Chief Quality Officer
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Dr Ellahham is currently Cleveland Clinic Caregiver, Cleveland, US seconded as Senior Cardiovascular Consultant and Quality Advisor in Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Dr. Ellahham received his undergraduate degree in biology and his M.D. from the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. Dr Ellahham finished his internal medicine residency in Georgetown University Hospital - Washington Hospital Center and his fellowship in Cardiology at the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in USA.Dr. Ellahham worked in Washington DC in Georgetown University Hospital - Washington Hospital Center and in several clinical and leadership positions before moving to UAE in 2008. Dr. Ellahham continues to be an active clinician. He demonstrates great skill and experience in the management of patients with heart failure, ischemic heart disease, and valvular heart disease and led a multi-disciplinary team in the care and delivery of advanced therapies to these patients. He has unique abilities to partner and engage local and regional referring providers. He can work in a highly matrixed environment, possess strong leadership and organizational skills and have experience to working effectively in a large health system. He led the First AHA GWTG Heart Failure Initiative outside US and was the recipient of the AHA GWTG Award in Wash. DC. He is the champion of the AHA GWTG in the region.
Heart and Diabetes, Six Sigma, change management, innovation, safety, outcomes research, risk management, safe surgery, genetics, cardiac imaging, sports and nutrition