CV of Center's Director







Current Position:


Center Director

Pediatric Cardiology Consultant

Head of Pediatric Cardiology Department
Member of Saudi Heart Association






MBBS King Saud University 1998

Saudi Board, Feb 2003 

Arab Board, 2003 

MRCPCH, June 2003

King Faisal Heart Institute Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology 2006

University of Alberta Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology 2006




Postgraduate Training:

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship program in University of Alberta 2006, Stollery Hospital, Canada


Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program from 2003 to 2006, King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Senior Registrar, Pediatric Department
October 2002 to August 2003
Maternity and Children’s Hospital Buraidah MCH is main and only Hospital for Pediatric in Buraidah area. Population 500,000 100 Beds for pediatrics and 6 Beds in PICU


Senior Resident, Pediatrics Department, March to September, 2002 King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Registrar, Pediatric Department, October 2000 to October 2002 King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Qassim
KFSH is the Tertiary Hospital in Qassim Region and eventually Prince Sultan Cardiac Center Al Qassim


Resident , Pediatric Department
October 1998 to 2000
King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Qassim
Resident, Primary Care Center for 2 months

Other Experience:

Teaching Pediatric Cardiology for Students in Qassim University since 2004.


Member of CBAHI Standard Implementation in more than 60 visit to various hospital in Qassim Region to give explanation of the CBAHI Standard


Deputy Chairman for Pediatric Department in Maternity & Children’s Hospital (Buraidah)


Member of Prince Sultan Cardiac Center Mission to Yemen - 2008


Member of Kazakhstan Medical Mission - 2010


Member of Sudan Medical Mission - 2012


Medical Director for Yemen  Medical Mission - 2012


Examiner for Saudi Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training Program – Final Clinical Board Examination


Member, HOP recruitment delegation to India, Jordan, Pakistan and Egypt

Chairman, HOP recruitment delegation to Philippines



Publications Presentation:


Completion of Fontan Pathway without surgery, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center Riyadh, European Journal of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Stockholm Sweden (2007)



Case Report of D-TGA with Constrictive Ductus Arteriosus Revisited, Springer Science+ Business Media, LLC (2008)



Total anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage to Coronary Sinus Combined with left-sided obstructive Lesions: A Previously Unreported Association, Journal Congenital Heart Disease (2009)



Incidence of Severe Congenital Heart disease in Qassim Province, Journal of CHD December (2011)



Waiting time for transfer of patients with prostaglandin dependant congenital heart defect to tertiary cardiac centers, Journal of Saudi Heart Association, October 2011



Recessively Inherited Sever Aortic Aneurysm caused by mutated EFEMP2 American Journal of Cardiology (2012)



Safety and Usefulness of outreach clinic conducted by pediatric Echosonographers, Annals of Pediatric Cardiology (2012)



Amplatzer Septal Occluder and Atrioventricular Block: Case Report and Literature Review, Journal of Saudi Heart Association, February 2013




Social impact on families of children with complex congenital heart disease, Ann Saudi Med. 2013 Mar-apr;33 (2):140-3 doi: 10.544/0256-4947.2013.140.


Two-dimensional  echocardiographic predictors of coarctation of the aorta, Cardiol Young, Oct 2013 PMID: 214128994


Maternal Knowledge and use of folic acid among Saudi Females, Saudi Medical Journal, vol. 34 nov.11 (2013)


Percutaneous transhepatic stenting of a restrictive atrial septal communication in hypoplastic left heart syndrome Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Feb 15. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25442


Basic life support knowledge of healthcare students and professionals in the Qassim University, International Journal health Qassim, Vol. 8 No.2 (April 2014 / Jumada Thani 1435)


Horner's syndrome after paediatric cardiac surgery: case report and review of the literature, Cardiol Young. 2014 Apr 9:1-4 PMID: 24717921



Abstract Oral:


Incidence of severe congenital heart disease in Qassim Province, Presentation Journal of Saudi Heart Association (2011)



Incidence of severe congenital heart disease in Qassim Province,  Presentation International Congress of Cardiology (China 2011)



Sudden Death in Qassim, Journal of Saudi Heart Association (2011)



Safety and Usefulness of Outreach Clinic by Echo Sonographer, World Congress of Cardiology (April 2012)


Echocardiographic Predictors of Coarctation of Aorta- Saudi Heart Association (2011)


Effect of SMS messages in raising public awareness about cardiovascular risk factor and healthy lifestyle





Waiting time between referral date of critical Congenital Heart Disease in Primary Cardiac Center and transfer date to tertiary cardiac surgical centers, Journal of Saudi Heart Association (2011)



Social Impact of Congenital Heart Disease in Saudi Families Journal of Saudi Heart Association (2012), and (ASCVTS March 2012, Bali Indonesia



SNP- based-wide analysis identifies a novel EFEMP2 mutation in four unrelated families with dilatation of the ascending aorta, American Society of Human Genetics (2011)



Chest Pain – Saudi Heart Association (2013)



Kawasaki Disease – Saudi Heart Associa