Dr. Mahmoud Al Soufi

Paediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Mahmoud Al Soufi

Paediatric Cardiologist


Dr. Mahmoud joined Al Jalila Children’s as a consultant in paediatric cardiology. Graduating from Damascus University in 1997, he went on with his studies to receive the Arab Board Certificate and master degree in Paediatric/Paediatric Cardiology. He followed that with a fellowship program in paediatric cardiology in King Khaled University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and later another fellowship program in Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar. He enjoys a unique knowledge and understanding of the common cardiac diseases across the children of the Middle East and the Arab countries, with 20 years of experience in invasive and non-invasive diseases , including FETAL CARDIOLOGY at different centers in Syria, in addition to Al-Qassimi Hospital in Sharjah, UAE, and Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE. Dr. Mahmoud is also an adjacent professor at Sharjah University since 2014, and adjunct clinical associated professor in Mohammad Bin Rashid University MBRU , Dubai , UAE and currently he is the director of the heart of excellence at aljalila children specialty hospital since 2020.

Meet The Doctor

Professional Background

Medical School

Medical school, Damascus university, Damascus


1997 - 2002
Presidency Programme in University Children Hospital


2002 - 2004
Paediatric cardiology, King Khalid University hospital, Riyadh, KSA
2005 - 2008
Paediatric cardiology, Doha, Qatar

Work Experience

Consultant Paediatric Cardiology, Al Baath University, Homs, Syria
Alzahra Private Hospital, Dubai/Sharjah, UAE
Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist, Al Qassimi hospital, Sharjah, UAE
2015 - To Date
Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • German

Achievements Career Highlights

  • Received Best Doctor award in Sharjah medical district in 2014

Research & Publications

  1. Congenital Heart Defects in Children Born to Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Dubai, a Nested Case-Control Study pf Ajch Patient Records between 2015-2017


  2. Heart Block After ASD Device Closure


  3. Post Myocardial Infarction VSD Device Closure


  4. Association between maternal diabetes and congenital heart diseases in fetuses amongst UAE residents between 2015 and 2017: a retrospective cohort study


  5. Severe Fatal Pulmonary Hypertension in Newborn with Idiopathic Arterial Calcification


Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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