Dr. Walid Shaker
Consultant, Cardiac Surgery
Specialty: Cardiac Sciences
Associate Professor Dr. Walid Shaker has over 25 years of experience in Cardiothoracic Surgery. He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1993, followed by Master degree MSc in 1997 and his Doctorate MD PhD in Cardiothoracic Surgery in 2003.
He is an Associate Professor and consultant of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Ain Shams University Hospitals, one of the cardiac surgery centers of excellence in the Middle East. He completed his surgical training in Pierre et Marie Curie University, Saint Joseph and George Pompidou European Hospital in Paris and Claude Bernard University in Lyon, Cardiac Center Louis Pradel.
He also completed fellowships in Minimally Invasive cardiac Surgery in France. He worked in many prestigious government and private hospitals in UAE for the last 15 years, performing high volume of high quality open heart surgeries.
Dr. Walid Shaker special expertise includes high risk Coronary By-pass surgery, valve Replacement and Valve Repair Surgeries, Minimally invasive keyhole surgeries, surgery of Thoracic aorta, ablation surgery for arrhythmias, adult congenital surgery, cardiac and mediastinal tumors surgery and thoracoscopic surgery Dr. Walid has many scientific publications in international journals.
He speaks in Arabic, English & French.