Faculty Members (Alphabetical)

Prof. Abdullah M. Aldalaan, MD
President, Saudi Association for
Pulmonary Hypertension (SAPH)
Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program,
Lung Health Center
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Professor of Medicine, Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Luke Howard, MA, MB, BChir, DPhil, FRCP
Consultant Pulmonologist, Hammersmith Hospital,
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London
Honorary Senior Lecturer,
National Heart & Lung Institute
London, UK

Nasser Al Busaidi, MBBS, FRCP (UK), FRCPI
Senior Consultant Pulmonologist
Department of Medicine, Royal Hospital
Sultanate of Oman
President, Oman Respiratory Society
Muscat, Oman

Shareefah Basheri, MD
Pulmonologist Consultant,
Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Chronic Ventilation
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Professeur Damien Bonnet
Cardiologie Congénitale et Pédiatrique
Centre de Référence Malformations Cardiaques
Congénitales Complexes - M3C
Centre de Référence Maladies Cardiaques Héréditaires
Hôpital Necker Enfants malades, APHP
Université de Paris Cité
Paris, France, EU

Prof. Olivier Sitbon, MD, PhD
Professor of Respiratory Medicine,
Pulmonary Hypertension Reference Center (PulmoTension)
Department of Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine
Bicêtre Hospital, Paris-Saclay University
Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France

Oksana A. Shlobin, MD, FCCP
Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Director of Education, Advanced Lung Disease
and Transplant Program, Inova Fairfax Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Education
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Falls Church, VA, USA

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

Talal Alanazi, MD
Fellow, Pulmonary Medicine Department,
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
California, USA

Prof. Ayman A. H. Farghaly, MD
Professor of Pulmonology,
Military Medical Academy
Director of PH Programme
Air Forces Specialized Hospital
& International Medical Center
Cairo, Egypt

Abdullah M. Alkhodair, MD, FRCPC
Consultant, Interventional Cardiology /
Pulmonary Hypertension
Adult Cardiology Program Director
King Fahad Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mnahi Bin Saeedan, MD
Cardiothoracic Radiologist,
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ragdah Hussain Arif, MD, FRCPC, ABIM
Consultant Pulmonologist and
Pulmonary HTN Consultant
Assistant Professor, King Abdulaziz
University/Hospital
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Hanan Fan, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist
Head of Pulmonary Division
King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Sean Gaine, MB, PhD, FRCPI
Consultant, Respiratory Physician
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Director, National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit
Dublin, Ireland

Prof. Nazzareno Galiè, MD
Full Professor of Cardiology Chief of Cardiology,
IRCCS-S.Orsola University Hospital, Bologna
Director, Post-graduate School of Cardiovascular Diseases
Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy

Bader J. Alghamdi, MD
Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine, Pulmonary
Hypertension, and Clinical Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
Assistant Professor in King Saud bin Abdulaziz
University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS)
Section Head of Respirology and Director of
Respirology Fellowship Training Program
Ministry of National Guard
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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

Prof. Marius M. Hoeper, MD
Physician, Intensive Care Unit
Department of Respiratory Medicine,
Hannover Medical School
Hannover, Germany

Khaldoon A. Alhumood, MD
Cardiology Consultant
Ministry of Health
Director, Advanced Heart Failure and
Transplantation Unit
Chest Disease Hospital
Kuwait

Prof. Marc Humbert, MD, PhD
Université Paris-Saclay
Director of the Department of Respiratory
and Intensive Care Medicine
French Pulmonary Hypertension Reference Center
Hôpital Bicêtre, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris
Past President, European Respiratory Society
Paris, France

Prof. Majdy Idrees, MD, FRCPC, FPVRI
Head, Pulmonary Vascular Unit
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Irene M. Lang, MD
Clinical Cardiologist
Professor of Vascular Biology
Department of Cardiology
AKH-Vienna, Medical University of Vienna
Wien, Austria

Ahmed Krimly, MD
Consultant, Adult Congenital
Heart Disease and Interventional Cardiology,
King Faisal Cardiac Center,
King Abdul Aziz Medical City
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Fayez K. Alahmadi, MD
Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine,
Pulmonary Hypertension and Balloon
Pulmonary Angioplasty,
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
National Hospital Organization
Okayama Medical Center, Okayama, Japan
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Khalid Al Najashi, MD, MBBS
Consultant, Interventional ACHD and
Pediatric Cardiology
Prince Sultan Cardiac Center
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Saleh Al Dammas, MD
Consultant, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Hatem O. Qutub, MD, FCCP, FCCM
Prefessor of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Al Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
Senior Consultant Intensivist, Pulmonologist
Division Head Pulmonary Medicine,
Department of Medicine- KFHU
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Stephan Rosenkranz, MD
Interventional Cardiologist,
Head, Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Center
University of Cologne
Head, Cologne Cardiovascular Research Center (CCRC)
Cologne, Germany

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

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

Shaya Ahmed Alshaya, MD
Chairman, Scientific Committee
Consultant Adult Pulmonary, Pulmonary Hypertension
Program Director, Adult Pulmonary Fellowship Program
Co-director, Internal Medicine Residency Program,
Adult Pulmonary Section,
Medical Specialties Department, King Fahad Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Loui A. Ezzat, MBBS
Fellow, Pulmonary Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Beata Wojciak-Stothard, PhD
Associate Professor, Vascular Biology
PVRI Fellow
Deputy Head of Vascular Sciences
National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI)
Imperial College London
London, UK

Hessah Alotaibi, BsRC, MPH, RRT, RPFT
Respiratory Therapist and Senior of
Pulmonary Function Laboratory
King Abdulaziz Medical City- Riyadh
Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (MNG-HA)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Badr Alzahrani, MD, FACC
Consultant Interventional Cardiology
American Board of Internal medicine,
Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology,
Prince Sultan Cardiac Center
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mai Alzaydi, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
In Mitochondrial and Vascular Biology
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia