Dr. Mustafa Abdullah Al-Qbandi FAAP , FACC , FRCP

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Hospital: Taiba Hospital
Hospital: Al-Orf Hospital

About the Doctor

Dr. Mustafa Al Qbandi is the Pediatric Cardiology specialist at Al-Orf Hospital and the Head of the Cardiac Catheterization unit at Chest Diseases Hospital. He is also the program Director of Pediatric Cardiology at Kuwait Institute for Medical Subspecialties. Dr. Al Qbandi graduated from University of Kuwait where he earned a Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery, He also completed a Bachelor of Basic Medical Sciences. He is a member and a fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, a Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics and a Fellow of American College of Cardiology. Dr. Al Qbandi is certified from the Canadian Board in Pediatric Cardiology and the American Board in General Pediatrics. Dr. Al Qbandi has worked in Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. He published 2 books and many articles related to Pediatric Cardiology.


  • Bachelor of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Kuwait, Kuwait
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Kuwait, Kuwait

Specializing In

12 Month Checkup 15 Month Checkup 18 Month Checkup 1 Month Checkup 24 Month Checkup
2 Month Checkup 30 Month Checkup 3-7 Day Checkup 4 Month Checkup 9 Month Checkup Abdominal Pain Acute Tonsillitis ADD / ADHD / Hyperactive Allergic Disorders Annual Pediatric Checkup Arrhythmias Autism Spectrum Disorders Behavioral Problems Blood thinning clotting Bronchial Asthma Bronchitis Cardiology Follow Up Cardiovascular Screening Visit Cases of Anemia e.g. Thalassemia and sickle cell anemia Chest Pain / Discomfort Child Endocrine Consultation Childhood and Infancy Diseases Child incontinence Child with Fever Cholesterol / Lipids Checkup Chronic Health Problems Coeliac Disease Computerized Vision & Hearing Screening Constipation Consultation for anesthesia fitness Coronary Angiography Croup Delayed Puberty Developmental Delay Diabetes in Children Diarrhea Difficult Feeding ECG / EKG Echocardiogram ENT Emergency Visit Eye Testing for Children Fainting / Syncope Faltering Growth Family History of Heart Issues Fetal and Pediatric Echocardiography Flu Gastroenteritis and Dehydration Gut Infections Heart Defects in Children Heart Diseases in Children Heart Failure Heart Palpitations Heart Valve Holter Monitor Holter Monitor for Children Hypertension Inflammatory Bowel Disease Irritable Bowel Syndrome Laparoscopy Learning Difficulties Maldigestion and Malabsorption Management of blood thinners New Born & Infant Care Nuclear Stress Test Obesity & Nutritional Disorders Occupational Therapy Oral Lesions/Ulcers Paediatric Vision Therapy Pediatric Consultation Pediatric Follow Up Pneumonie Precocious Puberty Pre-natal Fetal Consultation Pre-natal Fetal Follow Up Psychological Disorders Repeated Vomiting / Diarrhea Respiratory Illness Shortness of breath Short Stature Sick Child Visit Skin Allergy - Eczema Stent Consultation Thyroid Dysfunction Transthoracic &Trans-oesophageal Echo Treadmill Stress Test Vaccination Vomiting
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Taiba Hospital

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Al-Orf Hospital

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Licenses / Permits

  • Ministry of Health in Kuwait

Hospital Affiliations

Awards & Publications

  • Fetal Echocardiographic Features of Twisted Atrioventricular Connections. Cardiology in the Young 2000 Oct; 10(14):409-12.
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy as a first sign of Nutritional Vitamin D Deficiency Rickets in Infancy. Canadian Journal of Cardiology 1999 Jun,15(6),699-701
  • Diagnosis of Left Juxtaposition of the Atrial Appendages in the Fetus. Cardiology in the Young 2000 May; 10(3): 220-4
  • Fetal Cardiac Dextroposition In The Absence of an Intrathoracic Mass: A sign of significant Right Lung Hypoplasia. Journal of Ultrasound of Medicine 2000 Oct; 19(10):669-76.
  • Superiority of Three-Dimensional versus two-Dimensional Echocardiography for Left Ventricular Volume Assessment in Small Piglet Hearts. Journal of American Society of Echocardiography 2000 Oct; 13(10): 918-23
  • Pre-coronary Stenosis After Stage I Palliation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2000 Dec; 70(6): 2147-9.
  • Three-D Echocardiographic Assessment Of Left Atrioventricular Valve. Presented as an abstract in the Disenhouse competition June 2000.
  • Impact of the Characteristics of Patients and their Clinical Management on Outcomes in Children with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Cardiolology in the Young, 2002 Mar; 12(2):105-12.
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation, Management and Outcomes of Bilateral Arterial Ducts and Complex Congenital Heart Disease: 16 years’ experience. Cardiology in the Young, 2002 May; 12(3):272-277
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Case Report and Review of Literature. Kuwait Medical Journal 2004, 36 (1): 52-54
  • Anomalous Coronary Artery from Opposite Coronary Sinus in Young Children. Kuwait Medical Journal 2006, 38 (4): 292-299
  • Transcatheter Closure of Large Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula including Pulmonary Artery to Left Atrial Fistula with Amplatzer Septal Occluder. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2007 Sep;70(3):422-8.
  • The Impact of Interruption of Anomalous Systemic Arterial Supply on Scimitar Syndrome presenting during Infancy. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2008 Apr 1;71(5):671-8.
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Children and Adults: What is New? . ScientificWorldJournal. 2008 Aug 6;8:762-75.
  • The Value of Transesophageal Echocardiography to Detect Coronary Artery Stenosis in Children Mustafa Al-Qbandi, Kuwait Medical Journal 2010
  • Long-term Follow-up of Persistent Truncus Arteriosus: Kuwait experience. Med Princ Pract. 2012;21(3):277-81. doi: 10.1159/000334590. Epub 2011 Dec 27.
  • Occlusion of Fontan Fenestrations using Amplatzer Septal Occluder. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Apr;27(4):483-90. doi: 10.1007/s10554-010-9694-0. Epub 2010 Sep 22. Erratum in: Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Jan;28(1):219
  • Transcatheter Closure of ASDs and PFOs A Comprehensive Assessment
  • Interventions in Structural, Valvular and Congenital Heart Disease, Second Edition 2nd

Board Certifications

  • Canadian Board in General Pediatrics
  • American Board in General Pediatrics
  • Canadian Board in Pediatric Cardiology

Professional Memberships

  • Member of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow of Cardiac Society for Angiography and Intervention

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Al-Orf Hospital

Average Price
Consultation Range 30 KD-40 KD