Saad Alsaab – MD, FACC, FSCAI

Saad Alsaab – MD, FACC, FSCAI

Dr. Alsaab joins the Northwest Houston Heart Canter after recently completing a comprehensive advanced training program for complex coronary, peripheral, and structural heart disease at the Phoenix Heart Center. Prior to returning for additional highly specialized training in Phoenix, Dr. Alsaab was Director of Interventional Cardiology Services at Somerset Hospital in Somerset, Pennsylvania. During his three years at the helm of the interventional program at Somerset Hospital, his cardiac cath lab was awarded the Silver Award by the American College of Cardiology for Myocardial Infarction Care. He also achieved recognition for top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety Cardiac Care and Number One in Market for Interventional Coronary Safety.

Dr. Alsaab has trained in some of the most prestigious institutions in both Canada and the United States. He completed his Cardiology residency at the world-renowned Ottawa Heart Institute in Ottawa, Canada. He then continued his training at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. It was there that he mastered the advanced skills of Cardiac PET imaging, under the instruction of Dr. Marcelo Di Carli, a pioneer in the field.

Dr. Alsaab will bring this skill to Northwest Houston Heart Center, one of the only three centers in the Houston area to perform Cardiac PET imaging.

His interventional cardiology training took place at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY, under the guidance of Dr. Samin Sharma. Dr. Sharma is one of the most highly recognized and astute operators in the field of interventional cardiology, and heperformd the highest number of percutaneous coronary interventions in the state of New York and in the nation as a whole.

Throughout his many years of training, Dr. Alsaab has participated in multiple clinical trials, spanning the practice of cardiology, including research in the area of acute myocardial infarction therapy, ASD closures, and percutaneous mitral valve treatments.

Dr. Alsaab possesses expertise in a wide range of coronary, peripheral, structural, vascular, and endovascular procedures, including complex coronary lesions, carotid artery stenting, endovascular aortic aneurysm repair, venous thrombectomy and ablation, ASD and PFO closure, and valvoplasty.

Dr. Alsaab is eager to bring his expertise and outstanding patient care to the Northwest Houston Heart Center. he is in the clinic daily and is available to take some day appointments.

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology.