HABIB FOUAD BASSIL, MD, FACC

  • Has been practicing cardiology since 1989
  • Founder and co-owner of Halifax Heart Center
  • Specializes in general cardiology, including:
    • prevention
    • clinical evaluation
    • non-invasive diagnostic testing (EKG, Holter Monitor, Echocardiograms, Treadmill and Nuclear Stress Tests, etc.)
    • IVC Filter
    • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization (over 7,500 performed)
    • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Insertion (over 500 performed)
  • Languages Spoken: English, French, and Arabic

+ Education and Training

  • MD 1980 St Joseph Jesuits Medical School, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1982-1986 Internal Medicine, Internship & Residency St. Michael's Medical Center/Seton Hall Medical School, Newark, NJ
  • 1986-1988 Cardiology Fellowship, (Chief Cardiac Fellow) St. Michael's Medical Center/Seton Hall Medical School, Newark, NJ
  • 1988-1989 Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, St. Michael's Medical Center/Seton Hall Medical School, Newark, NJ

+ Certifications

  • Lebanese Baccalaureate in Experimental Sciences
  • Medical Doctor degree: French State diploma
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiac Nuclear Medicine
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

+ Affiliations

  • Active Medical Staff at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Consulting Associate in Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

+ Appointments

  • President, Halifax Heart Center
  • Medical Director of Cardiology Services, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Chairman of the Medical Affairs Committee, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Vice Chairman of the Sentara Dominion Health Medical Associates and Physician-Hospital Enterprise Leadership Council
  • Member and Secretary of the Board of Directors, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital