CardioSolution physician, Dr. Walid Hassan named Medical Director at Wayne Memorial Hospital
(Honesdale, PA – September 28, 2020) – Wayne Memorial Hospital recently announced that board-certified Interventional Cardiologist, published author and professor, Walid Hassan, MD, MACP, FRCP (UK), FAHA, FACC, FCCP, FSCAI, FSVM, has been appointed Medical Director of its Heart & Vascular Center. The Center has been providing life-saving heart procedures including cardiac catheterizations since 2016.
“We are so excited that we were able to add Dr. Hassan to the CardioSolution team at WMH,” says Physician Recruiting Manager, Dave Alexander. “He is an incredibly skilled interventional cardiologist and he will be a great resource for the Honesdale community.”
Dr. Hassan says he values the excellent working relationships formed with the staff at the Heart & Vascular Center and Wayne Memorial Hospital in general. “I look forward to providing the best standard of care and state-of-the-art cardiovascular and endovascular interventions for our patients at Wayne Memorial,” stated Dr. Hassan.
Walid Hassan, MD, has been practicing interventional cardiology for more than 25 years throughout the U.S. and worldwide. He has been the Director of the Cardiovascular Center of Excellence at the International Medical Center (Mayo Clinic Care Network) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for the past 7 years while also serving in the role of a consultant cardiologist in Reston, VA, and Houston, TX. Prior to that Dr. Hassan practiced at the King Faisal Heart Institute in Saudi Arabia for 10 years where he ultimately served in leadership roles including Head of Adult Cardiology and Director of Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention. He has been a visiting Medical Professor in over 20 countries and authored in excess of 670 medical publications and presentations. Dr. Hassan earned a medical degree from the University of Cairo, School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt. He completed his internal medicine residency at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Nassau County Medical Center, NY, and cardiology fellowship at the University of Missouri-Columbia, MO.
In addition to cardiac catheterizations and percutaneous coronary interventions, Dr. Hassan also performs Structural Heart Disease diagnostic and interventional procedure, pacemaker and defibrillator placement as well as diagnostic and interventional peripheral vascular procedures at the Heart & Vascular Center.