Dr. Wael Richane - Specialist Cardiovascular Surgeon Dubai

Dr. Wael Richane

Specialist Cardiovascular Surgery
Languages Spoken: English, Arabic, French & Polish Types of Physician: Part Time
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Dr. Wael Richane is not only a highly skilled Specialist in Cardiovascular Surgery but also a visionary leader in the field. With a remarkable educational background and an unparalleled 30 years of clinical expertise, he stands as a beacon of excellence and innovation. His journey in the medical world began with a D.I.M (PhD. in medicine) from the esteemed Tishreen University in Latakia, Syria, in 1986. Recognizing the importance of continuous learning and global perspectives, he pursued further specialization at renowned institutions. In 1993, he achieved a significant milestone by obtaining a University Diploma in Vascular Surgical Techniques from the prestigious Pierre et Marie Curie University in Paris, France. His dedication to excellence led him to attain an Inter-University Diploma of Medical Specialty in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery from Henry Poincaré University, Nancy, France, in 1994. Beyond his impressive academic achievements, Dr. Wael’s true value lies in his unwavering commitment to patient well-being. Throughout his illustrious career, he has transformed countless lives through his surgical prowess, compassionate care, and innovative treatments.

With an illustrious 30-year career, Dr. Wael’s professional journey in the realm of cardiovascular surgery is nothing short of extraordinary. His impactful contributions have spanned the globe, encompassing esteemed institutions across multiple countries. His expertise has taken him to the forefront of cardiovascular surgery, where he has served as a Specialist and Consultant Cardiovascular Surgeon in renowned medical centers around the world. His diverse experience includes esteemed hospitals in UAE, Poland, Syria, France, and Georgia, exemplifying his ability to seamlessly integrate into different healthcare systems and cultural contexts. Notably, his tenure at prestigious institutions such as the American Hospital in Paris and the Silesia Centre of Heart Diseases in Zabrze, Poland, has solidified his reputation as a global leader in his field. A testament to his unparalleled skill and dedication, he has successfully completed an astonishing 7200 cardiovascular and thoracic operations throughout his remarkable career. His extensive portfolio boasts 4000 coronary surgeries, addressing the most intricate aspects of cardiac health, alongside 1000 valvular surgeries, which underline his mastery of intricate valve interventions. His impact extends beyond adult patients, as he has also demonstrated his exceptional abilities in pediatric surgeries, having performed 700 successful procedures on patients under one year of age. The breadth of Dr. Wael’s expertise extends further to encompass 500 thoracic surgeries, showcasing his versatility in tackling complex conditions affecting the chest and its vital organs. Additionally, his proficiency in vascular surgeries, totaling 1000 cases, underscores his comprehensive understanding of circulatory health and his ability to address a wide spectrum of vascular conditions.

Dr. Wael stands as a beacon of excellence in the realm of Cardiovascular Surgery, revered for his unparalleled skill set and profound contributions to the field. With a focus on intricate procedures such as coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), valve repair and replacement, as well as pediatric congenital heart surgeries and thoracic interventions, his expertise encompasses the entire spectrum of cardiovascular care. In the complex landscape of cardiac health, he shines as a guiding light, armed with the knowledge and experience to tackle multifaceted challenges. His diagnostic acumen extends beyond conventional boundaries, encompassing a wide array of cardiac and vascular conditions. From aortic aneurysms to peripheral artery disease (PAD), and even the intricate management of arrhythmias, Dr. Wael’s comprehensive approach ensures that no aspect of cardiovascular health goes unnoticed. One of his defining attributes is his unwavering commitment to patient well-being. His compassionate and patient-centered approach creates a therapeutic alliance that extends beyond the operating room, making patients partners in their own healthcare journey.

Dr. Wael’s impact on the field of cardiovascular surgery extends far beyond the operating room, encompassing both research and public outreach. His dedication to advancing medical knowledge and sharing his expertise highlights his multifaceted role as a true leader in the medical community. In the realm of research, Dr. Wael’s inquisitive mind has led him to explore the intricate connections between viruses and atherosclerotic plaques. His ground-breaking work on “Detection of herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus, and Epstein-Barr Virus DNA in atherosclerotic plaques and in unaffected bypass grafts,” published in the esteemed Journal of Clinical Virology, has illuminated new avenues of understanding in cardiovascular health. His contributions extend even further as he steps onto a broader stage to share his expertise with the world. His appearances on television programs not only reflect his prowess as a skilled surgeon but also exemplifies his commitment to educating the public about cardiovascular health.


  • Inter University Diploma of Medical Specialty in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Henri Poincare University, Nancy, France
  • Diploma in Vascular Surgical Techniques, University Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie, Faculty of Medicine, Broussais Hospital, Paris, France
  • D.I.M (PhD. in Medicine), Tishreen University, Latakia, Syria


  • Consultant Cardiovascular Surgery, American Hospital Hospital, Paris, France
  • Consultant Cardiovascular Surgery, Silesia Centre of Heart Diseases, Zabrze, Poland
  • Specialist Vascular Surgeon, Tichrin Military Hospital, Damascus, Syria
  • Consultant Cardiovascular Surgeon, Al-Assad University Hospital, Damascus, Syria
  • Consultant Cardiovascular Surgeon, Private Hospitals, Damascus, Syria
  • Consultant Cardiovascular Surgeon, High Technology University Hospital, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Consultant Cardiovascular Surgeon, FirstMED Day Surgery Clinic, Dubai, UAE
  • Specialist Cardiovascular Surgeon, Zulaikha Hospital, Sharjah, UAE
  • Specialist Cardiovascular Surgeon, Al Sharq Hospital, Fujairah, UAE


  • Cardiac Surgery Society of France
  • Syrian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Emirates Cardiac Society
  • Gulf Heart Association


  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgeries
  • Valve repair and replacement procedures
  • Congenital heart surgeries in pediatrics (under one year of age)
  • Thoracic surgeries for lung, chest, and esophageal disorders
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgeries
  • Percutaneous coronary interventions (angioplasty and stenting)
  • Surgical treatment of heart failure
  • Ablation procedures for arrhythmias
  • Treatment of congenital heart defects in adults
  • Surgical management of atrial fibrillation
  • Carotid endarterectomy for carotid artery disease
  • Surgical repair of aortic and mitral valve disorders
  • Treatment of varicose veins and venous diseases
  • Management of pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of aortic aneurysms
  • Management of peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Arrhythmia diagnosis and treatment