Patient searches for experienced team of multidisciplinary expertise to treat his complicated cardiac case
After being turned away from other hospitals due to the complexity of the heart surgery he needed, Akeef traveled to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi to receive the complicated cardiac care he needed.
Akeef was diagnosed with bicuspid aortic valve and congestive heart failure in December 2022 and he was critically unwell. After visiting two leading hospitals in Pakistan, he was told they couldn’t perform the surgery he needed and that his chance of survival was very low.
Akeef and his twin brother set about researching the best heart surgery hospitals in the world and came across Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. They contacted International Patient Services at the hospital and within 2 days, arrived for an appointment.
Akeef’s case was extremely complex and risky and would be rejected by most hospitals. Thankfully, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has the experience and multidisciplinary expertise to diagnose and treat such complicated cardiac cases.
Akeef’s surgery went as planned and he recovered without any complications. He is thankful to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and looks forward to starting a new chapter in his life.