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