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Hussein Ali Nafakhi

Assistant Professor
General Medicine
University of Kufa


Graduated from college of medicine of Kufa University in the first attempt of the academic year 1990/2000 and awarded the Bachelor degree in medicine and surgery. b. Complete my clinical training as a resident in Al-Najaf teaching hospital from 2001 to 2002(two years). c. Worked as SHO in the emergency unit of Marjan teaching hospital in Hilla city for a period of two years (2003-2004) . d. Worked as SHO in inpatient ward in Baghdad medical city for a period of one year (2005). e. Worked as SHO in outpatient clinic in Al_Najaf teaching hospital for a period of one year (2006). f. Awarded the fellowship degree of the Iraqi Board for Medical Specialization in the internal medicine in (2007). 3. Professional position: a) A member of teaching staff in the internal medicine department in the college of medicine of Kufa University. b) Working as a physician in the endocrine & diabetes center in AL-SADER teaching hospital from 2008 to 2013. C) Working in the cardiology center (cath. lab) in AL-SADER teaching hospital from 2008 to 2011. d) Working as a physician in the internal medicine department in AL-SADER teaching hospital from 2007 to 2013. e)Working in cardiology center /echo and CT angiography department from 2013 till now 4. Courses taught and services: a. Medical teaching courses in ALSAJAD MEDICAL hospital. b. Training courses to postgraduate students in internal medicine in ALSADER TEACHING HOSPITAL c. Training courses to undergraduate students in BLS & ACLS d. 5. Publications: 1- Coronary angiographic findings in Iraqi patients with coronary heart disease and type II diabetes mellitus. education college journal/Al-Mustansiriya University 01/2012; 1(3). 2- HLA antigen typing in patient with chronic uveitis & in patients with Behcet’s disease presenting with chronic uveitis. kufa medical journal 01/2012; 15(1). 3- Coronary angiographic findings in young patients with coronary artery disease. International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health (IJCRIMPH) 01/2013; 5(1):48-53. 4- Impact of hypertension on angiographic findings in patients with coronary artery disease. Medicinski glasnik (Impact Factor: 0.2). 02/2013; 10(1):136-9. Source: PubMed 5-Association of pericardial fat volume with coronary atherosclerotic disease assessed by CT angiography. The British journal of radiology (Impact Factor: 2.11). 04/2014; DOI: 10.1259/bjr.20130713 Source: PubMed 6-Correlations Between Aortic Root Calcification and Coronary Artery Atherosclerotic Markers Assessed Using Multidetector Computed Tomography . Academic Radiology 11/2014; DOI:10.1016/j.acra.2014.09.017 • 7-Impact of obesity on Aortic root calcification and coronary calcification using multi-detector CT. Artery Research 03/2015; 9:27-32. DOI:10.1016/j.artres.2014.12.001 8-Aortic root calcification and cardiac risk factors in patients with coronary calcium score greater than zero using multidetector computed tomography. Artery Research 03/2015; DOI:10.1016/j.artres.2015.02.002 9-Gender disparity impact on the vascular calcification and pericardial fat volume in patients with suspected coronary artery disease. Cor et vasa 05/2015; DOI:10.1016/j.crvasa.2015.05.002 10-MDCT for aortic root calcification and coronary atherosclerotic markers in postmenopausal women. Atherosclerosis 06/2015; 241(1):e100. DOI:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.04.350 • 11-Pericardial fat volume ,aortic root calcification and coronary calcification in hypertensive patients with suspected coronary artery disease . Atherosclerosis 07/2015; 241(1):e170–e171. DOI:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.04.871 • 12-Relationship of thymic changes and complications after congenital heart surgery . Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals 09/2015; DOI:10.1177/0218492315605745 6. Workshops, Seminars and Consultations: a. Many workshops in the Iraq in the field of internal medicine, interventional cardiology and endocrine . b. Many medical Health Services conferences sponsor by Ministry of Health. c. Many medical workshops and seminars which are presented by Ministry of Higher Education and Research. d. Clinical training course in interventional cardiology at Buna hospital in India. e. training course in ACLS and BLS from AHA at 2010 f. training course in cardiology department at university of Alabama/USA under supervision of dr. A.Iskandrian 2012-2013 7. Membership and activities in professional associations: a. A membership in the internal medicine department of AL-SADER teaching hospital b. A membership in the internal medicine department of KUFA UNIVERSITY c. A membership in the endocrine and diabetes center in ALsader teaching hospital 8. Professional honors, awards and fellowships: a. Award from University of Kufa in 2010,2013,2014. b. Award from Najaf Health Office in 2010,2013. c. Award from ALSAJAD medical hospital in 2008

Research Interest

diagnosis and management of heart disease and coronary artery disease

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