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Dr. Faouzi Safadi

Dr. Faouzi Safadi

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Arabic, English, French, Italian
30 Years

Brief Profile

Dr. Faouzi Safadi is a well-known cardiothoracic surgeon with 30 years of experience in his field. He holds a patent for the development of his innovative technique in artificial chord for mitral repair, the “Safadi Sliding Stitch”; along with holding a patent for the innovative instruments for minimally invasive mitral repair – the development of Dubai surgical set.

He is an expert in the “Modified Konno procedure – Safadi Simplified Technique”, Minimally Invasive Valves Surgery & Endoscopic CABG, Total Arterial CABG Revascularization, Left Ventricular Reconstruction, and Continuous Cerebral perfusion During Circulatory Arrest in Aortic Arch Dissection Repair.

Dr. Safadi has worked extensively with the Dubai Health Authority and in various renowned hospitals across Lebanon and France.

He has won several awards during his illustrious career:

  • Winner of 21st Dubai Government Excellence Program in Innovation Category Dubai, 2018
  • Winner of You’re our pride Award, Innovation Category, Dubai, 2018
  • Subramanian Innovation Award for the work certified New Adjustable DUBAI Artificial Chord for Mitral Repair Innovation Method to Ensure Accurate Length

He was also shortlisted in Hamdan Bin Mohammed Program for Smart Government Improvement Initiative of 2018.

He is the member of:

  • International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • French Cardio-Vascular & Thoracic Surgery Society
  • Lebanese Cardio-Vascular & Thoracic Surgery Society
  • Lebanese Order of Physicians
  • Lebanese Medical League & Ministry of Health

Core Competencies

  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery including coronary arteries & valves
  • Mitral valve repair
  • Aortic surgery including aortic dissection and aneurysm
  • Left ventricle remodeling & reconstruction