Prof. Dr. Antoine Abchee
MD, FACC

Consultant Cardiologist

Prof. Dr. Antoine Abchee
MD, FACC

Consultant Cardiologist

Professor Antoine Abchee

Department: Cardiology
Specialties: Non Invasive Cardiology
Interests: Preventive Cardiology, Cardiac Imaging
Languages: French, English, and Arabic.




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Dr. Antoine Abchee is an American Board Certified Non Invasive Cardiologist with a special interest in Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging.

He obtained his Medical Degree from the American University of Beirut in 1990. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He then did a Cardiomyopathy Research Fellowship and a Cardiology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA. This was followed by additional training in Advanced Cardiac Imaging at Baylor College of Medicine, The Wisconsin Heart Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Friedrich-Alexander University Hospital Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany.

Dr. Abchee is a Professor of Clinical Cardiology with more than 50 Medical Journal Publications and Book Chapters in prestigious international medical journals. Before joining Harley Street Medical Centre, he was Director of Non Invasive Cardiology at the American University of Beirut Medical Center and Director of Echocardiography Laboratory at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City. He has overseen the training of many Cardiology Physicians and Cardiac Sonographers. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and a Member of the American Society of Echocardiography. He holds active Medical Licenses and has practiced in Florida and Texas in the USA, in Lebanon and in the UAE. He has more than 20 years of expertise in Cardiology, Cardiac Imaging and all forms of Non Invasive Cardiac testing. He will be developing at Harley Street Medical Centre a State of the Art Cardiovascular Institute with a focus on Preventive Cardiology using the latest techniques in Cardiovascular Imaging, Biological and Genetic markers.



  • EXPERIENCE
  • CERTIFICATION
  • EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
  • AWARDS

Consultant Physician Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City- Mayo Clinic
Non-Invasive Cardiology Director, Echocardiography Laboratory

Attending Physician American University of Beirut Medical Center
Non-Invasive Cardiology, with special interests in:
• Preventive Cardiology
• Inherited Myopathies
Cardiac Imaging:
o Echo, Stress echo, TEE, Contrast echo
o Nuclear stress testing: Exercise and pharmacologic
o Cardiac CT: Multi Slice CT for Calcium Scoring and Coronary CT angiography

Attending Physician Baker and Gilmour Cardiovascular Institute
Clinical and Non-Invasive Cardiology
Flagler Hospital, Florida, USA

Attending Physician
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Clinical and Non-Invasive Cardiology

Academic Appointments

Professor of Clinical Medicine Department of Internal Medicine
American University of Beirut

Administrative Appointments

Director Echocardiography Laboratory
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City- Mayo Clinic

Director Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory
American University of Beirut

Director Cardiology Division
Keserwan Medical Center (KMC)

Associate Director for Graduate Medical Education (GME)/ Fellowship Training
American University of Beirut

Director Cardiology Fellowship Program
American University of Beirut

Director Clinical Research Unit
American University of Beirut

Performance Improvement Officer Department of Internal Medicine
American University of Beirut

2018 Recertification, National Board of Echocardiography, USA

2017 Renewal, Cardiology Subspecialty, American Board of Internal Medicine.

2008 Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, USA

2007 Renewal, Cardiology Subspecialty, American Board of Internal Medicine.

2007 SCCT Level 3 Certification in Cardiac CT

2007 National Board of Echocardiography, USA

2007 License to practice Medicine in Florida, License #ME 97710 (Active)

1998 License to practice Medicine in Lebanon. License # A/722 (Active)

1997 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Cardiology.

1994 License to practice Medicine in Texas. License # J5663 (Active)

1993 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine.

Post Fellowship Training/Faculty Development

Level 3 Training in Cardiac CT
Friedrich-Alexander University Hospital Erlangen-Nuremberg
Erlangen, Germany

Level 2 Training in Cardiac CT
The Wisconsin Heart Hospital
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

CT Angiography for the Cardiologist
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Fellowships

Research Associate, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography Research

Cardiology Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Research Fellow, The Bugher Foundation for Molecular Biology

Residency

Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia.

Outstanding Service Award
Department of Internal Medicine
American University of Beirut

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

American Society of Echocardiography Research Award
Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography during Adenosine Stress Testing for the Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease: Relation to Coronary Flow Reserve and Quantitative Coronary Angiography

First Place Poster
Research Symposium, Basic Research Section
Baylor College of Medicine,
Department of Internal Medicine
Rapid Genetic Screen for Common Beta Myosin Heavy Chain Mutations causing Familial Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

WHAT PATIENTS SAY ABOUT DR. ABCHEE AB


Staffs are very friendly and accommodating. Dr. Antoine from Cardiology department I must say is a very good doctor. He knows how to relax a patient and is very accommodating in answering questions. He also makes sure that he will give you the right diagnosis. God bless you Doc, the staffs and Harley.

~via Doctify


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Sunday
Family Hub(GP)
Physiotherapy
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