Surgery Conference

Surgery Conference

26-27 January 2022 | Attend Live, in-person at the DWTC
9-10 February 2022 | Attend Online

Live in-person:

30 Jan - 2 Feb 2023

Dubai World Trade Centre


4 Jan - 2 Mar 2023

21st Surgery Conference

 13.25 CME | Live, in-person

 8.75 CME | Online

Surgeons worldwide have shown resilience in the face of the pandemic. As surgeries scale back up, Arab Health will host symposia from local societies and renowned surgical societies from around the world.

Hear about the most innovative ideas, and techniques from these societies.

Join surgeons in-person or virtually, and trade notes on how you have overcome the challenges of the past year.

The CME-accredited Surgery conference at Arab Health is where the most influential surgeons gather every year to improve technical skills, share their tips to perform advanced procedures flawlessly and see what is new in the industry.

Important note: Online participants who viewed the sessions only during the conference dates/times would be eligible for CME.

Key topics (Live, in-person):

  • Bariatric Surgery Day
  • Surgical oncology
  • Advances and innovation in general surgery

Key topics (Online):

  • Upper and lower GI surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Tumour review board – panel of case studies
  • Hernia surgery
  • Endocrine surgery

Benefits of attending:

  • Solve key challenges in bariatric surgery with algorithms from the experts
  • Apply the latest principles in endocrine surgery
  • Assess updated approaches to pancreatic cancer and acute pancreatitis
  • Compare different practices worldwide to develop resilience in surgery in the era of COVID-19
  • Review guidelines to improve gender diversity in surgical practice

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

Scientific Committee (Live In-person and Online)

Activity Director: 
Dr Matthew Walsh, Chief of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Co-Activity Director:
Dr John Rodriguez
, Chair of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Ali Al Dameh,
Consultant Thoracic and Surgical Oncology, American Hospital Dubai, Dubai, UAE

Scientific committee:

  • Dr Faruq Badiuddin, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon, Consultant General Surgeon: Laparoscopic, Gastrointestinal Surgery & Obesity, Valiant Clinic, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Guido Mannaerts, Chair of Department, General Surgery Clinic Department - Medical Affairs, Tawam Hospital, SEHA, Al Ain, UAE
  • Prof Dr Iyad Hassan, Consultant - General and Endocrine Surgeon/ Head of General, Endocrine and Cancer Surgery, Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Shaw Somers, President, British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society; Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon, BMI Clementine Churchill Hospital London, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, UK

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