Wael Al-Husami, MD, FACC, FACP
Medical Director, International Health
Senior Executive Health Physician
Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine & Endovascular Intervention
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University, Executive & International Health
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Dr. Wael Fahed Al-Husami received his Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Jordan (UJ) in 1996. Afterwards, he worked as a physician at Al-Basheer Hospital in Amman for 5 years.
Dr. Wael completed his residency in internal medicine at Cornell Weill Medical College and completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, vascular medicine and endovascular peripheral intervention at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and St.
Elizabeth Medical Center-Boston through Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Al-Husami has more than 20 years of experience in the medical field as a physician, executive, and teacher. He is an interventional cardiologist, Medical Director of International Health and a senior member of the executive health team of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, a nonprofit, physician-led academic medical center in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Moreover, he is an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, a faculty member at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School, and a faculty Member at BIDMC Disaster Medicine Fellowship- Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wael Al-Husami is also a visiting professor of Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland.
Dr. Al-Husami is widely known for his extensive experience in healthcare leadership, international health and business development.
He served as a Senior Medical Quality Expert in the customer protection unit for the Dubai Health Authority, the governing body and regulator of Dubai Healthcare City. Al-Husami's clinical leadership roles include having served as Medical Director for Hospital Medicine for the Prima CARE-Steward Health Care Network, Cardiac Cath Lab Director at Steward HFH hospital, as well as a Senior Physician Expert and Medical Director for Executive Health Resources, which provides compliance solutions to more than 2,000 hospitals and health systems across the US.
Furthermore, he established a unique clinical nursing program at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in partnership with multiple universities in Massachusetts and the Middle East, not to mention his role as a board member of New England chapter - SAMS (The Syrian American Medical Society) and member of the cardiology committee of SAMS, a global medical relief non-profit organization based in Washington DC that works on providing a wide range of voluntary medical services and relief programs in Syria and beyond.
Dr. Al-Husami has conducted a plethora of research in cardiovascular disease, and his work has been published in a variety of medical journals including Journal of Invasive Cardiology, American College of Cardiology, Endovascular Today, Journal of Thoracic Disease and American College of Physician
Offering his insight and advice to young aspiring students, Dr. Wael says: "be dedicated and be passionate". "Working hard is not just about the hours you put in but about the understanding and appreciation that you receive," he said.
"Your education is your most valuable asset seeing that no one can take your knowledge from you. Set your goal and chase it".
Dr. Al-Husami always lives by the principles of service and helping others using the available resources. "We are all blessed with something, and everyone should use the unique thing to their advantage to help someone in need. It’s humbling to give a part of you to someone else," Dr. Wael says.