Fetal Medicine Conference

27 March 2016

This year the conference will focus on fetal and maternal predictors for perinatal outcome. It will also discuss advances in the diagnosis of fetal structural and chromosomal anomalies.

Key topics

  • Setting up a preterm labor prevention clinic - what to offer?
  • What to do with IUGR?
  • The management of complicated monochorionic twin pregnancies
  • Management of red cells antibodies
  • Dilemmas in fetal CNS anomalies
  • The role of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) in the diagnosis of Down's syndrome

Activity Directors

  • Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist, Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Dr Habibeh Gitiforooz, Obstetrician-Gynecologist: Regional Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Co-Activity Directors

  • Prof Hisham Mirghani, Consultant, Genesis Perinatal Care Clinic, Dubai, UAE

Speaker Faculty

  • Dr Afshin Mirza, Managing Director, Fetal & Maternal Medicine Specialist Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Fetal Medicine & Genetic Centre, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Anjali Kadasne, Consultant: Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain UAE
  • Dr Fadi G. Mirza, Asst Professor: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine; Director of Clinical Practice Improvement, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon & Adjunct Asst Prof: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, USA
  • Dr Fayez Nasrallah, Consultant Maternal Fetal Medicine & Obstetrics and Gynecology, Latifa Hospital, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr George Michailidis, Fetal & Maternal Medicine Consultant, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Genesis Perinatal Care Clinic, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Gowri Ramanathan, Consultant and Head: Obstetrics and Gynaecology & Director of Fetal Medicine, Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Prof Karim D Kalache, Division Chief: Maternal- Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha, Qatar
  • Dr Leanne Bricker, Chair and Consultant: Fetal Medicine, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Linda Al Junaid, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Dr Mennatullah Fadda, Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Al-Ain Hospital, Al Ain Hospital
  • Dr Muna Khalfan, Chief of Fetal Medicine service & Chair: Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Umm Al Quwain Hospital, Umm Al Quwain, UAE
  • Dr Muzib Begam, Consultant: Fetal-maternal medicine/Obstetrics, Al Noor Hospitals Group, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Nema Abdrahman Abdulla, Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Al-Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Dr Rania Tabash, Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Al-Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Dr Ranjit Akolekar, Consultant: Fetal Medicine, Medway Maritime Hospital in Kent, UK & Kings College Hospital, London, UK
  • Dr Rubina Khan, Consultant: Perinatology: Obstetrics & Gynecology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Sherif Abdel-Fattah, Consultant: Obstetrics & Fetal Medicine, Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol & Directorate of Women & Children’s Health, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
  • Dr Werner Diehl, Consultant: Fetal Medicine, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Target Audience

  • Obstetricians
  • Gynecologists
  • Obs-Gyne Specialists/Consultants
  • Fetal Medicine Specialists
  • General Practitioners & Family Medicine Physicians
  • Midwives & Nurses involved in providing prenatal care
  • Clinicians involved in the diagnosis, management and counselling of fetal anomalies and antenatal high-risk obstetrics
  • Women’s Health Physicians

Benefits of attending

  • Discuss vaginal birth after cesarean section
  • Detect late pregnancy ultrasound predictors
  • Debate the management of fetal arrhythmias
  • Review pregnancy outcomes in young maternal ages

Grantor Acknowledgement

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education acknowledges educational grants for partial support of this activity from:

Gold - Asclepion Laser Technologies GmbH

Silver - Leader Healthcare

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