7th Emirates Otorhinolaryngology
Audiology and Communication Disorders Congress
In Joint Meeting with The French ENT Society
18 to 20 January 2017, InterContinental Festival City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Regional

Abdul Monem Al Shaikh
ENT Consultant - Otology and Cochlear
Implant
Head of Cochlear Implant Program
King Fahd Hospital
KSA
Abdulkarim Alsaei
Head of ENT Department
Ministry of health Bahrain
Salmaniya medical complex
Bahrain
Abdulhafeez Al Khojah
Consultant, community physician & Health
Informations,King Fahd Hospital, Jeddah
Medical Editor, asharqalawsat newspaper
Medical Script Writer & Representative,
Jeddah
Alaa Eldin Elfeky
Zagazig University
President of Delta Society of ORL
Egypt
Abdulrahman Al Sanosi
Program Director, KSU Fellowship in ORL &
Oto-Neurotology Otologist /Neurotologist
King Abdullah ear specialist centre
King Saud University
KSA
Dr. Abdulsalam Al Qahtani
Head of ORL-HNS (ENT) in HMC
Cochlear Implant & Consultant ORL-HN
surgeon, HMC, Program Director of ORL-HNS
Training Program, HMC, Asst. Professor ORLHNS,
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar,
Vice Chairman of Arab Board for Medical
Specialization in ORL-HNS (ENT) Qatar

I joined Hamad Medical Corporation in 1995, after completing internship. I had obtained my M.B.Ch.B. From Cairo University, Egypt in1994 and later acquired my Arab Board Medical Specialization in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Certification on 21 December 2000. From the year 2006, till October 2012, I have been an Instructor in Clinical Otolaryngology in Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha-Qatar, and on 1st October 2012, I was appointed as an Asst. Professor in the same Medical College. I was promoted to the post of a Consultant on 1st April 2005, and then was appointed as the Acting Head of ORL-HNS (ENT) Section on 23rd June 2011 till to-date.I Established the subspecialty teams in the department ( Otology, Rhinology, Head & Neck). Founder of AlWakrah ORL Section

I have been the Organizer and Surgeon of the Cochlear Implant Program since 2002.
I am also the Program Training Director of Otolaryngology from 2005 till 2015, as well as an Arab Board Representative of Otolaryngology in the same year. Then, again, I was appointed as Vice Chairman of Arab Board for Medical Specialization in ORL-HNS (ENT), on 22nd February 2013. I am also the Board Member and Head of the Medical Committee in Qatar Red Crescent and the Haj Mission Committee, since 2005. I was a member of Qatar Medical license committee on 2004-2006. I am sub-specialized in otology and cochlear implant. I have also done quite a number of research works in my field of specialty.

In addition, I am a board member of Qatar Councel of Health Practitioner, also the Vice-President of Qatar Medical Society (2011), and also an active member of the ORL-HNS (ENT) Qatari Club and the GCC ORL-HNS Society since 1998. Also, I held a television show on Public Health Education on Qatar television that lasted for three years.

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Ahmed Atef
Professor of Otolaryngology
Faculty of medicine
Cairo University
Egypt
Ahmed Khater
Professor of audio-vestibular medicine, ENT
Department, Faculty of Medicine,
Zagazig University
Egypt

Cochlear implant & implantable hearing devices physician audiologist. Professor of audiovestibular medicine, ENT department, Faculty of medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt. Head of implantable hearing devices programming, ENT medical center, Riyadh, KSA. Overseas member of British Cochlear Implant Group (BCIG). Founder of Ear Implants Gallery. PhD certified from Al-azhar University with co-supervision from Wuerzburg University, Germany. I completed my master degree from Ain Shams University, Egypt. I graduated from medical school, Zagazig University Medical College, Egypt. My research interests include rehabilitation of deaf children, vestibular disorders and implantable hearing devices. My specialties include Diagnostic audiology, tinnitus, dizzy patients, rehabilitation of deaf people through hearing aid, cochlear implants, middle ear implants and bone-mediated hearing implants. I am interested in diagnosis, management plan for hearing impaired adults and children, dizzy patients and patients suffer from tinnitus. I switched on, MAP, fine-tuned and re-MAP of more than three thousands (3000) sessions of all types of implantable hearing devices (cochlear implant, middle ear implants and bone-mediated implants).

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Ahmed Sameh Farid
Founder and President
New Giza University
Egypt

Prof. A. Sameh Farid is the Founder and President of New Giza University.

Prof. A. Sameh Farid was appointed as the Minister of Health, in Jan 30th 2011.

Prof. A. Sameh Farid was the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine (Kasr Al Aini), Cairo University, since 2006 till Jan. 29th, 2011.

In 1985, he founded the Department of Audiological Medicine and established new programs for Master and Doctorate degrees in Audiology and Neurotology and supervised more than 150 Master & Doctorate degree thesis. He also founded the hearing, balance and speech disorders center in 1989, and Cochlear Implants and Ear Bone Bank Unit 1994.

He was appointed as Professor of Otorhinolaryngology in 1995. Prof. Farid was elected as Board member in the Egyptian Society of Otorhinolargynology, Assistant Secretary General in 2002 and Secretary Generalin 2006, till he was elected as President of the Society in 2008 .

He was a Board member in the Arabian Federation of Otolaryngological Society and elected as secretary general in 2011 . He was aboard member of the Association of Arab Universitie's scientific society for the arab Faculties of Medicine since 2007.

In 2006, Prof. Farid was appointed as Dean of Cairo University Faculty of Medicine ( Kasr Al Aini ) and Chairman of the Board of the Cairo University Hospitals (9 hospitals) with a total capacity of 5200 beds as well as Chairman of the board of 42 Clinical and Research Centers. He was also a member of the Medical sector Executive Board of the High Supreme Council of the Egyptian Universities.

Prof. Farid was vice President of the Charles Holland Center for Research and Studies in the Middle East since 2006. Prof. Farid was selected in the Advisory Board of Ras Al-Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University RAL-MSHCU (2007).

In 2010, Prof. Farid was elected as Honorary President of the Arab Society of Hearing and Balance & received many honors from different scientific societies.

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Ashok Verma
Senior Consultant E.N.T. and Head Neck and
Sleep surgery
Al- Nahdha Hospital, Muscat
Oman
Dr Ahmad Alamadi
Consultant Otologist and Neurotologist
Medical Director- Al Baraha Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor- Sharjah
University
UAE
Ali AlAmri
Assistant Professor, Consultant Rhinologist
Hospital Director
Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz Hospital
KSA
Ali Almomen
Consultant, ORL & Endoscopic Skull Base
Surgery,ENT Section, Department of Surgery
King Fahad Specialist Hospital Dammam
KSA
Alireza Mesbahi
ead of the ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery
Department Of Khodadust Hospital
Iran

Alireza Mesbahi is board certified in Otorhinolaryngology & facial plastic surgery. He is board certified by the International & European boards for certification in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. His major field of interest is focused on aesthetic and functional nasal surgery, although he is very expert in all fields of facial plastic surgery. He is very expert and famous regarding endonasal Septorhinoplasty operation and till now he had more than nine thousands Septorhinoplasty operation by closed approach with excellent results.

Dr Mesbahi regularly is invited as faculty speaker all around the world for lectures and instruction courses regarding all aspects of Septorhinoplasty operation. He is national delegate of Iran in facial plastic surgery societies around the world. He is international secretary of Iranian Rhinologic Society (IRS). He is a very active member of American & European academies of Rhinology & facial plastic surgery (AAFPRS ),( ERS ) ,( EAFPS ) beside the Pan Asian Academy of Facial Plastic and reconstructive Surgery Society also (PAAFPRS). He is the course director of the Shiraz Rhinology International Course (SRIC) that is one the most attractive and practical courses in the Middle East.

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Amira El Shennawy
Professor of Audiovestibular medicine
audiology unit Cairo University
Egypt

Amira Mohamed Maged EL Shennawy, a Professor of Audiovestibular medicine at audiology unit Cairo University since 2015 till present time. Works in pediatric & adult hearing and vestibular assessment and rehabilitation & teaches Audiology medicine to postgraduate candidates.

Special interest is cochlear implantation since I have been working in cochlear implants since 1998 as both my Masters & M.D thesis were in cochlear implants.

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Ammar Al-Lawati
Senior Consultant in ENT
Otologist and Lateral Skull Base Surgeon
Al Nahdha Hospital
Oman
Elias G. Eter
Otorhinolaryngologist
Hotel Die de France Hospital
Lebanon
Fatthi Ahmed Abdel Baki
Emeritus Professor ENT;
Alexandria faculty of Medicine;
Alexandria- Egypt

Degree:

  • Doctorate (M.D.) Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;; Alexandria University; 1983; Alexandria, Egypt.

Present Position

  • Emeritus Professor ENT; Alexandria faculty of Medicine; Alexandria- Egypt

Previous Positions

  • Head of ENT Department Alexandria faculty of Medicine; Alexandria Egypt 2010 till 2012
  • Head of Otology unit Alexandria faculty of Medicine; Alexandria Egypt 2004 till 2010
  • Professor of ENT Department Alexandria faculty of Medicine; Alexandria- Egypt 1993 till now

Scientific Memberships

  • Member in the European Academy of Otology & Neurotology
  • Member in the American Academy of Laser in Medicine and Surgery
  • Member of International Vertigo Academy

Activities

  • Reviewer:
    • The Journal of International Advanced Otology
    • Mediterranean Journal of Otology
    • Alexandria Bulletin
  • Founder & Chairman of OTO ALEX Society: organizing Annual International Otology & Cochlear Implants Conference in September yearly.

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Aziz Bilal
Professor ORL, Alexandria Medical School,
Egypt, Chairman, Alexandria Ear Hospital,
Egypt, Former dean, Alexandria Medical
School, Fellow, American Otological Society
President, Egyptien Society for prevention of
Deafness Egypt
Basel Al Sabah
Head of ENT Department Zain Hospital
Head of Cochlear Implant
Head of ENT Council
Kuwait
Bushra Kassouma
hearLIFE Clinic Dubai
Audiologist
UAE

Ms. Bushra Kassoumais an audiologist at the hearLIFE Clinic Dubai. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology from Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan and has extensive experience in the evaluation, fitting and counseling for hearing implant patients. She specializes in pediatric audiology and has accumulated experience in managing complicated cases such as Mondini and common cavity.

Prior to joining the hearLIFE clinic team, Ms. Kassouma co-ran the Tawasul Hearing and Speech Center in Syria, worked at AAMAL - Syrian Organization for the Disabled and Dr. Jamal Kassouma's ENT Clinic.

Ms. Kassouma dedicates a lot of her time towards raising awareness on hearing loss and the significance of early intervention, by engaging to a great extentwith patients, their families and the healthcare community. Her efforts includeorganizing interactive sessions with children and teachers in schools across the UAE todrive awareness on hearing loss and prevention.

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Dalia Hassan
Professor of Audio vestibular medicine,
Faculty of medicine, ORL Dept, Audiology unit,
Egypt

Dr Dalia was graduated from faculty of medicine, Ain Shams university with first degree honor. She received the master and doctoral degree in Audiology from the same university. The doctorate dissertation was a joint project with the hereditary hearing loss laboratory University of Antwerp, Belguim. The project studied the connexin 26 whole gene mutations in Egypt. The main practice is in the field of pediatricaudiovestibular medicine including the central auditory processing disorders, genetic hearing loss. Being a university staff, she supervises a large number of MSc and MD thesis and is one of the member in the teaching and examiner board for the postgraduate students in Audiology. She contributed and participated in many workshops and seminars worldwide. Numerous presentations in many conferences were given. Reviewer for the international journal of pediatric ORL, and Egyptian journal of ear nose and throat. Dr Dalia is a member in the International Association of Physicians in Audiology 'IAPA' and Egyptian Audiovestibular Medicine Association 'EAVMA'.

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Dua'a Nofal
Senior Speech and Language pathologist
hearLIFE Clinic Dubai
UAE

Ms. Duaa Khalid Nofal is the speech-language pathologist at the hearLIFE Clinic Dubai. She holds a master's degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Jordan, as well as a bachelor's degree in Speech and Hearing Science. As a MED-EL accredited rehabilitations she offers Auditory-Verbal Therapy (AVT).

Ms. Nofal is a specialist in the evaluation and treatment of speech and language disorders (developmental, neurological, phonological and articulation disorders). Her expertise includes adult and pediatric diagnostics and rehabilitation as well as clinical audiology. She has significant experience in hearing tests including tympanometry, brainstem evoked response and behavioral audiometry. Ms. Nofal was educated in fitting hearing aids, laryngeal screening and sign language. During her career she has been regularly involved in voice researches and has given presentations and held workshops on several speech and language disorder related topics. Ms. Nofal worked in Noor Al Hussein Foundation and Queen Alia Foundation for Hearing and Speech in Jordan as she has worked in Ras Al Khaimah as a speech language therapist and audiologist where she put a special focus on hearing loss treatment.

In addition to her professional activities, Ms. Nofal has been regularly involved in honorary work and is a member of the Operation Smile Organization (UAE, Jordan) and the Handicapped Family Association (UAE).

Ms. Nofal is currently completing requirements for certification as a listening and spoken language specialist (LSLS Cert. AVT) and as a MED-EL Cochlear Implant Rehabilitationist.

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Hossam Foda
Professor & Head of Facial Plastic Surgery
Otolaryngology Dept., Alexandria Medical School,
Egypt
Hussam Bosraty
M.D., Professor of otorhinolaryngology &
Head & Neck Surgery. Faculty Of
Medicine,Cairo University.
Consultant of ENT, Pediatric Cancer Hospital,
Egypt
Gamal Yousef
Consultant phoniatrics in ENT Department,
Dubai Hospital, DHA
UAE
Hadi Al Jassim
Consultant Ear, Nose, & Throat Surgeon
Emirates Hospital, Dubai
Faculty Member & Examination Advisor for
Postgraduate Diploma in ENT
Middlesex University, London
UAE
Hani Z. Marzouki
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and
Neck Surgery
King Abdulaziz University
KSA

Dr. Hani Z. Marzouki was graduated with honour degree from King Abdulaziz University medical school and completed his residency training at McGill University, Montreal, Canada; in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. He then obtained his American head and neck Society (AHNS) accrideted Fellowship in Advanced Head and Neck oncology and microvascular reconstruction from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

He is now an assistant professor and Residency Training Program Director (RTP) of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and the chairman of the departemnt of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at The University of Jeddah, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

His practice is dedicated to General Otolaryngology surgeries, head, neck and skull base oncology and reconstruction, Salivary gland Surgery, Thyroid Surgery and Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery. His research interests include functional surgical and reconstructive outcomes, microvascular head and neck reconstruction, HPV related head and neck cancer, Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery.

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Hassan Wahba
Professor of Otorhinolaryngology Ain Shams University
Professor of Otology and Cochlear Implantation Ain Shams University Cochlear Implantation Center
Director of Ear Surgery Courses and Cochlear implantation Courses Ain Shams University
Egypt

Previous Fellow of the House Ear Institute Los Angeles California USA
President of the Egyptian Society for Cochlear Implantation
President of the Arab Academy for Otology and Cochlear Implantation
Receiver of the Erwin and Ingeborg Hochmair Award for services to the deaf Dubai 2013
Special interest in Cochlear Implantation clinical and basic science research
Previous Scientific program coordinator for IFOS 2001 Cairo Egypt

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Hesham Negm
International Coordinator,
Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty
of Medicine,
Cairo University
Egypt
Laila Telmesani
Head of Cochlear Implant Unit, King Fahad
University Hospital
KSA
Maged Abdelkader
Consultant ENT surgeon
Head and Neck surgery and Oncology
Egypt

Mr Maged Abdelkader is a full time consultant ENT surgeon with special interest in Head and Neck surgery and Oncology, Mr Abdelkader is the lead head and neck surgeon at Basildon University Hospitals, associate teaching hospitals University College London, UK.

Mr Abdelkader runs a regular voice and swallowing clinics. Research interests include tumour markers in laryngeal cancer and surgical management of severe epistaxis. As a part of multidisciplinary team dealing with head and neck cancer patients in Essex county network he contributes to National trials and databases on regular basis.

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Iman El-Danasoury
Professor & Head of Audiology Unit
ENT Dept- Faculty of Medicine
AinShams University
Egypt

Dr. Iman El Danasoury is a Professor of Audiology and Head of the Audiology Unit at Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. She was graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Ain Shams University in 1982 and received her Master's (1986) and Doctorate (1992) degrees at the same university. She has special interest in the field of pediatric audiology. She has many publications in the area of auditory evoked potentials, cochlear implantation and hearing aids. She shared in the establishment of the cochlear implant center in Ain Shams University. She is a cofounder of an NGO rehabilitation center for preschool hearing aid and cochlear implant users (founded in1997). She has good clinical experience in evaluating and rehabilitation of cochlear implant children and patients with different hearing disorders. She founded and supervises the audiology unit in the Institute of Postgraduate Childhood Studies affiliated to AinShams University, specialized in rehabilitation of children with special needs. Presently, she is a board member of the Arab Society of Audiovestibular Medicine, of Advanced Arab Academy of Audiovestibulogy, of Nida society for rehabilitation of hearing impaired children,member of the International Association of Physicians in Audiology (IAPA), of the Egyptian Audio-Vestibular Medicine Association (EAVMA) and of the Egyptian Society of Otorhinolaryngology.She is a reviewer in the Egyptian Journal of Ear, Nose and Throat and Allied Sciences (EAJANTAS), Otolayngology journal (open access) and in the Egyptian University Higher Board committee for promotion of professors and assistant professors in Audiology.

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Islam Herzallah
Associate Professor & Consultant
Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
King Abdullah Medical City, Makkah
KSA

Dr. Islam Herzallah is an Associate Professor & Consultant of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at King Abdullah Medical City, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, as well as at Zagazig University, Egypt. Dr. Herzallah has finished his Fellowship of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at the University of Miami, USA in 2007.

  • Ph.D. Degree with description of Extended Endoscopic Endonasal Approaches (2009).
  • Founding Member of the Pan-Arab Rhinologic Society (2010)
  • Over 50 international publications and worldwide lectures that include novel descriptions of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgical Landmarks and Techniques.
  • Co-Editor & author of the "Endoscopic Sinonasal Dissection Guide", one of the best-selling books for teaching surgical techniques for residents, rhinology fellows, and physicians worldwide (Thieme Medical Publishing, NY).
  • Reviewer for the Official Journal of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, and the Official Journal of the American Rhinologic Society.
  • Several Awards & Prizes: Best Research in Pan-Arab Rhinologic Society (2010), Who's Who in the World (2011), Best Professional Portfolio (2012). Employee of the Year (2015).

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Jamal Kassouma
ENT Consultant and Cochlear Implant
Program Director
UAE
Kamal Daghistani
KSA

Emeritus Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Editor-in-Chief, Saudi Journal of Otorhinolaryngology,Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Editor, Pan Arab Rhinology Journal
Professor and Consultant ENT Surgeon, Erfan-Bagedo Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Khalid Malki
Supervisor
Research Chair for Communication
and Swallowing Disorders
King Saud University Hospital
KSA
Mohammed Bitar
Consultant & Head
Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital
UAE
Mohammad Al Falasi
Consultant Physician in the Otolaryngology
-Head and Neck Surgery Department at
Tawam Hospital
UAE
Magued Mashaly
Consultant ENT Surgeon,
Basildon University Hospitals
Egypt
Mazin Jawad Al Khabouri
ENT Senior Consultant,
Advisor to the Minister of Health on Clinical Affairs
Director General Private Health Establishments
Ministry of Health Oman

Education

  • MBBCh: Ain Shams University Egypt.
  • FRCS ENT: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow
  • PhD: University College London

Professional Experience

  • ENT surgeon since 1984.
  • Head of ENT Department since 1996 till 2011.
  • Head of ENT Services from 1996 till now.
  • Advisor for Clinical Affairs to the Minister of Health since 2010.
  • President of the Arab Board ENT Program.
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer College of Medicine Sultan Qaboos University.
  • Chair for the ENT Residency Training Program.

Professional Society

  • Oman ENT Society
  • GCC ENT Society
  • WWHearing

Major Interest

  • Deafness
  • Otology.
  • Community Care
  • Health Economics

Awards

  • "Ingeborg and Erwin Hochmair" Award for the Services to the Deaf 2014.
  • "Karl Storz" Award for Excellence in Teaching 2007.

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Medhat Shams
Hamad Medical City
Qatar
Mohamed Shabana
Professor of Audiology & Vestibular Disorders
Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University
Egypt
Mohammad Zahran
Consultant Rhinologist , Head of Group - A
Al-Mosadia ENT Specialist Center
King Fahd Hospital
Physician's Directory KSA
Myung-Whun Sung
CEO
Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital
UAE

Since 2014 Dr. Myung-Whun Sung, has been joining Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital in RasAlkhaimah (SKSH-RAK) as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) till present. He is currently a Consultant Physician and the Head of the Oncology Center in the hospital, as well.

Prior to joining Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah, (SKSH-RAK), Dr. Myung-Whun Sung has worked for Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) in South Korea, where he held different positions as the Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (2010-2014), Director of SNUH Healthcare System Gangnam Center (2007-2010) and Director of Planning and Budget (2004-2007).

From 2004 till now, Dr. Myung-Whun Sung, is a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology in Seoul National University (SNU), College of Medicine.

Dr. Myung-Whun Sung, graduated from Seoul National University, College of Medicine in South Korea in 1982 then received his PhD from the same university in 1990. His clinical interests are in thyroid cancer, head and neck cancer and voice disorders. He has made numerous invited talks in many conferences inside and outside South Korea.

He finished his internship and residency in the Department of Otolaryngology, Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) in 1989, his clinical and research fellow from SNUH in 1990 and a visiting Scholar (Research Fellow) in the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, USA in 1993-1995.

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Musaed Al Zahrani
Otology and neurotology consultant
French board (DES) of ORL HNS, European
board ( EBEORL) of ORL HNS, Chairman /
Otolaryngology HNS at KFSHD, Director
/ Residency training program of eastern
province , King fahad specialist hospital
KSA
Mohammed Farahat
Associate Professor of Communication and
Swallowing disorders, ENT Department,
College of Medicine, King Saud University,
KSA & Egypt
Mohamed Fawzi Moustafa
Consultant
Hearing and Balance Clinic Incharge
ENT Department - Dubai Hospital UAE
Maryam Alkandary
Consultant Audio Vestibular Medicine
Kuwait
Mohammed Hassab
Professor & Chair
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Alexandria Faculty of Medicine
Egypt
Mokhtar Bassiouny
Professor of otolaryngology, U of Alexandria.
Cochlear Implant Team, U of Alexandria.
Consultant Otologist, National Institute of
Health Insurance, Fellow, U. Of Minnesota,
USA, Member, Prosper Meniere's Society, USA
Member, International Hearing Foundation,
Egypt
Omar Alsharif
Senior Speech Language Pathologist
Qatar
Oussama Hadi
Clinical Professor
Otolaryngology Head & Neck
Surgery, Department of OTO HNS
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Lebanon
Mutawakel Hajjaj
M.D. Medinaha
KSA
Nithreen M Said Abdelsalam
MD of Audiology, Faculty of Medicine Ain
Shams University, Egypt.
Professor of Audiology Ain Shams University,
Egypt

Dr Nithreen M Said Abdelsalam
MD of Audiology, Faculty of Medicine Ain Shams University, Egypt.
Professor of Audiology Ain Shams University, Egypt.
Joined Dammam Univerity on October 2011.
Shared in establishment of cochlear implant program in King Fahd University Hospital, Dammam - Saudi Arabia.
Head of Audiology Unit - King Fahd University hospital, Damam Saudi Arabia.

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Nadia Kamal
Prof. of Audiology
Ain shams University Egypt
Nagwa Hazzaa
Professor of Audiology, Otolaryngology
Department
Ain Shams University
Egypt

Dr. NagwaHazzaa is Professor of Audiology, Otolaryngology Department, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.She was graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Ain Shams University in 1981 and received her Master's (1985) and Doctorate (1991) degrees at the same university. She conducted many researches on Auditory Evoked Potentials, pediatric hearing, pediatric hearing aid fitting and neonatal hearing screening. She is a seniorstaff member in the Balance Clinics of Ain Shams University hospitals and have many publications on assessment and rehabilitation of dizziness. She is one of the founders of Auditory Integration Training program for Autism in Egypt.

Presently, she is a member of the Egyptian Audio-Vestibular Medicine Association (EAVMA)and the Egyptian Society of Oto-rhino-laryngology. Sheis a co-editor of the Egyptian Journal of Oto Rhino laryngology (EJO) and she is a reviewer in the Egyptian Journal of Ear, Nose and Throat and Allied Sciences (EAJANTAS).She is a member in the Egyptian University Higher Board committee for promotion of professors and assistant professors in Audiology .

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Nasser Kotby
Professor Emeritus of Phoniatrics and ORL, Unit of Phoniatrics and Communicative Disorders,
Faculty of Medicine,
Ain Shams University, Cairo
Egypt

Doctoral Degree in Otolaryngology (Dissertation on: Laryngeal Electromyography) 1967, Ain Shams University, Cairo
Clinical Neurophysiology 1968 to 1970, Rikshospital, Oslo University, Norway
Phoniatrics, 1971 to 1973, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenberg, Sweden
Professor Emeritus of Phoniatrics and ORL, Unit of Phoniatrics and Communicative Disorders, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Published 132 articles and 13 books
[One of the books is on: The Accent Method of Voice Therapy, Singular Publishing, San Diego,1995, - This book was translated into Japanese and Korean]
Introduced Phoniatrics and Logopedics to Egypt and to a big part of the Middle East, since 1974
President of the Egyptian Society of Phoniatrics and Logopedics (ESPL), established in 1976
President of the Egyptian Society for the History of Medicine , established in 1934
Past President of: International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP), Collegium MedicorumTeatri (CoMeT), Collegium Oto-Rhino-LaryngologicumAmicitiae Sacrum (CORLAS), International Federation of ORL Societies (IFOS), Pan African Federation of ORL Societies (PAFOS)
Honorary member and gold medalist of several National and International Societies of Phoniatrics, Logopedics, and ORL
Knighted by HM The King of Sweden

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Suzan Noori
Consultant Neurologist
University Hospital Sharjah
UAE
Taher Issa
Consultant ENT Surgeon and Head of ENT
Departments
Magrabi Hospitals and Centers
KSA
Rashid Al Abri
Associate Professor &Senior Consultant ORL,
Head ORL Division, Department of Surgery,
College of Medicine & Health Sciences
Sultan Qaboos University
ORL Residency Program Director
Oman
Reda Kamel
Professor of Rhinology
Cairo University
Egypt
Samy Elwany
President, Egyptian Society of Otolaryngology,
Professor Ex-Chairman of Department of Otolaryngology,
Alexandria Medical School,
Member of Collegium of Otolaryngology CORLAS
Egypt
Sneha Thakkar
Senior Audiologist
hearLIFE Clinic, Dubai
UAE

Ms. Sneha Thakkar is Senior Audiologist at the hearLIFE Clinic Dubai. She received her Master's degree in audiology and speech language pathology from the University of Mumbai.

Ms. Thakkar has a solid experience in performing various audiology tests. Her proficiency also extends to wider audiological aspects including performing a variety of electrophysiological tests like ABR, eCochG, VEMP and ASSR. Throughout her career, Ms. Thakkar has been closely involved in evaluating candidates for cochlear implantation and then programming post implantation, conducting a battery of tests to aid in the diagnosis of various otological conditions, as well as assisting ENT surgeons in the diagnosis of vestibular conditions by performing VNG and water caloric tests.

In her previous role as a senior audiologist in the Armed Forces Hospital, Oman, Ms. Thakkar had a special interest in raising awareness on the significance of early hearing issues detection, and subsequently was an active member of the newborn hearing screening program in the hospital.

Driven by her belief in an inquisitive professional approach, Ms. Thakkar holds many certificates from several cochlear implant and hearing device academies. Furthermore, Ms. Thakkar has been and continues to take part in Otolaryngology conferences and auditory verbal therapy workshops. Ms. Thakkar is also a regular contributor to training professionals on how to conduct different audiological tests.

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Somia Tawfik
Professor audiology, ENT dept.
Faculty of medicine
Ain Shams University
Egypt
Talal Khatib
Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Jeddah
KSA

Dr. Al-khatib is a practicing pediatric otolaryngologist in Jeddah of Saudi Arabia. He received his fellowship from the royal college of surgeons of Canada in 2010. He then subspecialized in pediatric otolaryngology working at the Royal Children's hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

Dr. Al-Khatib holds two master degrees one in science from McGill University in Canada. The second master degree is in health professional education from Sydney University in Australia. Dr. Al-Khatib has more than 28 publications in peer reviewed journals and more than 40 presentations both national and internationally

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Tamer Messalam
Associate Professor
Consultant
Communication and Swallowing Disorders
King Abdulaziz University Hospital
Egypt
Prof. Tarek Ghannoum
Professor and head of audiovestibular medicine unit, Cairo university.
Head of EAVMA (Egyptian audio-vestibular medicine association)
Egypt
Yaser Al-Sabi
Assistant Professor
SLHS, Dar Al-Hekma University
KSA
Yassin Bahgat
Professor of Otolaryngology Head& Neck
Surgery, Head of head & Neck Unit, Faculty of
Medicine, University of Alexandria
Egypt
Mohammed Al-Garni
Surgery, Consultant Head and neck Oncology
surgeon, Vice presidents of the Saudi
Otolaryngology Society
Head Of Otolaryngology Head And Neck
department-KAMC-J
KSA
Sarah Alshehri
Assistant Professor position in
Otorhinolaryngology Head& Neck
Surgery, Department of surgery at King
Khalid University KSA
Ayman El-Sharabasy
Professor and Head of Audiovestibular Unit
Mansoura University
Egypt
Bassam Sharawneh
President of Jordanian ENT society
Jordan
Fahad Saab
Lebanon
Mai Almasoud
KSA
Iyad Hammadi
UAE
Mai Nasser
KSA
Mohamed El Shazly
Egypt