Emergency Medical Services

Dr. Anwar Jelani

Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine and Cardiology
Acting Director, Emergency Medical Services Program


Dr. Jelani is an assistant professor and the acting program director at the department of emergency medical services, college of applied medical sciences, King Saud bin Abdulaziz university for health sciences, Al-hasa. He is also a consultant of Adult cardiology, cardiac imaging and internal medicine at King Abdulaziz Hospital, MNGHA, Al-hasa..

Dr. Jelani is a member and chair of various hospital patient care committees at KAH that include Critical care committee and CPR committee. He has special interest in Emergency Care and promotion of this field by training new generation of EMS paramedics..

Dr. Jelani has vast research interest including heart failure, ACS and pre-hospital and ER care of patients in acute cases. .

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Adult Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; 2004-2009

Board certified in the Saudi Board of Internal Medicine, 2002.

College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University Jeddah, Medical Bachelors & Bachelors of Surgery (MBBS), 1995

  • 2014 Aging-related early changes in markers of ventricular and matrix remodeling after reperfused ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in the canine model: effect of early therapy with an angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker. Jugdutt BI, Jelani A, Palaniyappan A, Idikio H, Uweira RE, Menon V, Jugdutt CE. Circulation. 2010 Jul 27;122(4):341-51. Epub 2010 Jul 12.
  • STEMI and heart failure in the elderly: role of adverse remodeling. Jelani A, Jugdutt BI. Heart Fail Rev. 2010 Sep;15(5):513-21.
  • Oxygen uptake kinetics: associations with ambulatory activity and physical functional performance in stroke survivors. Manns PJ, Tomczak CR, Jelani A, Haennel RG. J Rehabil Med. 2010 Mar;42(3):259-64
  • Use of the continuous scale physical functional performance test in stroke survivors. Manns PJ, Tomczak CR, Jelani A, Cress ME, Haennel R. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Mar;90(3):488-93.
  • Cardiovascular responses to incremental and sustained submaximal exercise in heart transplant recipients. Scott JM, Esch BT, Haykowsky MJ, Warburton DE, Toma M, Jelani A, Taylor D, Paterson I, Poppe D, Liang Y, Thompson R. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009 Feb;296(2):H350-8. Epub 2008 Dec 5 . 
  • Cardiac reserve and pulmonary gas exchange kinetics in patients with stroke. Tomczak CR, Jelani A, Haennel RG, Haykowsky MJ, Welsh R, Manns PJ. Stroke. 2008 Nov;39(11):3102-6. Epub 2008 Aug 14
  • Aging and defective healing, adverse remodeling, and blunted post-conditioning in the reperfused wounded heart. Jugdutt BI, Jelani A. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Apr 8;51(14):1399-403.
  • Contamination of patient hospital charts by bacteria. Alothman A, Jelani A, Althaqafi A, Rich M, Williams E. J Hosp Infect. 2003 Dec;55(4):304-5. No abstract available.


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