Leading Speakers Joining Hands under GASTRO 2016

Arranged in alphabetical order by first name

abdelrahman nimeriAbdelrahman Nimeri
UAE
Consultant & Head, Division of General, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City

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abdulla11Abdulla Al Hassani
UAE
Head – Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Department
Zayed Military Hospital

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abed_allehibiAbed Al Lehibi
KSA
Head Gastroenterology & Endoscopy Section
Department of Medicine
King Fahad Medical City

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adnan1Adnan Abuhammour
UAE
Gastroenterologist
Abuhamour Medical Center (AMC)
Dubai Healthcare City

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avatar1Ahmed Jazzar
UAE
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City

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ShararaAla Sharara
Lebanon
Professor and Head
Division of Gastroenterology
American University of Beirut Medical Center

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Alessandro RepiciAlessandro Repici
Italy
Director of Endoscopy Unit
Humanitas Research Hospital

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assaddajani1Asad Dajani
UAE
Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist
Dr. Asad Dajani Specialized Center

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AshleyAshley Brown
UK
Consultant Hepatologist
St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals

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aydamir-alrakawiAydamir Alrakawi
UAE
Staff Physician, Gastroenterology,
Digestive Disease Institute

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AymanAyman Abdo
KSA
King Khalid University Hospital Riyadh

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CarolinaCarolina Olano
Uruguay
Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology
Universidad de la República

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ChristopherChristopher Thompson
USA
Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

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CihanCihan Yurdaydin
Turkey
President-Elect and Chair
WGO Foundation
Hepatology Institute
University of Ankara Medical School
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DamonDamon Bizos
South Africa
Adjunct Professor of Surgery
University of the Witwatersrand

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DavidDavid Bjorkman
USA
President
WGO Foundation
Dean
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
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DesmondDesmond Leddin
Canada
Professor of Digestive Care & Endoscopy
Dalhousie University

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EamonnEamonn Quigley
USA
David M Underwood Chair of Medicine in Digestive Disorders
Weill Cornell Medical College at Houston Methodist Hospital

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filippos_georgopoulosFilippos Georgopoulos
UAE
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Al Zahra Hospital

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faud-16Fuad Al Ali
Kuwait
Consultant Gastroenterologist / Hepotologist
Internal Medicine Dept.

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GeoffreyGeoffrey Metz
Australia
Professor/Director of Medical Education
Epworth Hospital Clinical School, University of Melbourne

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GovindGovind Makharia
India
Professor of Gastroenterology and Human Nutrition
AIIMS

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GuilhermeGuilherme Macedo
Portugal
Head of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department
Centro Hospitalar S.João and Faculty of Medicine

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HisaoHisao Tajiri
Japan
Professor
Department of Innovative
Interventional Endoscopy Research
Jikei University School of Medicine
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huda-kataaHuda Kataa
UAE
Consultant Physician/Gastroenterologist
American European Medical Center

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Ibrahim-MostafaIbrahim Mostafa
Egypt
Vice President
Theodor Bilharz Research Institute
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JamesJames Toouli
Australia
Head of the Department of General and Digestive Surgery
Flinders Medical Center
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khaled-ahmed-bamakhramakhaled Ahmed Bamakhrama
UAE
Rashid Hospital

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laila al dabalLaila Al Dabal
UAE
Rashid Hospital

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Kelly-Burak-2016Kelly Burak
Canada
Professor and Director
Calgary Liver Unit
Southern Alberta Liver Transplant Clinic
University of Calgary

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maher-a-abbasMaher A. Abbas
UAE
Staff Physician, Digestive Disease Institute

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majid_al-madiMajid Almadi
KSA
Gastroenterologist, Therapeutic Endoscopy and Endosonography
King Khalid University Hospital
King Saud University

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makki-fayyadMakki Fayyad
UAE
Medical Director
Advanced Center For Day Care Surgery

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Marc-GiovanniniMarc Giovannini
France
Head – Endoscopy Department
Paoli-Calmettes Institute

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MarkMark Topazian
USA
Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic

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maryam-aslaniMaryam Aslani
UAE
Consultant Radiation Oncologist
Gulf International Cancer Center

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MohamedzMohamed Al Zaabi
UAE
Liver Transplant Specialist
Zayed Military Hospital

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mohanad-diabMohanad Diab
UAE
Consultant Medical Oncologist
NMC Medical Centre

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mustafa-sabriMustafa Sabri
UAE
Consultant Physician &Gastroenterologist
Digestive Diseases Unit
Rashid Hospital- Dubai Health Authority

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Nageshwar-16Nageshwar Reddy
India
President
World Endoscopy Organisation

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NaimaNaima Amrani
Morocco
Secretary General – WGO
Faculty of Medicine & Pharmacy
University Mohammed 5
Rabat

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nancy-16Nancy Reau
USA
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Section Chief of Hepatology
World Endoscopy Organisation
Rush University Medical Center
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avatar1Nawal Nahdi
UAE
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Dubai Hospital

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Oliver-Pech-145Oliver Pech
Germany
Head of Gastroenterology and Interventional Endoscopy
St John of God Hospital Regensburg
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Ritratto-2016Pietro Familiari
Italy
Physician
Digestive Endoscopy Unit
Gemelli University Hospital

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Rami-CURE-2016v1Rami Moucari
UAE
Gastroenterologist
Bellevue University Medical Center (Lebanon)
Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center (Abu Dhabi)

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saeed sadiq hamidSaeed Sadiq Hamid
Pakistan
The Ibne Sina Professor of Medicine
Chairman – Department of Medicine
Aga Khan University
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salim-awadSalim Awad
UAE
Senior Consultant Physician
Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
Burjeel Hospital
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Dr-Samir-2016-Sameer Al Awadhi
UAE
Head Gastroenterology and
Endoscopy Department
Rashid Hospital

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Satish-Keshav-16Satish Keshav
UK
GI Consultant
John Radcliffe Hospital

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ShyamShyam Varadarajulu
USA
Medical Director
Center for Interventional Endoscopy
University of Central Florida
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ghosh-subrata-2016Subrata Ghosh
UK
Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy
Professor of Translational Medicine
Director of the Institute of Translational Medicine
University of Birmingham

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TarekTarek Hassanein
USA
Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
Medical Director of Outreach Services
Liver Transplant Program
UC San Diego

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VIVEK_KAULVivek Kaul
USA
Professor of Medicine
Chief – Gastroenterology & Hepatology
University of Rochester Medical Center
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waleed-al-azmiWaleed Al Azmi
Kuwait
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and
Endoscopy Consultant

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yasir-m-akmalYasir M. Akmal
UAE
Staff Physician, General Surgery,
Digestive Disease Institute
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