Dr. Mohammad Zubaid
Kuwait University and Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Jabriya, Kuwait
Dr. Mohammad Zubaid is currently Professor of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University. He heads the division of cardiology at Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital and serves as a consultant interventional cardiologist at the Chest Diseases Hospital. He is the founding and current president of the Kuwait Cardiac Society. He was appointed Chair of the Faculty of Cardiology at Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) in June 2014 and established the cardiology residency program in Kuwait. He was elected for a two year term as President of the Gulf Heart Association in January 2016.
Dr. Zubaid obtained his MB, ChB from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1986, and completed an internship and assistant registrar posts in internal medicine at Amiri Hospital in Kuwait. He went on to complete an internal medicine residency at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada from 1988 to 1991 and a cardiology residency at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada from 1992 to 1994. He pursued his research career with a fellowship in interventional cardiology at the University of British Colombia, Vancouver, Canada from 1994 to 1996.
He returned to his home country, Kuwait, in 1996 and joined Kuwait University as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. He was promoted to Professor in December 2006. He served as Vice Dean for Academic Affairs at the Faculty of Medicine from 2012 to 2013. He has contributed to several international journal publications and has served on the editorial boards of the Kuwait Medical Association Journal and the Journal of the Gulf Heart Association, Heart Views. He has published more than 90 peer-reviewed articles.