Interview with Dr Hatem Soliman Aboumarie
We are introducing the new ‘Consultant Interview Series‘ with a sit down with Hatem Soliman Aboumarie, consultant in cardio-thoracic intensive care, clinical lead for organ donation and clinical lead for advanced critical care practitioners at Harefield Hospital.
He talks us through his career journey from Egypt to the UK and how he came about deciding his medical specialty.
Dr Aboumarie also shares his biggest learning and advice to young medical students just starting out.
In addition to this role at Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital, 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.
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.
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.