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Welcome Message

Ali Al Suwaidi, MD
Congress Chairman

Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of the Emirates Orthopaedic Society, it is an honor and privilege to invite you to the 8th Emirates International Orthopaedic Congress to be held from February 27th-29th, 2020 at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel (Airport) & Conference Centre Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

We are fortunate to have an outstanding group of high profile speakers who will cover a range of exciting topics within Orthopaedic and all related fields and will attract a high number of delegates who are sure to benefit from the latest research and up-to-date information on offer.

The congress includes different methods such as comprehensive informative learning, panel discussions, refresher courses, and workshops in addition to industry symposia in order to provide an educational program that allows professionals from academe and industry to be updated with the latest researches and rapid developments occurring in the field.

Alongside the congress there will be an exhibition, providing attendees exposure to the most cutting-edge technologies. International companies will exhibit the latest innovations in the fields of pharmaceuticals and medical technology, resources and treatment solutions.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 8th Emirates International Orthopaedic Congress.

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Committee & Faculty
Organizing & Scientific Committee

President of Emirates Orthopedic Society
Consultant Orthopedic surgeon
Director, Shoulder& upper Limb unit
Burjeel Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ali Al Suwaidi

Past-President Emirates Orthopaedic Society
Consultant in Orthopedic, Arthroscopy &
Sport Medicine & Joint, Reconstruction
Chairperson Education Commission
AOTrauma Education Commission
Mediclinic City Hospital &
Orthocure Medical Center
Dubai, UAE

Saeed Al Thani

Vice president Emirates Orthopaedic Society
MB Bch LRCPSI, FRCSC, MBA
Asst. Prof. at MBRU
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mediclinic City Hospital &
Orthocure Medical Center
Dubai, UAE

Ali Al Belooshi

Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon
Upper Limb & Sport Surgery
Shoulder & Upper limb Unit
Burjeel Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mohamad L. Jabban

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Shoulder, Knee & Sports Surgery
Head of Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine
Excellence Center, Al Garhoud Hospital, Dubai
Scientific Director of FIFA Medical Center of Excellence
Dubai, UAE

Philippe Landreau

MD, MS, FRCS
Consultant Orthopaedics
Specialist Orthopaedic Surgery training in
Foot and Ankle Surgery
MEDCARE Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Maan Taba

MD, M.B.Ch.B, M.R.C.S , FRCS,
High Specialization, ARABIC BOARD,
JORDANIAN BOARD (Ortho& Trauma),
AO Fellow (UK), ARI Fellow (Switzerlanad),OTC Fellow (Spain)
Consultant Orthopedics & Trauma Surgeon
Rashid Hospital & Trauma Centre
Dubai, UAE

Hayder Al-Saadi

Orthopedic Consultant
Head of dept.
Fujairah Hospital
Fujairah, UAE

Khaleil Almatrooshi

MD, Facharzt in Orthopedic & Trauma,
Munich, Germany.
Master of Public Policy in Health,
MBRSG. Dubai, UAE
Consultant Orthopedic & Trauma Surgeon
Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital Dubai &
Rashid Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Habib Al Ismaily

MD, Facharzt,
Specialist Orthopedic Trauma
EMA board member Orthopedic division
Rashid Hospital Trauma Center
Dubai, UAE

Yousef Dhuhair

Faculty

MD, MHCA
Head of Orthopedic Surgery Dept.
Consultant Orthopedic Surgery Upper Limb,
Sport Medicine and Arthroplasty KFH
Madina, Saudi Arabia

Raid Abutalib

Vice president Emirates Orthopaedic Society
MB Bch LRCPSI, FRCSC, MBA
Asst. Prof. at MBRU
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mediclinic City Hospital &
Orthocure Medical Center
Dubai, UAE

Ali Al Belooshi

AFRCS MRCS MFSTEd MFSEM(UK) MScHCM MAcadMEd FRSA FRCS(Orth) FACS CCT(Orth)
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon
MEDICLINIC CITY HOSPITAL
Adjunct Faculty Clinical Associate Professor
Mohammed Bin Rashid University Of Medicine and Health Sciences
Dubai, UAE

Hesham Al Khatib

Orthopaedic foot and ankle consultant
Head of Saudi foot and ankle SOA
Board member at Saudi Orthopaedic association
Security Forces Hospital Program and Kahel Specialized Cente
Riyadh, KSA

Talal Al Malki

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Head of Dept. & Medical Director
Frcs (Tr.&Orth.) UK, Msc (Orth.Engg.) UK
Medcare Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Amar Al Omar

MD, MPH(c)
Hip and Knee Arthroplasty & Foot & Ankle Reconstruction / King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center
Riyadh, KSA

Husam Al Rumaih

MD, M.B.Ch.B, M.R.C.S , FRCS,
High Specialization, ARABIC BOARD,
JORDANIAN BOARD (Ortho& Trauma),
AO Fellow (UK), ARI Fellow (Switzerlanad),OTC Fellow (Spain)
Consultant Orthopedics & Trauma Surgeon
Rashid Hospital & Trauma Centre
Dubai, UAE

Hayder Al Saadi

President of Emirates Orthopedic Society
Consultant Orthopedic surgeon
Director, Shoulder& upper Limb unit
Burjeel Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ali Al Suwaidi

Past-President Emirates Orthopaedic Society
Consultant in Orthopedic, Arthroscopy &
Sport Medicine & Joint, Reconstruction
Chairperson Education Commission
AOTrauma Education Commission
Mediclinic City Hospital &
Orthocure Medical Center
Dubai, UAE

Saeed Al Thani

MD, Consultant Plastic & Hand surgeon
Head of Hand & Microsurgery unit
President of Emirates Hand Surgery Chapter
Trauma dept. Rashid hospital
Dubai, UAE

Khalid Alawadi

MD FRCS(T&O) EurDip Hand Surg
Hand & Wrist Orthopaedic Surgeon
Medicare Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Ehab Aldlyami

Consultant Orthopedic & Trauma Surgeon
Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital Dubai and
Rashid Hospital
Dubai. UAE

Habib Alismaily

Orthopedic Consultant
Head of dept.
Fujairah Hospital
Fujairah, UAE

Khaleil Almatrooshi

Prof., Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon
Mediclinic City Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Karl Fredrik Almqvist

MBChB, MRCP (UK), MRCS, EBOT, SICOT, FRCS (T&O), CCT, MSc, PhD
Consultant and Clinical Head of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery
Acting Head of Surgical Specialities
Orthopedic Surgery
Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Sattar Alshryda

MD, Orthopedic specialist
Burjeel Hospital & Medical Center
Al Ain, UAE

Basem Aly Arnaout

MD, FRCSC
Orthoeapdic Consultant,
Hip & Knee Arthroplasty/
Foot & Ankle Reconstruction
Orthopeadic Dept. at King Saud University/
Prince Sultan Humanitarian City
King Saud University Hospital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Orfan Arafa

MD., PhD , consultant Orthopaedic surgery and traumatology
Assistant professor of Orthopaedic surgery and traumatology, Cairo University
Consultant Shoulder and upper limb surgery
Burjeel orthopedics and sports medicine centre
Abudhabi, UAE

Mostafa Azab

MBBS, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (Tr&Orth)
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Moez Ballal

Consultant in trauma & orthopedic surgeon
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Leslie Cannon

DCO in Orthopaedic Liège University Belgium
DIU in biomechanics ULB University
Consultant Orthopaedic and Arthroplasty
Head of deprt.
Burjeel Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Oussama Chaar

Prof., MD
Chief of Paediatric Endocrinology
Mafraq Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Asma Deeb

MD, Orthopedic Specialist
Ortho-Trauma dept.
Rashid Hospital Trauma Center
Dubai, UAE

Yousef Dhuhair

MD, Specialist Orthopedic surgeon
Healthpoint Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sherif Elsayed Ban

Prof. Priv. Doz. Dr.
Orthopedic surgeon
Dept. of Orthopaedics & Trauma
Vice Head of Department, Leader Section of
Revision & Hand Surgery
Senior surgeon
Medical University of Graz
Austria

Mathias Glehr

Prof. Dr. med..
Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Arthroplasty Specialist, Sport medicine
Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon;
Medical Director,
Editor: The Knee; J. Orthopaedics
Dept. for Arthroplasty &
General Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Hsopital Lindenlohe
Schwandorf, Germany

Heiko Graichen

Orthopedic surgeon
Past president of SFA
(French-speaking Arthroscopic Society : 2015-2017)
Knee surgeon
Sport surgery & conservative surgery
Sport Clinic of BORDEAUX-MERIGNAC
France

Nicolas Graveleau

MD, D.Phil.(Oxon)
Director
Orthopaedic Research Laboratories
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Seth Greenwald

Prof. of Orthopaedic & Sports Surgery
Divisional Clinical Director of Surgical Specialties at UCLH
Director of the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH)
University College London Hospitals
London, England

Fares Haddad

MBBCh, FRCS (Tr&Orth), CCT (UK)
Subspecialist Foot & Ankle Reconstruction
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
Abu Dhabi,UAE

Roger Haene

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon
Specialized In Hand Surgery
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Lucia Heras

Orthopedic Specialist , MD , MRCS
Orthopedic Specialist
Medi-Clcinic Hospital,
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ahmed Maher Ibrahim

Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon
Upper Limb & Sport Surgery
Shoulder & Upper limb Unit
Burjeel Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mohamad L. Jabban

Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Medcare Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital
Dubai UAE.

Harpal Jadeja

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
International Modern Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Mohammad Kamal

MD, Consultant Orthopedic
AAOS Int Memb
AOTrauma Regional Chair
UAE OS member
SEHA Emirates Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Madhat khafajy

MBBS, MS in Ortho and Traumatology. Fellowship Pelvic Trauma- Germany
Orthopaedic Specialist
Fujairah Government Hospital
Fujairah, UAE

Iqbal Khan

MBBS/FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Glas.),
FRCS (TR & Ortho),
Dip. Sports Med (Edinburgh),
MFSEM (UK), CCST (UK)
Consultant Sports Surgery
Dubai, UAE

Ashfaq Konchwalla

MD, FRCS(Orth), Dip Sports Med, MFSEM(UK), CCT Orth(UK) Clinical
Assoc. Prof. of Orthopaedics,
MBRU
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mediclinic Parkview Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Rik Kundra

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Upper limb and Hand Surgery
Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Editor in Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & Research
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
DxBone Center, Al Garhoud
Dubai, UAE

Bernard Lallemand

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Shoulder, Knee & Sports Surgery
Head of Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine
Excellence Center, Al Garhoud Hospital, Dubai
Scientific Director of FIFA Medical Center of Excellence
Dubai, UAE

Philippe Landreau

MD,FRCSC
Consultant Orthopedics & Adult Joint Reconstruction Surgeon
Head Orthopedics Services
Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare Center
Dhahran, KSA

Mojieb Manzary

MD, Shoulder Orthopedic Surgeon
Al Razi Hospital
Kuwait

Ali Maqdes

MD, Consultant orthopaedic Surgeon
Knee Surgery & Sports Traumatology
Emirates Hospital Group
Dubai, UAE

Hervé Ouanezar

MD, PhD,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Knee & Hip Surgery, Prof. of Orthopaedic Surgery
Treasurer of the European Knee Society
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Reconstructive Unit
International Knee & Joint Centre
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sebastian Parrette

MD, FRCSC
Past President, Canadian Orthopaedic
Foot & Ankle Society
Department Head
Regional Department of Orthopaedics
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority &
Providence Health Care
Vancouver, Canada

Murray Penner

MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Surgery Bitenc, Golnik Hospital
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Boris Poberaj

MD, Specialist A- Orthopedic Surgeon
Prime H. Dubai & Prime Specialty Medical Center
Mbchb Baghdad, Ficmc In Ortho &
Fracture, Mrcs (Glasgow),
A.O Fellowship UK, Ass. Prof
Sharjah Medical University
Sharjah, UAE

Mohammed Saeed

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Medcare Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital
Shoulder, Elbow & Knee Surgeon
Dubai, UAE

Usama Saleh

MD, MS, FRCS
Consultant Orthopaedics
Specialist Orthopaedic Surgery training in
Foot and Ankle Surgery
MEDCARE Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Maan Taba

MBBS (Lond), FRCS(Eng), FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Head of Orthopaedic Department, SKMC
Consultant Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mike Uglow

Vice-president of MIFAS (Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Society)
Chairman of Research Committee of EFAS (European Foot and Ankle Society)
Professor of the University of Barcelona. Laboratory of Arthroscopic and Surgical Anatomy
Foot and ankle unit of iMove Tres Torres and Hospital Quirón Barcelona.
Barcelona, Spain

Jordi Vega

MD, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Orth), CCT
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, SKMC
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Feras Ya’ish

Scientific Program
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Learning Objectives

  • Obtain critical updates on new technology, products and procedures
  • Network with professional colleagues from across the country and around the world
  • Evaluate a range of orthopaedic-related products for use in your clinical practice
  • Expand your orthopedic knowledge into new specialty areas
  • Get grounded in orthopaedic basics if you are new to the field

Congress Target Audience

  • Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Trauma Surgeons
  • Intensivists
  • Emergency Medicine Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Technicians
  • Medical Students
  • Sports Medicine Doctors
  • Internists
  • Orthopaedic residents
  • Physiotherapists
  • Pain Therapists

Congress Topics

  • Evidence-based medicine and research in orthopaedics
  • Update in conditions of elbow wrist and hand
  • Sport Medicine and Arthoscopy
  • Joint Replacement and Recent Advances
  • Trauma Care and Management
  • Pain Management
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Management of Infection in Orthopaedic
Abstract Submission Guidelines
To submit an abstract, please read all of the instructions below.

Abstract Submission
To submit an abstract, please read all of the instructions below.
You are invited to submit an abstract for the 8th Emirates International Orthopaedic Congress taking place on February 27-29, 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Abstract submission deadlineSaturday, January 11th, 2020– 11:59 PM
Notification on Acceptance/Rejection: Monday, January 27th, 2020 – 11:59 PM
Please note that only electronic submissions are accepted.

Language & Content
All abstracts must be submitted in English using the online submission form on the www.UAEOrtho.com/8thEIOC/ website with a limit of 2,245 characters (approx. 300 words).

General Conditions
1. Abstracts must be submitted maximum by Saturday, January 11th, 2020 – (23:59 GMT).
2 .All accepted abstracts will be presented as posters on Friday, February 28th, 2020.
3 .Participation is accepted in 2 ways: Abstract Presentation as Poster or Oral Presentation.
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 congress before February 15th, 2020.
5. Abstract submitters must consent to the Policies of Abstract Submission.
6. The 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 Sport Medicine and Arthoscopy, Joint Replacement and Recent Advances, Trauma Care and Management, Pain Management, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Foot Care, Podiatry and Orthosis, Thrombosis in Orthopaedic, Management of Infection in Orthopaedic will be accepted.
2. The abstract text body is limited to 2,245 characters (Approx. 300 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)
3. 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.
4. 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 congress. If you have more than 2 abstracts accepted, you will be obliged to identify alternate presenters for any abstract above the first two.
5. 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.

6. All abbreviations must be defined in first use.
7. 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 the author(s) and their institution(s), when you submit your abstract online
8. Statements such as “results will be discussed” or “data will be presented” cannot be accepted.
9. 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. Congress scientific committee reserves the right to replace any brand name with a generic name without further notice.
10. Images that are uploaded to follow the abstract are not guaranteed inclusion in the congress materials.

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Registration Categories
Early Bird Rate until
20th January, 2020
Regular Rate until
19th February, 2020
Onsite Rate
20th February, 2020 onwards
Physicians
AED 1,750 - USD 480
AED 1,850 - USD 505
AED 1,950 - USD 535
Non-Physicians & Residents
AED 700 - USD 190
AED 800 - USD 220
AED 900 - USD 245
Students
AED 500 - USD 137
AED 575 - USD 158
AED 650 - USD 178
*Above rates are subject to 5% VAT as mandated by UAE Government Law
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Enhance your brand position and increase your exposure driving real value. Ensure your company stands out from the crowd by taking up one or more of these value-added opportunities!

Sponsorship of the 8th Emirates International Orthopaedic Congress provides an excellent opportunity for companies operating within this exciting field to explore the market and interact to build lasting relationships with current and prospective clients at all levels and segments – corporate and government departments.

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Exhibiting at the 8th Emirates International Orthopaedic Congress presents multiple benefits to your company, including providing a comprehensive platform for targeted promotion and brand exposure where leading members of the Orthopaedic Surgery and related medicine fields interact to encourage networking and educational opportunities, and develop its future. Showcase your products to leading experts and professionals from both corporate and governmental departments as well as allied health specialists practicing Orthopaedic Surgery related medicine.

Booking is on a first-come-first-served basis. A trade exhibition covering pharmaceutical products, diagnostics and lab tests, lab ware, medical equipment, and instruments, will be organized during the conference at the same venue.

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