Obs-Gyne Congress

5 -8 February 2018

 24.25 CME Points

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The 2018 edition of Obs-Gyne will feature with MEDLAB – the world’s largest laboratory exhibition.

This fusion enables Obstetrics and Gynaecology practitioners to better understand and read lab investigations, to ultimately improve patient outcomes.

This year’s congress features a 4-day multi-track event, featuring regional and international speakers addressing current issues and challenges within the industry, as well as best practice case studies that practitioners may implement into their day-to-day work.

Below is an outline of this year’s tracks:

Monday, 5 February

Tuesday, 6 February

Wednesday, 7 February

Thursday, 8 February

General Obs-Gyne

6.25 CME

Gyne - Oncology

6.25 CME

Maternal & Fetal Medicine

6.25 CME

Infertility

5.5 CME


Alongside this conference, the MEDLAB Congress will feature a total of 16 additional conferences specialising in multidisciplinary tracks for lab professionals and clinicians to work together for the future of healthcare.

Supported by:

09:20

Opening remarks

Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

SESSION 1

Moderators:
Dr Saleema Wani, Consultant & Chief of Obstetrics& Gynecology, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr Sadoon Sadoon, Consultant Gynaecologist; Chair - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

09:30

Update on management of second stage of labour

Dr Salome Maswime, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital; Lecturer & Director - Wits Obstetrics & Gynaecology Clinical Research Division, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa

09:55

Setting up an endometriosis service

Prof Arvind Vashisht, Consultant Obstetrician-Gynaecologist; Clinical Lead: Obstetric Services, University College London Hospital, London, UK

10:20

Update on postpartum haemorrhage

Dr Saleema Wani, Consultant & Chief of Obstetrics& Gynecology, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

10:40

Pregnancy of unknown location - how safely can we manage it?

Dr Ghada Salman, Consultant Gynaecologist, University College London Hospitals, London, UK

COFFEE BREAK


SESSION 2

Moderators:
Dr Ghada Salman, Consultant Gynaecologist, University College London Hospitals, London, UK
Dr Mona Tahlak, CEO, Latifa Hospital, Dubai, UAE

11:30

Preventing preterm birth with progesterone / cervical cerclage/ cervical pessary – what works for who?

Dr Salome Maswime, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital; Lecturer & Director - Wits Obstetrics & Gynaecology Clinical Research Division, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa

11:50

Androgen disorders in adolescents: Is it PCOS?

Dr Faysal El Kak, Clinical Associate: Women’s Health Centre, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

12:15

Caesarean section – an epidemic: Long term impact & how to reduce primary caesarean section rate

Dr Mona Tahlak, CEO, Latifa Hospital, Dubai, UAE

12:40

Is miscarriage preventable or not?

Dr Peter van de Weijer, Associate Professor & Consultant Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

LUNCH BREAK


SESSION 3

Moderators:
Prof Arvind Vashisht, Consultant Obstetrician-Gynaecologist; Clinical Lead: Obstetric Services, University College London Hospital, London, UK
Dr Saleema Wani, Consultant & Chief of Obstetrics& Gynecology, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

14:00

Menopause & bone health

Dr Faysal El Kak, Clinical Associate: Women’s Health Centre, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

14:20

Hysteroscopic myomectomy from selection to resection

DDr Ghada Salman, Consultant Gynaecologist, University College London Hospitals, London, UK

14:40

MIS: The case for laparoscopic hysterectomy

Dr Sadoon Sadoon, Consultant Gynaecologist; Chair - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

15:00

Debate: Should all women in first pregnancy be on Aspirin?

For:  Dr Maha Khalid, Consultant Obstetrician & Head of Obstetrics, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

Against: Dr Suha Alhoubi, Specialist Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, Medcare, Dubai, UAE

The Verdict: Dr Saleema Wani, Consultant & Chief of Obstetrics& Gynecology, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

COFFEE BREAK


SESSION 4

Moderators:
Dr Amitabha Majumdar, Consultant: Department of Ob/Gyn, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Prof Wafaa Mostafa Aboeleneen, Consultant OBGYN; Head -Obstetrics & Gynecology, Al Baraha Hospital, Dubai, UAE

16:00

The painful bladder

Dr Amitabha Majumdar, Consultant: Department of Ob/Gyn, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

16:20

Laparoscopic hysteropexy - uterine conservation surgery

Prof Arvind Vashisht, Consultant Obstetrician-Gynaecologist; Clinical Lead: Obstetric Services, University College London Hospital, London, UK

16:40

Morbid adhesion of placenta – local experience

Dr Atif Bashir Eltayeb Fazari, Consultant Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Latifa Hospital, Dubai, UAE

17:00

Enhanced recovery after caesarean section

Prof Wafaa Mostafa Aboeleneen, Consultant OBGYN; Head -Obstetrics & Gynecology, Al Baraha Hospital, Dubai, UAE

17:20

Interactive Q & A

17:30

End of Day One

Supported by:

09:20

Opening remarks

Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

SESSION 5

Moderators:
Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
Dr David Attalah, Gynecologic Oncologist; Breast Cancer Surgeon, Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon

09:30

Female cancers – The Namibian experience: Epidemiology, management and prevention

Hon. Julieta Kavetuna, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health & Social Services, Windhoek, Namibia

09:55

Genetic signature in ovarian cancer: Therapeutic implications

Dr David Attalah, Gynecologic Oncologist; Breast Cancer Surgeon, Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon

10:20

Lymphadenectomy in gynaecological cancer

TBC: Prof Robert L. Coleman, Vice Chair - Clinical Research, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

10:50

Interactive Q & A

COFFEE BREAK


SESSION 6

Moderators:
Dr David Attalah, Gynecologic Oncologist; Breast Cancer Surgeon, Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon
Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

11:30

ICG green use in gynaecologic oncology

Dr David Attalah, Gynecologic Oncologist; Breast Cancer Surgeon, Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon

11:50

Personalised treatment option in gynaecological cancer

TBC: Prof Robert L. Coleman, Vice Chair - Clinical Research, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

12:15

Fertility spearing in endometrial cancer

Dr David Attalah, Gynecologic Oncologist; Breast Cancer Surgeon, Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon

12:40

Premenopausal abnormal uterine bleeding and the risk of endometrial carcinoma

Dr Peter van de Weijer, Associate Professor & Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

LUNCH BREAK


SESSION 7

Moderators:
Dr Karim Elmasry, Head – Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist & Minimal Access Surgeon, Mediclinic Group, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

14:00

Psychological and sexual aspects in female genital cancer

Dr Faysal El Kak, Clinical Associate: Women’s Health Centre, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

14:20

Cervical cancer prevention – update

Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

14:40

Tumor markers in gynaecological cancer

Dr Karim Elmasry, Head – Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist & Minimal Access Surgeon, Mediclinic Group, Abu Dhabi, UAE

15:00

Minimal invasive management of female urinary incontinence

Dr Hasan ElBiss, Associate Professor - Obstetrics & Gynecology, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE

15:20

Interactive Q & A

COFFEE BREAK


SESSION 8

Moderators:
Dr Asif Quadri, Consultant & Chief Anatomical Pathologist, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

16:00

Management of endometrial stromal sarcoma

Dr Maroun El Khoury, Consultant Oncologist & Hematologist, American Hospital Dubai, Dubai, UAE

16:20

Impact of histology on endometrial cancer staging and management

Dr Asif Quadri, Consultant & Chief Anatomical Pathologist, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

16:40

TB in gynaecological cancer

Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

17:00

Panel discussion: Women’s oncology case reviews

Moderator:
Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

Panellists:
TBC: Prof Robert L. Coleman, Vice Chair - Clinical Research, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Dr Maroun El Khoury, Consultant Oncologist & Hematologist, American Hospital Dubai, Dubai, UAE

Dr David Attalah, Gynecologic Oncologist; Breast Cancer Surgeon, Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon

Dr Asif Quadri, Consultant & Chief Anatomical Pathologist, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

 

17:30

End of Day Two

TBC: Prof Robert L. Coleman, Vice Chair - Clinical Research, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Supported by:

09:20

Opening remarks

Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

SESSION 9

Moderators:
Dr Bashir Salih, Chair - Obstetric Medicine, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Prof Hisham Mirghani, Consultant: Obstetrics & Fetal Medicine, Genesis Perinatal Care Clinic, Dubai, UAE

09:30

Haematological problems in pregnancy

Dr Hassan Shehata, Director & CEO, Centre for Reproductive Immunology and Pregnancy (Miscarriage Clinic), Surrey, UK

09:55

Fetal hydrops: Causes and management

Prof Greg Ryan, Perinatologist & Head - Fetal Medicine Program, Mount Sinai Hospital; Professor - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

10:20

Thrombophilia in early onset pre-eclampsia

Dr Amanda Ali, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

10:45

Interactive Q & A

John Butz, Director of Operations/Administrator, Mayo Medical Laboratories, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

COFFEE BREAK


SESSION 10

Moderators:
Prof Greg Ryan, Perinatologist & Head - Fetal Medicine Program, Mount Sinai Hospital; Professor - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Dr Hassan Shehata, Director & CEO, Centre for Reproductive Immunology and Pregnancy (Miscarriage Clinic), Surrey, UK

11:30

Early prediction and prevention of pre-eclampsia

Dr Abdallah Adra, Assistant Professor - Maternal Fetal Medicine, Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

11:50

Diabetes in pregnancy (pre-gestational & gestational)

Dr Hassan Shehata, Director & CEO, Centre for Reproductive Immunology and Pregnancy (Miscarriage Clinic), Surrey, UK

12:10

Maternal diabetes: Early and late fetal sonographic features

Dr Abdallah Adra, Assistant Professor - Maternal Fetal Medicine, Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

12:30

IUGR management after the TRUFFLE trial

Prof Greg Ryan, Perinatologist & Head - Fetal Medicine Program, Mount Sinai Hospital; Professor - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

LUNCH BREAK


SESSION 11

Moderators:
Dr Abdallah Adra, Assistant Professor - Maternal Fetal Medicine, Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Dr Amanda Ali, Consultant Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

14:00

Thromboembolic disease

Dr Amanda Ali, Consultant Obstetrician- Gynaecologist, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

14:20

Obesity in pregnancy

Dr Hassan Shehata, Director & CEO, Centre for Reproductive Immunology and Pregnancy (Miscarriage Clinic), Surrey, UK

14:40

Is there still a role of the 11-14-week scan in the era of cfDNA?

Dr Abdallah Adra, Assistant Professor - Maternal Fetal Medicine, Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

15:00

Fetal prospective of maternal medicine

Prof Greg Ryan, Perinatologist & Head - Fetal Medicine Program, Mount Sinai Hospital; Professor - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

15:20

Interactive Q & A

COFFEE BREAK


SESSION 12

Moderators:
Dr Elsamawal El Hakim, Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine & Surgery, HealthPlus Fertility Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr George Michailidis, Fetal & Maternal Medicine Consultant, Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, Genesis Perinatal Care Clinic, Dubai, UAE

16:00

Update on Lupus in pregnancy

Dr George Michailidis, Fetal & Maternal Medicine Consultant, Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, Genesis Perinatal Care Clinic, Dubai, UAE

16:20

Case study: Challenging case of preeclampsia

Dr Fatma AlSayegh, Resident Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

16:30

Case study: Cystic fibrosis in pregnancy

Dr Jameela Mariam Abdul Kadar Ab, Specialist Obstetrician-Gynaecologist; Maternal Medicine Trainee, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

16:40

Debate: Should all recurrent miscarriages receive Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH)?

For: Dr Hassan Shehata, Mr Hassan Shehata, Director & CEO, Centre for Reproductive Immunology and Pregnancy (Miscarriage Clinic), Surrey, UK

Against: Dr Elsamawal El Hakim, Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine & Surgery, HealthPlus Fertility Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Verdict: Dr Amanda Ali, Consultant Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

17:30

End of Day Three

John Butz, Director of Operations/Administrator, Mayo Medical Laboratories, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Supported by:

09:20

Opening remarks

Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief - Gynecological Oncology Division; Chair - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

SESSION 13

Moderators:

09:30

Unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss: evidence vs empirical management

Prof Mohamed Bedaiwy, Division Head -  Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

09:55

PGS/PGD: Past, present and future

Prof Emre Seli, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

10:20

Male contribution to recurrent implantation / pregnancy failure

Prof Medhat Amer, Chairman & Senior Andrology Consultant, Adam International Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

10:40

Pregnancy after ART

Prof Mohamed Bedaiwy, Division Head -  Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

COFFEE BREAK


SESSION 14

11:30

Ovarian mitochondria from science to clinical use: are we ready?

Prof Emre Seli, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

11:50

Oocyte quality - can we predict and improve?

Prof Mohamed Bedaiwy, Division Head -  Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

12:10

Infertility and endometriosis - how can we improve the outcome?

Dr Habibeh Gitiforooz, Obstetrician-Gynecologist: Regional Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

12:30

Simple and cheap way of assessing causes of male infertility

Prof Medhat Amer, Chairman & Senior Andrology Consultant, Adam International Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

12:50

Interactive Q & A

LUNCH BREAK


SESSION 15

Moderators:
Dr Styliani Andronikou, Lab Director & Consultant Embryologist, Dubai Gynaecology Fertility Centre Dubai, UAE

14:00

Can IVF lab improve reproductive outcome for patients with poor prognosis?

Prof Emre Seli, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

14:20

Intrauterine insemination: The debate continues

Dr Braulio Moya, Medical Director, Al Ain Fertility Clinic, Al Ain, UAE

14:40

Debate: CC vs Aromatase inhibitor as a first line ovulation induction agent

For: Dr Mohamed Elkalyoubi, Consultant; Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Centre, Dubai, UAE

Against:  Dr Salem El Shawarby, Consultant & Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine/IVF; Director - Corniche Fertility Centre, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Verdict: Dr Braulio Moya, Medical Director, Al Ain Fertility Clinic, Al Ain, UAE

15:10

PGS for all vs. selected cases UAE experience

Dr Ozge Ayvaz, Senior Embryologist, Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Center, Dubai, UAE

COFFEE BREAK


SESSION 16

Moderators:
Dr Ozge Ayvaz, Senior Embryologist, Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Center, Dubai, UAE

15:50

Embryo selection – morphology and beyond

Dr Firas Albuz, IVF Laboratory Director, Al Ain Fertility Center, Al Ain, UAE

16:15

Communication: A key for fertility management success Camila D’Mello

16:30

Closing remarks and end of conference

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ACTIVITY DIRECTORS:

ACTIVITY DIRECTOR:

Dr Habibeh Gitiforooz, Obstetrician-Gynecologist: Regional Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA



CONFERENCE CHAIR:

Dr Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Senior Consultant Gynecological Oncologist; Chief of Gynecological Oncology Division & Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
 


SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:

Dr Bashir Salih, Chair - Obstetric Medicine, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prof Hisham Mirghani, Consultant: Obstetrics & Fetal Medicine, Genesis Perinatal Care Clinic, Dubai, UAE

Dr Mohamed Elkalyoubi, Consultant; Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Centre, Dubai, UAE

Dr Sadoon Sadoon, Consultant Gynecologist; Chair - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Saleema Wani, Consultant & Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
 


MODERATOR:

Dr Styliani Andronikou, Lab Director & Consultant Embryologist, Dubai Gynaecology Fertility Centre Dubai, UAE
 


SPEAKER FACULTY:

Dr Abdallah Adra, Assistant Professor - Maternal Fetal Medicine, Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Dr Amanda Ali, Consultant Obstetrician- Gynaecologist, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Dr Amitabha Majumdar, Consultant: Department of Ob/Gyn, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prof Arvind Vashisht, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist; Clinical Lead: Obstetric Services, University College London Hospital, London, UK

Dr Asif Quadri, Consultant & Chief Anatomical Pathologist, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

Dr Atif Bashir Eltayeb Fazari, Consultant Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Latifa Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr Braulio Moya, Medical Director, Al Ain Fertility Clinic, Al Ain, UAE

Camila D’Mello

Dr David Attalah, Gynecologic Oncologist; Breast Cancer Surgeon, Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon

Dr Elsamawal Elhakim, Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine & Surgery, HealthPlus Fertility Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prof Emre Seli, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Dr Fatma AlSayegh, Resident Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Faysal El Kak, Clinical Associate: Women’s Health Centre, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Dr Firas Albuz, IVF Laboratory Director, Al Ain Fertility Center, Al Ain, UAE

Dr George Michailidis, Fetal & Maternal Medicine Consultant, Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, Genesis Perinatal Care Clinic, Dubai, UAE

Dr Ghada Salman, Consultant Gynaecologist, University College London Hospitals, London, UK

Prof Greg Ryan, Perinatologist & Head - Fetal Medicine Program, Mount Sinai Hospital; Professor - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Dr Hasan ElBiss, Associate Professor - Obstetrics & Gynecology, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE

Dr Hassan Shehata, Director & CEO, Centre for Reproductive Immunology and Pregnancy (Miscarriage Clinic), Surrey, UK

Dr Jameela Mariam Abdul Kadar Ab, Specialist Obstetrician-Gynaecologist; Maternal Medicine Trainee, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Hon. Julieta Kavetuna, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health & Social Services, Windhoek, Namibia

Dr Karim Elmasry, Head – Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist & Minimal Access Surgeon, Mediclinic Group, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Maha Khalid, Consultant Obstetrician & Head of Obstetrics, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

Dr Maroun El Khoury, Consultant Oncologist & Hematologist, American Hospital Dubai, Dubai, UAE

Prof Medhat Amer, Chairman & Senior Andrology Consultant, Adam International Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

Prof Mohamed Bedaiwy, Division Head -  Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Dr Mona Tahlak, CEO, Latifa Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr Ozge Ayvaz, Senior Embryologist, Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Center, Dubai, UAE

Dr Peter van de Weijer, Associate Professor & Consultant Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Dr Salem El Shawarby, Consultant & Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine/IVF; Director, Corniche Fertility Centre, Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Salome Maswime, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital; Lecturer & Director - Wits Obstetrics & Gynaecology Clinical Research Division, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr Suha Alhoubi, Specialist Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, Medcare, Dubai, UAE

Prof Wafaa Mostafa Aboeleneen, Consultant Obstetrician-Gynaecologist; Head -Obstetrics & Gynecology, Al Baraha Hospital, Dubai, UAE

 

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