19th Annual Meeting of ME-AOHNS – The Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery is the largest and longest running educational meeting for Otolaryngologists in the Middle East
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Welcome Message

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is a great pleasure to welcome you at the 19th Annual Meeting of Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology (19-21 April 2024), at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, UAE.

We are thrilled to have more than 100 speakers from all continent in this year’s congress. The scientific program consists of unique lectures from distinguished international and regional speakers in all subspecialities: Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Otology & CI, Paediatric ORL, Facial Plastic Surgery, Sleep Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery & Audio-vestibular Medicine, along with many interactive panel discussions to ensure rich exposure to real case scenarios. 

We have made every effort to harness a golden opportunity for our participants to learn, discuss and exchange knowledge with the experts on the faculty. In addition, a resident competition for the accepted abstracts will take place at different parts of the scientific program.

There will be also ample time to network and relax both at tb he Opening Ceremony and Gala Dinner. Additionally, you will have time to explore the wonderful city of Dubai and to visit its world-class attractions.

I look forward to welcoming you in the Congress. The opportunities awaiting at the 19th MEOTO – Academy meeting are boundless & we expect to see unprecedented attendance.

Islam Herzallah, MD, PhD
Professor of Rhinology
Chairman of the 19th Middle East Academy of ORL – Dubai

Dear Colleagues,

Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery as a specialty has tremendously evolved. It is distinct in the intricate and delicate array of conditions it covers and in being both a clinical and surgical specialty attending to all patients’ age groups and genders.

It is our distinct honor and privilege to extend to you a heartfelt invitation to “The 19th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery”, which will be held in Dubai – UAE from 19 to 21 April 2024 at the Event Centre, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City.

We cordially invite you to join us as we convene to celebrate advancements, share knowledge, and foster collaboration within the dynamic realm of otolaryngology.

Our carefully curated program showcases a diverse range of topics, ranging from the latest diagnostic techniques to groundbreaking surgical advancements and emerging treatment modalities.

During these 3 days, we will have lectures on topics related but not limited to

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Otology and CI
  • Rhinology
  • Audiology
  • Vestibular Master class

Through engaging Keynote talks, Instructional courses, interactive Panel Discussions, and a Residents Research competition presented by a group of experts from the World, Region and the UAE, we aim to ignite your curiosity and inspire new avenues of exploration.

We extend our deepest gratitude to our esteemed sponsors, whose unwavering support and commitment to innovation have made this conference possible. Visit their exhibition spaces, where you will witness the latest advancements in medical technology, cutting-edge equipment and pharmaceutical breakthroughs. Engage in conversations with industry leaders, gain firsthand insights, and explore potential partnerships that will drive the progress of our beloved ENT practice.

Experience Dubai’s unique blend of culture, indulge in its culinary delights, and create memories that will endure long after the conference concludes.

Your participation is integral to the success of our shared mission.

Together, let us Inspire, Innovate, and Transform the landscape of Ear, Nose, and Throat medicine.

See you soon in Dubai,

Muaaz Tarabichi
Co-Founder, TSESI Dubai
Conference Co-chair

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Destination Partner

Endorsed by

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Why Attend

The 19th Annual meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery is one of the largest ENT gatherings in the Middle East region. This meeting gives an opportunity to attending ENT colleagues to share their clinical and practical knowledge, to improve and expand their clinical skills, to present their scientific research work, and enhance the quality of patient care.

Target Audience

  • Otorhinolaryngologists
  • ENT Specialist & Consultants
  • Facial Plastic Surgeons
  • Audiologists
  • Speech Therapist
  • Skull base Surgeons / Neurosurgeons
  • Cochlear Implant Specialist
  • General Practitioner
  • ENT Nurses

Topics Covered

  • Rhinology/Anterior Skull base Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Dubai Rhinoplasty Masterclass
  • Cochlear Implant/ Otology and Neurotology
  • Sleep Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Audio Vestibular Session

Important Dates

Committee & Faculty

Conference Chair
Dr. Islam Herzallah, MD, PhD,
Professor, Chairman of Rhinology Section, Middle East Academy of ORL
Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery,
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Department, Zagazig University, Egypt
Consultant, Egyptian German ENT Center (EGENT), Cairo, Egypt

Conference Co-chair
Dr. Muaaz Tarabichi
Co-Founder, TSESI Dubai
Chair-Elect, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation
Chairman, Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology Founding Board Member of the IWGEES
Founding Member of the AAOC
Sits on the Steering Committee for GCIN
Dubai, UAE

Program Director
Dr. Mustafa Kapadia
Director of Education TSESI
Executive Board Member, IWGEES
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Mohammed Alfarghal
Chief of Audiology and Vestibular Services
Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
King Abdulaziz Medical City
Jeddah, KSA

Dr. Randa Barazi
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery and Quality Director
Lebanon

Dr. Mohammed Hassan Eesa
Associate Professor, ENT
Zagazig University Hospital, Zagazig, Egypt
Consultant and Head of ENT
Saudi German Hospital
Jeddah, KSA

Dr. Mostafa Ismail
Assistant Professor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Minia University Hospital
Minia, Egypt

Prof. Talal Khatib
MBBS(Hons), MSc, MHPEd, FRCSC
Consultant, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, KSA

Dr. Hani Marzouki
Associate Professor & Consultant
Head & Neck Oncology – Microvascular Reconstruction
Chairman – Department of Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery
King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, KSA

AliReza Mesbahi

Dr. Alireza Mesbahi
Otorhinolaryngologist
International & European Board Certified
Facial Plastic Surgeon
Shiraz, Iran

Dr. Essam Saleh
Prof. of Otolaryngology, Alexandria University, Egypt
Consultant of Otology & Skull Base Surgery
King Abdullah Medical City
Makkah, KSA

Dr. Mohamed Abdelwahab, PhD
Director of Sleep and Facial Skeletal Surgery
Assistant Professor
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Medical University of South Carolina
(Medicine and Dentistry)
Charleston, USA

Dr. Mahmoud Abuhassan
ENT consultant
Qalleen Specialized Hospital
Ministry of Health
Qalleen, Kafr Elsheikh, Egypt

Dr. Hayat Adib
Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Otolaryngology Consultant
Al Jalila Children’s Hospital/MBRU
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Ali Fathi Afifi

Dr. Vikas Agrawal
Director, Speciality ENT Hospital, Mumbai
Consultant ENT Surgeon, Jaslok Hospital
Mumbai, India

Prof. Mohammed Al Bar
Assistant Professor
Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Laryngology and voice surgery
Department of Otolaryngology
King Fahad Hospital of the University
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
Al Khobar, KSA

Dr. Saeed Al Ghamdi
Consultant Neurotology
Otology and Cochlear Implants
King Abdullah Medical City
Makkah, KSA

Dr. Ahmad Alamadi
Consultant Otolaryngologist
Kuwait Hospital Dubai
Emirates health services
Dubai, UAE

Prof. Fatma Al Anazy
ENT Consultant
King Saud University
Otorhinolaryngology & Head and Neck Department
King Abdulaziz Univeristy Hospital
Riyadh, KSA

Dr. Abdullah Albader
BM BCh, FRCSC, FARS, FACS
Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital Chairman, Faculty of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization
Al-Ahmad Hospital
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Dr. Wasam Albusalih
Otolaryngologist, skull base surgeon
Consultant
Otolaryngology Head and neck Surgery department
Al Yarmouk Hospital, Baghdad
Baghdad, Iraq

Assoc.Prof. Mohammed Alessa
MBBS,FRCSC
Associate Professor & Consultant
Otolaryngology , Head & Neck Surgery
College Of Medicine
King Saud University
Riyadh, KSA

Dr. Ameen Alherabi
Professor, Consultant
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Umm Al-Qura University
Makkah, KSA

Dr. Sally Ali

Dr. Ahmed Alkhateeb
Assistant Professor
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
King Fahad Hospital of University
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
Dammam, KSA

Assoc Prof. Ahmed Allam
Consultant, Otology Neurtology and Skull Base
ENT, Queens Hospital
Barking Heavering University NHS Hospitals
London, UK

Dr. Latifah AlMakoshi
MBBS, FRCSC, ABOoto
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Otolaryngology
King Abdulaziz University Hospital
King Saud University
Riyadh, KSA

Dr. Rammal Almoayadbillah
Assistant Professor and Consultant
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
King AbdulAziz University
Jeddah, KSA

Dr. Mohammad Alomani
Specialist ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery
Ministry of Health
State of Kuwait
Instructor, Kuwaiti Board of ORL
ENT & HNS
Zain Hospital & Quttainah Medical Center
Kuwait

Dr. Yousif Alqurashi
Assistant Professor & Consultant ORL
Head & Neck Surgery
Department of ORL
Tif University ,Saudi Arabia
Hospital, International Medical Center
Jeddah, KSA

Dr. Hussain Alsaffar
MBBS, FRCSC
Consultant, Head and Neck Oncology Surgery &
Microvascular Reconstruction Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Riyadh, KSA

Dr. Rahaf AlThomali
Resident
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
King Abdulaziz University Hospital
Jeddah, KSA

Dr. Ahmed Munzer Alwaa
Senior ENT Consultant & Head of ENT
Clinical Assistant Professor
University Hospital
Sharjah, UAE

Dr. Ashwag Alwagdani

Asst. Prof. Faisal Alzahrani
Consultant/Assistant Professor
Unit Head of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Deputy Program Director
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
King Saud University
Riyadh, KSA

Dr. Rajab Alzahrani
Associate Professor and Senior Consultant in ORL-HN
Vice dean of Al-Baha Medical College for Clinical Affair
Institute
Al-Baha Medical College
Albaha, KSA

Dr. Baher Ashour
FEBORL, Consultant Otolaryngologist
Zayed Military Hospital, Sharjah, UAE
Assist. Professor of Otolaryngology
Cairo University
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Noel Ayoub
Fellow in Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Mass Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA

Prof. Sameer Ali Bafaqeeh
Professor /Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic
Chairman Facial Plastic Division /Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital, King Saud University
Riyadh, KSA

Prof. Yassin Bahgat
Professor of Otolaryngology Head& Neck Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Egypt
Director of Alexandria Laryngological &
Laser Centre (ALLC)
Ex President, Alexandria Friendship Society of Otolaryngology
President, Egyptian Laryngological &
Sleep Surgery Society (ELSSS)
Alexandria, Egypt

Dr. Ahmed Bahgat
Asst. Professor of ORL, Consultant of Sleep Surgery
Alexandria University, Egypt
International Sleep Disordered Breathing Surgery (SDBS) – Board Certified
Fellow of European board ORL-HNS
University of Pavia (Italy)
University of Versailles (France), University of Central Florida UCF
& University of Southern California USC (USA)
Member of American Academy of ORL (AAOHNSF)
International Surgical Sleep Society (ISSS)
European Rhinologic Society (ERS)
Co-founder of Egyptian Laryngological and
Sleep Surgery Society (ELSSS)
Alexandria, Egypt

Dr. Zainab Baksh
Assistant Professor and Consultant
Laryngology and Voice Surgery
Adult Airway Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Jeddah, KSA

Dr. Annelyse Ballin
Otolaryngologist
Mediclinic Park View Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Peter Baptista, PhD
Specialist ENT, Sleep Surgery Specialist
Alzahra Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Randa Barazi
Asst. Professor, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
& Residency Program Director
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Dr. Carmelo Barbaccia
ENT
Parkview, Mediclinic hospital
Dubai, UAE

Prof. Dario Bertossi
Associate Professor in Maxillo Facial Surgery
Department of Head and Neck
Maxillofacial Plastic Surgery Unit
Section Delegate for Head and Neck Dept
Co-delegate for International Relationships
University of Verona, Italy
Policlinico G.B. Rossi, Piazzale L.A. Scuro
Verona, Italy

Dr. Mohamad A. Bitar, FACS
Consultant & Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology – AJCH
Director of Research & Audit – AJCH
Clinical Professor – MBRU
Dubai Health
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Bashar Bizrah
ENT Facial Plastic Surgeon, Facial Plastic/ ENT
Bizrahmed Dubai, Al Zahara Hospital Dubai
Gargash Hospital Dubai
Welbeck Hospital London
Dubai & London

Prof. Hussam El Bosraty
Professor of Otorhinolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University
Consultant of ENT
Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Pediatric Cancer Hospital
Cairo, Egypt

Prof. Renuka Bradoo
Professor and Head of ENT and
Head Neck Surgery
LTM Medical College and General Hospital
Mumbai, India

Dr. Afnan Bukhari
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, KSA

Rikki Canevari
Associate Professor
DISC – University of Genoa
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
IRCCS San Martino Hospital
Genoa, Italy

Prof. Ali Danesh
MS, PhD, Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders &
Integrated Biomedical Sciences
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida, USA

Dr. Levente Deak
Consultant ENT Surgeon
Head of ENT Department
Valiant Hospital
Dubai, City Walk, UAE

Prof. Khassan Diab
Deputy Director for International Affairs
Head of Scientific and Clinical Department
Scientific and Clinical Department
Pathology of the Ear and Skull Base
National Medical Research Center, Otorhinolaryngology, FMBA of Russia
Moscow, Russia

Taseer Din
Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Head-Neck Surgeon
Attending Physician
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Department of Surgery
Sidra Medicine and Research Center
Doha, Qatar

Asst Prof. Karolina Dzaman
Head Department
Otorhinolaryngology Department of Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education in Warsaw
Mazovian “Bródnowski” Hospital
Warsaw, Poland

Dr. Tamer Ebaied
ENT Consultant, Alexandria University
MRCS-ENT, Edinburgh, EES Fellow, UNIMORE University
NMC ADNOC related Facility Hospital
Al Dannha Hospital NMC
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prof. Magdy Eisa
Professor and Head Of Otorhinolaryngology
Tanta University, Tanta University Hospital
Tanta Faculty of Medicine
Tanta, Egypt

Dr. Mohamed M.K. Badr-Eldine
Ph.D, Sr.Consultant Otology Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery
Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman
Professor of Otolaryngology
Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
Past-President and Founding Member of the IWGEES
President of the Egyptian Society of Skull Base Surgery

Dr. Mohamed Sammy Elhammady
MD, FAANS
Neurological Surgery
Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case
Western Reserve University
Ohio, USA

Dr. Ismail Elnashar
Professor, Otolaryngology
Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University
Zagazig, Egypt

Dr. Gorkem Ertugrul
PhD, Associate Professor
Hacettepe University
Faculty of Health Sciences
Audiology Department
Ankara, Turkey

Dr. Lilian Felipe
Ph.D, Associate Professor
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
Lamar University
Beaumont, Texas, USA

Dr. Vinod Felix
Consultant ENT & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgeon
KIMS Health
Honorary Consultant Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences &
Regional Cancer Centre
Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Dr. Naif Fnais
MBBS MSc FRCSC
Consultant and Assistant Professor
Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgeon
Facial Plastic and Reanimation Surgeon
King Saud University
Riyadh, KSA

Dr. Leila Freire
PhD and post PhD in Process
ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery
Private Practice
Founder and Director of Institute Leila Freire Mentoring
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Prof. Takwa Gaber
Professor and Head of Audiovestibular Medicine Unit
Otolaryngology Department
Kafrelsheikh University
Kafr El-Sheikh, Egypt

Prof. Dr. Javier Gavilán
Professor and Chairman
Department of Otolaryngology
La Paz University Hospital
Madrid, Spain

Dr. Malak Gazzaz
Consultant, Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Umm Al Qura University
Makkah, KSA

Dr. Swapan Kumar Ghosh
ENT Surgeon
Professor and HOD, ENT
JIS Medical College (JISMSR)
Howrah, India

Dr. Mohnish Grover
Additional Superintendent and Professor ENT
SMS Medical College
Jaipur, India

Ms. Souad Haijoub
Physiotherapist
Vertigo and Vestibular Rehabilitation
Private Clinical Practitioner
Paris, France

Dr. Grant Hamilton
III MD, FACS
Division Chair/ Associate Professor
Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA

Dr. Mondy Hammad
Professor of ENT
Cairo University
Consultant, SSMC
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Ehsan Hendawy Ibrahim
Lecturer and Consultant of ENT
Zagazig University Hospital
Zagazig City, Egypt

Prof. Vijayendra Honnurappa
Director, Vijaya ENT Care Centre
Karnataka, India

Dr. Ignazio Tasca
Director of Department, ENT
Public Hospital Imola
Imola, Italy

Dr. Narayanan Janakiram
Managing Director
Otorhinolaryngology, Head & neck & Skull Base Surgery
Royal Pearl Hospital
Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. Alaeddin Jebreel
CCT, MSc, FRCS(ORL-HNS), DOHNS, MBBS
Consultant Otolaryngologist
Head and Neck Surgeon
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, KSA

Dr. Hadjbi Kamel
Medical Director of Private ENT Clinic
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Otology & Endoscopic Ear Surgery
Algiers, Algeria

Dr. Sarafudeen Karlath
Chief Consultant
ENT & Cochlear Implant Surgeon
ENT, Ascent ENT Hospital
Kerala, India &
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Alkis Karligkiotis
Consultant, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Ospedale Di Circolo / ASST Sette Laghi
Varese, Italy

Prof. Sergei Karpischenko
Professor and Chairman
ENT Department
First Pavlov State Medical University
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Dr. Juma Al Kasbi
MBChB, DES ORL et CCF, MD
Consultant, Head of Head and Neck Surgical Unit
Surgical Oncology Department
Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and
Research Centre
Muscat, Oman

Dr. Jamal Kassouma
ENT Consultant, Head of Cochlear Implant Unit
HOD, Al Zahra Private Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Prof. Dr. Michail Katotomichelakis
MD, MSc, PhD
Chair of the University ORL Department
Democritus University of Thrace &
Director of the MSc Program
“Rhinology-Rhinosurgery”
Department of Medicine
University Hospital of Alexandroupolis/
Democritus University of Thrace
Alexandroupolis, Greece

Dr. Hassen Kerkeni
FMH, Head of Center of Vision, Perception and
Vertigo/Balance Clinics
University Department of Neurology
Bern University Hospital
Bern, Switzerland

Mr. Sherif Khalil
Consultant ENT and Skull Base Surgeon
ENT & Auditory Implants, Royal National Ear
Nose and Throat and Eastman Dental Hospitals &
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
London, UK

Prof. Dr. Ausaf Ahmed Khan
MBBS. DLO. FCPS. Honorary FRCS (Glasgow)
Professor & Head of Department
ENT / Head and Neck Surgery
Hamdard College of Medicine & Dentistry
Hamdard University
Karachi, Pakistan

Prof. Alaa Khazbak
Professor of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery Faculty of Medicine
Zagazig University, Egypt
Consultant of ORL in
NMC Royal Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Safeena Kherani
Pediatric Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Consultant
Director of the Aerodigestive Service
Associate Clinical Adjunct Professor
Mohamed Bin Rashid University (MBRU)
Al Jalila Children’s Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Hazim Khudhair
Consultant Otolaryngologist
ENT, Medical City Complex
Surgical Specialties Hospital
Baghdad, Iraq

Dr. Srinivas Kishore
Director, ENT & Sleep Apnea Services
Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
AIG Hospitals
Hyderabad, India

Dr. Michel Lacour
Professor, Doctor in Neurosciences
Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences
Aix-Marseille University
Marseille, France

Dr. Lorenzo Lauda
ENT, Grupp Otologico
Casa Di Cura Piacenza
Piacenza, Italy

Dr. Balazs B. Lorincz
PhD, Associate Professor, Chief Head and Neck Surgeon
Dept. of Head and Neck Surgery
Bethanien and Markus Hospitals
Frankfurt, Germany

Dr. Eliza Madry
Head of Department
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
National Medical Institute of
the Ministry of Interior and Administration
Warsaw, Poland

Dr. Iriana Maharani
ORL-HNS, Assistant Professor
Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Saiful Anwar Academic Hospital
Faculty of Medicine Universitas Brawijaya
Malang, Indonesia

Prof. Osama Marglani
Consultant
Umm Alqura University and
International Medical Center
Makkah, KSA

Dr. Rania Mehanna
Paediatric Otolaryngology
Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin
Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Dr. Roger Moukarbel
Professor and Chairman
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
University of Balamand – Lebanon
President – Lebanese Society of Otorhinolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Attending Surgeon – Clemenceau Medical Center – Beirut
Chief of Service – Clemenceau Medical Center
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Mohammed Fawzy Moustafa

Dr. Mohammed Abdulghani Nujoom
Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery Consultant
Department of Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery, King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, KSA

Mr. Santdeep Paun
Consultant Facial Plastic Surgeon
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Royal London Hospital
London UK

Dr. Vishal Pawar
Specialist Neurologist
Vertigo Clinic, Neurology Department Specialty Clinic
Aster and Medcare Medical Center
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Arturo Poletti
Consultant Surgeon
ENT Department
American Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Prashanth Prabhu
Assistant Professor
Audiology Department of Audiology
All India Institute of Speech and Hearing
Mysuru, Karnataka, India

Dr. Natalie Rando-Orr
Assistant Professor of Physiotherapy
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Bond University and Advanced Vestibular Clinics
Gold Coast, Australia

Dr. Mohamed Rashwan
PhD, M.Sc. FRCS, MRCS of Otolaryngology
Specialty Doctor ENT, Barking Havering and Redbridge
University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
Consultant & Lecturer of Otolaryngology
Faculty of Medicine
Suez Canal University Teaching Hospitals, Ismailia, Egypt
EOS Board Certified in Sleep Breathing Disorders Surgery
Fellow ORL,H&N and Sleep Surgery
G.B.Morgagni-L.Pierantoni Hospital
Forli,Italy

Dr. Anamika Rathore
Specialist ENT
Zulekha Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Keith Richardson
Program Director
Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgeon
McGill University Health Center
Montreal, Canada

Prof. Dr. Frank Riedel
Private Practice
Centrer for ORL
Facial Plastic Surgery Rhein-Neckar
Mannheim, Germany

Dr. Tina Rokadia
Prosthodontist
Airway Focused Dentist
Same Day Dental Implants Clinic
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Faisal Saati
Associate Consultant
ENT, King Abdullah Medical City
Makkah, KSA

Dr. Alain Sabri
CEO, Avicenna Healthcare Consultancy Group
CMO-EMEA, Health Quest Global
Professor & Chairperson
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Global Care Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Rami Al Salman
MRCS-ENT, FARS
Consultant Rhinologist Endoscopic Sinus and
Skull Base Surgeon
Ear Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Surgery
Abdali Hospital, Clemenceau Medical Group
Amman, Jordan

Dr. Abdulla Sami
Adjunct Associated Professor
Senior Consultant Otolaryngology
Dr Sulaiman Alhabib hospital &
UAE University – Sharjah University
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Suhail Sayed
FACS
Otolaryngologist and Head Neck Surgical Oncologist
Otolaryngology, Head Neck Surgery
University of Manitoba
Health Sciences Centre and CancerCare Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada

Dr. Erich Schneider
Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus – Senftenberg
Computer Science
Institute of Medical Technology
Cottbus, Germany

Prof. Hossam Sayed Gamil Elsherif
Professor of Otolaryngology
Department of Otolaryngology HNS
Tanta University
Tanta, Egypt

Dr. Niraj Singh
Associate Professor
Department of Audiology
All India Institute of Speech and Hearing
Karnataka, Mysore, India

Dr. Gordon Soo
Clinical Associate Professor (honorary)
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
The Chinese University, Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR, China

Dr. Vicky Stewart
Physiotherapist, Coach
Dizzy Resolve Integrative Coaching and
Advanced Vestibular Clinics and
Gold Coast University Hospital
Benowa, Australia

Dr. Laurent Tardivet
Otoneurologist, Otorhinolayngology
Physician and Head and Neck Surgeon
Nice, France

Dr. Laila M.Telmesani
Professor & Consultant
Otorhinolaryngology/Otology & Neurotology
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
King Fahad University Hospital
Al Khobar, KSA

Mr. Alain Thiry
Vestibular Therapist
Self-Employed & I.U.F.C
Nice, France

Dr. Ambreen Unar
Chief Resident Otorhinolaryngology
Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
Aga Khan University Hospital
Karachi, Pakistan

Prof. Claudio Vicini
Associate Professor
Eminent Scholar, University of Ferrara and
Pier Damiano Hospital, GVM
Faenza, Italy

Dr. Vinay Kumar Vijayendra
Consultant
Department of ENT, Vijaya ENT Care Centre
Karnataka, India

Dr. Mohamed Al Washahi
S.Consultant, ENT
Rhinology and Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery
Sultan Qaboos University Hopsital
Oman,Muscat

Dr. Hisham Wasl
Assistant Professor
Rhinology & Skull Base Surgery
Otology & Neurotology
Department of Surgery,
University of Dalhousie, Cape Breton Hospital
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada

Prof. Maha Yousif
Prof. of Pulmonology, Faculty of Medicine
Menoufia University
Head of Sleep Medicine Unit
Airforce Specialized Hospital
Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Mario Turri Zanoni
PhD, Consultant and Assistant Professor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Skull Base Surgery
University of Insubria
Varese, Italy

Dr. Faisal Zawawi
MD, MSc, FRCSC
Department of Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery
King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, KSA

Dr. Eleni Zoe Gkoritsa
PhD, ENT Surgeon
Tripoli, Greece

Mr. Sarfaraz Nawaz Mahaboob
Regional Technical Manager
Cochlear Implantations, MEDEL
Dubai, UAE

Patrick Hokayem
Regional Business Development Specialist – GCC
Cochlear, Dubai, UAE

Jeries Qumsieh
Audiologist
Bethlehem Arab Society for Rehabilitation
Dubai, UAE

Abstract Submission

HEINZ STAMMBERGER RESIDENT (& Young Otolaryngologist) RESEARCH COMPETITION SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Abstract submission deadline: 31 December 2023 – 11:59 PM GST

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: 31 January 2024 – 11:59 PM GST

Please note that only electronic submissions are accepted.

We are pleased to announce the “Heinz Stammberger Resident & Young Otolaryngologist Research Competition” that will be held during the upcoming 19th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery from 19 – 21 April 2024.

Based on the quality of the submitted abstracts, the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology (MEOTO Academy) will provide Travel Grants for the top 30 ORL candidates (1000 USD each, plus free registration) to support them in presenting their outstanding research in the meeting and to help them attend the 19th ME-OTO conference in Dubai.

If you are an ENT resident or a young otolaryngologist under the age of 32 (Date of Birth after Dec 31, 1991) and are interested in presenting your research at 19th Annual MEOTO Academy Meeting, please submit the abstract to us no later than 31 December 2023.

We will select the top 30 submissions to receive the sponsorship (1000 USD to cover expenses of travel and accommodation + free registration).

Moreover, the best research papers presented by the residents will receive the “Heinz Stammberger Resident Research Award’’ trophy and an additional cash prize.

Submission instructions for resident research competition:

  • Should be an ENT resident or a young otolaryngologist (less than 32 years old) as detailed above.
  • Good knowledge of English to present the study.
  • Fill in the required fields that include name, current position, institution, country, email and phone number
  • Include the title of the research work and the list of authors
  • Attach your structured abstract (less than 250 words) that includes the following subtitles: Background, Study type, Methods, Results, and Conclusion.
  • Attach a short Biography
  • Optional: Attach for the full article only if the study is already published.

Abstract submission closed

E-POSTERS SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

To submit an abstract for e-poster, please read all of the instructions below:
Abstract submission deadline: 31 December 2023 – 11:59 PM GST.
Notification on Acceptance/Rejection: 31 January 2024 – 11:59 PM GST.

  • All accepted e-poster submitters will be entitled to receive a 30% discount on the registration (via discount code on a separate email) to support their attendance.
  • All Accepted e-posters will also *receive a prize of AED 500 in cash, onsite, to further support their participation to the conference
    *You should attend at least 70% of the conference sessions during 3 days, in order to receive AED 500 amount. The attendance will be checked based on badge scanning done during the conference days.
  • The presenting author of the submitted abstract should be registered for the conference before Tuesday, 20 February 2024
  • E- Poster Competition: After the end of E-poster presentations, the top 5 E-posters will be announced and each will receive additional AED 1000 prize in cash onsite.

Submission instructions for E-Posters:

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English using the online submission form.
  • Abstract submission for e-posters is open for all Otolaryngologists, as well as for students and interns working with Otolaryngology team.
  • Good knowledge of English to present the study.
  • Fill in the required fields that include name, current position, institution, country, email and phone number
  • Include the title of the research work and the list of authors
  • Attach your structured abstract for research (less than 250 words) that includes the following subtitles: Background, Study type, Methods, Results, and Conclusion. Note: Statements such as “results will be discussed” or “data will be presented” without mentioning the actual results cannot be accepted).
  • Case reports or review posters are also acceptable (less than 250 words)
  • Upload a short CV
  • Optional to attach the full article only if the study is already published.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any further enquiries: ENT@InfoPlusEvents.com

Abstract submission closed

LECTURE PROPOSAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

You are invited to submit a summary of your Lecture Proposal for the 19th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery, to be held from 19 – 21 April 2024, at the Event Centre, Dubai Festival City in Dubai, The United Arab Emirates.

This submission is intended for speakers with extensive experience in a specific topic or subspecialty (highly competitive). Speakers are required to submit a summary of their lecture along with updated CV.
Submission deadline: 30 November 2023 31 December 2023 – 11:59 PM GST.
Notification on Acceptance/Rejection: 31 January 2024 – 11:59 PM GST.

Accepted speakers will be part of the conference faculty and will enjoy a free registration. Additional accommodation benefits may be granted depending on budget availability.

Submission instructions for Lecture Proposals:

  • Good knowledge of English is required to present your topic
  • Fill in the required fields that include name, current position, institution, country, email and phone number
  • Include the title of your lecture proposed
  • Attach a summary of your lecture proposal (less than 250 words)
  • Attach an updated CV including the list of your publications, filed of expertise and previous presentations
  • Optional: Attach the presentation PowerPoint or PDF if already available

Abstract submission closed

Program Tracks

Track No Date
Al Ras 1
Al Ras 2
Al Ras 3
Al Amwaj
19 April 2024
Rhinology
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Rhinoplasty
Audio-Vestibular
20 April 2024
Head and Neck Surgery

Otology and CI
Rhinology
Audio-Vestibular

21 April 2024
Sleep Surgery

Otology and CI
Rhinology
Audio-Vestibular

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The 19th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery presents multiple benefits to your company, including providing a comprehensive platform for targeted promotion and brand exposure where leading members of otolaryngology interact to encourage networking & educational opportunities and develop its future.

Companies operating within this exciting field will be able to explore the market, interact with HCPs to build lasting relationships, and create new business opportunities by networking with current and prospective clients at all levels and segments – corporate and government departments alike.

More so, sponsorship of the event gives an opportunity to you, our industry partner, to actively contribute to the program through delivering symposiums or workshops.

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