Meet our Governor, Waqar H. Ahmed, MD, FACP

Waqar H. Ahmed, MD, FACP started his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2019. As Governor, Dr. Ahmed serves as the official representative of the College for the Saudi Arabia Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and ACP leadership.  Read his bio below.

Waqar H. Ahmed, MD, FACP

Education:   MD, King Abdulaziz University

Post Doctoral Training:  MS, Harvard University

Certification:  ABIM Internal Medicine, ABIM Cardiovascular medicine, ABIM Interventional cardiology

Present Position:  Consultant Attending Interventional Cardiologist

ACP Chapter Involvement and Leadership Activities:  Speaker, chapter meetings in Riyadh and Jeddah 2015-2016; Participant, Annual Meeting in Boston, MA on behalf of the Saudi ACP Chapter

ACP National Activities:  Fellowship 1997

Other Appointments/Activities:  Founding member, Saudi Arabian Cardiovascular Intervention Society (SACIS); Chairman, Scientific Committee of Saudi Heart Association annual meeting 2014; Chairman, Scientific Committee of the Saudi Arabian Cardiovascular Intervention Society (SACIS) 2015; Member, Board for the Gulf Intervention Society.

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:  Use of Social Media in Medicine; Coronary and Vascular Intervention