Dr. Tarek Tantawy


Consultant Intensivist at Prince Sultan Cardiac Center - Riyadh

Director, Adult Cardiac Care Medicine fellowship program

Member, Mechanical Circulatory Support Team

Head, Rapid Response Team Committee

Course Director:

  • Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course for Cardiac Critical Care, PSCC.


  • Prince Sultan Cardiac Center Courses
    • Fundamentals of Cardiac Critical Care.
    • Adult and Paediatric ECMO Course.
  • SCCM Courses
    • Multi-professional Critical Care Board Review Course.
    • Basic and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound course.
    • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS) Course.
    • Fundamentals of Disaster Management Course.
  • Beyond BASIC courses; Mechanical ventilation, Intensive Care Nephrology, and Cardiac Critical Care. Chinese University, Hong Kong, endorsed by ESICM.

Recent Publications:

  • Tantway TM, Arafat AA, Albabtain MA, et al. Sepsis in postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock patients supported with veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. The International Journal of Artificial Organs. 2023. doi:10.1177/03913988231152978
  • Arafat AA, AlBarrak M, Kiddo M, Alotaibi K, Ismail HH, Adam AI, Aboughanima MA, Monirah A. Albabtain MA, Tantway TM, Pragliola C. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock after valve replacement. Perfusion. 2023. doi:10.1177/02676591231152723
  • https://doi.org/10.1177/02676591221114954
  •  J Card Surg. 2022; 37: 5591- 5594.
  • Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Mar 17