Multidisciplinary Pain Symposium
 
Dr. Ammar Salti
Consultant Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC)

Dr. Salti is a practicing Consultant Anesthesiologist at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi since 2015. Graduated from Rene Descartes University - Paris - FRANCE and his fellowship of anesthesia and intensive care at Bichat Hospital - Paris - FRANCE. He is French board certified in both Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. He also obtained the European Diploma of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine organized by the European Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ESRA).

Dr Salti is an active member of the European Society of Anesthesia (ESA), the European Society of Regional Anesthesia (ESRA) and the Pan Arab Society of Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. He is a frequent national and international speaker and has received many professional and academic awards . He is the chairman of NYSORA Middle East and member of the scientific committee of the NWAC and Member of the Pain Committee of WFSA.
 
Dr Emad Eldin Fawzy
Consultant Anesthesiologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi

Dr Emad is a Consultant Anesthesiologist at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi. Before that , he was a consultant in the UK. He has completed his Anaestheisa training and obtained CCT (London ) 2012.

He has a special interest in medical device innovation and has won multiple awards including innovation award for best medical technology in UK and AAGBI innovation award. He has multiple granted international patents in USA, EU, India and Japan.
 
Dr Rabia Noided
Consultant, Anesthesiology
Danat Al Emarat Hospital

Dr Rabiah Noueihed . Gradutae of the American University of Beirut ,Since 1988 practicing in the united Arab Emirates and is presently a consultant in Anesthesia and pain therapy and an adjunct associate prof in the department of pharmacology at the faculty of medicine and health sciences UAE university. Established the safe sedation course and is an ACLS. BLS. PALS ATLS instructor as well advisory faculty and instructor for the Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics course ALSO
 
Dr. Moudar Taisir Choucker
Anesthesiologist
Burjeel Hospital

Dr. Moudar completed his Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) from the Damascus University, Syria in 2004. Subsequently in 2008, he was certified in Anesthesia and Resuscitation by the Ministry of Health, Syria. He is also certified in Adult and Pediatric F.C.C.S (fundamentals of critical care support) along with A.C.L.S (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and B.C.L.S (Basic Cardiac Life Support).

Dr. Moudar started his career in 2008 at a private hospital in Saudi Arabia as an Anesthesiologist and Intensivist. In 2009, He became the medical coordinator for organ donation and transplantation. In 2012, Dr. Moudar became the Head of Respiratory in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit). In 2013, Dr. Moudar joined a government hospital in Abu Dhabi as an Anesthesiologist and Intensivist.

Dr. Moudar has more than 7 years of experience in his field. He has also participated and spoken at a number of medical conferences and seminars.

 
Dr. Robert Prempeh MB, BS, MBA, MPhil, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Glas), CCST (Rehabilitation Medicine – UK)
Consultant Physician
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Medical Affairs, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
 
Dr Robert Prempeh is a consultant physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi with expertise in neuro-rehabilitation and the management of patients with spinal paralysis and complex spasticity.
 
He earned his medical degree (MB BS) from the University of the West Indies and carried out specialist training in neurosurgery, neurology, and rehabilitation medicine at the Institute of Neurological Sciences in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow where he also earned his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in rehabilitation medicine.
 
He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS (Ed)), as well as a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCS (Glas)). He undertook research at the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit in Glasgow, where he completed his MPhil thesis on The Metabolic Response To Acute Spinal Injuries. He has also completed a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with the business school at the Glasgow Caledonian University.
 
Dr Prempeh worked as a consultant in neurological rehabilitation with the Forth Valley Health Board in Scotland for 14 years before taking up his post as consultant physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in June 2017.
 
He has a keen interest in the management of complex spasticity and while in Scotland he ran a botulinum toxin injectors training course, participated in several multi-center clinical trials on the use of botulinum neurotoxin and gave several national and international presentations on the management of complex spasticity issues. He is also a co-author of the European consensus table on the use of botulinum toxin type A in adult spasticity. 
 
Dr. Seema Pandya
Specialist Anaesthesia
NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Dr. Seema commenced her career in Anesthesia at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Mumbai. As a Registrar, she administered Anesthetics independently as well as supervised for a wide variety of elective and emergency surgery. During that appointment, she gained experiences in Obstetric Anesthesia, Pediatric & Neonate Anesthesia, Cardio thoracic & Invasive Cardiology Anesthesia, Neuroanaesthesia, Anesthesia for Urology, Plastic & reconstructive surgery also management of Acute trauma, Neuroradiology. At that time, she also got a special training in Intensive Cardiac Care Unit & Intensive Anesthesia care unit.

Immediately after qualifying, she got an appointment at the Lilavati Hospital and Research Center as a full time Associate Specialist Anesthetist. At Lilavati Hospital Dr. Seema took active participation in teaching the Para clinical staff to bring them up-to-date with clinical practices. She conducted audit projects and research projects and presented data at various national and international conferences and presented 2 posters at the World Congress of Anaesthesia 2000 in Montreal Canada.
 
Dr. Waleed Riad Soliman
Consultant Anesthesiologist & Interventional Pain Physician
Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Dr. Waleed has more than 25 years of experience of clinical experience before he joined Corniche Hospital in August 2015 as a Consultant Anesthesiologist & Interventional Pain Physician. He got his M.B.B.Ch and MSc in Anesthesia degree from Alexandria University, Egypt and received his Medical Doctorate (Ph. D) from Alazhar University, Cairo, Egypt. With his dedication, he was able to attain his Arab Board, Saudi Board and King Saud University fellowship. His fellowship training in chronic pain was in The university of Toronto. He also has Ambulatory anesthesia & perioperative medicine fellowships from the same university. He also has a special training in chronic pelvic pain.

He has introduced and described a new technique for ophthalmic regional block, which is easier and safer as he called it anterior orbit anesthetic technique based on the anatomical landmarks. This has been presented in all continents of the world. He also simplifies the local anesthetic block for Dacrocystorhimostomy which allow more patients to be operated as they have a great risk for general anesthesia. His expertise in his field lead him to published more than 55 articles, scientific research papers, references and studies that focus on managing pain in different medical environment. Dr. Waleed has received several awards for the best research by Canadian anesthesia society & Toronto university.

 
Dr. Yasser Mohamed Zaghloul
Consultant Anesthesiologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC)

Dr. Yasser have been involved in the anaesthesia of the following surgical subspecialties; neonatal and paediatric surgery, neurosurgery, renal transplant, hepatic surgery, ENT, maxillofacial, vascular, ophthalmology, dental, orthopaedics, urology, bariatric and general surgery and interventional radiology. The hospital contains many specialist centres like cardiac, diabetes and rehabilitation centres.

During his work in SKMC, he extended and ironed his experience especially in neuro- and paediatric anaesthesia and paediatric critical care medicine (including neonates and preterm babies). He have a wide experience in acute pain management and shared in implantation of the postoperative pain protocols for orthopaedics, spinal and bariatric surgeries.

Dr. Yasser advanced his skills in different anaesthesia subspecialties like neuro- anaesthesia and paediatric anaesthesia. Also, he continued his scientific activities and he presented many national and international talks.s