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Program

26th February Conference DAY-1
Inauguration 18:00 Hours
  • Registration / Inaugural Ceremony
  • 18:00 Hrs
Contact Person
  • Name
  • Dr Vinod Kumar Singhal
  • Email
  • [javascript protected email address]
  • Phone
  • +971 50 723 2504
OPENINIG SPEECH / LECTURE
  • Prof Wolfgang Feil (President European Board of Surgery)
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  • Prof Vassilios Papalois (President UEMS-section of Surgery)
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  • Prof Cem Terzi (President- European Surgical Society)
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  • Prof Safwan Taha (President- ACS UAE chapter)
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Mr.Arthur Felice

Mr Arthur Felice (MALTA)

“UEMS EBSQ Specialty Exams: Utopia or necessity”

President of the UEMS, Division of General Surgery Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of Malta Board member of the European Society of Surgery

Prof. WolfgangFei

Prof Wolfgang Feil (AUSTRIA)

“Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery-European Board Fellowship”

Professor of General & Visceral Surgery, Master in Hospital Management, President of the European Board of Surgery, Foundation & Honorary President of the UEMS Division of General Surgery, Medical Director, Surgical Departments, EKH Vienna, Austria, Director of Medical Education Academy, Director of the Quality Management Board, Chairman of the Tumor Board, EKH, Vienna, Austria

Prof Michele Luc

Prof Luc Michel (BELGIUM)

“Surgical checklist in the operating theatre”

Chief of the Surgical Service, Academic Hospital (U.C.L.) of Mont-Godinne, Yoir, Belgium (since 1982). Full Professor of Surgery University of Louvain-Medical School (1992) Director of complete residency program in Surgery Mont-Godinne University Hospital (since 1994). President of the Medical Council of Mont-Godinne University Hospital (1996). Member of the National Ethics Committee (since July 1999).

Prof Haytham El Salhat

Dr Haytham El Salhat (ABU DHABI)

“Laparoscopic Colorectal resection”

Board Certified Surgical Oncologist, Consultant General Surgery, Chief of Surgery Departments, Consultant Surgeon, UAE. Al Noor Hospital, Airport Road, Abu Dhabi

Prof Alfonso Barbarisi

Prof Alfonso Barbarisi (Italy)

“What we mean to be European Surgeon?”

President Italian Council of Academic Professor of Medical Area Secretary General Surgery Division and Board Secretary (UEM Section of Surgery) President European Society of Surgery (2010, 2013) President Elect (2015) Italian Society of Endocrine Surgery Full Professor & Head-Department of Anesthesiology, Surgical & Emergency Sciences Director, IX Division of General Surgery and Biotechnology Applied to Surgery Unit School of Medicine – Second University of Naples, Italy

Prof. Vassilios Papalois

Prof Vassilios Papalois (UK)

“Transplant Tourism: a wound that we MUST heal…”

Consultant Transplant and General Surgeon, Imperial College Health Care NHS Trust Chair, Clinical Ethics Committee, Imperial College Health Care NHS Trust Member of Council, British Transplantation Society Member of Council, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Member, Research Ethics Committee, Ministry of Defense, UK Chair, Education Committee, European Society of Organ Transplantation Member of Council, European Society of Surgery Honorary Chair, Division of Transplantation, European Union of Medical Specialists President, Section of Surgery, European Union of Medical Specialists Vice President, European Union of Medical Specialists Directorate of Renal and Transplant Services

DINNER 22:00-23:00
27th February Conference DAY-2
  • Registration/Breakfast
  • 07:00 – 08:00 am
Session 1
Theme: HEPATOBILIARY & PANCREATIC
Prof Michele Luc

Prof Luc Michel (BELGIUM)

“Modern techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of acute necrotic pancreatitis”

Chief of the Surgical Service, Academic Hospital (U.C.L.) of Mont-Godinne, Yoir, Belgium (since 1982). Full Professor of Surgery University of Louvain-Medical School (1992) Director of complete residency program in Surgery Mont-Godinne University Hospital (since 1994). President of the Medical Council of Mont-Godinne University Hospital (1996). Member of the National Ethics Committee (since July 1999).

Prof Antoni

Prof Antoni Szczepanik (POLAND)

“The treatment of liver metastasis in elderly patients”

Associate professor, Department of Surgery, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland

Prof Paul Ridgway

Prof Paul Ridgway (IRELAND)

“Challenges in MIS Pancreas Training”

MD MMedSc FRCSI, Associate Professor of Surgery Trinity College Dublin, Vice Chairman NASCE, a MJC OF The UEMS, Past Council Member Society of Academic and Research Surgery (SARS), Past council member ASiT, Consultant Surgical Oncologist AMNCH

Prof. Vassilios Papalois

Prof Vassilios Papalois (UK)

“Pre-transplant kidney and pancreas graft pre-conditioning”

Consultant Transplant and General Surgeon, Imperial College Health Care NHS Trust Chair, Clinical Ethics Committee, Imperial College Health Care NHS Trust Member of Council, British Transplantation Society Member of Council, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Member, Research Ethics Committee, Ministry of Defense, UK Chair, Education Committee, European Society of Organ Transplantation Member of Council, European Society of Surgery Honorary Chair, Division of Transplantation, European Union of Medical Specialists President, Section of Surgery, European Union of Medical Specialists Vice President, European Union of Medical Specialists Directorate of Renal and Transplant Services

Prof. Vassilios Papalois

Prof Vassilios Papalois (UK)

“High risk kidney and pancreas transplantation.”

Consultant Transplant and General Surgeon, Imperial College Health Care NHS Trust Chair, Clinical Ethics Committee, Imperial College Health Care NHS Trust Member of Council, British Transplantation Society Member of Council, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Member, Research Ethics Committee, Ministry of Defense, UK Chair, Education Committee, European Society of Organ Transplantation Member of Council, European Society of Surgery Honorary Chair, Division of Transplantation, European Union of Medical Specialists President, Section of Surgery, European Union of Medical Specialists Vice President, European Union of Medical Specialists Directorate of Renal and Transplant Services

Prof. Koichi Tanaka

Prof Koichi Tanaka (JAPAN)

“How to Develop LDLT program?”

Professor Emeritus of Kyoto University, Chairman – Board of Directors, President & Director of Clinical Services, Kobe International Frontier Medical Center, Japan

Prof. Koichi Tanaka

Prof Koichi Tanaka (JAPAN)

“Expanding criterion for LDLT in HCC”

Professor Emeritus of Kyoto University, Chairman – Board of Directors, President & Director of Clinical Services, Kobe International Frontier Medical Center, Japan

Session 2
Theme: UPPER GI & LOWER GI
Prof. Feil (AUSTRIA)

Prof Wolfgang Feil (AUSTRIA)

“Upper GI Diagnostics: High Resolution manometry, Impedance and pH metry”

Professor of General & Visceral Surgery, Master in Hospital Management, President of the European Board of Surgery, Foundation & Honorary President of the UEMS Division of General Surgery, Medical Director, Surgical Departments, EKH Vienna, Austria, Director of Medical Education Academy, Director of the Quality Management Board, Chairman of the Tumor Board, EKH, Vienna, Austria

Mr. Arthur Felice

Mr Arthur Felice (MALTA)

“Gastro-intestinal functional somatic syndromes”

President of the UEMS, Division of General Surgery Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of Malta Board member of the European Society of Surgery

Prof Cem Terzi

Prof Cem Terzi (TURKEY)

“Management of Carcinomatosis, originated GIS Tumor”

President of European Society of Surgery, Professor in Surgery (Colorectal Unit), Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey, Past President of Turkish Surgical Association

Prof Abdelrahman Nimeri

Dr Abdelrahman Nimeri (ABU DHABI)

Laparoscopic Management of Esophageal Achalasia.

Director, Bariatric & Metabolic Institute, Head of Division of General Surgery, SKMC, UAE Chairman, Communication Committee at IFSO

Prof Antoni

Prof Antoni Szczepanik (POLAND)

“Fast track in gastric cancer patients”

Associate professor, Department of Surgery, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland

Prof. Nopadol Wora-Urai

Prof Nopadol Wora-Urai (THAILAND)

“The International Society of Surgery, Past, Present and Future”

President, International Society of Surgery, Congress President, 46th World Congress of Surgery, Founding Dean, Mae Fah Luang University, School of Medicine, Thailand

Prof. Supakorn Rojananin

Prof Supakorn Rojananin (THAILAND)

“Surgical Patient Safety, Thailand Experiences”

Professor & Consultant- Department of Surgery-Faculty of Medicine (Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol, Bangkok). Former Secretary General, Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand. President of International College of Surgeons. Thailand section 2012-2014

Lunch & Prayers 12:45-14:30
Session 3
Theme: UPPER GI & LOWER GI
Mr.Arthur Felice

Mr Arthur Felice (MALTA)

“Thought processes and decision making in GI (and other) surgery”

President of the UEMS, Division of General Surgery Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of Malta Board member of the European Society of Surgery

Prof. WolfgangFei

Prof Wolfgang Feil (AUSTRIA)

“1200 Consecutive Reflux Operations- A Single Center Experience”

Professor of General & Visceral Surgery, Master in Hospital Management, President of the European Board of Surgery, Foundation & Honorary President of the UEMS Division of General Surgery, Medical Director, Surgical Departments, EKH Vienna, Austria, Director of Medical Education Academy, Director of the Quality Management Board, Chairman of the Tumor Board, EKH, Vienna, Austria

Prof Michele Luc

Prof Luc Michel (BELGIUM)

“Tips and tricks for safe endoscopic adrenalectomy to avoid injury to colon, liver, spleen and/or pancreas”

Chief of the Surgical Service, Academic Hospital (U.C.L.) of Mont-Godinne, Yoir, Belgium (since 1982). Full Professor of Surgery University of Louvain-Medical School (1992) Director of complete residency program in Surgery Mont-Godinne University Hospital (since 1994). President of the Medical Council of Mont-Godinne University Hospital (1996). Member of the National Ethics Committee (since July 1999).

Dr safwan

Prof Safwan Taha (Abu Dhabi)

“Roux-en-Y Esophagojejunostomy after total gastrectomy for gastric malignancy”

Prof. Safwan A Taha, MD, FACS, FRCSGlasg. President American College of Surgeons (UAE chapter). Consultant Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon. Director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center. Medical Director & Chief Surgeon- Al Noor Hospital, Airport Road, Abu Dhabi; UAE.

Prof Cem Terzi

Prof Cem Terzi (TURKEY)

“Management of Recurrent Rectal Cancers”

President of European Society of Surgery, Professor in Surgery (Colorectal Unit), Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey, Past President of Turkish Surgical Association

Prof. WolfgangFei

Prof WolfgangFeil (AUSTRIA)

“Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery for Benign Disease and Cancer (A Single Surgeon Experience)”

Professor of General & Visceral Surgery, Master in Hospital Management, President of the European Board of Surgery, Foundation & Honorary President of the UEMS Division of General Surgery, Medical Director, Surgical Departments, EKH Vienna, Austria, Director of Medical Education Academy, Director of the Quality Management Board, Chairman of the Tumor Board, EKH, Vienna, Austria

Prof Fawaz Torab

Dr Fawaz Torab (ABU DHABI)

Gastro Intestinal Stromal Tumors- Approach and Management algorithm

MD, FACHARTZ, PhD Associate Professor Surgery, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, UAE University,
Consultant General Surgeon, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE Chair Al Ain Medical District Human Research Ethics Committee Member of the Higher Committee of Research in the UAE

END OF DAY-2 at 17:00 Hours with Coffee Break
Reassemble for Dinner at 19:30
28th February Conference DAY-3
  • Breakfast
  • 07:00 – 08:00 am
Session 1
Theme: Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
Prof Lilo Mettler

Prof Lilo Mettler (GERMANY)

“Endoscopic surgery from George Kelling in 1901 to Robotics in 2015″

Prof Dr. med. Liselotte Mettler, Consultant Gynecologist Dubai Healthcare City and Prime Hospital,Dubai, UAE. Professor Emeritus of University Hospitals Schleswig Holstein, Kiel,Germany. Past president of the German and European Society of Gynecological Endoscopy, EXCEL awardee of the American Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons (SLS) President of the 16th World Congress on Human Reproduction, March 18 21, 2015 in Berlin Germany

Prof Karl Miller

Prof Karl Miller (AUSTRIA)

“Abdominal Pain after Gastric Bypass”

Past president of IFSO President and congress chairman IFSO 2015 in Vienna President Austrian Society for Bariatric Surgery More than 80 published articles and more than 150 guest lectures in international conferences

Prof. Luigi Angrisani

Prof Luigi Angrisani (ITALY)

“Bariatric Surgeries Worldwide”

Director of General Laparoscopic & Mini-Invasive Surgery Unit, Hospital “San Giovanni Bosco”, Naples, Italy Past President of IFSO Editorial board of Official Journal of IFSO and ASMBS

Prof AshutoshKaul

Prof AshutoshKaul (NEW YORK)

“Roux-en-Y gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity”

Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College Director Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery at Westchester Medical Center, New York. President NY chapter of American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

Prof. Abdelrahman Nimeri

Dr Abdelrahman Nimeri (ABU DHABI)

“Internal Hernia after RYGB: prevention and management”

Director, Bariatric & Metabolic Institute, Head of Division of General Surgery, SKMC, UAE Chairman, Communication Committee at IFSO

Dr. Karin Dolezalova

Dr Karin Dolezalova (PRAGUE)

“Hormonal/incretin changes in obese T2DM patients after AGB-BPD-Gastric Plication”

Young IFSO President, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague OB Klinika- Center for Treatment of Obesity & Metabolic Disorder, Prague, Czech Republic

Dr. Karin Dolezalova

Dr Karin Dolezalova (PRAGUE)

“Laparoscopic Gastric plication-new evolution or another Dream”

Young IFSO President, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague OB Klinika- Center for Treatment of Obesity & Metabolic Disorder, Prague, Czech Republic

Prof Martin Fried

Prof Martin Fried (PRAGUE)

“Defining success and failure in bariatric & metabolic surgery”

Professor of surgery at 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague. Past President IFSO Head-clinical center for minimally invasive and Bariatric surgery, ISCARE Hospital, Prague, Czech Executive Director- IFSO-European Chapter

Session 2
Theme: Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
Prof Ashutosh Kaul

Prof Ashutosh Kaul (NEW YORK)

“Sleeve Gastrectomy for morbid Obesity”

Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College Director Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery at Westchester Medical Center, New York. President NY chapter of American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

Prof Alfonso Barbarisi

Prof Alfonso Barbarisi (ITALY)

“Sleeve Gastrectomy: Indications, Complications, Results and Nutritional Considerations in our Experience”

Foundation & Honorary chairman of European Board (Division of General Surgery) Deputy Director of Medical Education Academy, EKH- Vienna Chairman of the Tumor Boards, EKH-Vienna, Medical Director, EKH-Vienna

Prof Karl Miller

Prof Karl Miller (AUSTRIA)

“Pregnancy after Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery – A Study on Weight and in-take of Nutritional Supplements”

Past president of IFSO President and congress chairman IFSO 2015 in Vienna President Austrian Society for Bariatric Surgery More than 80 published articles and more than 150 guest lectures in international conferences

Prof. Nicola Scopinaro

Prof Nicola Scopinaro (ITALY)

“Obesity surgery in a personal perspective. The why of rise and fall of some bariatric operations”

Executive Board Member- IFSO, More than 500 publications, More than 700 invited lectures in international meetings, Inventor and world leader of BPD for the surgical treatment of obesity, 1st President & current honorary president IFSO, 1st President & Current president of IFSO- European Chapter

Prof. Luigi Angrisani

Prof Luigi Angrisani (ITALY)

“Sleeve Gastrectomy and Hiatal Hernia”

Director of General Laparoscopic & Mini-Invasive Surgery Unit, Hospital “San Giovanni Bosco”, Naples, Italy Past President of IFSO Editorial board of Official Journal of IFSO and ASMBS

Prof. Abdelrahman Nimeri

Dr Abdelrahman Nimeri (ABU DHABI)

“Management algorithm for sleeve gastrectomy leak”

Director, Bariatric & Metabolic Institute, Head of Division of General Surgery, SKMC, UAE Chairman, Communication Committee at IFSO

Prof. MD Yasser Kayyal

Dr MD Yasser Kayyal (ABU DHABI)

“The role of stents in management of leaks post sleeve gastrectomy”

MD.MRCSI. FACS. Consultant Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon Tawam hospital Al ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Vice president and co-founder of the American college of surgeons ACS UAE Chapter. Vice president of EOMSIG: Emirates Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Interest group.

LUNCH 13:30-14:30
Session 3
Prof. Nicola Scopinaro

Prof Nicola Scopinaro (ITALY)

“Biliopancreatic diversion. Rationale and physiology”

Executive Board Member- IFSO, More than 500 publications, More than 700 invited lectures in international meetings, Inventor and world leader of BPD for the surgical treatment of obesity, 1st President & current honorary president IFSO, 1st President & Current president of IFSO- European Chapter

Prof Ashutosh Kaul

Prof Ashutosh Kaul (NEW YORK)

“Re operative bariatric surgery”

Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College Director Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery at Westchester Medical Center, New York. President NY chapter of American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

Prof Karl Miller

Prof Karl Miller (AUSTRIA)

“Comparative Outcomes of Bariatric Procedures for Type II Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome”

Past president of IFSO President and congress chairman IFSO 2015 in Vienna President Austrian Society for Bariatric Surgery More than 80 published articles and more than 150 guest lectures in international conferences

Prof Martin Fried

Prof Martin Fried (PRAGUE)

“What’s new in the 2013 Interdisciplinary European Guidelines on Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery”

Professor of surgery at 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague. Past President IFSO Head-clinical center for minimally invasive and Bariatric surgery, ISCARE Hospital, Prague, Czech Executive Director- IFSO-European Chapter

Prof. Luigi Angrisani

Prof Luigi Angrisani (ITALY)

“Long Term Sleeve Results”

Director of General Laparoscopic & Mini-Invasive Surgery Unit, Hospital “San Giovanni Bosco”, Naples, Italy Past President of IFSO Editorial board of Official Journal of IFSO and ASMBS

Prof. Vassilios Papalois

Prof Vassilios Papalois (UK)

“The future of Emergency Surgery in Europe”

Consultant Transplant and General Surgeon, Imperial College Health Care NHS Trust Chair, Clinical Ethics Committee, Imperial College Health Care NHS Trust Member of Council, British Transplantation Society Member of Council, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Member, Research Ethics Committee, Ministry of Defense, UK Chair, Education Committee, European Society of Organ Transplantation Member of Council, European Society of Surgery Honorary Chair, Division of Transplantation, European Union of Medical Specialists President, Section of Surgery, European Union of Medical Specialists Vice President, European Union of Medical Specialists Directorate of Renal and Transplant Services

Dr Faruq Badiuddin

Dr Faruq Badiuddin (DUBAI)

“GERD and Sleeve Gastrectomy”

President-Emirates Obesity and Metabolic, Surgery Interest Group

Closing Ceremony 19:00pm

MEET THE PROFESSOR (For Patients / General Public) 19:30 — 20:30

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