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Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon

What I do

I am the chief paediatric and congenital cardiac surgeon at Sidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar, operating on babies, children and young adults.  I specialise particularly in the surgery for heart malformations and valve disease from newborns to adults. I am the co-director of the Heart Centre and Division chief of cardiac surgery at Sidra Medicine.

Education & Professional Qualifications

French College of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: 2005
University Paris VII (Necker): Degree in Congenital Cardiac Surgery 2004
University Aix-Marseille II, Marseille, France: MD 2003
University Paris VII: Degree in extracorporeal circulation 2002
University Paris VII: Master in Physiology and Biology of the Circulation 1999
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Research fellowship 1998
University Aix-Marseille II, Marseille, France: Microsurgical research 1997
University Aix-Marseille II, Marseille, France : (Bachelor of Medicine) 1995


Co-director of the heart centre and division chief cardiac surgeon at Sidra medicine, Doha, Qatar 2018-Now

Consultant Paediatric and congenital Cardiac Surgery. Royal Brompton Hospital, London UK 2008-2018
Consultant Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Children. Hospital, Marseille, France 2006- 2008
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellow, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London 2005- 2006
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellow, Children. Hospital, Marseille, France 2003- 2005
Medaille d´or Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Children's Hospital, Paris, France 2001
Cardiac Surgery Residency Programme Marseille and Paris, France 1995-2002
Research Fellow Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA 1997-1998


I have published over 60 publications in National and International Journals.

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