Dr. Saleh Abdullah Al Shehri

Dr. Saleh Abdullah Al Shehri, Cardiac Surgery Consultant at the Saudi German Hospital, Aseer.
Specialized in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeries,
All open cardiac surgeries including Coronary artery bypass grafting, Valve Surgery, adult congenital cardiac surgery, ascending Aorta aneurysms & dissection.

Doctor can help with

  • Chest pain
  • Vomiting and heartburn
  • Sweating
  • Heart palpitations
  • Pain extending to the arms, upper back, jaw, or upper abdomen
  • Pressure in the middle or left chest area
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Accelerated, uncomfortable, or irregular heartbeat
  • Swelling of legs, ankles, and feet
  • Swollen abdomen due to fluid build-up
  • Coughing while lying down
  • Lethargy, laziness, constant fatigue, and stress
  • Pain in the neck, jaw, upper abdomen, or back
  • Numbness or cold sensation in the limbs

Professional Journey

  • Head of Cardiac Surgery at the military hospital in the southern region

  • Director of PKBS Cardiac centre

  • European Society of Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Saudi Cardiac Society

  • Member of the Scientific Council of Cardiac Surgery at the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties

  • Canadian Clinical Fellowship in Cardiac Surgery, Ottawa, Canada

  • French Board in Cardiac Surgery, France

  • DIU in congenital cardiac surgery, France

  • DU in Extracorporeal Circulation and ECMO, France


  • Performing more than 500 open heart surgeries

  • Performed the first minimally invasive cardiac surgery in the southern region

  • Establishing ECMO program in the southern region

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