Dr. Elie Zoghbi

Cardiovascular Disease Specialist, GCAA Certified Cardiologist, Head of Cardiology Department


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								Dr. Elie Zoghbi

Dr Zoghbi is a graduate of The Faculty of Medicine & The Medical Center 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 an active 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
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Head-up Tilt Table Test evaluation for Syncope
  • 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 management (secondary prevention)
  • Valvular heart disease diagnosis and management
  • Arrhythmia management
  • Stroke primary prevention and management (secondary prevention)
  • Anticoagulation management (anticoagulation clinic)
  • Carotid artery disease and peripheral vascular disease primary prevention and management (secondary prevention)
  • Outpatient Cardiology (primary) especially Hypertension, Dyslipidemia (Lipid disorders), Diabetes Mellitus type II, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity etc…
  • Occupational Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medical 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
  • 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