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 working as an advanced cardiovascular imaging fellow as Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.
Dr. Bafadel is a graduate of King Saud Medical School, in Saudi Arabia. He trained in internal medicine at Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He completed his cardiology fellowship at Libin Cardiovascular Institute in 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 efficiency of healthcare systems.
After, Dr. Bafadel worked as teaching faculty and a cardiologist at King Saud Medical school, in Saudi Arabia, where he was involved in cardiology fellowship program for training cardiology specialists. He moved after to the United States to get the experience of advanced cardiovascular imaging at the Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA, where 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.
Dr. Bafadel 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 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.