Dr. Al-Kazaz is a cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. His focus is on the Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health to grow as a model for the future of preventative cardiovascular care. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar with academic distinction. He received the HBK University President’s award for outstanding performance in academics, research, leadership, and community service. Afterwards, he finished his internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornel. He then completed his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Mount Sinai (academic track), where he served as a chief fellow as well. He was a former Howard Hughes scholar. His research work is focused more recently on health promotion and preventive cardiology targeting children as they are a window of opportunity for health promotion and potential approach to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease epidemic under mentorship of Dr. Valentin Fuster. Dr. Al-Kazaz has a great passion for medical education and is involved in several initiatives to improve the educational experience at Mount Sinai Heart. Dr. Al-Kazaz is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.