Dr. Elie Zoghbi

Cardiovascular Disease Specialist, GCAA Certified Cardiologist, Head of Cardiology Department, and Medical Director

Cardiology

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								Dr. Elie Zoghbi

Dr Zoghbi is a graduate of The Faculty of Medicine & The Medical Centre of the American University of Beirut – AUB with three years Cardiology Fellowship & three years Internal Medicine Residency; he was granted the Best Resident Award from the Department of Internal Medicine of the American University of Beirut in 2002. He completed almost two years of Clinical Core Rotations in Ealing Hospital-Middlesex, England – currently an affiliate hospital with the Imperial College London University – UK.

Dr Zoghbi has been practicing Cardiology at CURE since 2008 and he is the founder and Head of the Cardiology Department. He is the Medical Director, member of the Ethics Committee and Chairs the Continuous Medical Education (CME) Committee. On top of his Interest in General Clinical Cardiovascular Diseases and Imaging Cardiology especially Echocardiography he has a special interest in Aviation Cardiology being an approved General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Aeromedical Examiner.

Areas of Professional Interest:

  Diagnostic Procedures & Cardiac Imaging:  

  • 2D – Echocardiography + Doppler
  • Exercise Stress ECG
  • Exercise Stress Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography and Rhythm study
  • Ambulatory Holter Monitor for Rhythm up to 72 hours
  • Non-Invasive Event Loop Recorders for Rhythm up to 14 days
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (24 hours NIBP)
  • Head-up Tilt Table Test evaluation for Syncope
  • Ankle Brachial Index (ABI)
  • Coronary Calcium Score & Cardiac CT Angiography in collaboration with the Radiology division
  • Cardiac Catheterization interpretation and decision-making for revascularization intervention versus medical treatment

  Clinical Cardiology:  

  • Coronary Artery Disease primary prevention and non-acute management (secondary prevention)
  • Valvular Heart Disease diagnosis and management
  • Arrhythmia non-acute management
  • Stroke primary prevention and non-acute follow up and management (secondary prevention)
  • Anticoagulation management (anticoagulation clinic)
  • Carotid Artery Disease and Peripheral Arterial Vascular Disease primary prevention and non-acute management (secondary prevention)
  • Outpatient Cardiology especially Hypertension, Heart Failure, Dyslipidaemia (Lipid disorders), Diabetes Mellitus Cardiovascular Complications, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity Cardiovascular Complications etc…
  • Occupational Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medical Check-ups (Executive Cardiovascular Health Check-Up) 
  • Aviation Cardiovascular evaluation and management for Pilots, Air Traffic Controllers and Cabin crew
Places of Practice Prior to Joining Cure:
  • American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
Memberships:
  • Member of the American Heart & American Stroke Association
  • Member of the American Society of Echocardiography
  • Member of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Member of the European Society of Echocardiography
  • Member of the Lebanese Society of Cardiology
  • Member of the Lebanese Order of Physicians