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Saudi Arabia ranks first in the US Cardiology Fellowship Competition



Saudi Arabia won first place in the cardiology fellowship competition at the annual conference of the American Heart Association.


The competition was held today in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.


Ibrahim Al-Harbi from King Faisal Hospital and Muhammad Al-Hassan from Al-Haras Hospital represented the Kingdom in the competition

Ahmed Al-Haidal from the Military Hospital in Riyadh was also among the representatives of the Queen in the competition.


The competition is based on an abundance of medical information in the form of points between the competitors.


The Saudi doctors excelled during participation.


The representative of the Society in Saudi Arabia, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Al-Barqi, confirmed that the cardiology.


fellowship doctors won for the third time indicates the advanced level that medicine has reached in Saudi Arabia.


Al-Barqi referred to Saudi Arabia’s previous victory in the competition for two consecutive times at the association’s conference in Egypt and in Dubai.


He also stressed that this reflects the strength of Saudi programs and training and the high level of medical education in Saudi Arabia.


Cardiology is the study of the heart.

Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the heart and the cardiovascular system.


The field includes medical diagnosis, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and electrophysiology.


Physicians who specialize in this field of medicine are cardiologists

Physicians who specialize in cardiac surgery are cardiothoracic surgeons.




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