Dr Hatem Soliman Aboumarie - RB&HH Education

Dr Hatem Soliman Aboumarie

Specialises in cardiothoracic intensive care, mechanical circulatory support, critical care echocardiography and point of care ultrasound

Dr Hatem Aboumarie is a consultant in cardiothoracic intensive care, clinical lead for organ donation and clinical lead for advanced critical care practitioners at Harefield Hospital. In addition to this role, he is an honorary senior lecturer at the School of Cardiovascular Medicine and Sciences at King’s College London.

Dr Aboumarie is an elected member of the executive board and councillor for echocardiography at the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) of the European Society of Cardiology for the term 2022-2024.

He is also a member of the EACVI Education Committee, Web and Communication Committee and Scientific Initiatives Committee at European Society of Cardiology and Deputy Chair of the Heart Imagers of Tomorrow Committee (200-2022).

Additionally, he is an elected Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography, Fellow of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy of the UK.

Earlier career:

In 2003, Dr Aboumarie graduated Alexandria University in Egypt and later in 2008, he obtained a master’s degree in critical care Echocardiography from the same university.

Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the UK. European Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine, American National Board of Echocardiography, Diploma in Cardiology from Middlesex University, UK and Diploma in Clinical Education from Edinburgh University.


He conducts fellowship training at Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals’ Intensive Care Units and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Magill Department of Anaesthesia.

Clinical expertise

Dr Hatem Aboumarie’s clinical expertise includes:

  • critical care management of various cardiac and respiratory disorders
  • management of patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for respiratory failure and cardiogenic shock
  • management of different modalities of mechanical circulatory support including long-term left ventricular assist devices
  • management of heart and lung transplantation
  • expert application of echocardiography and point of care ultrasound in the intensive care unit.
Research interests

Dr Hatem Aboumarie’s main research interests include:

  • critical care echocardiography
  • point of care ultrasound
  • mechanical circulatory support
  • heart and lung transplantation.

He is a member of the editorial board at JACC Cardiovascular Imaging and Frontiers Cardiovascular Imaging.

He was previously an associate editor for the European Heart Journal and Case Reports and is currently a peer reviewer for many leading international journals.


Dr Hatem Aboumarie’s has published and contributed to numerous publications including most recently in the European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging 2022 and 2021.

Teaching and Awards

Dr Aboumarie is an honorary senior lecturer at the School of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Sciences at King’s College London. He teaches point of care ultrasound to undergraduate students at King’s College London

Dr Aboumarie is a nationally and internationally recognized educator in the field of echocardiography and point of care ultrasound with over 300 lectures, workshops, symposia organized, which is delivered to more than 25 countries worldwide. He is also a regular faculty in the world’s largest echocardiography congresses.

He has received several teaching awards for his contributions to medical education in echocardiography and point of care ultrasound from many countries around the globe.

In 2021 he was awarded the EACVI Excellence in Education Distinguished Educator Award by the European Society of Cardiology.