Organizing Committee (Alphabetical)

Congress Chairman

Prof. Mohamed S. Al-Hajjaj, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor and Senior Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
Chairman, GulfThoracic Congress 2018
President, Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Local Co-Chairman

Bassam Mahboub, MD, FRCP
Consultant Pulmonary Medicine,
Assistant Professor, University of Sharjah
Head of Allergy and Respiratory Department, Dubai Hospital
Chair, Emirates Allergy & Respiratory Society
Dubai, UAE

International Co-Chairman

Prof. Qutayba Hamid, MD, PhD
Chairman, The 20th Annual Meakins-Christie
International Symposium on Asthma and COPD
Professor of Medicine
University of Sharjah
Sharjah,UAE

Congress Executive Director

Hassan S. Alorainy, BsRC, RRT, FAARC
Executive Director, GulfThoracic Congress 2017
Executive Director, Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Senior Respiratory Specialist
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Yahya Abusabaah, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist,
Prince Sultan Medical Military City (PSMMC)
Member, Pulmonary Fellowship Scientific Committe,
Saudi Medical Society
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Saleh Alazemi, MD
Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
and Interventional Pulmonary
Amiri Hospital
Kuwait

Member

Bader Alghamdi, MD
Assistant Professor, Consultant Pulmonologist
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Director of Internal Medicine Residency Training Program
King Abdulaziz Medical City- Jeddah
National Guard Ministry
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Member

Fatma Al Jassim, MD
Vice President of Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society
Consultant Pediatric Pulmonologist
Latifa Hospital Dubai Health Authority
National Guards health Affairs
Dubai, UAE

Member

Obaid Aljassim, MD, PhD, FRCS
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Head, Cardiothoracic Surgery Department (CTS)
Dubai Health Authority
Dubai, UAE

Member

Nasser A. Al- Shekaili, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist,
Director, Ibri Hospital- Oman
Muscat, Oman

Member

Nehad N. Al-Shirawi, MD, MRCP-UK, EDIC
Consultant, Intensive Care and Pulmonology
Al Zahraa Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Member

Abdullah Yousef, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Consultant Pediatric Pulmonologist
King Fahd Hospital of the University
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
Board Member & Head, Research Committee
Saudi Pediatric Pulmonary Association
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

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