Dr. Aiman Smer

Dr. Aiman Smer

, MBBCh, FACC

Staff Physician, Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute

Languages
  • English
  • Arabic

Years of Experience

18

Biography

Dr. Aiman Smer, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. 

Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Smer spent 10 years in the United States as a Consultant Cardiologist in well-stablished academic institutions and also held the role of Associate Program Director for the Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, US. 

Born and raised in Libya, Dr. Smer earned his medical degree from the University of Tripoli. He completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, US.

Dr. Smer holds multiple certifications from the American Board, including internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology. His research interests encompass quality improvement and cardiovascular diseases, with a focus on atrial fibrillation, the impact of sleep apnea on heart disease, and 3D echocardiography. He has actively participated in numerous international multicenter trials and boasts a portfolio of over 100 publications and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals. 

Dr. Smer is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography. His expertise has led him to be an invited speaker at various national and international conferences.

Currently residing in Abu Dhabi with his wife and four children, Dr. Smer's interests extend beyond medicine. When not at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, he enjoys quality time with his family and friends, volunteers to support his community, engages in sports, including e-sports, and loves traveling with his family to explore the fantastic places and activities that Abu Dhabi has to offer.

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Treatments & Services

  • Chest Pain
  • Heart Attack
  • Palpitations
  • Arrhythmia
  • Syncope
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Rhythm Abnormalities
  • Heart Valve Disease
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Education

  • 2013 Fellowship
    2013 - 2016

    Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, US (Fellow, Cardiovascular Diseases)

  • 2010 Residency
    2010 - 2013

    Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, US (Resident, Internal Medicine)

  • 2004 Internship
    2004 - 2005

    Tripoli University Hospital, Tripoli, Libya (Internship)

  • 1997 Medical School
    1997 - 2004

    University of Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBCh))

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Career Experience

  • 2016
    2016 - 2023

    CHI-Health Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, US (Consultant Cardiologist, Cardiology Division)

  • 2016
    2016 - 2023

    CHI-Health Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, US (Consultant Cardiologist, Cardiology Division)

  • 2013
    2013 - 2016

    Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, US (Fellow, Cardiovascular Diseases)

  • 2010
    2010 - 2013

    Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, US (Resident, Internal Medicine)

  • 2008
    2008 - 2010

    University of California Los Angeles, Sylmar, California, US (Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease)

  • 2005
    2005 - 2008

    Tripoli University Hospital, Tripoli, Libya (General Physician, Internal Medicine)

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Publications by Dr. Aiman Smer

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