Faculty Members (Alphabetical)

Feras Bader, MD, MS, FACC
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Section of Heart Failure and Transplant
Heart & Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Chairman, Heart Failure Working Group of
Emirates Cardiac Society
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Hanaa Banjar, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and
Pediatric Pulmonology, Alfaisal University
Consultant Pediatric Pulmonology,
Department of Pediatrics
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Abdullah M. Aldalaan, MD
Chairman, The 11th Annual Conference of
Saudi Association for Pulmonary Hypertension (SAPH2018)
President, Saudi Association for Pulmonary Hypertension
Consultant Pulmonologist & Intensivist
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Badr Al Ghamdi, MD
Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine and Pulmonary Hypertension
Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, KAMC-Jeddah
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary, KSAU-HS
Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology
King Abdulaziz Medical City KAMC- Jeddah
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Nazzareno Galiè, MD
Associate Professor, Institute of Cardiology,
Department, University of Bologna,
Department of Experimental,
Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, Bologna
Head, Pulmonary Hypertension Center,
University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy

Hossein Ardeschir Ghofrani, MD
Professor, Pulmonary Vascular Research,
Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
Head, Pulmonary Hypertension Division,
Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute
University Hospital in Giessen
Giessen, Germany

Paul Hassoun, MD
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program,
Professor of Medicine,
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine,
Department of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Prof. Marius Hoeper, MD
Senior Physician, Department for Respiratory Medicine,
Hannover Medical School, Hannover
Scientist, German Center for Lung Research (DZL)
Hannover, Germany

Alessandra Manes, MD
Center of Diagnosis and Therapy of Pulmonary
Arterial Hypertension
Department of Experimental, Diagnostic
and Specialty Medicine – DIMES
Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy

Mashael K. Al Rujaib, MBBS, FRCR, DABR, FRCPC
Consultant Radiologist and
Associate Professor, Alfaisal University
Radiology Department,
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Olivier Sitbon, MD, PhD
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, South Paris University
French Referral Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension,
Department of Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine,
Bicêtre University Hospital, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France

Hani Sabbour, MD, FACC, FHRS, FASE
Consultant Cardiologist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Hussam Sakkijha, MD
Chairman, Scientific Committee
Consultant, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Sarfraz Saleemi, MD
Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Jean-Luc Vachiery, MD
Clinical Professor of Cardiology,
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Diseases and
Heart Failure Clinic,
Hôpital Erasme – Cliniques
Universitaires de Bruxelles, Belgium
Brussels, Belgium