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Bahaaldin Alsoufi, MD

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Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine



Dr. Alsoufi completed his general surgery residency at the University of Massachusetts, his cardiothoracic surgery residency at Oregon Health Science University, his fellowship in adult cardiac surgery at Toronto General Hospital, and his fellowship in congenital cardiac surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. In 2006, he joined King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as a consultant in pediatric cardiac surgery. He also served as the chairman of mortality and morbidity and quality director. Dr. Alsoufi is a well-published author and serves on the editorial boards of BioMed Central Surgery and Journal of the Saudi Heart Association. His clinical specialties are cardiac surgery in neonates and children and congenital cardiac surgery in adults, while his research interests include clinical outcomes research, valvular heart disease, and ECMO.


Research Interests

  • Clinical outcomes research
  • ECMO


Medical Degree: Damascus University School of Medicine, Syria, Damascus
Residency: General surgery, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
Fellowship: Adult Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON 2004-2005Congenital Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

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