Salwa Elkholy

Dr. Salwa Elkholy is a leading Cardiologist Specialist with extensive 20 years of experience in non-invasive cardiology and clinical cardiology. She works across all aspects of cardiology and has special interests in Coronary, Valvular, and Rheumatic heart diseases, hyperlipidemia, heart failure (systolic and diastolic), and cardiac arrhythmias in addition to investigating and treating hypertension, chest diseases, pregnant women, and patients with diabetes for heart-diseases.

Dr. Elkholy graduated from Cairo University of Cairo and went on to complete her MSc in cardiovascular diseases from the same University. She received her Postgraduate degree from the Middlesex University in London, UK. She served as a Specialist in Cardiology at various renowned hospitals in Dubai before joining American Hospital Dubai.

Spoken Languages : Arabic, English
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Specialist Cardiology, Aviation Medical Specialist
Branches : American Hospital Dubai
American Hospital Al Barsha Clinic


  • DIP CARD, Middlesex University, UK,
  • MS.c, Cairo, EGYPT,

Professional Associations:

  • European Society of Cardiology
  • Emirates Society of Cardiology

Professional Experience:

  • Cardiology Specialist, Gmcclinics, United Arab Emirates,
  • Cardiology Specialist, Primehealthcare, UAE,
  • Cardiology Specialist, NMC, UAE,
  • Cardiology resident and specialist, Cairo University educational hospital, EGYPT,

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • All non-invasive cardiovascular procedures including ECG, echocardiography, doppler, TMT, Holter rhythm monitoring, and ambulatory BP monitoring
  • Treatment of chronic cardiovascular disease (Dyslipidemia-Type 2 Diabetes)
  • Hypertension and chest disease - peripheral vascular disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Heart failure (systolic and diastolic)
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Assessing diabetic patients for heart disease
  • Cardiac Surgery follow-up care
  • Cardiovascular prevention
  • Interdisciplinary care of patients with risk factors for heart disease
  • Pregnancy and chronic disease (such as diabetes)