Comprehensive Lipid Update Live Webinar Series 1 of 4

Date: August 10, 2020 @ 20.00-21.15 (Time Zone: GMT+3, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain)

Presented by: Dr. Hani Sabbour and Dr. Khurram Nasir

Moderated by: Dr. Nasreen Alsayed

2020/08/10 20:00:00

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Dr. Hani Sabbour 
Consultant Cardiologist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Hani M. Sabbour is currently Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and also former Internal Medicine Residency Program Director at Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain,United Arab Emirates. He served as Director of Cardiac Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology at Landmark Medical Center in Rhode Island USA from 2003 until 2012 . Since January 2013, he has held an academic appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor Cardiovascular Disease a tWarren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University.He established a comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center and PH registry at SKMC as well as leading the SEHA PH guideline writing team to complete the SEHA clinical practice guidelines in PAH.


Dr Sabbour received his medical training at the Faculty of Medicine,Kuwait University, culminating in a medical doctorate in 1994 and awarded His Highness The Emir’s Gold Medal with First Class Honors. He completed residencies at Kuwait Institute for Medical Specializations and SUNY Stony Brook – East Meadow Campus in 1995 and 1998,respectively. He was also Clinical and Research Fellow in clinical cardiacelectrophysiology at Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Medical School, where he received ABIM Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Certification in 2003. He is ABIM certified in Internal medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Advanced HeartFailure and Cardiac Transplant, ECHO and Nuclear Cardiology.


Dr Sabbour has been involved in multiple clinical trials; his extensive research on cardiovascular diseases has been published in a number of multi center clinical trials and publications. His clinical interests include integrated device therapy and CHF, correlative cardiac imaging, nuclear cardiology, arrhythmia management particularly atrial fibrillation, management of valvular heart disease, drug monitoring and management program and particularly Pulmonary Hypertension. Dr. Sabbour is currently a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology , Heart Rhythm Society and the American College of Physicians, and Egyptian American Medical Association.

Dr. Khurram Nasir 
Co-director, Center for Outcomes Research
Houston Methodist
Houston, Texas, United States of America

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Dr. Nasir received his MD from Pakistan, followed by a MPH at John Hopkins University. Dr. Nasir completed his internal medicine residency at Boston Medical Center and cardiology fellowship at Yale University. He also received postdoctoral research training at the division of cardiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was recipient of NIH T-32 fellowship in cardiac imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital. He recently earned a Master’s degree in Health Economics and Policy Management from London School of Economics & Political Science.

Dr. Nasir serves as Associate Editor for Circulation: Quality of Care and Outcomes, editorial board member for Circulation as well on the board of directors for American Society of Preventive Cardiology (ASPC). He was honored with the Johns Hopkins Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2013, which acknowledges alumni who have typified Johns Hopkins tradition of excellence and brought credit to the University by their personal accomplishments, professional achievements, or humanitarian service

Dr. Nasir has over 500 peer-reviewed articles which are published in top journals such as Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Archives of Internal Medicine, Circulation, Journal of American College of Cardiology and European Heart Journal. Dr. Nasir has lectured extensively throughout the world on coronary arthrosclerosis, cardiac imaging and prevention.

Dr. Nasreen Alsayed 
Consultant Endocrinologist and Lipidologist
Gulf Medical and Diabetes Center
Manama, Bahrain

  • 20:00-20:30

    CVD Risk Assessment using Risk Scores in Primary Prevention
    Presented by Hani Sabbour (UAE)

  • 20:30-21:00

    Power of Zero: Role of CAC testing primary CVD prevention
    Presented by Khurram Nasir (USA)

  • 21:00-21:15

    Q&A and Discussion
    Presented by Nasreen Alsayed (Bahrain)

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