Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Faculty

Ghannam A. Al-Dossari, MD, MS, MBA
Ghannam A. Al-Dossari, MD, MS, MBADenton Cooley Distinguished Professorship in Surgery
Professor
Chief of Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program






About Ghannam A. Al-Dossari

Medical School: King Saud University College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Residency: University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Minneapolis, Minnesota (General Surgery); University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (Cardiothoracic Surgery)

Cardiovascular Research Fellowship: University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Subspecialties: Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Special Interests: Heart and Lung Transplantation; Mechanical Circulatory Support; Percutaneous Valve Therapies; Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery; Arrhythmia Surgery

Research Projects: Stem Cell Therapy; Chronic Rejection; Extracorporeal Life Support

Awards and Nominations: Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Award for the best outstanding academic achievement and research 1995; Resident Teacher of the Year Nominee, University of Minnesota, 1998.