He graduated from Damascus University School of Medicine in 1981. He did his General and Vascular Residency Training in Cleveland Clinic and Arizona Heart Institute in 1991. He did a private practice in the USA in North Carolina and Ohio.
Dr. Bayazid joined Rashid Hospital in 2012 and works as a Consultant in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
Dr. James Douketis is Staff Physician in Vascular Medicine and General Internal Medicine at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, and Professor of Medicine at McMaster University.
He received his M.D. and did his residency in internal medicine at the University of Toronto followed by a thrombosis fellowship at McMaster University.
Dr. Douketis’ research interests include: perioperative antithrombotic therapy and guideline development (2008, 2012, and 2018 ACCP Guidelines); prevention, treatment and prognosis of patients with venous thromboembolism.
Dr. Douketis is President of Thrombosis Canada (www.thrombosiscanada.ca), Associate Editor of Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Deputy Editor of Annals of Internal Medicine Journal Club, and Editor of Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine, and has over 300 peer-reviewed publications.
Jim lives in Hamilton with his wife, Dr. Margaret Nowaczyk, a clinical geneticist, and two sons, Jack and Luke, and is a cellist with Symphony-on-the Bay.