Gastroenterology 2019 Conference - 12.75 CME

Overview:

The CME accredited Gastroenterology Conference at Arab Health presented the latest evidence-based medicine and delivered a comprehensive review of the latest information, insights and practices in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and more.

New in 2019:

  • Reduced price and special rates for allied healthcare professionals, international members of endorsing partner societies*
  • Dedicated Q&A sessions
  • More expert speakers from the USA and the UK
  • Review the latest information, insights and practices in gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy through international kaleidoscope
  • Consider how to best overcome the complex challenges associated with irritable bowel conditions
  • Identify innovative new methods to address colorectal diseases for improved patient outcomes 
  • Advances in endoscopy
  • Obesity management
  • IBD
  • Colorectal diseases
  • Hepatology
  • New interventions in gastroenterology
  • Updates in practice

Chair:

  • Dr Maryam Al Khatry, President, Emirates Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society, Specialist and Head of Department – Gastroenterology, RAK Hospital, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Activity Director:

  • Dr Shiva Kumar, Chair, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Speakers:

  • Dr Abdulrahman Alfadda, Chairman, GI and Hepatology Exam Board Committee. Endoscopy Director, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopist, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Ali Tavakkoli, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgeon, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, Co-director of the Center for Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Dr Amer AlKhatib, Staff Physician, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Antonio Pinna, Director, Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Aydamir Alrakawi, Director of Endoscopy, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Carlo Di Lorenzo, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Colombus, Ohio, USA
  • Prof Dr Gregory B. Haber, Chief of Endoscopy and Director of Advanced Therapeutics and Innovation in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, New York University, New York City, New York, USA
  • Dr Ian Jenkins, Lead Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, BMI Healthcare, St Marks Hospital, London, UK
  • Dr Javed Ahmed Raza, Staff Physician, General Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr John Magaña Morton, Chief, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery (Bariatric Endoscopy), Past-President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
  • Dr Jose Such, Staff Physician, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Khalid Bamakhrama, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Maarouf A. Hoteit, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
  • Dr Matthew Kroh, Chairman, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Associate Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Mazen Taha, Senior Consultant in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Chief of the Gastroenterology Department, Chairman of the Internal Medicine Department, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE 
  • Dr Mohamed Al Zaabi, Consultant Transplant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist, Zayed Military Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Professor Mousa Khoursheed, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Dr Muhamad Zaman, Division Chief Transplantation and Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Professor Mustafa Sabri, Professor of Medicine, Chair of Academic Department of Medicine, Dubai Medical College, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Rashid Hospital, General Secretary, Emirates Gastroenterology Society, Dubai, UAE 
  • Dr Nelya Melnitchouk, Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Associate Surgeon, Division of General and GI Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Prof Dr Oliver Pech, Professor of Medicine, Head of Gastroenterology and Interventional Endoscopy St. John of God Hospital, Regensburg, Germany
  • Dr Rehan Haidry, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Clinical lead for GI medicine & Director of Endoscopy, University College Hospital, Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College London, London, UK
  • Dr Ricard Corcelles, Consultant, Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Shafik Sidani, Staff Physician, Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Shaw Somers, Consultant Specialist: Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon, BMI Clementine Churchill Hospital London and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, UK
  • Dr Zaher Koutoubi, Consultant, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Clinical Assistant, Professor of Medicine, Digestive Disease Institute, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Faculty disclosure

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.


*Allied healthcare professionals such as Nurses, Physiotherapists, Radiographers and Technicians can contact the Arab Health conference team on +971 4 408 2891 or ahcongress@informa.com to find out more about the special rates. Valid company/employee identification with job designation will be required to avail the special rates.

27 - 30 January 2020


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Accreditation statement:

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.