April 25, 2019

Main Content

Congenital heart surgeon joins Medical Center faculty

Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.

Mohammed Ghanamah, M.D.

Mohammed Ghanamah

Dr. Mohammed Ghanamah, a consultant in congenital heart surgery at the King Abdulaziz Cardiac Center at the National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of surgery.

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Jordan Medical School, Amman, in 1999, and completing his internship in Jordan, Ghanamah completed an internal medicine residency from 2001-04 at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio. He then decided to pursue a surgical career and started a general surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, from 2004-07. He served as a research fellow in the Department of Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, from 2007-08 before completing his general surgery residency at Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, from 2008-11; a cardiothoracic fellowship at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, from 2011-13; a congenital heart surgery fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University, Missouri, from 2013-14; and a congenital cardiac surgery fellowship at the Emory University School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, Georgia, from 2014-15.

The author or coauthor of 11 articles in peer-reviewed publications and eight research projects presented at scientific meetings nationally, Ghanamah has participated in a number of congenital cardiac surgery charity missions to Jordan and Tanzania.