Axis Medical Travel partners with Zulekha Hospitals in Dubai, U.A.E

zuleikha-hospitalAxis Medical Travel recently partnered with Zulekha Hospital in Dubai, one of the best health care providers in the United Arab Emirates. Axis Medical Travel clients will now have access to world renowned interventional cardiologist, Dr. Fayaz Shawl.

Dr. Shawl is the Director of Interventional Cardiology at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland . He is also the

Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University Hospital.

A pioneer in interventional cardiology, Dr. Shawl has produced innovations and further developments in the use of percutaneous cardiopulmonary bypass support (also known as the Shawl Technique) in “High Risk Angioplasty and Cardiac Arrest.”

In addition, Dr. Shawl has devoted his time to the pursuit of stroke prevention, which is the second leading cause of death. He performed the first percutaneous carotid artery stenting in Washington, D.C. in 1995.

Having performed over 19,000 interventional procedures, Dr. Shawl has established himself as a prominent member of the medical field as a member of the American College of Physicians, the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom, General Medical Council of the United Kingdom, the American Medical Association, and American Heart Association. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Physicians, the American College of Angiology, and The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. He has received numerous awards for his work in the field of interventional cardiology.

Through Zulekha Hospital’s visiting consultant program, patients now have access to treatment from American physicians like Dr. Shawl at a fraction of the cost abroad. This also ensures priority treatment for patients from Axis Medical Travel, thus eliminating long wait lists.

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