Ahmed Bafadel, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Bafadel was an Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Fellow at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.
Dr. Bafadel received his medical degree from King Saud Medical School, Saudi Arabia. and trained in internal medicine at Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He completed his Cardiology fellowship at Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He also completed a master’s of Business Administration at Cornell University, New York, USA, where his work and research focused on new medical technology, including medical wearables and telemedicine, in addition to increasing the efficiency of healthcare systems.
Following that, Dr. Bafadel worked as a Teaching Faculty and Cardiologist at King Saud Medical School, Saudi Arabia, where he was involved in a Cardiology Fellowship Program for training Cardiology Specialists. He later moved to the United States to gain experience in advanced Cardiovascular Imaging in the Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA. During his time serving at Clevelan Clinic, he was trained in structural 3D Echocardiography guidance of percutaneous valve implantation, Nuclear Cardiac Imaging and Cardiovascular CT. His research on transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and nuclear cardiology has been presented in international cardiac conferences.
He is board certified by both the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Cardiovascular Disease, as well as in Internal Medicine. He also holds certification boards from the National Board of Echocardiography, the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology and the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
Dr. Bafadel enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends, as well as playing tennis.