3rd Arab Pediatric Conference 2018
Dr. Ahmed Hussein MBBS, DCH (UK), MRCP (Ireland)
Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatologist
Member of Royal College of Physicians (Ireland)

Experienced Pediatrician with a demonstrated history of working in the medical practice industry. Strong healthcare services professional skilled in Insurance, Pediatrics, Medicine, Healthcare, and Healthcare Management.

Dr. Imad Yassin Saadeldin
Pediatric Neurology
British Neurology Psychiatry Center

Dr. Imad Yassin Saadeldin obtained his MD in pediatrics (Facharzt) on 1994 from Vienna and Graz Universities, Austria, and the Fellowship in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine from the Austrian Medical Association, Vienna, Austria. He did his postgraduate training in pediatric neurology at the Pediatric Neurology department, Graz University Hospital, Graz, Austria and obtained his Postgraduate Pediatric Neurology Certificate. He obtained his membership from the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child health from UK on 2004.

He was Consultant Pediatric Neurologist and the head of Pediatric Neurology Division at Armed Forces Hospital, Southern Region, Saudi Arabia from August 2006-February 2011, Consultant Pediatric Neurologist at Tawam Hospital, UAE from May 2011 to August 2012 and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Consultant Pediatric Neurologist at American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology, UAEfrom 09.2012 to 17.02.2015, Pediatric Neurologist at Medeor 24x7 Hospital, Abu Dhabi from 01.03.2015 till 16.02.2018. On March 2018, he joined Kidsheart Medical center as Consultant Pediatric Neurologist. He is a member in the following societies: American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, European Pediatric Neurology Society, American Association of Neuromuscular &Electro diagnostic Medicine, Asian & Oceanian Child Neurology Association and Infantile Seizure Society.

Dr. Saadeldin has also extensive experience in performing and interpreting electroencephalography, onabotulinum toxin (BotoxR) for patients with spasticity. Dr. Saadeldin has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed international journals in the fields of pediatric neurology/epilepsy.

Dr. Junaid Khan MD. FRCP.FAAF.FAAP
Chief of Service Pediatrics/Neonatal
Al Rahba Hospital/Johns Hopkins

Dr Junaid M Khan is American Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He is presently working as a Chief of Service for Pediatrics and NICU and CME Chairperson in Al-Rahba/Johns Hopkins, in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He was graduated from Dow University of Health Sciences in Karachi, Pakistan. He did his residency and fellowship from USA. He is a fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics. He also gains honorary fellowship from American Austrian Foundation. Dr Junaid also worked in Canada in University of Northern British Columbia. He was Clinical Instructor and Consultant Neonatologist. He attained the fellowship from Royal College of Canada as well. He is as well currently visiting faculty in Dow Univ. of Health Sciences in Karachi, Pakistan. He published extensively in many reputed and indexed journals. He presented in many national and international conferences and has immense experience in field of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Dr. Mohamed Sulaiman MD
Assistant Professor
Columbia University, USA

I am accredited by the American Board of Pediatrics/Sub-board of Pediatric Cardiology and I am a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. My Bachelors of Medicine and my first Pediatric Residency were completed at Yemen’s Sanaa University.

In 1999, I was accepted into the Pediatric Residency at the prestigious Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. While in my residency, I received the World Health Organization award for Excellence in Pediatric Training. In 2002, I became board-certified under the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics. I remained at Columbia University to serve as a Teaching Resident and a Fellow of Pediatric Cardiology from 2002 to 2010. During that time, in 2004, I was awarded “Teacher of the Year.” Following my pediatric board certification, I became Assistant Attending Physician in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Columbia University Medical Center.

The next year, in 2005, I got accepted into the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship program at the University of Illinois, where I received my specialization qualifications from the American Board of Pediatrics for Pediatric Cardiology. Later, in 2008, the University of Chicago Medical Center appointed me as Pediatric Cardiologist and Assistant Professor. After that, I came to the UAE and was named Pediatric Cardiologist at the Tawam Hospital in Al Ain and, in 2013, I established KidsHeart: American Fetal and Children’s Medical Center, the regional center for diagnosis and treatment of fetuses, children, and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease.

http://www.kidsheartdubai.com/. In 2012, the prestigious Harvard University Medical School accepted me into the Pediatric Cardiac MRI Fellowship.

Today, I am a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Cardiology. My research in Pediatric Cardiology has been published in the American Journal of Genetics and the Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgeon Journal.

Dr. Tanveer Nawab M.B.B.S, M.D PEDIATRICS, PDCC

Dr.Tanveer Nawab has more than 8years experience in the management of wide spectrum of pediatric disorders and is specially trained in Pediatric Endocrinology. He offers expertise in a wide range of disorders like thyroid problems, obesity, shortstatuer, calcium and VitaminD disorders pubertal problems in children.

Dr. Waseem Fathalla
Consultant & chief of Pediatric Neurology
Mafraq Hospital

Graduated from Damascus University Medical School in 1993, did general pediatric residency in Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, and had my pediatric American board certification in 1997. Trained in child neurology in Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of medicine, got my American Board certification in Neurology with special qualifications in Child neurology in 2000. Currently, consultant and chief of Pediatric Neurology, Mafraq hospital, UAE. I have special interest in critical care neurology, neurometabolic disorders, end of life care and Islamic bioethics. I also hold a Bachelors and Masters degree in Islamic science.

Dr. Zbigniew Ruszczak
Head of Dept of Dermatology & Allergy,Director, Arab Board Dermatology Residency Program,
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Zbigniew “Zbig” Ruszczak MD, PhD, FAAD, FEADV Professor of Dermatology, Consultant Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Allergy, Wound Care Chair, Division of Dermatology & Allergy, Wound Care Clinic Director, Dermatology Residency Program, Arab Board of Medical Specialties Institute of Medicine, Sheihk Khalifa Medical City by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Title Professor of Dermatology, Consultant Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Allergy, Wound Care, Chair of Division of Dermatology & Allergy Company Sheikh Khalifa Medical City by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Bio Chair, Division of Dermatology & Allergy, Director of Dermatology Residency Program, Arab Board of Medical Specialties, Institute of Medicine, Sheihk Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi

Eihab Al Khasawneh MD, FASPN
Consultant, Pediatric Nephrologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City

Graduated from Jordan University of Science and Technology in 2002. Completed Pediatric Residency at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2009 and Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship at University of Florida in 2012. Appointed as assistant professor at West Virginia University. American Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. Has several publications in international journals. Joined SKMC as consultant Pediatric Nephrologist in August 2015.

Prof. Dr. Amin El-Gohary
Consultant - Pediatric Surgery
Burjeel Hospital

Prof. Dr. Amin El-Gohary completed his MBBCh in 1972 and his Diploma in General Surgery in 1975 at Cairo University, Egypt. He became a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons in UK: Edinburgh in 1979, London in 1980, and Glasgow in 1997. Prof. Dr. Amin worked initially in Egypt, then moved to Kuwait, then to UK, before coming to UAE in 1983. In the same year, he became the Chief and Head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery of a large government hospital. Additionally, he held post as a Medical Director for the same hospital starting 1989. He was appointed as Chief Disaster Officer during Gulf War in 1991. He also held post as the Clinical Dean of Gulf Medical College, Ajman for 3 years. Prof. Dr. Amin is well known in Abu Dhabi for his extensive interest and involvement in scientific activities. He is the President of the Pediatric Surgical Association of UAE. He was awarded the Shield of the College of Pakistan in 1996 and the Medal of International Recognition in pediatric urology from the Russian Association of Andrology in 2010. He was given a Silver Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons – Ireland in 1978 and an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons – Glasgow in 1997. In 2001, he became a Visiting Professor at Munster University, Germany. Prof. Dr. Amin is a member of several associations in pediatric surgery: Executive Member of the International Society of Intersex and Hypospadias Disorder (ISHID), British Association of Pediatric Surgery, Egyptian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, and Pan African Association of Pediatric Surgery. He is also the founder and member of the Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons. Prof. Dr. Amin has an intensive academic and teaching experience, has written several publications in distinguished medical journals, and has made several poster and paper presentations in national and international conferences. Currently, he is an external examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons.

Prof. Mohamed Naguib Massoud
Professor of Pediatrics
Alexandria University, Egypt

Professor of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology & Nutrition Unit, Ex-Head of Pediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University.
President of Alexandria Associations of Promotion of Breastfeeding and Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Hepatology
Short Term Consultant, WHO, concerning Diarrheal diseases, Integrated Management of Child Illness IMCI, and Infant and Young Child Feeding IYCF.

Professor Dr. Tarek Mustafa El Walili, MD.
Professor of Pediatric
Alexandria University, Egypt
• Professor of Pediatrics – Faculty of Medicine -University of Alexandria • Head of Pediatric Cardiology Unit - Department of Pediatrics • Member of the Higher Studies and Research Committee of Alexandria Medical School • Member of the Environment and Society Service Committee of Alexandria Medical School • Head of Egyptian Pediatric Association in Alexandria (EPA-A) • WHO consultant and Clinical instructor of IMCI program • Member of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology (Pediatric Cardiology Group) • member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. • member of the European Respiratory Society. Education: • Graduate of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine….Dec. 1977 • Master of Pediatrics….University of Alexandria….1981 • Doctorate of Pediatrics…University of Alexandria ….1988
Yasser Basha
Healthcare Management Consultant
Decision Support Consultancy

Lead auditor in the field of Healthcare Quality and Accreditation, I’m a physician with 10 years of experience in hospital accreditation. Healthcare quality management, performance improvement and project management. I have contributions in the attainment of the international accreditations (JCIA, ISO9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001) as well as national accreditation and compliance with national standards (HAAD standards and Environmental Health and Safety Management System EHSMS). As a quality specialist, I have assisted health facilities through the accreditation process.  I hold a master degree in healthcare management including , managing people and organizations, system implementation, Operations Management , Business development, Quality management, and Project management.