Dr David Youssef

Paediatric Cardiologist and Paediatric Pulmonary specialist.

Dr David Youssef completed undergraduate training at the University of Sydney and post- graduate training at Griffith University, obtaining a Bachelor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, respectively. During his medical training, he gained experience at several hospitals, including Gold Coast, Prince Charles, Tweed Heads and Liverpool Hospital. He undertook a three-vear posting at the Sydney Children’s Network, where he focused on Paediatric Cardiology training

In 2020, he undertook two fellowships at The Stollery Children’s Hospital, Edmonton, Canada, in the fields of Pediatric Echocardiography, 3-Dimensional imaging and Paediatric Pulmonary Hypertension.

On completion of his Pediatric Cardiology training, Dr Youssef returned to Australia where he currently runs a Paediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Pilot program integratingmultidisciplinary care and treatment of complex Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension patients. In addition, he has recently been involved in the development of a multidisciplinary Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) clinic of graduates from the neonatal intensive care unit. Dr Youssef continues to work across the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, including Randwick and Westmead Campus.

Clinical interests

  • Paediatric Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Three-Dimensional Imaging of Paediatric Congenital Heart disease
  • Co-investigator of new and emerging Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertensive therapy
  • Medical school education at University of Sydney and University of New South Wales