Dr. Hadi Skouri

Consultant - Cardiologist
English, Arabic
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Dr. Hadi Skouri, MD, BS, is a Consultant Cardiologist in the Department of Cardiology at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Skouri has more than 14 years of experience in heart diseases and their advanced treatment and care. He specializes in advanced heart failure including “Assist devices”, heart transplantation, cardio-oncology, pulmonary hypertension, and cardiac amyloidosis.

Dr. Skouri has spent more than a decade organizing public awareness campaigns about heart failure in the MENA region. He has also chaired the Lebanese Society of Cardiology’s (LSC) Heart Failure Working Group and served as an executive member of the board of LSC. His most notable achievements include the first implementation of LVADs in the Middle East, and being the first doctor to gain a fellowship from the Heart Failure Association in the Middle East.

He led the Arabic translation of “heartfailurematters.org”, which is the largest heart failure awareness and educational website, and has been serving on several committees of the HFA.

Dr. Skouri has also worked in academia as an educator and as a researcher. He has been an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at AUBMC in Lebanon for the last 5 years and has published more than 55 research papers, consensus documents, and position papers that directly contribute to the advancement of cardiology and Heart Failure.

Dr. Skouri received both his doctorate in medicine and his bachelor of science degree in medicine from the American University of Beirut (AUB). He completed his cardiology fellowship and interventional cardiology from AUBMC. Following that, he completed a fellowship in Heart Failure at Mayo Clinic Rochester USA. He is also certified as an Advanced Heart Failure Specialist by Cleveland Clinic, Ohio-USA.

Doctor can help with

  • Heart Failure
  • Advanced heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Prevention of cardiovascular complications of cancer therapy
  • Complications of chemotherapy. immunotherapy and radiation therapy
  • Cardiac amyloidosis
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Coronary angiography
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support/Left ventricular Assist devices (LVAD)
  • Heart transplantation
  • Endomyocardial biopsy
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Right heart catheterization
  • Intra aortic balloon insertion
  • Complex cardiovascular issues

Memberships

  • Mayo Clinic Alumni Group
  • Cleveland Clinic Alumni Group
  • Lebanese Society of Cardiology (LSC)
  • Cardiomyopathy Committee at HFA-ESC
  • Cardio-Renal Study Group of the HFA-ESC
  • Cardio-Oncology Study Group of the HFA-ESC
  • Acute Heart Failure Committee at HFA-ESC
  • Heart Failure Matters' committee of Heart Failure Association of European Society of Cardiology (HFA-ESC)
  • National Heart Failure Societies Committee of the HFA-ESC
  • Fellow of the International Cardio-Oncology Society (IC-OS)
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
  • Fellow of the Heart Failure Society of America (FHFSA)
  • Fellow of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (FHFA)

Licences & Certifications

  • Certified Cardiologist
  • Certified Heart Failure Specialist-Mayo Clinic
  • Certified Advanced Heart Failure Specialist-Cleveland Clinic
  • Certified Cardio-Oncologist by the Board of International Cardio-Oncology Society (ICOS)

Training & Work Experience

  • Consultant Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Instructor of Clinical Medicine

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Residency, Internal Medicine

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Cardiology Fellowship

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Interventional Fellowship

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Heart Failure Fellowship

    Mayo Clinic - Rochester, USA

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation

    Cleveland Clinic, USA

  • Coordinator, Cardio-oncology Clinic

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Director, Samir Alam Heart Failure Unit

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Director, Cardiac Care Unit

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Associate Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship Program

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

  • Chairperson, Heart Failure Working Group

    Lebanese Society of Cardiology (LSC), Lebanon

Education

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry (BS)

    The American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Doctorate of Medicine (MD)

    American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized by the Heart Failure Association (HFA) for the organization of the public awareness campaigns concerning heart failure in the years 2012, 2013, 2018, 2019 and 2022

  • Best teacher award of the Internal Medicine Department American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon

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