Main Congress Faculty Members (Alphabetical)

Amr Albanna, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Consultant Pulmonologist,
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Head of Research Office, KAIMRC-WR
Deputy Chairman, Quality and Patient Safety, Department of Medicine
National Guard Health Affairs- Jeddah
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Nabil Abouchala, MD, FACP, FCCP
Consultant, Pulmonary and ICU
Department of Adult Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, MS ICU-C
King Faisal Hospital & Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Stefano Aliberti, MD
Head, ERS Respiratory Infections Assembly
Professor, Respiratory Medicine
Department of Pathophysiology and
Transplantation, University of Milan
Consultant, Respiratory Medicine,
Policlinico Hospital
Milan, Italy

Abdulmohsen M. Alahmad, RRT, PhD
Senior Respiratory Care & Critical Care Specialist
King Fahd Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Nasser Behbahani, MBBCh, FRCP(C)
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Kuwait University
Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Kuwait

Edward Black, MD
Consultant Thoracic Surgeon
Al Ain Hospital
Al Ain, UAE

Neal Chaisson, MD
Pulmonologist, Cleveland Ohio
Assistant Program Director,
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Pulmonary Medicine Department
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Cleveland, OH, USA

Prof. Dr. Carlos Robalo Cordeiro, MD, PhD
Secretary General, European Respiratory Society (ERS)
Full Professor, Coimbra Medical School
Head, Pneumology Department, Coimbra University Hospital
Coimbra, Portugal

Prof. Richard Costello, MD, MB, MD, FRCPI
Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine,
Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
Professor of Medicine
Royal College of Surgeons
Chairperson, The Asthma Society of Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

Ali Al Dameh, MD, BMedSCI, MBCHB, FRACS, FACS
Consultant General Thoracic Surgeon,
Chief of Thoracic Surgery
Al Zahra Hospital Barsha
Dubai, UAE

Saleh Abu-Daff, MBBS, MRCS, ABGS, SBGS
Consultant Thoracic and General Surgeon,
Head of Thoracic Surgery
Division of Thoracic Surgery
King Salman Heart Center
King Fahad Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Abdullah Al Dalaan, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist & Intensivist
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center of Excellence
Director, Ambulatory Care Services
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
Assistant Professor, Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Sulaiman Al Gazlan, MD, MRCP(UK), ABIM
Consultant, Clinical Immunology and Allergology
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Fahad Al-Ghimlas, MD, MSc, FACP, FCCP, FRCPC
Consultant Respirologist, Department of Medicine- Amiri Hospital
Ministry of Health- State of Kuwait
Kuwait

Ahmed Bamousa, MD, CABS
Consultant, Thoracic Surgery
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Waseem M. Hajjar, MD, MS, FRCSEd, FCCP
Associate Professor and Consultant Thoracic Surgeon,
College of Medicine, King Saud University,
King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Alhajji, MD, MSc, MRCP (GIM), MRCP (Resp.), CCT
Consultant, Interventional Pulmonologist
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Qutayba Hamid, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
University of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE

Umur Hatipoğlu, MD
Director, COPD Center
Quality Improvement Officer
Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH, USA

Manal S. Al Hazmi, MD
Consultant, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Vivek Iyer, MD
Pulmonologist, Pulmonary and
Critical Care Medicine Department
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Prof. Hamdan Al-Jahdali, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Professor of Medicine,
King Saud University for Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor, McGill University
Head of Pulmonary Division
Medical Director of Sleep Disorders Center
King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mouhamad Ghyath Jamil, MD
Consultant Pulmonary/Critical Care
Director, Sleep Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center- Riyadh
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Tariq Al Jasser, MsC, RRT
Senior Respiratory Care Specialist
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Yasser Aljehani, MD, SCC-Surg
Assistant Professor & Consultant Thoracic Surgeon
Chairman, Department of Surgery
King Fahad Hospital of the University
University of Dammam
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Dr. Guy Joos, MD, PhD, FERS
President, European Respiratory Society (ERS)
Professor of Medicine, Ghent University- Belgium
Head, Respiratory Medicine Department
Ghent University Hospital
Ghent, Belgium

Nawal Al Kaabi, MD, MBBS
Pediatric Infectious Disease Consultant
Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease
Chair of Education, DIO
Shaikh Khalifa Medical City Managed by Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prof. Khaled M. Al Kattan, MD, FRCS
Consultant Thoracic Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Dean, College of Medicine Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Samuel Kemp, MD
Consultant Chest Physician
Department of Respiratory Medicine
Royal Brompton Hospital & Harefield Hospital
London, UK

Prof. Javaid A. Khan, FRCP (Edin)
Dean Pulmonology College of Physician & Surgeon Pakistan
Professor of Medicine and Consultant Chest Physician
Department of Medicine
The Aga Khan University
Chair National Alliance for Tobacco Control
Karachi, Pakistan

Prof. Abdullah Alkhenizan, CCFP, FCFP, ABHPM, MSc, DCEpid
Professor, College of Medicine,
Al Faisal University
Chairman, Department of Family Medicine
and Polyclinic KFSH&RC
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Monica Kraft, MD, FAAAAI
Robert and Irene Flinn Professor of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Deputy Director, Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center
University of Arizona Health Sciences Cente
Tucson, Arizona, USA

Prof. Arvind Kumar, MBBS, MNAMS, FACS, FICS, FUICC
Senior Consultant, General Thoracic Thoracoscopic and Robotic Surgery
Chairman, Center for Chest Surgery and Director, Institute of Robotic Surgery
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), New Delhi
Founder & Managing Trustee, Lung Care Foundation
New Delhi, India

Prof. Nabil Y. Kurashi, MD, FFCM
Professor of Family and Community Medicine
College of Meidicine, University of Dammam
Senior Editor, Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Muna Maarafiya, MBBS
Senior Consultant Pediatric Pulmonology &
Director of Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Weill Cornell Medical Collage, Qatar
Assistant Professor of QU College of Medicine
Associate Program Director of Pediatric
Doha, Qatar

Suhaila Alameeri, MD, FRCPA
Consultant Anatomic Pathologist andLaboratory Medicine
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Asma O. Alamoudi, MSc, RRT-RPFT-NPS-ACCS
Respiratory Care Lecturer, Respiratory Care Clinical Instructor
Department of Respiratory Care
Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences
King Fahad Military Medical City
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Azzam A. Maghazachi, MD
Professor, College of Medicine
University of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE

Bassam Mahboub, MD, FRCPC
Consultant Pulmonary Medicine,
Asst. Prof., University of Sharjah
Head of Allergy and Respiratory Department, Dubai Hospital
Chair, Emirates Allergy & Respiratory Society
Dubai, UAE

William Man, MD, BSc, MBBS, PhD, FRCP
Consultant Chest Physician,
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
Respiratory Consultant,
Department of Respiratory Medicine
Harefield Hospital
London, UK

Prof. Atul C. Mehta, MD, FACP, FCCP
Professor of Medicine, Lerner College of Medicine
Buoncore Family Endowed Chair in Lung Transplantation
Staff, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Respiratory Institute
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Senior Editor, Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
Cleveland, OH, USA

Prof. Sultan Ayoub Meo, MBBS, Ph.D, FRCP
Professor and Consultant in Clinical Physiology,
Department of Physiology,
College of Medicine, King Saud University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ehab Massad, MD
Consultant, Thoracic Surgery
Assistant Member, Department of Surgery
King Hussein Cancer Center
Amman, Jordan

Prof. Mohamed S. Al Moamary, ABIM, FRCP(Edin), MBA-LS, FCCP
Executive Director, Medical Services, KAMC-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Vice President, Development and Quality Management, KSAU-HS, Saudi Arabia
Professor & Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine, KAMC-Riyadh
Chairman, Saudi Initiative for Asthma
Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Thoracic Medicine
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Marc Moss, MD
President-Elect, American Thoracic Society (ATS)
Roger S. Mitchell Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, Colorado, USA

Ali M. Alaraj, MD
Assistant Professor and Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
Qassim University
Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Abdulmunhem Obaideen, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology, University of Sharjah
Head of Medical Diagnostic Imaging
Sharjah University Hospital
Sharjah, UAE

Ali S. Omrani, MBBCh, MSc, FRCP, FRCPath
Head of Section, Adult Infectious Diseases
Deputy Chairman, Department of Medicine
Chairman, Antimicrobial Utilization & Evaluation Committee
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Suhail Raoof, MD, FCCP, FACP, FCCM
Chief, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Lenox Hill Hospital- Manhattan, NYC
Professor of Medicine,
Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine
New York, USA

Prof. Enrico Ruffini, MD
Director of Annual Meeting,
European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Professor, University of Torino,
Department of Thoracic Surgery
Turin, Italy

Mashael K. Al Rujaib, MBBS, FRCR, DABR, FRCPC
Consultant Radiologist and Associate Professor Alfaisal University
Radiology Department, King Faisal Specialist
Hospital & Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Sulaiman S. Al-Ruwaily, MD
Consultant, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
Vice President for Saudi Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Muslim M. AlSaadi, MD
Professor & Consultant Pediatric Respirologist and Sleep Medicine
Head, Pediatric Respiratory Division
Pediatric Department College of Medicine
King Saud University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Waleed Saleh, MD, FRCSI
Consultant Thoracic Surgery
Surgical Director of Lung Transplant Program
Department of Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre-Riyadh
Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Frank C. Sciurba, MD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Director, Emphysema Research Center
Director, Pulmonary Function Exercise Physiology Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Farida I. Al Hosani, MD
Consultant, Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor UAE University College of Medicine
Manager of Communicable Diseases Department
Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAD)
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Nasir Siddique, MB, MRCP, FCCP, CCT(UK)
Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
Lead in Respiratory Education
Member Standards of Care Committee BTS
Kettering General Hospital
Kettering, UK

Redha Souilamas, MD, PhD
Staff Physician,Thoracic Surgery
Heart & Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE

William-Hans Steup, PhD, MD
Surgical Oncologist, Thoracic Lung Surgeon
HagaZiekenhuis, Department of Surgery
Member of the Council, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
Secretary, Dutch Society of Lung Surgery
Board Member, Dutch Lung Cancer Audit DLCA
The Hague, Netherlands

Ayman Al-Sulaimani, MBBS, FRCSC, MHSc
Assistant Professor, Consultant Thoracic Surgery
King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
King Abdulaziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Mohamad Alswes, MD, ABCFP
Consultant, Family Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Assistant Professor Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Wisia Wedzicha, MA, MD, FRCP, FMedSci
Professor, Respiratory Medicine
National Heart and Lung Institute,
Imperial College, UK
London, UK

Ashraf H. Alzaabi, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Clinical Assistant Professor,UAE University
Head, Respiratory Division,
Zayed Military Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mohamed Zeitouni, MD, FCCP
Consultant Pulmonary/Critical Care
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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