PHYSICIANS

Background

Dr. Walid Alami, Interventional Cardiologist at CMC, affiliated with John Hopkins Medical International, graduated from the University of Oklahoma, school of medicine in 1989.
Dr. Alami completed his internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine, and then fullfilled his Cardiology fellowship in 1994. He then pursued a fellowship in heart failure and transplantation at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. In 1996, he completed his Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Interventional Fellowship at St. Vincent’s Heart Institute in Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Alami was in practice in Arizona since 1996. He was involved in multiple research projects, especially those pertaining to interventional cardiology. During his tenure with the Arizona Heart Institute and Hospital, he was Director of the Cardiac Catherization Laboratories, Chairman of the Medicine Department, and Director of the Heart Failure Clinic.
In addition, Dr. Alami has invested special interest in coronary and peripheral vascular disease diagnosis and intervention. He is also a specialist in treating varicose veins with minimally invasive techniques, using laser technology.
He founded Heart, Arteries and Veins in 2004 in Scottsdale, Arizona. He returned to Lebanon in 2012 after 26 years of absence from his motherland.
Dr. Alami is board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Subspecialty of Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology.
He was voted as Top Interventional Cardiologist by ‘’Phoenix Health and Wellness Magazine’’ 2010 and voted by his peers as Top Doc in 2010, 2011 and 2012 in ‘’Phoenix Magazine’’.


 

Titles

Clemenceau Medical Center affiliated with John Hopkins Medical International
Specializing in general and interventional cardiovascular medicine
Peripheral Vascular Interventions and Vein Disease

Clemenceau Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon
11/2012 – current

 

Degrees

Under Graduate: 
Education 
1981 – 1986 Bachelor of Science-Chemistry
                                        American University of Beirut
                                        Beirut, Lebanon
Graduate 
Education 
1984 – 1986 School of Medicine – Med I and II
                                        American University of Beirut
 
1986 – 1989 Doctor of Medicine:
                                        University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
                                        Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Post-Doctoral Training: 
1989 – 1992 Internship / Residency-Internal Medicine

                                        Baylor College of Medicine
                                        Houston, Texas

1992 – 1995 Cardiology / Heart Failure / Transplant Fellowship

                                        Baylor College of Medicine
                                        Houston, Texas

1995 – 1996 Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

                                        Providence St. Vincent Hospital
                                       The Heart Institute
                                        Portland, Oregon

Board Certification: 
Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)

Fellow, Society for Cardiac Angioplasty and Interventions (FSCAI)

Federal Licensing Examination (FLEX)
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The American Board of Internal Medicine in 1993 in Subspecialties of Cardiovascular Diseases in 1997 and Interventional Cardiology in 2001 with recertification in 2021
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