Cardiovascular Diseases


The Cardiovascular Department align its vision with KFSH&RC (Gen. Org) – Jeddah to become the leading Cardiac Center with staff and facilities that provide patient focused quality care for the people of Saudi Arabia and the region.



1.A comprehensive tertiary care Adult Cardiology service including non-invasive testing, imaging and treatment (diagnostic Cath, coronary interventions, electrophysiology and cardiothoracic surgery).

2.A comprehensive tertiary care Cardiac Surgical Program including coronary bypass, valve repair/replacement, thoracic procedures, ventricular reduction surgery (SVR), and complex congenital Heart Surgery.

3.Thoracic Division that provides tertiary care service including thoracic vascular surgery, esophageal and lung surgery.


Specialized Clinics and Programs

1.Adult Congenital Heart Clinic

2.Heart Failure and Transplant Clinic

3.Anti-coagulation Clinics

4.Arrythmia and Pacemaker Clinics

5.Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Program

6.Structural Heart Disease Interventional Program such as TAVI and Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion


Established Academic and Training Programs:

1.Accredited Fellowship Program in Adult Cardiology

2.Accredited Cardiovascular Technology Diploma Program

3.Accredited Cardiac Residency Training Program


Educational Activities

The Cardiovascular Department is proud of its successful and educational activities such as Interventional Cardiovascular Conference (ICC) and Joint Conferences with the American Colleges of Cardiology since 2002. Such academic activities are essential to the development of a cardiac center of excellence and provide a unique opportunity of international exposure and networking.

1.Held 10 International and Joint Cardiovascular Conferences since 2002

2.Held 18th Basic & Practical ECG Courses

3.Held five (5) ECMO workshops (once per year)

4.Held six (6) Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Course (once per year)

5.Held four (4) Annual Keep Your Heart Healthy Campaign (once per year)

6.Held three (3) Participations in World Heart Day awareness campaign since 2007