Faculty Members

Abdullah M. Aldalaan, MD
Chairman, the 14th Annual Conference of
Saudi Association for Pulmonary Hypertension (SAPH2021)
Chairman, Saudi Association for Pulmonary Hypertension
Consultant, Pulmonologist & Intensivist
Department of Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, 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

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

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

Talal I. Dahhan, MD, MSEd, FACP, FCCP
Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine,
Pulmonary Vascular Diseases and Critical Care
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Duke and Alfaisal Universities
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre- Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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, United Kingdom

Prof. Raed Dweik, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pulmonologist
Chairman, Respiratory Institute
Asthma & COPD, Critical Care Medicine,
Pleural Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Medicine
Cleveland, OH

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
Vice President, European Respiratory Society
Paris, France

Prof. Nazzareno Galiè, MD
Full Professor of Cardiology Director,
U.O.C. of Cardiology, IRCCS
Director, School of Specialization in
Cardiovascular System
Bologna, Italy

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

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

Nick H. Kim, MD
Professor of Medicine
Section Chief, Pulmonary Vascular Medicine
Medical Director, PTE Program
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
University of California San Diego
California, USA

Prof. 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

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

Prof. Sanjay Mehta, MDCM, FRCP(C)
Director, Southwest Ontario Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
London Health Sciences Centre
Professor of Medicine
Centre for Critical Illness Research
Lawson Health Research Institute
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Eternal PHriend / Past-Chair / Founding Board Member PHA
Ontario, Canada

Mostafa Elshazly, MD
Chairman, Respiratory Crtical Care Unit
Kasr AlAnyini School of Medicine,
Cairo University
Cairo, Egypt

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

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

Prof. Anton Vonk Noordegraaf, MD
Full Professor & Chair, Division of
Pulmonary Sciences,
Amsterdam University Medical Center
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Prof. Yuriy M. Sirenko, MD, PhD
Professor and Head of Department
National Scientific Center M.D.
Strazhesko Institute of Cardiology
Kyiv, Ukraine

Stuart Rich, MD
Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
Chicago, 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

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

Abeer Zayed, MD
Assistant Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
Member of Pulmonary Hypertension Program
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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

Sadia Imtiaz, MD
Registrar Pulmonary Medicine
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Sarfraz Saleemi, MD
Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and RC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Yahya Asiri, MD
Fellow, Pulmonary Medicine
King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Shaya Ahmed H. Alshaya, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist,
Co-director of internal medicine, residency program
Pulmonary section, Medical specialties Department
Medical Specialties Department, King Fahad Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia