Dr Syed Raza Consultant Cardiologist and Physician Medicine Awali Hospital, Bahrain
Dr. Syed Raza graduated from Aligarh University in India in 1993. After completing his postgraduate degree in Medicine from the same university, he moved to the UK for higher specialist studies. He successfully completed MRCP and CCT and was later also awarded Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCP ). He was awarded professor John Goodwin's prize for outstanding performance in the Diploma Cardiology exam at Hammersmith Hospital, the University of London in 2001. Dr. Raza is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and American College of Chest Physicians. He is also a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging. He is also on the committee of Acute Cardiovascular Care. Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Imaging (European Society of Cardiology). He is currently working as a Consultant Cardiologist and Head of the Department of Medicine at Awali Hospital, Bahrain. Dr. Raza is a board member of the Hospital Executive Committee. He also chairs the Resuscitation committee and Privileging and Credentialing Committee. Prior to this, he worked as a consultant in Cardiology at Mid Cheshire Hospitals, NHS Trust, United Kingdom. He is the regional education coordinator for RCP Edinburgh and examiner for the MRCP exam for the Royal College of Physicians of the UK. He has participated in some well-known trials and research. He has to his credit numerous publications and he has presented his scientific work in different parts of the world. He is a peer review author for some well-respected International journals. He is the permanent Review author for abstracts for the European Society of Cardiology Annual Congress. He is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Endovascular Treatment and Innovative Techniques. Dr. Raza is a teaching faculty member for Healthcare Management and Leadership at Westford University, Dubai campus. He is certified American Board of Medical Quality. Dr. Raza frequently organizes a number of seminars, webinars, symposia, and workshops on various healthcare, quality, and safety topics. Dr. Raza led the first awareness campaign for Heart Failure in the Middle East in 2017. He is chairman of BAPCO’s health promotion unit. His special interests are Cardiovascular Imaging, Heart Failure, and Acute Cardiovascular Care. He is the founder and chairman of Raza Foundations which works for educating and increasing awareness on various health-related topics amongst the general public as well as providing free healthcare services to the poor as one of the charity initiatives.