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Ghannam Al-Dossari

Ghannam A. Al-Dossari, MD, MSc, MBA, ACHE.

Amoosa Specialist Hospital
Almoosa Cardiac Center
Dhahran Street
Al Mubarraz  36342
Saudi Arabia
+966 13 536 9999 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic



Attending Cardiac Surgeon at KFSH and RC, 2002 to 2005.
Clinical Associate Fellow, Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2005 to 2006.
Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, SSH, 2006 to 2012.
Associate Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCSF, 2012 to 2015.
Professor & Chief of Cardiac Surgery and Surgical Director of the Heart Failure Program at UTMB, 2015 to 2019
Chair of the Cardiovascular Institute, Almoosa Specialist Hospital, 2019-Present
Chief of the Medical Staff, Almoosa Specialist Hospital, 2019 to Present

Other Interests

Percutaneous Valve Therapies
Percutaneous Valve Replacement
Arrhythmia Surgery
Ventricular Assist Devices and ECLS
Thoracic Organs Transplantation
Health Information Management Technology


Right Heart Failure 

Pulmonary Hypertension

Stem Cell Therapy

Medical Devices Innovation

Additional Educational Information

University of Texas, UTSWMC, Dallas, Cardiothoracic Residency 1999-2001.
Diplomat of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.
University of Minnesota, General Surgery Program 1994-1999.
Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery.
University of Minnesota, Cardiovascular Research 1991-1994.
Robotic Assisted Surgery Training, George Washington University 2007.
King Saud University Medical School (MD) 1988.

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Aorta
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Cardiac
  • Heart failure
  • Coronary disease
  • Education
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Pericardium
  • Professional Affairs
  • Thoracic
  • Transplant
  • Valve disease