Dr. Ahmed ElGuindy is a Consultant Cardiologist and Chief of the Department of Cardiology at the Aswan Heart Centre – Magdi Yacoub Foundation. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London – UK, and a visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Sciences and Engineering at the American University in Cairo.
Dr. ElGuindy studied at Cairo University where he also pursued his postgraduate training, acquiring both Master and Doctorate degrees in Cardiovascular Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and a Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He treats adult patients with various cardiac disorders and specializes in Interventional Cardiology with special interest in complex coronary interventions, chronic total occlusions, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), coronary physiology, and intracoronary imaging.
Dr. ElGuindy is passionate about education and training, running multiple workshops and seminars in the region to train interventional cardiologists on complex coronary and structural interventions. He currently proctors in various countries around the world, helping introduce new technologies and complex techniques to public and private healthcare institutions.
Dr. ElGuindy currently serves as the Clinical Deputy Director of Research at the Magdi Yacoub Foundation and has over 50 publications in international peer-review journals, and is co-author of a textbook on Cardiovascular Medicine. He sits on the Management Committee of the Aswan Heart Centre since 2010, and continues to be heavily involved in strategic planning, clinical governance and quality improvement at the Centre.