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Mohammad Almutairi

Position: Kuwait

Consultant interventional cardiologist Ex-head of cardiology 2012-2018, Kuwait Heart Center Chest Diseases Hospital, Kuwait.

Mohammad Almutairi is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Ex- Chairman of the Department of Cardiology in Chest Diseases Hospital. He obtained his MB, ChB with honour from Kuwait medical school, Kuwait University in 1997. He did his internship year in Farwaniya Hospital followed by a year serving as an assistant registrar in internal medicine.

He went to do an internal medicine residency program in McGill University in Montreal, Canada from 1999 to 2002. He then stayed at McGill University to complete a three years cardiology fellowship from 2002 to 2005 and one extra year of interventional fellowship mainly trained to be a specialist in catheterization via the radial approach.

Dr. Almutairi returned to Kuwait in July, 2006 and immediately joined the Cardiology Department in Chest Diseases Hospital. Since his return he made sure to establish the radial approach as the preferred approach for catheterization in Kuwait and now more than 85% of cases are done radially. He also completed level II training in multislice cardiac CT.

Dr. Almutairi has served as a speaker and/or panelist in several international meetings.

Dr. Almutairi is a member of Kuwait Cardiac Society, a fellow of the Gulf Heart Association,

a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC), a fellow of the American college of Cardiology (FACC), a fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI).

Dr. Almutairi served as the president of Kuwait Medical Association 2014-2018 , the president of Arab medical Medical union 2017-2018 and the president of Gulf Intervention Society 2017-2019

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