Sameh Hozayen

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Administrator Info
Name: DHM Admin Team
Phone Number: 612-624-0579
Fax Number: 612-624-3189

Dr. Hozayen graduated school of medicine at Cairo University, Egypt in 2004. He completed his first training program in general cardiovascular science in Dar Al Fouad Hospital in Egypt in 2009. He then served as a junior faculty of cardiovascular medicine in Egypt.Dr.Hozayen moved to the USA where he did a two year research fellowship in advanced heart failure and mechanical circulatory support at the University of Minnesota in 2010. He went on for another one year research fellowship at Yale University Hospital in 2012. Then, he completed his first residency in the USA in internal medicine residency training at St Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT in 2017. He took his first job at Sovah Health, Danville, Virginia. He practiced hospital medicine as a core faculty for internal medicine residency program and chief of internal medicine there. He eventually returened to the his home institution at the University of Minnesota in 2019 where is currently practicing as an academic hospitalist. Dr.Hozayen's primary area of clinical practice is inpatient medicine. His area of clinical focus is treatment of sepsis, occult infections, respiratory failure, cardiovascular events and encephalopathies. Dr.Hozayen takes a special pride in delievering high quality care, reduction of sepsis related morbidity and mortality, treatment of cancer complications, building a healing patient - physician relationship and adopting a patient focused approach to medical practice. Dr.Hozayen is also passionate for research related to health disparities and cultural diversity. His research focuses is on cardiovascular outcomes especially in heart failure, prediction of myocardial recovery and vascular phsiology. Ongoing studies include research related to SARS-COV-2. Dr.Hozayen's teaching experience includes small group teaching to medical students and medical residents. The focus is in clinical data navigation and critical thinking skills.

Research Summary

Health disparities Cardiovascular outcomes SARS-COV-2 outcomes

Clinical Summary

Sepsis; Respiratory failure; Heart failure; Acute kidney injury; Acute decompensated liver failure; Cardiovascular events; shock physiology and encephalopathies

Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Hozayen, S. M. "COVID-19 and anticoagulation: Lessons learned so far", Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Minnesota, United States. September 17, 2020.