Ziyad Binsalamah, MD, M.Sc., FRCSC


  • Texas Medical Center


Congenital Heart Surgery

Phone: 832-826-2030
Fax: 832-825-1904

Contact Information

6651 Main Street
Legacy Tower, 21st Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Associate Surgeon, Congenital Heart Surgery

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
McGill University Faculty of Medicine residency Cardiac Surgery 2014
McGill University Faculty of Medicine university Master of Science 2011
King Fahad Medical City residency Cardiac Surgery 2008
King Saud University College of Medicine medical school Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery 2006


I`m a board certified cardiac surgeon. I specialize in the surgical management of children and adults with congenital heart disease. Focusing on improving the outcomes following congenital heart surgery.

Clinical Interests:

My main clinical interests include the treatment of neonates and infants with simple and complex congenital heart defects, patients with single ventricle physiology, aortic arch reconstruction, aortic root surgeries, heart failure patients and patients with coronary artery anomalies.

Research Interests

My research interests include aortic arch anomalies, coronary arteries anomalies, pediatric heart failure and mechanical circulatory support including ventricular assist device


Organization Name Role
Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgery (CSCS) Member
Cardiothoracic Surgery Network (CTSnet) Member
Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS) Member

Selected Publications

Binsalamah ZM, Diego A.Lara, E. Dean McKenzie. Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery from the Right Pulmonary Artery in a Univentricular Heart. Cardiology in the Young 2017 Jun 27:1-4. doi: 10.1017/S1047951117001317.

Binsalamah ZM, De León LE, Heinle JS. Cor triatriatum sinister with an intact interatrial septum and a decompressing vein in a toddler. Cardiology in the Young 2017 Mar 6:1-4. doi: 10.1017/S1047951117000130.

Binsalamah ZM, Paul A, Khan AA, Prakash S, Shum-Tim D.  Intramyocardial sustained delivery of placental growth factor using nanoparticles as a vehicle for delivery in the rat infarct model.   International Journal of Nanomedicine 2011;6:2667-78. Epub 2011 Oct 31. Pubmed PMID: 22114497.

Binsalamah ZM, Paul A, Prakash S, Shum-Tim D. 1. Nanomedicine in cardiovascular therapy: recent advancements. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy 2012 Jun;10(6):805-15. Pubmed PMID: 22894635.