Dr. Aljassim, as well as working at Mediclinic City Hospital, is also head of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department at Dubai Health Authority. He qualified as a doctor and did his specialist training in Sweden before moving to Dubai in 2005 to further his career. He obtained his clinical PhD degree on a thesis titled 'Aortic Valve Surgery' from the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, UK.
His main areas of interest include adult cardiothoracic surgery, on-pump and off-pump coronary artery revascularisation, aortic and mitral valve surgery, general thoracic surgery, paediatric and congenital cardiac surgery. He is also interested in the development of cardiac programmes.
*Independent Doctors(ID): Defined as individuals not employed by Mediclinic Middle East who are granted the privilege to treat patient at MCME facilities, in either inpatient or outpatient settings, as applicable.