Dr. Sami Ghazal

Consultant, Cardiology & Echocardiography
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Dr. Sami Ghazal, MD, FASE, FACC, FESC, is a Cardiology Consultant at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Sami Ghazal is a Board Certified Cardiologist and Echocardiographer with over 17 years of experience. He has special expertise in advanced echocardiography including transesophageal echocardiography, stress echocardiography, and structural echocardiography.

In addition to his clinical roles, Dr. Ghazal has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed medical journals addressing a wide range of topics related to the field of cardiology and echocardiography.

Doctor can help with

  • Heart failure
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Stress echocardiogram
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram
  • Intra-operative transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)


  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
  • Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE)

Licences & Certifications

  • Licensed Consultant in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Echocardiography, Saudi Arabia
  • Licensed Consultant in Adult Cardiology, UAE

Training & Work Experience

  • Consultant, Cardiology and Echocardiography

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi

  • Chief Medical Officer

    Saud Al Babtain Cardiac Center, Saudi Arabia

  • Assistant Professor & Consultant Cardiologist

    Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

  • Clinical Fellow

    McMaster University, Canada

  • Adult Cardiology Fellow

    King Abdulaziz Medical City, Saudi Arabia

  • Medical Specialist

    King Fahd Hospital of the University, Saudi Arabia

  • Medical Resident

    King Fahd Hospital of the University, Saudi Arabia


  • Diplomate Comprehensive Echocardiography

    National Board of Echocardiography, US
  • Fellowship in Advanced Echocardiography

    McMaster University, Canada
  • Fellowship in Adult Cardiology

    Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Board of Internal Medicine, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties

    Saudi Arabia
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    King Faisal University Dammam, Saudi Arabia