Dr. Walid Alami, interventional cardiologist at CMC, graduated from the University of Oklahoma, school of medicine in 1989.
Dr. Alami completed his internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine, and then fulfilled his Cardiology fellowship in 1994. He then pursued a fellowship in heart failure and transplantation at Baylor College of Medicine in Huston, Texas. In 1996, he completed his Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Interventional Fellowship at St. Vincent’s Heart Institute in Portland, Oregon.
He was in practice in Arizona since 1996. He was involved in multiple research projects, especially those pertaining to interventional cardiology. During his tenure with the Arizona Heart Institute and Hospital, he was Director of the Cardiac Catherization Laboratories, Chairman of the Medicine Department, and Director of the Heart Failure Clinic.
In addition, Dr. Alami has invested special interest in coronary and peripheral vascular disease diagnosis and intervention. He is also a specialist in treating varicose veins with minimally invasive techniques, using laser technology.
He founded Heart, Arteries and veins in 2004 in Scottsdale, Arizona. He returned to Lebanon in July 2012 after 26 years of absence from his motherland.
Dr. Alami is board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Subspecialty of Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology.
He was voted as Top Interventional Cardiologist by ‘’Phoenix Health and Wellness Magazine’’ 2010 and voted by his peers as Top Doc in 2010, 2011 and 2012 in ‘’Phoenix Magazine’’.