Elias Kassab





Dr. Kassab has been a practicing Interventional Cardiologist, specializing in Cardiac and Vascular Disease, in the state of Michigan since 1988. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, and Internal Medicine and also holds board certifications in Endovascular and Vascular Medicine through the American Board of Vascular Medicine.


As a graduate from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles in Brussels, Belgium, Dr. Kassab wanted to further his studies in the States. He went on to complete his internship and residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan along with a Cardiology Fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital located in Royal Oak, Michigan.


Dr. Kassab is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, and the American College of Physicians. He is also a member of the American Heart Association, American Medical Association, and The Michigan State Medical Society.


In March 2012, Dr. Kassab was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor-Voluntary Faculty to the Wayne State University Faculty School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine. Also, effective January, 2013, he was selected as Chief Medical Officer, Cardiac and Vascular Services for Atlantis Health Group for the United States Midwest region. He is the past Corporate Medical Director for Carotid Intervention and Limb Salvage for the Oakwood Healthcare System.


Over the past several years, he has been in the Principal and Co-Investigator for Carotid and Peripheral Research Trials at Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center and at the Detroit Medical Center, Harper University Hospital. He has been a course Director, Proctor and Trainer for Carotid Angiographies/Stenting, Peripheral Procedures and Excimer Laser Applications. More recently, Dr. Kassab has taken on a new endeavor as a developer of seven medical devices.


Today, Dr. Kassab is the Chief Executive Officer of the Michigan Outpatient Vascular Institute in Dearborn, Michigan, holding the task of developing outpatient vascular centers throughout the United States. He hopes to continue his medical skills, helping to improve patient outcomes and encourage the next generation of physicians.