Interventional Cardiologist in NSW



Dr Mena Salib is an Interventional Cardiologist with a special interest in the treatment and management of coronary artery disease.

Dr Salib studied at the University of Sydney, earning a Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours in 2006 followed by a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 2010.

He then completed his residency and basic physician training across various hospitals in New South Wales before moving into advanced ca Read More...

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Complex Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) & Bifurcations
  • Intracoronary Imaging (IVUS, OCT)
  • Intracoronary Physiology FFR/IFR
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Insertion
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Temporary Pacing Wire Insertion
  • Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy
  • Drug-Eluting Balloons
  • PCI of Saphenous Vein Grafts (SVGs)
  • Anterograde Chronic Total Occlusions & Dual Injections
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Permanent Pacemaker Implantation
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Right Heart Catheterization
Conditions Treated
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Irregular Heart Rhythm
  • Severe Calcified Arterial Lesions
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Chest Pain


  • Interventional Cardiologist
    Norwest Private Hospital 2021 - Present
  • Clinical Superintendent & Staff Specialist Interventional Cardiologist
    Nepean Hospital 2020 - 2022
  • Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Eastern Heart Clinic 2019 - 2020
  • Senior Cardiology Advanced Trainee
    Prince of Wales Network, Sutherland Hospital 2018 - 2019
  • Cardiology Advanced Trainee
    Nepean Hospital 2016 - 2018
  • Medical Registrar (Basic Physician Trainee)
    Concord Nepean BPT Network 2013 - 2015
  • Resident Medical Officer / Medical Intern
    Concord Repatriation General Hospital 2011 - 2013


Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomograpy (SCCT)

  • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ)

  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC)

  • Golden Key International Honour Society

  • 2021

    Letter of Appreciation - Organization and Leadership in managing BPTs & ATs during the Coronavirus crisis

  • 2009 - 2010

    High Distinction in Anatomy by Whole Body Dissection

  • 2003 - 2006

    Golden Key International Honour Society

  • 2002

    His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Academic Award

  • 2002

    School Dux

  • 2001

    Pan Pharmaceuticals Award for Achievement in Chemistry

  • 2001

    Most Outstanding Year 11 Student

  • 2001

    Minister’s Certificate for Excellence for First in Course in NSW in Mathematics Extension 1

Research & Publications


1. Excimer Laser Atherectomy In the Management of Undilatable Coronary Stents | Salib M, Giles R, Pitney M | Heart, Lung and Circulation, June 2019

2. A GP Guide to Post-MI Antiplatelets | Therapy Update | Australian Doctor | October 2018. PCI outcomes in real world left main coronary artery stenosis patients correlate well to randomized control trial data: Experiences from a non-cardio-surgical tertiary hospital. Salib M, Ellenberger K, Burgess S, Hallani H | Heart, Lung and Circulation, Volume 27, S495-S496

3. Ischaemic strokes in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation whilst on vitamin-K antagonist and direct oral anticoagulants – a local experience. Yang JQ, Salib M, Roy S | Heart, Lung and Circulation, Volume 27, S173

4. Asymptomatic Long Spiral Dissection of the Left Circumflex Post-Left-Main Stenting for Spontaneous Left-Main Dissection. Salib M, Fernandes C, Hallani H | Heart, Lung and Circulation, Volume 26, S200

5. The Goldilocks phenomenon in ST-segment elevation MI: Ambient temperature extremes are associated with increased STEMI incidence. Salib M, Smith J, Pathan S, Eslick G, Burgess S. 65th CSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting, 2017

6. Safety of Early Emergency Discharge in High-Sensitivity-Troponin-I (HsTnI) Negative Chest Pain Patients. Salib M, Madan K, Chandrala P, Coulshed D. 65th CSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting, 2017

7. Recurrent Late Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis and Operative Discovery of a Peri-Annular Abscess. Salib M, Lee C. 65th CSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting, 2017

8. Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest and Anterior STEMI requiring urgent PCI in Morbidly Obese man with Dextrocardia – A Case Report. Pathan S, Salib M, Fernandes C. 65th CSANZ, 2017

9. Unruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysms Involving both Right and Left Coronary Cusps: A Case Report. Kazi A, Salib M, Nickelson I, Coulshed D. 65th CSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting, 2017

10. Anomalous Left Circumflex Artery Originating from Right Sinus of Valsalva: A Case Report. Salib M, Amor R | Int J Cardiovas Res Vol: 5 Issue: 4; 2016

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  • Bad Luck Comes in Threes. TAVI Complicated by aortic dissection, complete heart block and anterior myocardial infarct | Oral Presentation TCT San Francisco, USA | Sep 2019
  • Excimer Laser Atherectomy In the Management of Undilatable Coronary Stents | Oral Presentation ANZET | Aug 2019
  • Complex PCI complicated by Ellis Type III Coronary Perforation with Cavity Spilling | Action Day 9 | Jun 2019
  • Echocardiography in Pulmonary Embolism | Sutherland Hospital Grand Rounds | March 2018
  • Oral Blood Thinners in Cardiology | Sutherland Hospital Grand Rounds | March 2018
  • Complications in the Cardiac Cath Lab | The NSW Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology Nurses Group | Novotel Parramatta | Nov 2017
  • Asymptomatic Long Spiral Dissection of the Left Circumflex Post-Left-Main Stenting for Spontaneous Left-Main Dissection | Oral Presentation CSANZ | Aug 2017
  • Left Main Stenting | Nepean Hospital Grand Rounds | 2017 | Review of the literature and local experience from Nepean Hospital
  • Departmental Presentations & Journal Clubs | 2016-2019
  • ‘Long QT syndrome’ | The Tweed Hospital Grand Rounds | 2013
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