Dr. ousama mahdi

Dr. Ousama Mahdi

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist




Holds the German Board in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology

Holds a specialization degree in internal medicine from the University Hospital Hamburg/Saar, Germany

Completed his training as a resident physician at the University Hospital Hamburg/Saar, Germany

Bachelor of General Medicine from Damascus University in Syria

Member of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), European Society of Cardiology (ESC), German Society of Cardiology, Syrian Society of Cardiology and Emirates Group of Interventional Cardiologist


Has more than 30 years  of experience in Interventional Cardiology where has Pioneered the primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) in acute myocardial infarction in Syria since the year 2000 and in Fujairah (UAE) since 2013

Was the first to institute the 24/7 service for interventional management of acute myocardial infarction in the whole Syrian state and Fujairah and that is what he is offering now in University Hospital Sharjah

Performed more than 20 thousand cases of coronary intervention for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes over his career; 5 thousand of which were through radial artery access allowing home discharge after one hour from procedure (60% of patients a couple of hour after PCI)

Worked as Specialist of Cardiology/Intervention in Eppendorf Hamburg University Hospital from 1988 to 1999, then upgraded to Consultant position from 1999 onwards

Practiced Interventional Cardiology in Germany, Syria, and United Arab Emirates

Worked as Head of Interventional Cardiology Department in Al-Basel Heart Center for 3 years (from 2000 to 2003) and Dar Al-Shifa Hospital for 10 years (from 2003 to 2013); both hospitals are located in Damascus, Syria


Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) in Acute Myocardial Infarction

Complex Coronary Intervention

Intervention Forchronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

Coronary Angiography through Radial Artery Access

Peripheral Vascular Intervention