MEET THE SPEAKERS

ACC Middle East 2022 Together With 13th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress is designed to deliver an engaging forum to critically examine evidence-based strategies as well as contemporary best practices and clinical decision-making to reach our common objective of improving heart health of patients with cardiovascular disease.

Abdullah Shehab MBChB, MMed, FACC
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chair of Internal Medicine and Cardiology Fellowship Committee for Arab Board
Al Ain Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abdulmajeed Al Zubaidi MD, MBBCh
General Secretary ECS, Consultant Interventional
Cardiologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Adel Khalifa Hamad BMS, MD, FGHRS, FRCP
Consultant Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Bahrain Defense Force Hospital
Riffa, Bahrain

Ahmad Khashaba
Egypt

Ahmed Al Fagih
Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Bafadel MD
Cardiac Imaging and Consultant Cardiologist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ahmed Gabroun MB Bch, MRCP, MRCPS, PGDHM, SMBA
Consultant Cardiologist, Medical Director
United Medical
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Alawi Alsheikh-Ali MD, MSc
Deputy Director-General
Dubai Health Authority
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Albert Alahmer
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Alison L. Bailey
Chief, Centennial Heart at Parkridge
Physician Director, HCA Healthcare
Chattanooga, TN, USA

Ami B. Bhatt, MD, FACC
Chief Innovation Officer, American College of Cardiology
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA

Amrish Agrawal FRCP, MRCP, FCSI, MD, DM
Senior Consultant Cardiologist
Fujairah Hospital
Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Arif Al Nooryani MD
Chief Executive Officer & Head of Cardiac Centre
Al Qassimi Hospital
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Bassam Albaba
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Bassam Atallah Pharm.D., MS, BCPS
Senior Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Cardiology
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FACC, FACP, FHFSA
The Mary and Gordon Cain Chair and Professor of Medicine
Associate Provost of Faculty Affairs, Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Development
Director, Winters Center for Heart Failure Research
Assoc. Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Vice-Chair of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, USA

Dima Quraini MD, FACC
Staff Physician, Cardiology, Heart & Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Douglas Jennings PharmD, FACC, FAHA, FCCP, FHFSA
Associate Professor of Pharmacy
Long Island University
New York, United States of America

Edward T. A. Fry, MD, FACC
President, American College of Cardiology
Chair, Ascension Health CV Service Line
Indianapolis, IN, USA

Fatheya Alawadhi
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Fayez Bokhari
Saudi Arabia

Feras Bader MD, MS, FACC, FHFSA
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Director, Section of Heart Failure and Transplant
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Fereidoon Shafiei
United Arab Emirates

Firas Albadarin MD, FACC
Consultant Cardiologist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ghazi Radaideh DM, MD, FRCP, FESC
Consultant Cardiologist
Rashid Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Gopal Bhatnagar MD
Department Chair for Cardiac Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Hadi Skouri
United Arab Emirates

Hamad Fayez AlHabib
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Hani Mahmoud-Elsayed MD, FESC, FASE
Consultant Echo-Cardiologist
Aswan Heart Centre, Magdi Yacoub Foundation
Cairo, Egypt

Hani Sabbour MD
Consultant Cardiologist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Hassan El-Tamimi MD, FESC, FACC
MBRU, Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hussam Ghalib MD, FACC
Staff Physician, Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Hussien Heshmat Kassem MD, PhD, FSCAI
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Fujairah Hospital
Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Joanna Saleh Pharm.D
Internal Medicine and Transitions of Care Pharmacotherapy Specialist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Joseph Maalouf
Chair, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Julia H. Indik MD PhD, FACC
Chair, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Juwairia Alali, MD
President Emirates Cardiac Society, Consultant Cardiologist
Rashid Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Khaled M. Ziada, MD, FACC
Chief Academic Officer, Cardiovascular Interventions
Co-Director, Coronary Artery Disease Center
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH, USA

Khalid Al Rasadi MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry
College of Medicine & Health Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University
Muscat, Oman

Khalid Bin Thani
Bahrain

Magdy Abdelhamid MD, FACC, FESC, FRCP, FSCAI
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Cairo University, Egyptian Society of Cardiology
Cairo, Egypt

Mahmoud Traina
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Manyoo Agarwal
United Arab Emirates

Mario Njeim
Consultant Electrophysiologist
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Marta Acena MD
Consultant Electrophysiologist
Rashid Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Mirvat Alasnag
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Al Jaabari MB BCh, MRCPI, FACC, FHRS
Consultant Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Mohamed El Harari MRCP, FRCP
Consultant Cardiologist
Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Mohamed Ibrahim Aly Sayed Ahmed
United Arab Emirates

Mohammed Khalil MD, FACC, FASE
Section Head, Clinical and Imaging Services
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Mosaad Alhussein
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mousa Akbar
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Al Sabah Hospital
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Moutaz El Kadri MD, MRCP, MSc, PhD, FHRS
Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
Sheikh Khalifa and Sheikh Shakhbout Medical Cities
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Nadim Shah MBChB, DMedSc, FRACP
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Rashid Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Naeem Alshoaibi
Saudi Arabia

Najib Al-Rawahi
Oman

Nidal Asaad
Qatar

Noha Yaseen
Consultant Cardiologist
Al Qassimi Hospital
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Nooshin Bazargani MD, FRCP (Edin.)
Consultant Cardiologist
Dubai Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Omer Elhag MD
Consultant Cardiologist and Interventional Electrophysiologist
Mediclinic City Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Righab Hamdan MD, MSc
Consultant Cardiologist, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Al Qassimi Hospital, University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Safaa Al Mohdar FRCPI, GPT, CBCCT, FSCCT
Consultant Cardiologist
Zayed Military Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Salem Al-Kaabi MBBS, FACC, FRCP(C), CCDS
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
Zayed Military Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Scott M. Lilly, MD, PhD, FACC
Associate Professor
Medical Director of Structural Heart Disease
Division of Cardiology
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH, USA

Tarek Helmy, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Professor and Chief of Cardiology
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Co-director of the Heart and Vascular Institute
Ochsner LSU Health Science Center
Shreveport, LA, USA

Umer Darr
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACCDirector, Mount Sinai Heart
Physician-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY, USA
General Director, National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC)
Madrid, Spain

Virendra Misra
United Arab Emirates

Shady Abdelsayad
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Sherif Bakir MBBCh, MSc, MD, FACC
Consultant Cardiologist
Heart Medical Center
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Sondos Samargandy
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Syed Farrukh Jamal
Consultant Cardiologist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Wael Almahmeed, MD, FACC
Consultant Cardiologist, Heart and Vascular Institute, Clinical Associate Professor
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Wael A. Jaber, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
The Fuad Jubran Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
Medical Director, CV Imaging Core Laboratories
Head, Center of Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease
Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH, USA

Wail Ahmed AlKashkari MD, FPICS
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Congenital and Structural Intervention
King Faisal Cardiac Center, National Guard
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Yousef Alattar
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ziyad Ghazzal MD, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon