Khalid Al Muti, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
A native of Palestine, Dr. Al Muti moved to the United States to pursue his college and professional studies, starting his undergraduate work at the University of California at Berkeley followed by a degree in Pharmacy with Honors from the University of Texas at Austin. He pursued his medical degree at the State University of New York, followed by specialty training in Internal Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. This was followed by a year of training in heart failure and cardiac transplantation at Columbia University, also in New York City. He completed further training in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the Lankenau Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Almuti was a staff cardiologist and electrophysiologist at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also served as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cincinnati and as Director of Electrophysiology Services at the West Chester Hospital.
Dr. Almuti’s research has focused on the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disturbances. This includes improving the safety and efficacy of cardiac ablation procedures; prevention of sudden cardiac death; prevention of stroke and other forms of thrombo-embolism; novel approaches to ablation of atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias; pharmacologic management of atrial fibrillation with anti-arrhythmic drugs; and novel approaches to implantation of biventricular pacing devices. He has authored multiple articles and textbook chapters on these and other related topics.
Dr. Almuti is a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS).