George Younis is an active member of the professional and teaching staff at Baylor-St Lukes Medical Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, and Texas Heart Institute. He has been named a Houston Top Doctor in Houstonia Magazine every year since 2013.
He is the Medical Director of PCI and STEMI programs at Baylor-St. Luke's Medical Center, and is the Associate Program Director of the Texas Heart Institute cardiology fellowship training program. An Associate Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, he has been recognized for teaching excellence with the Robert J Hall Teaching award (2015) and the Interventional Cardiology True Brotherhood Award (2014).
The National Committee for Quality Assurance is a private,not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. Both Antoine and George Younis have been awarded Four-Star Recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance and American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Heart/Stroke Recognition Program. This voluntary program is designed to recognized physicians who use evidence-based measures and provide excellent care to persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD) or who have had a stroke.