George Younis, MD

Dr. George Younis was born and raised in Houston. After completing undergraduate education at Brown University, he attended The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He completed his 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 for an additional year for further specialization in Interventional Cardiology. Show full bio

Dr. Younis is the Program Director of The Texas Heart Institute Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.

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Texas Heart Institute Positions


  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology


  • Undergraduate:

    Brown University

  • Medical School:

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

  • Internship:

    Tufts Medical Center

  • Residency:

    Tufts Medical Center

  • Fellowships:

    Baylor College of Medicine
    Texas Heart Institute

Academic & Clinical Affiliations

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
  • Younis Cardiology Associates


  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors, Awards and Memberships


Younis, G. A. (2022). ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Tex Heart Inst J 49, e227902.
Costello, B. T. and Younis, G. A. (2020). Acute coronary syndrome in women: An overview. Tex Heart Inst J 47, 128–129.
Waksman, R., Di Mario, C., Torguson, R. et al. (2019). Identification of patients and plaques vulnerable to future coronary events with near-infrared spectroscopy intravascular ultrasound imaging: a prospective, cohort study. Lancet 394, 1629–1637.
Andrade, A. A., Younis, G. A. and Cheong, B. Y. C. (2018). Malposition of ventricular pacing lead via a venoarterial course. Tex Heart Inst J 45, 50–51.
Fa’ak, F., Shabaneh, B. and Younis, G. (2016). Direct measurement of left atrial pressure during routine transradial catheterization. Tex Heart Inst J 43, 503–506.
Hannawi, B., Lam, W. W., Wang, S. et al. (2014). Current use of fractional flow reserve: a nationwide survey. Tex Heart Inst J 41, 579–584.
Hannawi, B., Lam, W. W. and Younis, G. A. (2012). Pressure wire used to measure gradient in chronic mesenteric ischemia. Tex Heart Inst J 39, 739–743
Younis, G. A., Gupta, K., Mortazavi, A. et al. (2007). Predictors of carotid stent restenosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69, 673–682.
Razavi, M., Zhang, S., Delapasse, S. et al. (2006). The effects of pulmonary vein isolation on the dominant frequency and organization of coronary sinus electrical activity during permanent atrial fibrillation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29, 1201–1208.
Younis, G., Reul, G. J. and Krajcer, Z. (2006). Combined endovascular and surgical treatment of infected carotid-carotid bypass graft. J Endovasc Ther 13, 687–692.

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