Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States
Assistant Professor
Advanced Heart Failure
Texas Heart Institute
Houston, Texas, United States


MD from University of Jordan Medical School
Internship at University of Louisville School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Residency at University of Louisville School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Fellowship at University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Fellowship at Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine
Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support, and Heart Transplantation


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine

Honors & Awards

Samuel Levine Young Investigator Award Finalist
First Place Research Award
Young Innovator Award
Medtronic Travel Award
Innovation in Medicine and Engineering Award
Medtronic Travel Award

Professional Interests

  • Cardiomyopathy (Hypertrophic. Postpartum. Dilated. Viral. Genetic. Left ventricular non-compaction (LVNC). Non-ischemic. Ischemic. Autoimmune. Chemotherapy-induced. Muscular dystrophy)
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Cardiac sarcoidosis
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Heart Transplantation

Selected Publications


American Heart Association (AHA)
World Association of Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Disorders (WASOG)
American Society of Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO)
American College of Cardiology (ACC)
International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)
Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA)
American College of Physicians (ACP)
Texas Heart Institute Cardiac Society (THICS)


Cardiogenic Shock
Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Devices Management
Durable Left Ventricular Assist Device Management
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Management (Venovenous and venoarterial)
Advanced Heart Failure Management
Heart Transplantation & Immunosuppression
Total Artificial Heart
Invasive Coronary Angiography
Right Heart Catheterization and Endomyocardial Biopsy