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100 Hight Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

705 Maple Road
Williamsville, NY 14221





  • Fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Fellowship, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, New York Presbyterian- Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Doctor of Medicine, St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, City University of New York, Brooklyn College


  • Heart Failure Society of America
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • American Society of Echocardiography- Fellow Member
  • Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
  • American College of Cardiology- Fellow Member
  • American College of Physicians -Associate Member


  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology- Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine- Internal Medicine
  • Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance-Level III Certified in Cardiac MRI
  • Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ECFMG Certified


  • University at Buffalo-William M and Stanley A. Bukowski award for outstanding resident


  • Youssef James, Varjabedian Leon (2018) Echocardiographic Assessment of Cardiac Tumors and Masses. Comprehensive Textbook of Echocardiography 70: 1461-1525.
  • Youssef James, Ivanov Alexander, Heitner John “Evaluating change of function after revascularization in patients with multi vessel coronary artery disease, severely reduced left ventricular systolic function and no scar on CMR imaging. Journal of the American College of Cardiology Imaging 2015; 65(10_S): doi: 10.1016/S0735-1097 (15) 61137-8
  • Chen On, Youssef James, Ivanov Alexander, Heitner John et al. “Correlation between pericardial, mediastinal and intrathoracic fat volume and coronary artery disease, metabolic syndrome and cardiac risk factors.” European Heart Journal- Cardiovascular Imaging 2014 Sep 16. Epub 2014 Sep 16.
  • Ivanov Alexander, Youssef James, Tailon Jordan, Laurence Dennis et al. “Do pulmonary function tests improve risk stratification before cardiothoracic surgery?" The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Volume 151, Issue 4, Pages 1183–1189.e3, April 2016.
  • Chopra Tushar, Youssef James et al. “An elusive pathogen comes to light; A rare case of disseminated Mycobacterium szulgai in a patient with lung transplant” Chest: October 2012; 142(4_MeetingAbstracts): 273A.
  • Youssef James, Kamouh Abdallah.”Epinephrine-Induced Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Versus Kounis Syndrome” University at Buffalo: Division of cardiovascular disease April 2013. Presented at 1st Annual University at Buffalo Research Day.

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12845 Broadway Street
Alden, NY 14004
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Buffalo, NY 14209
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Buffalo, NY 14203
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116 Interstate Parkway, Ste. 21
Bradford, PA 16701
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529 Central Ave.
Dunkirk, NY 14048
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3898 Vineyard Dr. Ste. 1
Dunkirk, NY 14048
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5844 Southwestern Blvd., Ste. 100
Hamburg, NY 14048
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475 South Transit Road Ste. 200
Lockport, NY 14094
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571 10th Street, Suite 264A
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
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2223 W. State St., Ste. 120
Olean, NY 14760
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515 Main St.
Olean, NY 14760
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5959 Big Tree Rd., Ste. 102
Orchard Park, NY 14127
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400 N Main Street
Warsaw, NY 14569
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Williamsville, NY 14221
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