Faculty Members (Alphabetical)

Abdullah M. Aldalaan, MD
Chairman, The 12th Annual Conference of
Saudi Association for Pulmonary Hypertension (SAPH2019)
President, Saudi Association for Pulmonary Hypertension (SAPH)
Consultant Pulmonologist & Intensivist
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Fayez Khalid S. AlAhmadi, MD
Pulmonary Fellow,
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and
Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Hanan Fan, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist and Head of Pulmonary Division
Director of Pulmonary Fellowship Program and
Medicine Residency Program
AHA ACLS Instructor
King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Nazzareno Galiè, MD
Full Professor of Cardiology Alma Mater Studiorum,
University of Bologna
Director Post-graduate School of
Cardiovascular Diseases
Bologna, Italy

Nawal Al Gubaisi, MD, SSC-Med, SF-PD
Chairman, Scientific Committee
Consultant Pulmonologist
Pulmonary Hypertension Specialist
The Head of Pulmonary Medicine Unit
King Fahad Medical Military Complex
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Bader Alghamdi, MD
Assistant Professor,Consultant in Pulmonary Medicine,
Pulmonary Hypertension and Clinical Exercise Testing
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for
Health Sciences (KAUH-HS)- Jeddah
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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

Luke Howard, MA, MB, BChir, DPhil, FRCP
Consultant Respiratory Physician
Imperial College Healthcare,
NHS Trust, London
London, United Kingdom

Marc Humbert, MD, PhD
University Paris-Sud - University Paris-Saclay
Head of the Department of Pulmonology and
Intensive Care Respiratory
Pulmonary Hypertension Reference Center
Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris
LabEx LERMIT - DHU Thorax Innovation (TORINO)
Section Editor, European Respiratory Journal
Paris, France

Majdy Idrees, MD, FRCPC, FPVRI
Adjunct Professor of Respiratory Medicine
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Head, Pulmonary Vascular Unit
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Allan Lawrie, PhD
BHF Senior Basic Science Research Fellow
Professor of Translational Cardiopulmonary Science
Head, Pulmonary Vascular Research Group
Co-Director, Donald Health Research Programme
in Pulmonary Hypertension
Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease
University of Sheffield Medical School, Beech Hill Road
Sheffield, UK

Alessandra Manes, MD
Coordinator 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

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

Gérald Simonneau, MD
Professor Emeritus, Respiratory Medicine
at Paris Sud University
Senior Consultant, National French référence
Center for Pulmonary Hypertension
Marie Lannelongue and Bicetre University Hospitals
Paris, France

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
Paris, France

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

Mohammed Qasem, MD
Consultant Cardiologist,
Prince Sultan Cardiac Center- Al Qassim
Head of Noninvasive Cardiology Department
Head of Education and Research Department
Director of Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
Al Qassim, Saudi Arabia