Updates on Heart Transplant Conference 2018


It’s our great pleasure to invite you to attend the 2nd version of “Updates on Heart Transplant” which will be held on the 5th of October, 2018 at Dusit Thani Hotel Abu Dhabi in collaboration with India’s leading hospitals in the field of heart transplant - Gleneagles Global Hospitals and Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad. 

This event will present a comprehensive state-of-the-art program discussing various aspects of heart transplant, and highlighting structural and operational aspects of the two leading heart transplant centers in India. Topics will range from novel approaches to heart failure patients basics of immunosuppression to important issues in the management of heart transplant patients and its possible complications.
The program is designed to provide a high level and clinically relevant updates with the goal of improving care of patients with heart transplant. This meeting will offer a superb opportunity for physicians and medical specialists to share best practices and experiences and to network with new and established colleagues, creating and strengthening clinical collaborations.
  • Overview of Heart Transplant
  • The Story of the First UAE Heart Transplant
  • Apollo Hospitals: Important Complications after Heart Transplant
  • Gleneagles Global Hospitals: Becoming a Globally Active Heart Transplant Program
  • Existing Evidence on Medical Therapy for Coronary Allograft Vasculopathy
  • Practical Considerations in Perioperative Management of Heart Transplant
  • Renal Complications after Heart Transplant
  • Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • Cardiologists
  • Family Practitioners
  • Internal Medicine Physicians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Students and Trainees 
Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Feras Bader
Conference Chairman
Director | Section of Heart Failure and Transplant Heart & Vascular Institute | Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Dr. Abdullah Shehab
Conference Co-Chairman
President, Emirates Cardiac Society
Dr. Sandra ElhajjSolid Organ Transplant 
Pharmacotherapy Specialist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Dr. Vivek Kakar
Consultant Physician, 
Anesthesiology Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Dr. Nizar Attallah
Transplant Nephrologist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi