Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) is the world’s largest and most important educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine. For over 25 years, TCT has been the center of cutting-edge educational content, showcasing the latest advances in current therapies and clinical research. We hope that our longstanding commitment to lifesaving innovation translates into improved patient care.
Hammersmith Hospital is a specialist hospital renowned for its strong research connections. It offers a range of services, including renal, haematology, cancer and cardiology care, and runs the regional specialist heart attack centre.
Rashid Hospital is one of the premier medical facilities for emergency, trauma, critical and ambulatory care in the UAE.
The hospital provides high-quality services to all patients within the community, and strives to provide leadership in the education and training of healthcare professionals.
Rashid Hospital stands out as one of the most prominent and reputable emergency medical Centres in the Gulf region, with a total of 599 beds and a broad range of in-patient and out-patient medical and surgical services. Aiming to be a leading dynamic Centre of excellence in the region, Rachid Hospital’s mission is to provide evidence-based emergency medicine, as well as specialised and tertiary patient-centred care to the community of the UAE, by highly qualified staff who are committed to education and research.
The Rashid Hospital Cardiology Section, one of the centre’s specialised medical services, provides outstanding quality of care and has a highly trained and dedicated team of doctors, technicians and nurses. Its services include inpatient services, outpatient clinic, non-invasive cardiac investigations, invasive cardiac investigations, cardiac rehabilitation and cardiac seminars. Invasive cardiac services include: primary PCI, coronary angiography, coronary angioplasty with stenting, balloon valvuloplasty, right heart catheterization, pacemaker insertion (temporary and permanent), internal cardiac defibrillaor implantation, intra-aortic balloon pump insertion and TAVI.
Dr. Fahad Baslaib
Following his graduation from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1996, Dr. Fahad Omar Baslaib first interned and then took up residency in the Dubai Department of Health & Medical Services, now known as the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), working in the field of Internal Medicine and Cardiology. From 2001–2008, Dr. Baslaib worked at the University of Toronto, first holding an Internal Medicine residency post, then a Cardiology Fellowship and an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship. During his time abroad, he obtained the American and Canadian Boards of Internal medicine and Cardiology as well as the Fellowship of Interventional Cardiology.
From September 2008, Dr. Fahad has been a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Dubai’s Rashid Hospital and three months later was appointed as the Director of the Cardiology Department, Rashid Hospital. He is the ex-President of the Emirates Cardiac Society and has a special interest in acute coronary syndrome and hypertension.
Dr Fahad is an active speaker, moderator and Chairperson in local, regional and international conferences.He is involved actively in research, registries, steering committees and Advisory boards for major research and guidelines in the region.
Al Qassimi Hospital Sharjah, UAE, the flagship hospital of the Ministry of Health and Prevention was established in 1976. Revolutionizing the healthcare sector, the hospital is a multi-speciality tertiary referral hospital for Sharjah and Northern Emirates. Al Qassimi Hsoptial is a 414 bed government hospital with total of 1230 staff. Internationally trained doctors, state-of-the-art facilities for various health disorders and cutting-edge medical procedures makes it the most preferred hospital.
Al Qassimi Hospital is also recognised as a centre of excellence in providing the latest technology in Cardiac Bypass Surgery, Interventional Cardiology and Non-invasive Cardiology.