Speakers 

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Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Obesity Medicine

MRCP Internal medicine MRCP endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism

Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians

Dr. Assaad AL Dafter

Consultant General Bariatric & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon

Salmaniya Medical Complex

Dr. Amer Alderazi

Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics 

Department of Molecular Medicine 
Al-Jawhara Centre for Molecular Medicine, Genetics and Inherited Disorders
College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain

 

Dr. Ghada Al-Kafaji

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Consultant Endocrinologist Salmaniya Medical Complex

Dr. Hussain Taha

Consultant Family Physician

& Diabetologist
Dr. Rabaa Alhajeri Center

Dr. Rabaa Al Hajeri

Senior Cardiac Specialist & Heart Imager
Shifa Aljazeera Medical Hospital

MSC Cardiology Ain Shams University
 

Dr. Shaymaa Abdelmaboud

Consultant and Honorary Reader in Diabetes and Endocrinology 
Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital

PhD from Imperial College, London
Leads the Obesity Bariatric Service at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital

 

Dr. Barbara McGowan

Consultant Endocrinologist
King Hamad University Hospital

Program Director of Saudi Board Internal Medicine 
residency program

American Board Certification in Internal 
Medicine and Endocrinology

 

Dr. Dalal Alromaihi

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist
Al Kindi specialized Hospital 

Tutor in Arabian Gulf University
 

Dr. Husain Naser

Consultant Medicine & Rheumatology

AlKindi Specialized Hospital
Member of American College

of Rheumatology (ACR) 
Member of British Society

of Rheumatology (BSR) 
 

Dr. Abdulkhaliq Aloraibi

Consultant Physician in Internal Medicine Manager of the Medical Services Department, Bapco

Dr. Spyridon Trous

Executive Healthcare IT Advisor/Consultant
Telecom Leader 

Mr. Wafeeq Ajoor

Consultant Phsycian & Diabetologist
Dasman Diabetes Institute
Founding member of  Kuwait Diabetes Society

Dr. Monira Al Arouj

Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology & IVF 
Assistant Prof. Obstetrics and Gynecology
Arabian Gulf University
Kingdom Of Bahrain

Dr. Salam Jibrel

Dietitian

Al Kindi Specialized Hospital
Bahrain

 

Hana Ali Saeed

Anesthesia Specialist
Head of Anesthesia Department
Head of ICU Unit
Noor Specialist Hospital

Dr.  VIJAY  PARIKH

BMedSc, MD, FACP, FACE
Consultant Endocrinologist

& Lipidologist

Gulf Medical & Diabetes Specialist Center 

Dr. Nasreen Al-Sayed

MD FEACVI

HIT Ambassador to Bahrain
Chief resident Department of Cardiology
Mohammad Bin Khalifa Cardiac Centre

 

Dr. Vinayak Vadgaonkar

Professor of Internal Medicine

and Diabetes

Chairman of Internal Medicine Unit 4, Faculty of Medicine Cairo University

President of Arabic Association for the Study of Diabetes
and Metabolism, AASD

 

Prof. Inass Shaltout

Dietetic Director
American university of Beirut
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Ms. Nagham NourEddine

Managing Director and head

of hyperbaric and wound care Arab Gulf Medical Center

Dr. Adel Abdulaal

Consultant in General Surgery 
Al-Salam Hospital, 
Kingdom of Bahrain

Dr. Sally Adnan Al-Jubouri

Consultant Neurologist

Clinical Teacher at Royal College

of Surgeons
Bahrain

 

Dr. Farzana Alsayed

Consultant Neurologist 
Bahrain Defense Force Hospital 
Clinical Neurology lecturer

College of Medicine 

Arab Gulf University

Dr. Omar Abduljabbar

Consultant Endocrinologist
University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

& Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust
An internationally-recognized expert in Reproductive Endocrinology, disorders

of puberty and, in particular, Hypogonadism in males & females

Dr. Richard Quinton

Specialized Nutritionist
King Abdullah Medical City 
Assistant professor 
Arabian Gulf University 
PhD King’s College London 

Dr. Aseel AlSaleh

Assistant Professor
Head of Quality Assurance and Accreditation Committee
College of Health Sciences and Sports 
University of Bahrain 
Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine
Arabian Gulf University

Dr. Rabab A.Wahab

General Practitioner, Senior Medical Officer

Healthcare Management, Medical Coordinator

Infection Control Coordinator  

Noor Specialist Hospital                        

Dr. Eman El-Faraj

Consultant Urologist

Bahrain Defense Force Hospital

University of Toronto, St Joseph’s Health Center Toronto

Advanced Laparoscopy and Endourology Fellowship

Dr. Ayman Raees

Consultant Endocrinologist

Consultant Neurosurgery Department

Saint Petersburg City Hospital

Teaching Assistant

Saint Petersburg Medical University

Assistant Prof. Evgenia Patrakeev

Consultant Nephrology and Renal Transplant

King Abdulla Medical City
Bahrain

 

Dr. Basel Alhayki

Consultant Endocrine Division
Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait
Head Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital, Kuwait

Dr. Thamer Alessa

Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeon
Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Academic Medical Centre, Dubai Healthcare City
Associate Professor of Surgery 
University of Innsbruck, Austria
Vice President of the Obesity Academy Austria

Prof. Karl Miller

Research assistant
Vice Dean of Graduate and Research office Arabian Gulf University - Medical college

Dr. Huda Omran 

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CABM (PhD) FRCP Edin. FACE

Clinical Professor of Medicine, HOD

& Senior Consultant Endocrinologist

Gulf Medical University & Thumbay Academic Health Center – UAE 
Fellow and Examiner of the Royal College of Physicians MRCP Clinical PACES Examination, Edinburgh

 

Dr. Mahir Jallo

Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist
Medical Director
International Medical City Hospital

Dr. Ghazi Al Mahroos

Consultant Internist and Diabetologist
King Hamad University Hospital

Dr. Hesham Khalfan

Consultant Clinical Nutritionist

Medical Nutrition Center

Dr. Neriman Lotfi

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Consultant Cardiologist & Physician

Awali Hospital 

Dr. Syed Raza

MBBS, Bch, BaO, Bch Bi Med Sci, MSc PH 

Director of Non-Communicable Diseases, Ministry of Health, Oman

Management of Health Services & Public Health
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

 

Dr. Shadha S. Al-Raisi

Consultant endocrinologist 
King Hamad University Hospital 

Senior lecturer at the Royal College

of Surgeons-Medical University

of Bahrain 

Assistant professor 
University of Pennsylvania 

 

Dr. Naji Alamuddin 

Senior Consultant and Clinical Lead

of Department of General Surgery, Surgical Gastro, Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery MGM Healthcare, Chennai, India

Fellow in Minimal Access Surgery (AMASI)
Fellow in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (FIBC)

 

Dr. Deepak Subramanian

Consultant and assistant professor

of Public Health Healthcare Strategy, Policy and Leadership 
Arabian Gulf University 
PhD in Public Health University

of Connection, USA

Dr. Salman AlZayani

MDFRCS Glas, FACS
Consultant Bariatric Surgeon
PhD Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Head of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center
Healthpoint Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Specialized in Advanced Laparoscopy, Bariatric and Trauma Management

 

Mohammed Al Hadad

Honorary degree in Biomedical Science
University of Bradford
Research in Medical Microbiology and Nanotechnology 

Mr. Pavlos Trus

Consultant Phsycian & Diabetologist

Chairman Ethics Review Committee

Dasman Diabetes Institute

Kuwait

Dr. Abdullah Ben-Nakhi

Consultant Radiologist
Head of Radiology Department 
Gulf Medical & Diabetes Centre
Noor Specialist Hospital

Dr. Jameel Almozan

Clinical Pharmacist 
Member in Infectious Disease Team 
Member in Antibiotic stewardship program 
Salmaniya Medical Complex 

Abdulrahman Nabeel Yousif

Consultant Surgical Oncologist
Laparoscopic HPB Surgeon
Bahrain Specialist Hospital
Kingdom of Bahrain

Dr. Hani AlSaati

ENT Specialist 
Bahrain Medical Sleep Lab
Alghareeb Medical Center

Dr. Ahmed Elsherbiny

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine 
Department of Clinical Therapeutics 
University of Athens Medical School
Head of the Diabetes

and Metabolism Unit

Prof. Asmina Mitrakou

Consultant Physician – Diabetes

and Endocrinology
Honorary Senior Lecturer UCL

Royal Free Hospital, London 
 

Dr. Dipesh Patel

Associate Professor of Medicine 
RCSI-MUB
Consultant Endocrine & Diabetes
Chairman of Endocrine and Diabetes Unit


Salmaniya Medical Complex
 

Dr. Saeed Khalaf

Senior Consultant Physician

& Rheumatologist
Bahrain Defense Force, Royal Medical Services
Senior clinical lecturer, Royal college

of Surgeons of Ireland - MUB 
Kingdom of Bahrain

Dr. Basem Mustafa

Associate professor and Chairman 
Department of the Food and Nutrition Sciences
Chairman of the Kuwait Food and Nutrition Association

Dr. Ahmad Rashed Al-Haifi

Consultant Internal Medicine

Al Salam Specialist Hospital
 

Dr. Ahmad Elsebaaie

Consultant Ophthalmologist
Retinal Specialist

Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons
Fellow of European Vitreo Retinal Society

 

Dr. Samer Bashir

Consultant Internist & Gastroenterologist
Bahrain Specialist Hospital
Assistant Professor, Arabian

Gulf University
Graduated from American

University of Beirut
Gastroenterology Fellowship from Baylor College of Medicine, Texas

Dr. Najah Al Zayani

FRCS, MD, MRCS, MB ChB 

Consultant in General and Bariatric Surgery,
Whittington Hospital, London

 

Prof. Ali AlHamdani

Professor in Physiology Department

Arabain Gulf University Medical College

Medical Faculty

Department of Neuroscience

Rudolf Magnus Institute

for Neurosciences


The Netherlands

Dr. Amer Al-Ansari

Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon
 Bahrain Defense Force, Royal Medical Services 
Associate Professor of Surgery 
Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland 
Executive board member of Gulf Vascular Society 
Medical University of Bahrain
President of Bahrain Vascular Association 
Director of ATLS Course 

Dr. Dhafer Kamal

Consultant Internist and Cardiologist  

Noor Specialist Hospital

Trainer For Physicians In The Gulf Region

Speaker for American College

of Cardiology

Dr. Saad Majeed Al-Tamimi

Family Physician and Public Health Consultant 
Head of Education and Media Committee 
Social Media Activist, Public Health 
Kingdom of Bahrain  

Dr. Kawthar Aleid

Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon
Head of Ophthalmology Department
Almana Hospital, Dammam, KSA
Gulf Medical & Diabetes Center, Bahrain

Dr. Tarek Aboutable

Consultant Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Alkindi Specialized Hospital
University of Miami/Florida 

Dr. Ali Albaqali

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Director of the Cardiac Catherisation Laboratories and is a Senior lecturer 
Royal College of Surgeons Ireland-Medical University of Bahrain Former assistant professor of Medicine 
Arabian Gulf University

 

Dr. Husam A. Noor

Consultant Neurologist
Chairman, Department of Molecular Medicine
Director, Princess Al-Jawhara Centre for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
College of Medicine and Medical Sciences
King Abdulla Medical City
Arabian Gulf University
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Prof. Moiz Bakhiet

Senior Consultant Internist & Cardiologist
Noor Specialist Hospital
Ex. Senior Consultant & Chairman 
Department of Internal Medicine
Salmaniya Medical Complex 

Dr. Ali Akbar Murad