17th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE – MIDDLE EAST ACADEMY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
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Welcome Message

Talal Al-Khatib, 
Conference Chair,
Saudi Arabia

Dear friends and colleagues ,

I hope everyone is safe and in good health. It is about time to resume our Annual Meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, to see each other and exchange knowledge and experience. We have put together a well-rounded scientific program featuring elite speakers from all around the world. Looking forward to seeing you all in Dubai.

Muaaz Tarabichi,
Conference Co-Chair,
United Arab Emirates

Why Attend

The 17th Annual meeting of 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

  • Otology and Neurotology
  • Cochlear Implant surgery
  • Rhinology and Skull base Surgery
  • Facial Plastic surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Laryngology and voice therapy
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Cancer surgery
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea
  • Audiology and Vestibular Medicine

Important Dates

Committee & Faculty

Rhinology
Dr. Islam R. Herzallah,
MD, PhD,
Professor & Consultant,
Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery,
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Centre,
Zagazig University, Egypt.

Otology & Neurotology
Dr. Musaed Zahrani
Chairman of ENT department,
King Fahad Specialist Hospital- Dammam
Director of cochlear implant program at Eastern Health Cluster,
Dammam, KSA

Facial Plastic Surgery
Prof. Dr. Yazeed Alghonaim,
Asst. Prof. Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Consultant,
National Guard Hospital,
Riyadh, KSA

Facial Plastic Surgery
Dr. Basil Hassouneh,
Consultant ENT,
Facial Plastic Surgery,
Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital,
Dubai, UAE

Laryngology
Dr. Lega Natto,
Otolaryngology Consultant,
Laryngology & Voice Disorders,
International Medical Center,
Jeddah, KSA

Paediatric Otolaryngology
Dr. Randa Barazi,
MD, FACS
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
Otolaryngology Head and neck surgery residency program director
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Mohammed A Alessa,
Mbbs,Frcsc, Assistant Professor & Consultant
Otolaryngology , Head & Neck Surgery
Chairman Of Ent Examination Committee
Head Section : Head And Neck Surgery Unit
College Of Medicine
King Saud University
Riyadh , KSA

Audiology
Dr. Alfarghal Mohamad,
Director of Hearing and Balance,
National Guard Hospital,
Jeddah, KSA

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

Conference Chair
Dr. Talal Al-Khatib,
Associate professor,
Pediatric Otolaryngology
King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, KSA

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. Abdul Razzak S. Juratli
Consultant ENT Surgeon -DHA
American Spine Centre
Contracted Consultant
Otolaryngologist & Rhinoplasty
NMC Royal Hospital, Sharjah
Cosme-surge NMC Royal Sharjah
Cosmesurge Jumairah Dubai
Dubia, UAE

Abdulaziz Alsalem, MD
Assistant Consultant in Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
King Abdulaziz Medical City,
Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs
Riyadh, KSA

Abdullah AlBader, MD
Head of Department
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital
Rhinology- Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Pediatric Otolaryngology Specialist
Zain Hospital
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Abdulmalik S. Alsaied, MD
Consultant otolaryngology, voice, swallowing and airway surgery
Imam Abdulrahman Ibn Faisal University
Khobar, KSA

Ahmed Y. Alammar, MD
Consultant Pediatric Otolaryngologist
King Saud University Medical City
Riyadh, KSA
Riyadh

Ahmed Alhussain
DDS, MSc, RCDS(C), ABOMS
Program director Maxillofacial surgery
King Abdulaziz medical city
Riyadh, KSA

Ahmed Mohammed AlDkhyyal, MD
Head of Laryngology division
Otolaryngology department
Prince sultan military medical
Riyadh, KSA

Ahmed Munzer Alwaa
MD, MSc, FRCS ED, FRCS (ORL-HNS)
Senior Consultant
ENT Head & Neck Surgeon
Head of ENT Department
University Hospital Sharjah
Clinical Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University Of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE

Ahmed M.S Soliman
Professor & Vice Chair
Director- Voice, Airway, & Swallowing Center
Associate Residency Program Director
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelpia, USA

Alaaddine Jebreel
Consultant Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, KSA

Alain Sabri,
MD, MPH, FACS
Chairperson & Residency Program Director
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
SSMC-Mayo Clinic
Adjunct Professor of Surgery
Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Alfarghal Mohamad
Director of Hearing and Balance
National Guard Hospital
Jeddah, KSA

Ahmad Aldajani
Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellow
King Saud University (KSU),
Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
Teaching Assistant
University of Jeddah
Riyadh, KSA

Alireza Mesbahi, MD
Otorhinolaryngologist
Head of the ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery Department of Khodadust hospital
Facial Plastic Surgeon
Private practice
Shiraz, Iran

Amani A Obeid, MBBS, SB-ORL, FACS
Consultant of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
King Saud University Medical City
Riyadh, KSA

Ameet Kishore, MD
Sr. Consultant Surgeon & Professor
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
Sarita Vihar, New Delhi

Anastasios G. Hantzakos
MD, Ph.D., MHA, FEBORL (Hon.)
Consultant Otolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon,
Laryngology – Voice and Swallowing Disorders,
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery,
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University,
Surgical Subspecialties Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Andrea Castellucci
MD, ENT Consultant
ENT Unit, Department of Surgery
AUSL – IRCCS di Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia, Italy

Angel Ramos-Macias, MD
Las Palmas University Hospital
Las Palmas, Spain

Annelyse Ballin, MD
ENT Specialist
Al Zahra Hospital
Dubai Healthbay Clinic
Dubai, UAE

Arturo Mario Poletti, MD
Consultant Surgeon
ENT Department
American Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Ashesh Bhumkar, MD
ENT Consultant
MS ENT & Microtia- Atresia Surgeon
Bhumkar ENT Hospital
Thane, India

Baher Ashour, MD
Consultant Otolaryngologist
Zayed Military Hospital
Sharjah, UAE

Bander Alaithan, MD
King Fahad Medical City Riyadh
Riyadh, KSA

Bashar Bizrah, MD
Consultant Facial Plastic Surgeon
London / Dubai
Fellow Royal College of surgeons Ed
Member European Academy of Facial
plastic surgery
Dubai, UAE

Basil Hassouneh, MD
Consultant ENT
Facial Plastic Surgery
Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Carmelo Barbaccia, MD
ENT Head and Neck Surgeon
Neuro Spinal Hospital
Valiant Clinic
Dubai, UAE

Christos Georgalas, MD
Professor of Surgery (Head and Neck)
University of Nicosia
Director , Endoscopic Skull Base Centre Athens
Hygeia Hospital, Athens
Vice-President, Hellenic Rhinology Society
Secretary, Hellenic Society of Head and Neck
Oncology Lead Rhinology Group –
European Board Examination in ORL-HNS
Athens, Greece

Dan O’Connell, MD
Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada

Giorgio Lilli
M.D., Ph.D., Ear Nose & Throat Surgery, Audiology, Otology,
Cochlear Implants, Balance Disorders
Milan, Italy

Eiman Mohamed Al Seddeeqi, MD
Consultant endocrinologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City(SKMC)
Assistant professor, UAE University
Chair of Emirates Thyroid Congress
President-Elect of Arab Thyroid Association
(ABIM, FRCPC,FACE)
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Eleftherios S. Papathanasiou, PhD, FEAN
Clinical Neurophysiologist
The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics
Nicosia, Cyprus

Emad A. Magdy, MD
Professor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Faculty of Medicine,
Alexandria University
Alexandria, Egypt

Enrico Armato, MD
ENT specialist
AULSS3 Serenissima, Regione Veneto
Venice, Italy

Fahad AlSaab, MD
Consultant of Pediatric Otaryngology Head and Neck surgery
King Abdullah Specialized Hospital for Children
Riyadh, KSA

Faisal Al-Mohammedi
MD, FRCPC, FAAD
Dermatologist, Pathologist & Dermatopathologist
Assistant professor
Division of dermatology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

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

Firas A. Hamdan
MD, FACS
Plastic Surgery
Highness Beauty Clinics
Beirut & Dubai
UAE – Lebanon

Fuad M. Baroody
M.D., FACS
Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery) and Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Director, Residency Program in Otolaryngology
The University of Chicago Medicine and the Comer Children’s Hospital, Chicago
IL, USA

Gaurav Gupta, MD
Professor
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Sardar Patel Medical College
Rajasthan, India

Eng. Giulio Dehesh
Biomedical Engineer & Inventor
CEO of Hedera Biomedics S.r.l
Padova, Italy

Hadi al-Hakami, MD
Consultant Oto-rhino-laryngology -Head & Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery,
KAMC, MNGHA, Associate Professor of Oto-rhino-laryngology
COM- KSAU-HS
Jeddah, KSA

Hani Z. Marzouki, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Associate Professor & Consultant
Head & Neck Oncology- Microvascular Reconstruction
Chairman- Department of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, KSA

Hani Rifai, MD
Consultant and Head of Division
Danat Al Emarat Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Harmeet S. Gill
MD, FACS, FRCSC
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Eye Face Institute
Toronto, Canada

Hayat Adib, MD
Pediatric otolaryngologist
Al Jalila Children’s Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Humaid Alhumaid, MD
Qassim University. College of medicine.
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Qassim, KSA

Irfan Basha, MD
Consultant Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Chair of the department of Surgery
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Islam R. Herzallah
MD, PhD
Professor & Consultant
Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Centre
Zagazig University
Cairo, Egypt

Issam Saliba MD, FRCSC
Professeur titulaire, Département de chirurgie – Université de Montréal
Chef de service ORL – Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM)
Otorhinolaryngologie & Chirurgie Cervico-Faciale (ORL & CCF)
Otologie, Neuro-otologie & Chirurgie Base du Crâne
Directeur de recherche – Division ORL & CCF – Université de Montréal
Directeur du Fellowship – Otologie, Neuro-otologie & Chirurgie Base du Crâne
Directeur Médical – Polyclinique Centre-Ville ORL & Spécialités Médicales
Montreal, Canada

Kyung Tae
MD, PhD,
Secretary-General, Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery (APTS)
Director, Hanyang University Hospital Cancer Center
Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
College of Medicine, Hanyang University
Seoul, Korea

Lega Natto, MD
Otolaryngology Consultant
Laryngology & Voice Disorder
International Medical Center
Jeddah, KSA

Lilian Felipe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Lamar University Speech & Hearing Sciences
Beaumont,
TX, USA

Mahdi Shkoukani, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Residency Program Director and Medical Director for Supply Chain Operations
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Maher Alahdab, MD
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Private Practice, Riyadh and Dubai
KSA – UAE

Mai Abdulla Nasser
MBBCh , DOHNS, SBO ,ABO ,EBEORL -HNS
Pediatric Otolaryngology
KSU pediatric ORL
BDF ORL-H&N Saudi Board program director
Bahrain Defence Force -Royal Medical Services
Riffa, Bahrain

Manjiri Gupte, MD
Otolaryngolist, Head and neck surgeon
ENT specialist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical city
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Maqsood Ali Khan, MD
Skull Base & ENT Surgeon
Global Hospital
Mumbai, India

Mark Bassim, MD
Otology and Neurotology
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Marina Mat Baki, MD
Professor of Laryngology
Consultant Otorhinolaryngology
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Maurizio Viel, MD
Specialist Plastic Syrgenry
London Centre for Aesthetic surgery Gulf
Dubai Healthcare City
Dubai, UAE

Mawaheb Malalla Naseeb Saad Al Wedami, MD
Consultant otolaryngologist
United Arab Emirates University
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City – Abu Dhabi
Specialist in ORL-H&N Surgery
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Metin Onerci, M.D
Profesor and Head of Otorhinolaryngology&Head and Neck Surgery
Hacettepe University
Faculty of Medicine
Ankara, Turkey

Mohamad A. Bitar, MD
Consultant ENT Surgeon
Chief of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Director of the Cochlear Implant Program
Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital &
Ajunc Clinical Professor
Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine & Health Sciences
Dubai, UAE

Mohamed Eesa, MD
ENT Consultant
Lecturer
Zagazig university hospital
Consultant of ENT
Saudi german hospital
Jeddah, KSA

Mohamed Tomoum
Assistant professor, Msc, PhD
ORL-HNS Department
Faculty of Medicine
Tanta University
Tanta, Egypt

Mohamed Samy Elhammady
MD, FAANS
Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mohammed A Alessa
Mbbs,Frcsc, Assistant Professor & Consultant
Otolaryngology , Head & Neck Surgery
Chairman Of Ent Examination Committee
Head Section : Head And Neck Surgery Unit
College Of Medicine
King Saud University
Riyadh, KSA

Mohammed A. Nujoom, MD
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Microvascular Reconstruction
King Abdulaziz University Hospital
Jeddah, KSA

Mohammed Abduulah Algarni, MD
King Abdulaziz medical city jeddah
Jeddah, KSA

Mohammed Khalfan Said Alwashahi, MD
Senior Consultant
Sultan Qaboos University Hospital
Muscat, Oman

Mohnish Grover, MD
Professor ENT
SMS Medical College
Jaipur, India

Mona Ashoor, MD
Assistant Professor / Rhinologist/ Facial Plastic surgeon
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
Dammam, KSA

Mondy Hammad, MD
Chairman for the CI program
Professor of ENT
Cairo University
Consultant
SSMC
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mostafa Ismail Ahmed Mohammed, MD
Associate professor
Consultant Otorhinolaryngolgy, Head and Neck and Skull base surgery
Minia University Hospital
Faculty of Medicine
Minia University
Egypt

Mursalin M. Anis
MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Division of Laryngology and Voice Disorders
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, USA

Musaed AlZahrani, MD
Chairman of ORL department,
King Fahad Specialist Hospital- Dammam
Director of cochlear implant program
Eastern Health Cluster
Dammam, KSA

Nathan Jowett
M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School, Boston
Director, Surgical Photonics & Engineering Laboratory
Mass Eye & Ear
MA, USA

Neelam Vaid
M.S.(ENT); D.N.B. (ENT)
Assoc Professor & Senior Consultant
K.E.M. Hospital, Pune
Head of the Cochlear Implant programme
Big Ears, K.E.M. Hospital, Pune
Consultant ENT
Jupiter Hospital
Pune, India

Prasad Kothari
MDS FDSRCS FRCS (CSiG) FRCS (ORL-HNS) UK-CCT
Consultant ENT Head & Neck and Thyroid Surgeon
Head & Neck Unit
Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Preetam Chappity
MBBS, MS (AIIMS, Delhi), DNB, MNAMS, FACS, MBA
Additional Professor
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (A.I.I.M.S)
Bhubaneswar, India

Prepageran Narayanan, MD
Dept of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
University Malaya
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Rakhi Dhotre, MD
Senior ENT Consultant & Assistant Honorary
P D Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
Assistant Honorary at BDBA Municipal Hospital, Mumbai
Mumbai, India

Rami K Batniji
MD FACS
Batniji Facial Plastic Surgery
Newport Beach and Beverly Hills
California, USA

Randa Barazi
MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
Otolaryngology Head and neck surgery residency program director
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Rasha A. Ibrahim, MD
Specialist Dermatology
Dermatology and Cosmetology
Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Redwan Kalash, MD
Laryngologist
ENT specialist
Fakeeh University hospital
Emirates speciality hospital and True Life medical centre
Dubai & Alain, UAE

Robert Vincent
MD-PhD
Otologist Surgeon
Causse Ear Clinic
Colombiers (Béziers), France

Roland laszig, MD
Full-Professor emeritus
ENT-Depart. Medical School University
Freiburg, Germany

Ron B. Mitchell
MD: Pediatric OSA: An Evidence Based Approach
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology,
Head and Neck Surgery
William Beckner Distinguished Chair in Otolaryngology
UT Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center, Dallas
TX, USA

Saba Al Marush, MD
Female Plastic Surgeon
Al Garhoud Private Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Safeena Kherani, MD
Pediatric ENT Consultant
Al Jalila Children’s Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Saied Alhabash, MD
ENT Consultant
Medcare & Canadian Speciality Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Sajad Yonis AL-Helo, MD
Consultant Otolaryngologist
MOH. Assadr Medical City
Najaf, Iraq

Salvatore Martellucci, MD
ENT consultant
Ospedale Santa Maria Goretti
Latina, Italy

Sandhya Vatakkepatt, MD
Vestibular Audiologist
Harley Street Medical Centre
Abu Dhabi – UAE

Sarafudeen Karlath, MD
Visiting ENT Specialist and Cochlear implant Surgeon
Medcare Hospital, Jumeirah
Dubai, UAE

Saud Alromaih, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Associate Professor and Consultant
Department of Otolaryngology
Faculty of Medicine
King Saud University
Riyadh, KSA

Srinivas D R, MD
Co-Founder
Director, Product Innovation
Cyclops Medtech Private Limited
Bangalore, India

Sumaiya H. Muathen
MBBS, SBORL
Consultant
ORL, Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
King Abdullah Medical City
Makkah, KSA

Sundus Alsedra
MD (Arab Board) Iraq
Al Yarmouk Teaching Hospital
Ministry of Health-Iraq
Saladin, Iraq

Sureyya Seneldir, MD
Founder of Rhinoplastyschool
Author of photographic atlas of rhinoplasty
Private practice
Istanbul, Turkey

Talal Al-Khatib, MD
Associate professor,
Pediatric Otolaryngology
King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, KSA

Talal Alandejani, MD, FRCSC
Asst.Professor and Consultant
Otoloryngology- Head and Neck surgery, Facialplastic surgery and Rhinology
King Abdulaziz Medical City
Jeddah, KSA

Tiruchy Narayanan Janakiram, MD
Consultant Endoscopic Skull Base Surgeon
Royal Pearl Hospital, Trichy
Tamil Nadu, India

Venus Tilavat, MD
Medical director and Chief ENT surgeon
Elite Health Care Hospital
Surat, India

Vishal Gurunath Pawar, MD
Specialist Neurologist
MBBS, DNB (Medicine) DNB (Neurology)
SCE Neurology (RCP, UK)
International vestibular diploma
Fellow of European Board of Neurology
VAM (The American Institute of Balance)
Certified provider for dizziness and balance disorders
Aster DM healthcare
Dubai, UAE

Yasser AlKubaisy, MD
Consultant ENT & Facioplasty
Prince Sultan Medical military city (PSMMC)
Riyadh, KSA

Yasser Khafagy, MD
Professor and Chairman
Deaprtment of Otolaryngology
Mansoura University
Manssoura, Egypt

Yazeed Alghonaim, MD
Consultant
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
National Guard Hospital
Riyadh, KSA

Yogesh More, MD
Staff Physician
Otolaryngology Surgery
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Rami Al-Salman
M.D. FARS, MRCS (ENT)
Consultant Rhinologist, Endoscopic Sinus, and Skull Base Surgeon
Abdali Medical Center
Clemenceau Medical Group
Amman, Jordan

Abstract Submission

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

You are invited to submit an abstract for The 17th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery, to be held from 17-19 March 2022, at the Event Centre, Dubai Festival City in Dubai, The United Arab Emirates.

To submit an abstract, please read all of the instructions below:

Abstract submission deadline: 31 December, 2021 – 11:59 PM.

Notification on Acceptance/Rejection: 31 January 2022 – 11:59 PM.
Please note that only electronic submissions are accepted.

Language

All abstracts must be submitted in English using the online submission form on the ENTAcademy website.

General conditions

  1. Abstracts are required for all presentations.
  2. Abstracts must be submitted maximum by 31 December, 2021 – 11:59 PM.
  3. Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  4. Withdrawal of abstracts can only be accepted if notified in writing. It is possible to withdraw an abstract 14 days after notification on acceptance.
  5. If selected, it is the responsibility of the presenter to bear his travel and accommodation expenses.

Presenting Author and Registration

  1. Please verify that your email address (submitter and presenting author) is correct as it will be used for contacting you after the review process.
  2. Disclosure: Abstract submitter and presenter are required to disclose any conflict of interest.
  3. Ensure that all co-authors approve the abstract submission, publication, and potential presentation.
  4. All presenters should be registered to the conference before 10 February 2022.
  5. Abstract submitters must consent to the Policies of Abstract Submission.
  6. Scientific committee reserves the right to exclude any abstract from the scientific program that is not followed by a participant registration at the latest 14 days after notification on acceptance.

Contents of your abstract

  1. Original works and Case Reports about Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine will be accepted.
  1. The abstract text body is limited to 3,000 characters (Approx. 500 words) including spaces. (Please do not include the title and the author’s information in the text body (names and affiliations), this information will be required in the web form)
  2. The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to clearly indicate the nature of the study. Write the abstract title in CAPITAL LETTERS. No full stop at the end.
  3. There are no limitations on the number of abstracts that an individual can submit. However, one individual can only present a maximum of 2 abstract (independent of the format) during the entire conference. If you have more than 2 abstracts accepted, you will be obliged to identify alternate presenters for any abstract above the first two. 
  1. The abstract must include the following:
       Aim: Clearly state the purpose of the abstract.
       Methods: Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects clearly.
       Results: Present your results in a logical sequence in text, table and illustrations.
       Conclusions: Emphasize new and important aspects of the study (perhaps as a discussion section) and the conclusions that are drawn from them.
  2. All abbreviations must be defined in first use.
  3. No identifying features such as names of authors, hospitals, medical schools, clinics or cities may be listed in the title or abstract text, as a “blind” review process will be used. You will be asked to enter the name(s) of author(s) and their institution(s), when you submit your abstract online
  4. Statements such as “results will be discussed” or “data will be presented” cannot be accepted.
  5. Use of brand names for all references to products or companies, generic names must be used. The brand name can be inserted as a reference at the bottom of the abstract page. Papers containing brand names/company names in the abstract text (i.e. not in a reference at the bottom of the page) may be rejected for this reason only. Conference scientific committee reserves the right to replace any brand name with a generic name without further notice.
  6. Images that are uploaded to follow the abstract are not guaranteed inclusion in the conference materials.

Abstract submission deadline: 15 January 2022 – 11:59 PM
Notification on Acceptance/Rejection: 31 January 2022 – 11:59 PM
Please note that only electronic submissions are accepted.

We are pleased to announce the “Heinz Stammberger Resident Research Competition” that will be held at the upcoming 17th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck surgery on 17 – 19 March 2022.
The Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology (MEAO) will sponsor the travel of 30 trainees and young otolaryngologists from across the Globe (including air tickets, accommodation, and registration) to attend the event in Dubai and present their research work.
If you are a trainee or an otolaryngologist under the age of 30 and are interested in presenting your research at 17th Annual Meeting, please submit your abstract to us no later than 15 January 2022.
We will select the top 30 submissions to receive the sponsorship (1000 USD to cover expenses towards travel, accommodation & registration), and in addition the three best research papers presented by the residents will receive the “Heinz Stammberger Resident Research Award’’ trophy and a cash prize.

Submission instructions for oral presentations:


Participants should be an ENT resident in good standing or a recent graduate (less than 30 years old) with good knowledge of English to present the study and to join in the discussions.
The submission should contain the following:

  • Topic of presentation
  • Abstract (limited to 150 words)
  • Resume(s) (maximum two pages) including all recent publications
  • Letter from the Head of Department documenting the status of the applicant
  • Presenter(s) identifying information as follows:
    Full name:
    Age:
    Designation:
    Current Status/position:
    Department/university:
    Address:
    Postcode:
    Country:
    Telephone:
    Mobile:
  • The manuscript must not exceed 10 pages of double spaced text, excluding references
  • Include one slide in your presentation detailing your level of training and exact contribution into the research

All submissions are due by 15 January 2022 and should be sent as an email attachment in one PDF file.
During your submission, please also fill the below ‘Resident Abstract Submission form’ to send with the other documents to mustafa@tarabichi.org

Download Resident Abstract Submission Form

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17th Annual Meeting of Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery

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