Dr. Alsaab is an experienced Interventional Cardiologist working at Northwest

Houston Heart Center. He completed a comprehensive advanced training program

for complex coronary, peripheral, and structural heart disease at the Phoenix Heart

Center. Prior to returning for additional highly specialized training in Phoenix, Dr.

Alsaab was Director of Interventional Cardiology Services at Somerset Hospital in

Somerset, Pennsylvania. During his three years at the helm of the interventional

program at Somerset Hospital, his cardiac cath lab was awarded the Silver Award by

the American College of Cardiology for Myocardial Infarction Care. He also achieved

recognition for top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety Cardiac Care and Number

One in Market for Interventional Coronary Safety.

Dr Alsaab has trained in some of the most prestigious institutions in both Canada

and the United States. He completed his Cardiology residency at the world-

renowned Ottawa Heart Institute in Ottawa, Canada. He then continued his training

at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. It was there that he

mastered the skills of PET imaging, under the instruction of Dr. Marcelo Di Carli, a

pioneer in the field. Dr. Alsaab will bring this skill to Northwest Houston Heart

Center, one of the only three centers in the Houston area to perform cardiac PET


His interventional cardiology training took place at Mt Sinai Medical Center in New

York, NY, under the guidance of Dr. Samin Sharma. Dr Sharma is one of the most

highly recognized and astute operators in the field of interventional cardiology, and

he performs the highest number of percutaneous coronary interventions in the state

of New York and in the nation as a whole.

Throughout his many years of training, Dr. Alsaab has participated in multiple

clinical trials, spanning the practice of cardiology, including research in the area of

acute myocardial infarction therapy, ASD closures, and percutaneous mitral valve


Dr Alsaab possesses expertise in a wide range of coronary, peripheral, structural,

vascular, and endovascular procedures, including complex coronary lesions, carotid

artery stenting, endovascular aortic aneurysm repair, venous thrombectomy and

ablation, ASD and PFO closure, and valvoplasty.

Dr. Alsaab is eager to bring his expertise and outstanding patient care to the

Northwest Houston Heart Center.