Semaan Kobrossi, MD, is a cardiologist who specializes in heart failure, a condition where the heart doesn’t pump as well as it should. He has expertise in managing symptoms and delaying disease progression. He provides personalized treatments tailored to each case, ranging from medications alone to procedures and advanced therapies. His goal is to relieve patients’ symptoms and improve their survival and well-being.
When meeting new patients, Dr. Kobrossi reassures them that the MU Health Care team will treat them like family and strive to meet their expectations and address their concerns.
He became a doctor following in the footsteps of his mother who inspired him with her exemplary patient care.
After graduating from medical school, Dr. Kobrossi underwent special training, including an Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. He is excited to use his knowledge and experience to help the people of Missouri.
Education & Training
American University of Beirut
- SUNY Upstate University Hospital
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
- Mayo Clinic
- Summa Health System-Akron Campus
MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.
Awards & Honors
- 2020 Cardiology Chief fellow, Summa Health System
- 2018 Alpha Omega Alpha teaching award, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- 2018 Gold Humanism Honor Society, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- 2018 Distinction in Quality award, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- 2018 Gold Humanism Honor Society Teaching award, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- 2018 Tayloe H Loftus award for excellence in teaching and passion for medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- 2017 Resident teaching award, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- 2017 Pharmacy recognition award for outstanding patient care, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- 2017 Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, Upstate University Gamma Chapter
- 2017 Ambulatory resident of the year award, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- 2016 Intern Teaching award, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- 2008 Biology Bachelor of Science with Distinction, American University of Beirut
- Shah AJ, Kobrossi S, Desai A.
“Melphalan-Induced Atrial Fibrillation.”
Am J Ther. 2018 Sep/Oct;25(5):e571-e572.
- Shah DA, Kobrossi S, Leatherman T, Mayor KL, Alajaji W.
“Aortic Sinus of Valsalva Thrombosis Presenting as Limb Ischemia: A Case Report.”
CASE (Phila). 2021 Feb 16;5(3):166-169.
- Kobrossi S, Myers M, Orasanu G.
“Correlation Between CardioMEMS and HeartLogic in Predicting Heart Failure Events.”
JACC Case Rep. 2020 Nov 18;2(14):2270-2274.
- Dakik HA, Karowni W, El-Sibai K, Kobrossi S, Abdul-Ameer K, Tamim H.
“The Impact of Formal Training and Certification on the Relationship Between Volume and Outcomes in Percutaneous Coronary Interventions.”
Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2018 Sep;17(3):155-160.
- Pruthi S, Kobrossi S, Bartaula R, Chaudhuri D.
“The misleading electrocardiogram — Midventricular Takotsubo masquerading as anterior wall STEMI.”
Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct;35(10):1586.e3-1586.e4.
- Jessamy K, Ozden N, Simon HM, Kobrossi S, Ubagharaji E.
“Self-Expanding Metal Stenting in the Management of a Benign Colonic Stricture.”
Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2016 May 19;10(1):127-31.
- Dakik HA, Kobrossi S, Tamim H.
“The yield of routine pre-operative cardiovascular evaluation in stable patients scheduled for elective non-cardiac surgery.”
Int J Cardiol. 2015;186:325-7.
- Kobrossi S, Saade C, Alajaji W, Dakik H.
“Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the mid-left anterior descending coronary artery: association with acute myocardial infarction.”
BJR Case Rep. 2017 Sep 7;4(1):20170031.
- Rucker J, Tesler J, Fedorko L, Takeuchi A, Mascia L, Vesely A, Kobrossi S, Slutsky AS, Volgyesi G, Iscoe S, Fisher JA.
“Normocapnia improves cerebral oxygen delivery during conventional oxygen therapy in carbon monoxide-exposed research subjects.”
Ann Emerg Med. 2002 Dec;40(6):611-8.
- Kobrossi S, Tamim H, Dakik HA.
“Vascular complications of early (3 h) vs standard (6 h) ambulation post-cardiac catheterization or percutaneous coronary intervention from the femoral artery.”
Int J Cardiol. 2014 Oct 20;176(3):1067-9.