Name : Hajar Ahmed Hajar Albinali, M.D., FACC., FESC, FGHA

 

Date of Birth: 1943

 

Nationality: Qatari

 

Family: Married, 5 children

 

EDUCATION:

 

  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA - B.A.1969

  • University of Colorado, School of Medicine Denver, Colorado, USA-M.D.1973

 

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:

 

  • Internship: 1973-1974 University of Missouri, Kansas City Gen. Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

  • Residency in Internal Medicine: 1974 - 1976 University of Oregon, Portland Oregon, USA

  • Fellowship in Cardiology: 1976 - 1978 University of Oregon, Portland, Oregon, USA

 

CERTIFICATION:

  • U.S. Licensure -State of Oregon – 1976

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – 1977

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • F.A.C.C. (FELLOW OF AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY) - 1980

  • F.I.C.A. (FELLOW OF INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF ANGIOLOGY) – 1985

  • F.E.S.C. (FELLOW OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY) – 1990

  • FGHA (Fellow of Gulf Heart Association) 2002

 

AWARDS:

  • WHO certificate and Medal (May 1992), for an anti-smoking campaign

  • WHO Prize (Dr. A. T. Shousha Prize for 1993) in Medicine

  • WHO Prize for anti-smoking campaign 2003

  • Qatar State award for medicine 8/11/2009

  • GCC Distinction Award for Health 7/12/2015

 

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:

  • Physician in Qatar MPH- Rumaillah Hospital, then sent abroad for further training (1973-1978)

  • 4-2-1978 Specialist in the Department of Internal Medicine (Cardiology Division) - Rumaillah Hospital.

  • DEC. 1978 Consultant in the Department of Internal Medicine (Cardiology Division) Rumaillah Hospital and Hamad Medical Corporation

  • 22-7-1980- 25-2-1981 Vice Chairman of Department of Medicine- Rumaillah Hospital.

  • 25-2-1981 - 22-2-1982 Chairman of Department of Medicine, Rumaillah Hospital.

  • 30-12-1978-April 1990 Chief of Cardiology, Department of Medicine- Rumaillah Hospital and Hamad Medical Corporation.

  • April 1990-23/3/2011 Chairman of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Department - Hamad Medical Corporation

  • 23/2/2011 - Present: Director of Medical Education, Cardiology Hospital, HMC.

  • 1979 to April 1990 Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors Hamad General Hospital (Commissioning period 1979-Feb. 1982)

  • 28/4/92 - 4/8/93 Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors -Hamad Medical Corporation

  • 1979- April 1990 Managing Director of Hamad General Hospital (commissioning period 1979-Feb. 1982)

  • Sept 1991-4/8/93 Managing Director of Hamad Medical Corporation

  • 20-1-98 - 23-12-03 Chairman of the Board of Directors & Managing Director of Hamad Medical Corporation

 

OFFICIAL (GOVERNMENT) APPOINTMENTS:

 

Ministry of Public Health

  • Undersecretary of Health - 12/9/1981 until 4/8/1993

  • Minister of Public Health - January 12, 1999, until 5/5/2005

  • Advisor to H.H. the Emir for Health Affairs – 6/5/2005

 

Other Appointments:

  • Member of the Board of Regents for the University of Qatar – 1980

  • Vice-Chairman of the Qatar Environment Protection Committee with responsibilities to combat pollution. 5/8/1982 - 18/7/1987

  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the Faculty of Medicine and Allied Medical Sciences in the University of Qatar 4/7/1992

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Qatar Foundation 6/3/1999

  • President of the International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine (ISHIM) 1/2/2000 - 2007

  • International Advisor, American College of Cardiology, for (14/5/2007 -2010).

 

REGIONAL APPOINTMENTS:

  • Member of the Arab Board for Internal Medicine Specialty which formulated the training requirement for internal medicine specialty. 1981-1982

  • Member, Advisory Committee for the establishment of School of Medicine at the Gulf University in Bahrain. 1983

  • Examiner in Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Gulf University - Bahrain, 1989

  • President of the Gulf Heart Association (GHA) - 17/1/2002 - Present.

 

PUBLICATIONS: 
Books: See Arabic CV

ARTICLES:

  • Clinical Experience with an Automatic Echocardiogram Jos Roelandt, L. Limia, Hajar A. Hajar, W. Walsh, and Frank E. Kloster The Journal of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Technique - 7:27,1979

  • Pulmonary Arterio-Venous Fistula in a Child: A Rare Cause of Congenital Cyanosis. Slim M.S., Pimpalnerkar L, Rao S.S., Ali, A.H., Hajar, HA Z-Kinderchir, 1981 v.34 (1): 67-71

  • Cigarette Smoking and Ventricular Arrhythmia in Coronary Heart Disease. Michael J. E. Davis, Bernard E.F. Hockings, Mohammad El Dessouky, Hajar A. Hajar, and Roger Taylor. Am. J. Cardiol : 1984;54:282-285

  • The Right Ventricular Outflow Pouch with Double-Chambered Right Ventricle. Gordon M. Folger, Jr., M.D., and Hajar A. Hajar, M.D.American Heart Journal 1986; Vol 112, No2, 423-424

  • The effectiveness of Amiodarone on Ventricular Arrhythmias During and after Acute Myocardial Infarction. Bernard E.F. Hockings, Thomas George, Farouk Mahrous, Roger Taylor, Hajar A. Hajar. Am J Cardiol 1987;967-970

  • Contrast Echocardiography in the Evaluation of Interatrial Septal Defect

  • Rachel Hajar, Hajar A. Hajar, Gordon M. Folger, Angiology 1987; Vol 38, No 2-1, 121-127

  • Non-Q and Q-Wave Infarction after Thrombolytic Therapy with Intravenous Streptokinase for Chest Pain and Anterior ST Segment Elevation.

  • Chouhan L, Hajar H.A., George T, Pomposiello J.C.: Am J Cardiol 1991; 68:446-450

  • The occurrence of Valvular Heart Disease in Acute Rheumatic Fever without Evident Carditis. Color-Flow Doppler Identification. Folger GM, Hajar R., Robida A., Hajar H.A., Br. Heart J. 1992;67:434- Experience in Qatar. Chouhan L.K., Hajar H.A., George T., Pomposiello J.C. Infarction; · Clinical and Angiographic Features of patients from the Indian Subcontinent Treated with Intravenous Streptokinase for Acute Myocardial Angiology August 1992; Vol 43 #8:641-646

 

 

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