Surgery Conference

27-30 January 2020 | Dubai World Trade Centre

"An evidence-based approach"

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

19th Surgery Conference

Discover the fact-based approaches to refine procedural skills and improve case success rates using ‘an evidence-based approach’, the theme for the 2020 edition. This is the only comprehensive conference in the region that brings together the latest updates for all major sub-specialties of general surgery.


What's new:

  • New topics: Endocrine surgery, Breast, Reconstructive and Oncoplastic surgery, Proctology, GI diseases, Urologic surgery
  • Arab Health meets the Association of Surgeons of India
  • More international speakers from the USA - Boston, Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, South Africa, Lebanon, the UK, Malta, Iraq and Iran
  • More keynote lectures
  • 15-minute lecture format – with more than 50 guest speakers!
  • Active audience participation with dedicated Q&A sessions with the guest surgeons

Benefits of attending:

  • Identify the best obesity treatment options for different demographics and co-morbidities to minimise surgical risks
  • Rationalise patient management and treatment options for patients with breast disease, soft tissue and endocrine tumors
  • Apply a cost-effective diagnostic approach for patients with complex general surgery cases
  • Refine skills for advanced surgical oncology procedures with an interdisciplinary approach
  • Review the best current models of treatment for anorectal disorders
  • Identify how to prevent complications and injuries in various GI and HPB cases to preserve bodily function

Key topics:

  • Bariatric and metabolic surgery
  • Oncoplastic, reconstructive and breast surgery symposium
  • Urologic surgery
  • Interdisciplinary oncology review
  • Gastrointestinal diseases for the general surgeon

Who should attend:

  • General/Consultant Surgeons
  • Specialist Laparoscopic/Bariatric
  • Metabolic/Obesity: GI (upper/lower), Trauma, Thoracic
  • Heads of Department/Surgery
  • Chiefs General Surgery Services
  • Chiefs of Minimally Invasive General Surgery
  • Allied Healthcare Professionals

Session topics:

  • Identify the best obesity treatment options for different demographics and co-morbidities to minimise surgical risks
  • Updates in emergency general surgery
  • Best practices for general post-operative complications
  • Updates in oncoplastic, reconstructive and breast surgery
  • The Association of Surgeons of India Symposium
  • Bariatrics in special patient groups
  • Updates in revision bariatrics
  • Complications in bariatric surgery
  • Updates in general bariatrics
  • Updates in foregut surgery: Achalasia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Updates in GI oncology
  • Updates in hepato-biliary surgery
  • Abdominal wall surgery
  • Updates in head and neck surgery
  • Updates in proctology
  • Updates in colorectal oncology
  • Updates in gastrointestinal diseases and disorders for the general surgeon
  • Updates in endocrine oncology