Speakers

Speakers

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Bahrain

Husam Noor

Husam Noor

Board-certified consultant interventional cardiologist with expertise in invasive cardiology. He is the current Head of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory,

Head of TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic valve implantation program) and the Head of complex PCI and chronic total occlusion program at MKCC. He is also a senior lecturer at the Royal College of Surgeons- Medical University of Bahrain
Interventional Cardiologist, Mohamed bin Khalifa Cardiac Centre, Bahrain Defense Force Hospital

Khalid Bin Thani

Interventional Cardiology Consultant and Cardiovascular Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences in Arabian Gulf University.

Kuwait

Abdullah Alenezi

Interventional Cardiologist
Structural heart Specialist
Head of Cardiology at Chest diseases hospital

Abdullah Esmaiel

Interventional & structural cardiologist at MKH in Kuwait.
Dr. Esmaiel earned his medical degree at RCSI, Ireland. He subsequently completed postgraduate

training in internal medicine and cardiology at McGill University. He completed a one-year interventional cardiology clinical fellowship at the MUHC, where he worked with Dr. Stephan Rinfret and a one-year structural fellowship with Dr. Nicolo Piazza

Ali Alsulaimi

Interventional Cardiologist in Mubarak Alkabeer hospital in Kuwait
American board of Internal Medicine and Cardiology

Fahad Alhajri

Senior Specialist, Interventional Cardiologist. Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital-Kuwait

Khaled Almerri

Consultant Interventional Cardiology
Chest Hospital, Kuwait

Egypt

Ahmed ElGuindy

Consultant Cardiologist and Chief of the Department of Cardiology at the Aswan Heart Centre – Magdi Yacoub Foundation.

 He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London – UK, and a visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Sciences and Engineering at the American University in Cairo.He is also Clinical Deputy Director of Research at the Magdi Yacoub Foundation and has over 70 publications in international peer-review journals, and is co-author of a textbook on Cardiovascular Medicine. He sits on the Management Committee of the Aswan Heart Centre since 2010, and continues to be heavily involved in strategic planning, clinical governance and quality improvement at the Centre.

Ahmed Magdy

Consultant Cardiologist, National Heart Institute, Cairo
Chairman of the Egyptian Board of Interventional Cardiology
SCAI International Ambassador (Egypt)

European ACVC (Egypt National Representative)
EAPCI Coordinator
Egyptian Society of Cardiology Board
Co-Chairman EgIC (Egyptian Working Group of Interventional Cardiology)
Chairman COMBATMI, Egyptian Ischemia Society
C3 Interventional Academy Course Co- Director

Amr Zaki

Professor of Interventional Cardiology
Alexandria University, Egypt

Mohamed Sobhy

Professor of Cardiology, Alexandria University Chairman of ICC Hospital, Alexandria President of Cardiovascular Research, Education, Prevention Foundation (CVREP)

Past President of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology
Governor of ACC Chapter in Egypt
MEA Representative, AIG, ACC
SSL – Africa Committee member
Member of TCT Advisory Board,
CardioAlex Chairman

Sherif Elbiltagui

Consultant Cardiologist, National Heart Institute, Cairo
Chairman of the Egyptian Board of Interventional Cardiology
SCAI International Ambassador (Egypt)

European ACVC (Egypt National Representative)
EAPCI Coordinator
Egyptian Society of Cardiology Board
Co-Chairman EgIC (Egyptian Working Group of Interventional Cardiology)
Chairman COMBATMI, Egyptian Ischemia Society
C3 Interventional Academy Course Co- Director

Hany Ragy

Professor of Interventional Cardiology
National Heart Institute, Egypt
Ex head of Cardiology Dept, high volume interventional cardiologist , actively promoting primary PCI for 100% of STEMI cases

Saudi Arabia

Abdullah Alkhodair

Consultant interventional Cardiology, structural heart disease and pulmonary hypertension. King Fahad Medical City Riyadh. American and Canadian boards in internal medicine snd cardiology
training in internal medicine and cardiology at McGill University. He completed a one-year interventional cardiology clinical fellowship at the MUHC, where he worked with Dr. Stephan Rinfret and a one-year structural fellowship with Dr. Nicolo Piazza

Abdulrahman Alqahtani

MBChB(NZ), DABIM, FRCPC, CBCCT, FACC
Head of Adult Catheterization laboratory.
King Salman Heart Center
King Fahad Medical City

Badr Alzahrani

Consultant Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral interventional and structural heart disease , Prince Sultan Cardiac Center , Riyadh Saudi Arabia

Fahad Alqahtani

Interventional and structural cardiologist. Head of cardiac intensive care unit at King Fahad Medical city

– American board of interventional cardiology (university of Kentucky)
– American fellowship in structural and valve intervention (Vanderbilt university)
– American board of cardiovascular medicine (WVU)
– American board of internal medicine (WVU)
– Fellow of American college of cardiology

Faisal Alqoofi

Interventional & structural heart disease Cardiologist. He is currently the Cath lab director at John Hopkins Aramco Hospital. He finished His Medical School at King Saud University.

Subsequently trained at McMaster and University of Calgary. Former Clinical Assistant Professor of the University of Calgary and Director of the Structural heart disease intervention at the Libin Cardiovascular institute.
He had a special interest in improving safety and quality in the Cath Lab

Hamed Alghamdi

Interventional and structural cardiologist
Director of catheterization Laboratory, Al-Babtain Cardiac Center
Deputy Executive Director, Cardiac Service Line, Eastern Health Cluster

Hussein AlAmri

Consultant Adult Interventional Cardiologist, February 2001 to date, Prince Sultan Cardiac Centre, Saudi Arabia Head of Hospital Wide Mortality and Morbidity Committee
Head of Adult Cardiac Cath Lab, 2003-2007
Head of Adult Cardiology Department, 2010 – 2012

Director of Medical administration, Prince Sultan Cardiac Centre, Saudi Arabia January 2012 – 2015
Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Training Program Member 2001-Date
Structural Heart Disease Training Program 2018-Date

Mirvat Alasnag

Director of the Catheterization Laboratory at King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital, Saudi Arabia
Alasnag is the first woman interventional cardiologist in the Gulf region. She serves on several councils including ACC Interventional Leadership, SCAI Board of Trustees & EAPCI Women’s Steering Committee.

Mostafa Al Shamiri

Interventional and structural cardiologist
Director of catheterization Laboratory, Al-Babtain Cardiac Center
Deputy Executive Director, Cardiac Service Line, Eastern Health Cluster

Waleed Alharbi

Interventional Cardiologist
Complex Coronary, Structural & Endovascular Interventions
Director of King Fahad Cardiac Center
King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

UNITED ARAB OF EMIRATES

Albert AlAhmar

Dr Albert Alahmar is well established consultant interventional cardiologist for over nine years in a tertiary cardiac centre in United Kingdom. He is also currently head of the coronary and structural programme at Dr Sulaiman Alhabib Hospital in Dubai.

Arif Al Nooryani

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Chief Executive Office & Head of Cardiology
Al Qassimi Hospital Sharjah, UAE

Hussien Heshmat

FACC, FESC, FSCAI
Professor Cardiology Cairo University
Interventional Cardiologist, UAE

Jairam K. Aithal

Consultant in Interventional Cardiology with over 18 years of experience in Interventional procedures and has pioneered treatment of complex coronary and peripheral interventions, structural heart diseases in Abu Dhabi. He specializes in Adult Cardiology, Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Valve Disease, Ischemic Heart Disease, Heart Muscle Disease and Preventive Cardiology.

Wael Aboushokka

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Alqassimi Hospital, Sharjah, UAE

USA

Annapoorna Kini

Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Interventional Director of Structural Heart Program
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA

George Dangas

Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Director of Cardiovascular Innovation at the Zena and Michael A. Weiner
Cardiovascular Institute of the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City

Juan Carlos Plana Gomez

Neil Strickman

Professor cardiac science, medical college King Saud University
Chairman cardiac sciences department august 2020
Head of adult cardiology king Fahad cardiac center from July 2015 to august 2020.
Consultant Cardiologist king Fahad cardiac center
Head of KFCC quality from 2009 till end of 2011
Head of coronary care quality team from April 2013 till now

Rajesh Dave

A recognized leader, Innovator and author in cardiovascular intervention. He is a pioneer in endovascular interventions, especially critical limb ischemia, limb salvage and carotid artery stenting. Dr. Dave is founder and director of the C3 conference held annually and hosts thousands of physicians worldwide and he is also the founder and President of Surgical Center for Cardiovascular Experts of PA.

Samin Sharma

Director of Interventional and Clinical Cardiology
President, Mount Sinai Heart Network
Mount Sinai Health System
Dean of International Clinical Affiliations
Zena and Michael A. Wiener Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine

Italy

Antonio Colombo

Professor of cardiology and senior consultant at Humanitas IRCCS in Milan and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory in Columbus Hospital in Milan, Italy.Dr. Colombo performed landmark work in the field of coronary stenting and stent thrombosis.

He is on the Editorial Board of all major Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Journals. He received several recognitions including the TCT Career Achievement Award and the PCR Ethica Award.Recognized as the first to utilize DAPT and the usage of IVUS to better check if the stent is well expanded was one of Prof. Colombo’s ideas

Carlo Di Mario

Professor of Cardiology at the University of Florence and Director of the Structural Interventional Cardiology Division of the University Hospital Careggi, Florence, Italy. Prof. Di Mario pioneered the use of intracoronary Doppler,

pressure measurement, intravascular ultrasound, optical coherence tomography, and near infrared spectroscopy. He is Section Editor of Euro-Intervention and Associate Editor of the European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. He has served as President of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions and Councilor of the European Society of Cardiology. He has been a member of the Writing Committee of many Guidelines Task Forces of the ESC

Gabriele Gasparini

Interventional Cardiologist and Director of CTO program at Humanitas Research Hospital, Italy He is specialized in treatment of complex coronary artery disease, such as chronic total occlusions, saphenous vein grafts, bifurcations, left main disease and in management of complications. He is CTO operator, proctor and educator. He is the Founder and Course Director of the CTO Live Aid event. Dr. Gasparini has written the ABCTO Handbook, focused on percutaneous treatment of chronic total occlusions.

Imad Sheiban

Director of Interventional Cardiology Pederzoli Hospital Peschiera del Garda (Verona)
Associate Professor of Cardiology at the University of Turin
Visiting Professor Nanjing Medical University I Najing / China
He performed more than 21.000 procedures of coronary and structural interventions
Author or co-author of 350 articles
Director in China Bifurcation Summit (CBS) Nanjing –China , Co-Director of Complex coronary Intervenions ( C3 ) ,Orlando –USA .

India

N. Prathap Kumar

Chairman and managing director of Meditrina group of hospitals
Scientific Chairman, National Intervention Council

P.K. Goel

Director of Interventional Cardiology at Medanta Hospital, Lucknow
Senior Executive Committee Member, Cardiological Society of India

Indonesia

Isman Firdaus

PhD, FSCAI (immediate past president of Indonesian Heart Association/Head of Departement of National Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita)

Radityo Prakoso

FSCAI
Current president of Indonesian Heart Association
National Cardiovascular center Harapan Kita

Jordan

Hadi Abu-Hantash

Governor of the American College of Cardiology Jordan Chapter and was the Chairman of the scientific committee of the Interventional Cardiovascular Innovation Group of the Jordan Cardiac Society and is an Assistant Professor of Cardiology at the University of Jordan

Satoshi Mogi

Yasushi Ueki

Tunisia

Habib Gamra

Head of Cardiology A Department at Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital – Monastir, Tunisia
Chairman of the Pan African Course on Interventional Cardiology (PAFCIC) that is held annually since 2000 (www.pafcic.org)
President of the Tunisian Heart Foundation
Vice President North of The Panafrican Society of Cardiology (PASCAR)

Co-director of Africa PCR
Co-Director of CSI Africa congress
Co-Chairman of Cardio Vascular Clinical Trialists MEMA meeting
Past President of the working group on interventional cardiology of the Tunisian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery (GTCI)
Past President of the African Heart Network
Board member of The Panafrican Society of Cardiology (PASCAR)
Interventional Cardiology Task Force
Stent Save A Life country champion for Tunisia
President of the regulatory specialised commission at the Tunisian ministry of
health

Oman

Hatim Al Lawati

Senior Consultant & Associate Professor of Interventional Cardiology Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman Interventional Cardiologist with interest in complex coronary interventions, TAVR, valve-in-valve implantation, ASD/PFO closure, Mitral valvuloplasty, Cardiogenic shock, mechanical circulatory support, acute cardiac care, Spontaneous coronary artery dissection.

Korea

Joo Yong Hahn

Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology Heart Vascular and Stroke Institute, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine

Qatar

Omar Altamimi

Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Heart Hospital, Qatar

Co-director of Africa PCR
Co-Director of CSI Africa congress
Co-Chairman of Cardio Vascular Clinical Trialists MEMA meeting
Past President of the working group on interventional cardiology of the Tunisian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery (GTCI)
Past President of the African Heart Network
Board member of The Panafrican Society of Cardiology (PASCAR)
Interventional Cardiology Task Force
Stent Save A Life country champion for Tunisia
President of the regulatory specialised commission at the Tunisian ministry of
health

Singapore

Tan Huay Cheem

Senior Consultant Cardiologist at the National University Hospital and Professor of Medicine with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He was the past President of Singapore Cardiac Society and presently chairman of the Singapore Heart Foundation

Nigeria

Yemi Johnson

Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology Heart Vascular and Stroke Institute, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine