Dr. Abdulmonem Hasan Alshaikh, MD, is a Senior ENT Consultant at Saudi German Hospital, Jeddah. He has 35 years of experience in the field of ENT and specializes in performing head and neck surgery, tympanoplasty, mastoidectomy, stapedectomy, septoplasty, endoscopic sinus surgery, rhinoplasty, Laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP), turbinectomy, direct laryngoscopy, adenoidectomy, tonsillectomy, myringotomy, grommet insertion, otoplasty, and head and neck biopsy.
Dr. Alshaikh is a member of the prestigious German Society of Otorhinolaryngology (ORL), Head and Neck Surgery; Saudi Otorhinolaryngology (ORL) Society; Saudi Association for Hearing Impairment (SAHI)and the Pan Arab Rhinology Society (PARS).
Dr. Javer completed his undergraduate education at Simon Fraser University, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Molecular Biology achieving 1st class honors. Dr. Javer proceeded to UBC where he earned his medical degree, graduating in 1991. After a one-year internship at the University of Saskatchewan at the Regina General Hospital, Dr. Javer returned to Vancouver and UBC to continue his studies. Dr. Javer completed an additional four-year otolaryngology (one year research) and one year core general surgery training, earning his specialist credentials. In 1998, Dr. Javer proceeded to complete a two-year fellowship at the Georgia Nasal and Sinus Institute in Savannah, Georgia, specializing in Advanced Rhinology and Sinus/Skull Base Surgery under the directorship of Dr. Frederick A Kuhn.
Dr. Ebraheem Albazee, M.D.
Medical doctor in Kuwait Institute for Medical Specializations (KIMS), Kuwait City, Kuwait, and clinical researcher (GCSRT program) in Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1244-7769
Interventional Radiologist, IEO Istituto Europeo di Oncologia Assistant Professor of Radiology, Università degli Studi di Milano
I consider myself an educationalist, a surgeon, a clinical supervisor, a researcher and manager. I am a National Teaching Fellow and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I'm also and Honorary Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators.I see one of the principal functions of the ‘Educator’ is to act as a ‘role model’ for their students and trainees, inspiring them, making them aware of their potential and helping them realise their ambitions. Throughout my career, I have been committed to learning and teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students and trainees in Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing. This has been at multiple levels including curriculum design, quality assurance, mentorship, educational innovations, and learning resources.
Dr. Hussain Abdulrahman Al Rand graduated from Cairo Medical University in 1980 and obtained his Masters in Otorhinolaryngology in 1985. He completed German Board Fachartz from the Medical Association of Northrhine Dussueldorf, Germany in June 1993 and Fellowship from Edinburg in December 2009.
He started his career at Dubai Health Authority and had served Dubai Hospital as Consultant ENT physician and Medical Director until February 2014.
He is currently serving Ministry of Health as Assistant Undersecretary for Health Centres and Clinic and Public Health and Chairman of overseas treatment committee.
Dr Jamal Kassouma
MD, FRCS Ed, FRCS orl-hns
Consultant ENT surgeon
Director of Cochlear Implant Unit, Dubai H, UAE
HOD Al Zahra private Hospital
Ass Professor, Damascus University, SYRIA
Ass professor, Dubai Medical College
Performed about 1700 cochlear implantations in Syria and UAE
Dr. Khassan Diab is a Deputy Director for International Affairs, curator of the scientific and clinical department of Ear and Skull Base pathologies of NMRC of Otorhinolaryngology of FMBA (Russia),prof.
Mohamad A. Bitar, MD, FACS is a Consultant ENT Surgeon and Chief of Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery at Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE.
Dr. Mohamed alshehabi
Is a surgeon of Otology-Neurotology, ORL HNS in the Royal Medical Services- Bahrain Defense Force, Kingdom of Bahrain
9 years in PIMS, ( NAAC A+) Pondicherry, India & 8 years Specialist in BadrAlSamaa Hospitals ( JCI), Muscat.
3 Original Articles & 5 Case reports in Pubmed, DOAJ, IndexCopernicus.
Consultant of ORL-HNS
Consultant of Otology neurotology and lateral skull base surgery.
Leader of cochlear implant center
King Fahad Central hospital, MOH, Jizan.
Dr. Yaser is currently the Director of both the Master Program in Speech-Language Pathology and the Bachelor Program in Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences in Dar Al-Hekma University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Yaser received his doctorate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Howard University, Washington DC, USA in 2007. He also holds two master’s degrees in the same field. He received his first master’s degree in Speech Pathology and Communication Disorders from the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan in 1994 and his second master’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from San Jose' State University, San Jose', California, USA in 1999. Dr. Al-Sa'bi is a bilingual ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist (SLP). Dr. Al-Sa’bi was the Head of Hearing Rehabilitation Unit at King Abdullah Ear Specialist Center (KAESC) in King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA between September 2015 and September 2016. Dr. Al-Sa'bi worked as a consultant SLP at the Prince Georges County Public Schools, Maryland, USA, for four years between 2004 and 2008 and as an assistant professor at the Jordan University for Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan between 2008 and 2009. Dr. Al-Sa'bi also worked as a bilingual speech-language pathologist and a clinical supervisor at Jeddah Institute for Speech and Hearing (JISH), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, between 1996 and 2003. He also worked as the Head of Clinical Research Unit, bilingual speech-language pathologist and a clinical supervisor at Jeddah Institute for Speech and Hearing (JISH), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, between July 2009 and May 2015. Dr. Al-Sa'bi has developed and standardized many assessment tools in Arabic such as the Jordanian Expressive Vocabulary test (JEVT), Saudi Expressive Vocabulary Test, JISH Articulation Test (JAT), and JISH School Readiness Screening Test.
Teaching Assistant, ENT Department, University of Ha’il, Saudi Arabia
In 2004 and after finishing a two years neurotology fellowship in Australia, Professor Al Sanosi has been working hard to service the hearing impaired in Saudi Arabia. From 2007 till 2013, he was the director of the CI program at King Saud University and oversaw a ten fold expansion of the program from 40 to almost 400.
Presently, Professor Al Sanosi is the director of the Neurotology fellowship at King Saud University and is overseeing the education of the next generation of Saudi Neurotologists. He will been joining the distinguished alumnus of this prize that includes prominent experts such as Professors Hassan Wahba, Abdulrahman Hager and Jamal Kassouma.
The Ingeborg and Erwin Hochmair award was established by the board of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery in association with MED-EL bearing the names of its cofounders. It honours programmes and physicians who devoted much of their life to the care of the hearing impaired in the Middle East.
Prof. Alaa Eldin Elfeky, MD is a Professor at The Zagazig University. He received a Doctor of Medicine from The Faculty of Medicine and Oral Surgery and Dental Zagazig University. His research interests are Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Medical Education, Otolaryngology, Ear, Nose, and Throat Cancer, Laryngeal Diseases.
Assistant Professor, Consultant Rhinologist
Director Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz Hospital
I am a clinical researcher and currently working as a senior research officer at Patel Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
Professor of vascular and endovascular surgery – India
Senior Consultant, Vascular Surgery
Sultan Qaboos University Hospital
Dr. Hazim Al Eid is a Pediatric Otolaryngologist and Head of the ENT Section, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam. His research interests include children’s ear, nose and throat related diseases. From the PH LEADER Program, Dr. Al Eid hopes to improve his understanding of community related research.
I have held the substantive Chair in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery – one of very few in the UK – since 1995. I was the second female to be appointed to a UK chair in a surgical discipline. As Hon Consultant otolaryngologist at NuTH, I have a subspecialist clinical practice in throat symptoms, management of common nasal disorders and persistent physical (unexplained) symptoms. I have developed a new service for local anesthetic vocal cord medialisation and biopsy.
ENT SPECIALIST, ALHAYAT INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL. OMAN
MS ORL-HNS (UKMalaysia). M.B.Ch.B (BAGHDAD).
Abdominal and Vascular Interventional Radiologist at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre
Experienced Medical Doctor with a demonstrated history of working in one of the biggest Tertiary Govermental hospitals in Oman. Strong healthcare services professional with a focused Pediatric Interventional Radiology Fellowship from University of Toronto as well as focused Pediatric Diagnostic Radiology Fellowship from University of Calgary.
Professor and Chairman. Department of Otolaryngology at Mansoura University, faculty of Medicine
Prof. Abdulrahman Hagr MBBS FRCS(c)
President of Saudi ORL Society
President of Arab Academy of Otology and Cochlear Implant
IFOS Congress Program Chair
Professor King Saud University
Director of King Abdullah Ear Specialist Center
Dr Ahmad Alamadi graduated from Glasgow medical school in United Kingdom in 1993 he completed his training in Scotland by obtaining his Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow in 1998. He followed his higher surgical training with a clinical Neurotology fellowship program in Toronto University in Canada. Dr Alamadi is currently a consultant Otologist and Neurotologist, Medical Director at Al Baraha Hospital, Chief Executive Officer of Advance Hearing & Balance Center in Dubai and Clinical Associate Professor at Sharjah University. His expertise lies in Otological surgeries and management of dizzy patients. He is also involved in undergraduate and post graduate Teaching and Research.
• Prof. of Otolaryngology, Alexandria University, Egypt
• Consultant of Otology & Skull Base Surgery, King Abdullah Medical City, Makkah, SA
• Fellow of the Gruppo Otologio Italy
Extensive experience as an audiologist in a specialised tertiary care hospital setting.
Experienced in working with all populations and in all areas of audiology with main expertise in:
- Cochlear Implants: all age groups with most experience with pediatrics. Expertise in fitting, electrical electrophysiological measures (ECAP and EABR), and troubleshooting for all three major cochlear implant manufacturers (Cochlear, ME-DEL, Advanced Bionics) and some experience with Neurelec MXM cochlear implants.
- Pediatric Audiology.
- Elctrophysiological testing and auditory evoked potentials.
Extensive experience in clinical training in general audiology for junior audiologists and in training audiologists on cochlear implant fitting, troubleshooting, and electrical electrophysiological measures (mainly ECAPs).
Extensive leadership and management experience.
Serve as an expert consultant to other hospitals and to local cochlear implant distributors on cochlear implant related issues such as starting a cochlear implant program, candidacy criteria and clinical policies, and managing difficult cases.
Experienced Researcher and Published Author.
Canadian & American Fellowship in ENT ,Head & Neck tumors surgery. - Assistant Professor at King Abdulaziz University -Chairman of Otorhinolaryngology Department, King Abdulaziz University
In the Egyptian city of Alexandria, one of the historic pillars of knowledge and culture, Dr. Foda serves as Professor & Head of Facial Plastic Surgery Division at Otolaryngology Department, Alexandria Medical School. As a facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Foda is internationally recognized as one of the most talented nasal plastic and reconstructive surgeons.
MBBS, SB, KSUF.
Rhinologist and skull base surgery.
Chief of ENT Department.
King Fahd Central Hospital.
Director of Dr Jayakumar’s Laryngology Group, Trivandrum
First exclusive laryngologist of India
Founder Vice President and past president of Association of Phonosurgeons of India (APSI)
Published more than 25 papers
Contributed chapters in 5 text books of Laryngology
Co edited a text book on Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer (Springer)
Described a clinical diagnostic sign for Abductor Spasmodic Dysphonia
Areas of special interest - Professional Voice Care, Vocal cord Palsy, Laryngeal renervation and movements of Arytenoid
Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Resident l PGY-1
Makkah Healthacre Complex
Vestibular migraine and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, close presentation dilemma
Professor Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery.
Consultant of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Facial plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery,
Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt