Prof. Ahmad Hersi

Professor of Cardiology
Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
King Saud University – Medical City

A Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologistat King Khalid University Hospital in Riyadh, K.S.A. and a Professor of Medicine atKing Saud University in Riyadh, K.S.A. He is a graduate of University of Calgary (Calgary, Alberta, Canada), and University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada). He is Canadian board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

His clinical practice focuses on heart rhythm conditions including non-invasive and invasive evaluation and treatment of arrhythmias and implantation and follow-up of cardiac rhythm devices. His research interests span a wide spectrum in cardiovascular disease including cardiac electrophysiology, preventive cardiology, and the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in the Arab world. He is an active member of the cardiovascular research community in the Gulf region and is on the steering committees of several regional and international registries including prospective multicenter studies of ICD and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy.

A prolific investigator, Professor Hersi has authored or co-authored numerous original and review articles, with his work appearing in leading journals such as JAMA, Circulation, European Heart Journal, Canadian Journal of Cardiology, Clinical Cardiology, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, and Saudi Medical Journal.