Ahmed R. EL-Nahas
Saeed Bin Hamri
United Arab Emirates
Dr. Riyadh Almousa
Dr. Hashim Hashim
Dr. Francesco Cappellano
United Arab Emirates
Dr Sherif Mourad, MD, PhD
Professor of Urology, Ain Shams University - Abbassia- Cairo - Egypt
Head of Voiding Dysfunction Unit
Chairman of Katameya Clinic for Medical Services (KCH) - New Cairo - Egypt
Chair ICS Committee for Developing World
Chief of Pediatric Urology Unit Ibn Sina Hospital
Consultant, Head Of Endourology Unit PSMMC
Ali Abdel Raheem
Uro-oncology Consultant King Saud Medical City
Dr. Ali is a urology consultant specializing in uro-oncology, robotic and minimally invasive surgeries. He graduated from the urology department at Tanta University, Egypt. Dr. Ali completed several clinical and research fellowships in the field of uro-oncology, robotic, and neuro-urology subspecialties at USA, Austria, and South Korea. He participated the team that developed the new Korean robotic surgical system “REVOI” in human.
Dr. Ali is the author of over 40 peer-reviewed publications, several book chapters, and over 60 abstracts at national and international meetings. He is a reviewer in different international peer-reviewed urology journals. He has been an invited speaker in different national and international urology conferences. Currently, Dr. Ali is involved in numerous clinical trials, feasibility, and safety studies of new robotic technology, and HRQoL outcome researches
Consultant Urologist Acting Head of Surgical Department Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Hospital
Professor of Urology and Consultant Pediatric Urologist
King Saud University Medical City ,College of Medicine, King Saud University and Dallah Hospitals.
Professor HAMDAN ALHAZMI is a professor of Urology and a Consultant in Pediatric Urologist.
at King Saud University Medical City (KSUM) and College of Medicine in King Saud University, and
Consultant in Pediatric Urologist in Dallah Hospitals, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Prof. ALHAZMI obtained his MBBS degree in King Abdulaziz University. He pursued his education and acquired various certifications and diplomas (Saudi Board in Urology; Arab Board in Urology; Fellowship Pediatric Urology in Montreal Canada; Fellowship Laparoscopic Pediatric Urology, French Diploma of Pediatric Urology, French Diploma (AFSA) Pediatric Surgery, Diploma of Laparoscopic Urology, Diploma of Robotic Surgery, French Diploma of Laparoscopy in Pediatric Surgery in France; and Mini fellowship in Robotic Pediatric Urology in Chicago, USA).
Was the former Head of the scientific committee of pediatric urology fellowship program at Saudi commission for health specialties (SCFHS) in addition to the program director of pediatric fellowship program at KSUMC .He is now the head of pediatric urology section in department of surgery at KSUMC. Was the Deputy chairman department of surgery and Head of Staff and Demonstrator Support Unit in College of Medicine, King Saud University. He had multiples administration positions in college of medicine, SCFHS and ministry of health. He is now active member in the Saudi-French committee for Saudi doctors to be trained in France, surveyor for programs and institutional accreditations in SCFHS, surveyor with Saudi Central Board for Accreditation for Healthcare Institutes (CBAHI) and member of the Gulf Endoscopic Pediatric Surgery and Urology Group (GEPSUG). He had experience working as part-time or locum consultant pediatric urologist with the following hospitals: King Faisal Specialist Hospital and research center (KFSHRCRiyadh), King Fahad Medical City (KFMC), King Abdullah Specialist Children’s Hospital (KASCH-Riyadh), Prince Sultan Military Medical City (PSMMC) ,and Dr. Suliman Alhabib Hospitals.
He has his main interest in the minimally invasive surgery (MIS) in pediatric urology (Laparoscopy and Robotic). He was invited as speaker and instructor in many hands on Minimally invasive workshops. He has published numerous research articles, attended more than 50 conferences, and presented in various conferences.
Head of urology division at Al-Adan hospital Saudi Arabia
Dr. Husain Alenezi graduated from medical school at the University College of Dublin (UCD), Republic of Ireland in 2004. After completing his residency training in urology with an honor degree in 2013, Dr. Alenezi joined his fellowship at London, Ontario, Canada in the field of Endourology, Laproscopic and Robotic surgery. In July 2016, he joined the urology division at Al-Adan hospital and Sabah Al-Ahmad Urology Center in Kuwait. The main practice of Dr. Alenezi is focused on complex stone disease and Minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopic and robotic approaches to the upper and lower urinary tract. Dr. Alenezi is currently the head of urology division at Al-Adan hospital. Dr. Alenezi has authored several research articles and book chapters, with a particular interest on minimally invasive surgical techniques and new surgical innovations. Moreover, Dr. Alenezi is an active member of the Arab School of Urology (ASU) and has organized a number of educational meetings and workshops.
Head of Urology and Sexual Health Department at Cheikh Khalifa Hospital and Professor in Urology, University Mohamed VI of Health Sciences Casablanca, Morocco.
Professional, self-driven, disciplined, highly organized professor on urology with more than 24 years of progressively experience in Urology. More than 160 publications and 80 technical videos on “youtube” Price on the Research of the Medical School of Casablanca, 2011.
Author the first book on the Retroperitoneal laparoscopic treatment of the renal hydatic cyst, 2013. Award of the knowledge on endourology by Storz Company, 2013
Dr. Salah Nagla, MD, PhD
Consultant of pediatric urology,
Previous fellowship at Bambino Gesu, Rome
Author of more than 20 international paper & abstract at the field of pediatric urology
Turki Al Essawi
Consultant Urologist, Advanced laparoscopic, Robotic & Endourologist. CEO, Bright Clinics (SA)
Mohammad Abufaraj is an Assistant Professor of Urology at the University of Jordan, an onco-urologist at Jordan University Hospital, and a visiting Professor at the Medical University of University. Dr. Abufaraj pursued his fellowship training in urologic oncology at the Medical University of Vienna. He's been working on translational research in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder and upper tract to design personalized therapeutic strategies. Dr. Abufaraj has a particular interest in clinical outcomes and biomarkers research. His research interest also includes cancer epidemiology and public health policies. Dr. Abufaraj authored and co-authored more than 115 peer-reviewed articles in internationally renowned Urology, Oncology, and Public Health journals with dozens of meeting abstracts. He's an active member of various academic societies and grants reviewer for numerous organizations. Dr. Abufaraj is the Arab Journal of Urology Co-Editor, the Current Opinion in Urology editorial board member, and an active reviewer in more than 15 international journals.
Chairman of department of Urology, Mansoura University, Mansoura,
Mr Chris Harding is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He trained at the University of Cambridge, Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge, Kings College London and Freeman Hospital Newcastle. He has a particular interest in bladder dysfunction, continence, neurourology, urinary tract infections and clinical research.
He is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University and is the Chief Investigator for the ALTAR trial: a UK multi-centre study looking at non-antibiotic options in recurrent UTI and co-Chief Investigator for the PRIMUS study: a UK multi-centre trial looking at primary care diagnostics of LUTS. He is co-chair of the NIHR National Benign Urology group and Urology lead for the Department of Health Modernising Scientific Careers MSc course. He is current chair of the European Association of Urology Guidelines Panel for Female Non-Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and also immediate past Chairman of the executive committee of the British Association of Urological Surgeons Female Neurological and Urodynamic Urology subsection. He sits on the International Continence Society Urodynamics, Conservative Management of Male LUTS and Mesh Complications Committees.
John PFA Heesakkers, MD, PhD
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John Heesakkers studied Medicine at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. He started his training in Urology in 1993 at the University Hospital Maastricht. In 1997 he successfully defended his thesis titled: ‘Dynamic Urinary Graciloplasty’ at the University of Maastricht. From 2000 to 2020 he was a full time staff urologist at the Department of Urology of the Radboud UMC and consultant at the Rehabilitation Clinic St Maarten in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He headed the Unit of Functional Urology and Neurourology. Since 2020 he is the chairman of the Department of Urology of the Maastricht UMC, the Netherlands. He chairs the Society of Functional and Reconstructive Urology, a body of the Dutch Association of Urology. John Heesakkers is an active member of the EAU, ICS, INUS, SIU and SUFU. Since 2019 het is the Treasurer of the ICS. He is a faculty member of the European School of Urology and of the Scientific Congres Office. He is reviewer of several major Urologic Scientific journals. He is the author of more than 150 peer-reviewed papers and more than 10 book-chapters and books on urological topics.
Senior Lecturer, Functional Urology and Neurourology, Department of Urology, University Medical
Peter Rosier is currently the Medical Staff, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Urology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht The Netherlands.
Senior Consultant Urologist, GHP Urologcentrum Liljeholmen, Stockholm
Ahmed R. EL-Nahas
Consultant of Urology, Al-Amiri Hospital
Noor NP Buchholz
MBBS (D), MD (CH), FSSU (CH), FKNMG (NL), MFMLM (UK)
Dr. Noor Buchholz was trained in Germany, Switzerland and Australia. He has worked as a Consultant Urologist in Pakistan and in the Netherlands, and for 14 years in the United Kingdom where he was the Director of Endourology and Stone Services at the Royal London Hospital. In 2014, he has moved his practice to Dubai/ UAE.
Dr. Buchholz is a leading expert in minimally invasive urological surgery in general, and stone treatment in particular. He is a worldwide recognised expert in shockwave lithotripsy, the treatment of urinary stones, endourology and laparoscopy. He is also the world’s leading expert in the novel technology of permanent metal stenting of the urinary tract.
For more than 10 years, Dr. Buchholz has been one of only 46 trainers worldwide recognised by the International Endourology Society (IES) for Endourology and Stone treatment, and the first such recognised trainer in Europe by the European Board of Urology (EBU). He was awarded multiple grants and awards. He is author on more than 350 original articles in scientific journals and book chapters. He sits on the editorial board of many international urological scientific journals, and is a peer reviewer for many more.
Dr. Buchholz sat also on the board of the stone section of the European Association of Urology (eULIS-EAU) for 8 years, which is responsible for guidelines, training and standards in stone treatment, both in European and worldwide. He was member of the Board of Directors of the Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU). He is founder and chairman of Experts in Stone Disease (ESD) organising global scientific meetings.
Dr. Buchholz is the Founding Director of U-merge (Urology in emerging countries), a society that been created to promote medical and urological education and training in emerging countries to elevate the worldwide standard of urological care for patients. As such he organises teaching and training activities from one-to-one tutoring to major international conference.
Consultant Urologist and Chief, Division of Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital
Dr Arvind P. Ganpule is currently, Vice- Chairman, Department of Urology and Chief, Division of laparoscopic and robotic surgery at the Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital (MPUH), Nadiad, India. Dr Arvind Ganpule is a postgraduate guide and examiner for urology trainees in India.He has 152 pubmed indexed publications to his credit in reputed peer reviewed National and International Journals .In addition, he has authored 23 book chapters and edited four books. He has contributed chapters to three important reference book in Urology namely Campbells Urology 12th Edition Chapter 95 Lower Urinary tract calculi, Hinmans atlas of Urology 8th Edition Chapter 146 Percutaneous endopyeloplasty and Smiths Textbook of Endourology chapter Imaging in Access ,Percutaneous renal access under ultrasound control 3rd Edition, Volume 1,Part 3, Chapter12 He was a lead investigator in the largest epidemiological study in India, investigating the natural history of BPH in western India. He has innovated a novel low cost retrieval bag in laparoscopy.(known as the Nadiad bag). He has two patents filed with Indian patent office.He is on the Editoral board of World journal of Urology(WJU) and Journal of minimal access surgery(JMAS).He has been on the editorial board of SpringerPLUS He was named the” Best national reviewer” for the Indian Journal of Urology(IJU) and the endourology society(Engineering section) in the year 2012 and 2015.,Dr Ganpule is a recipient of the prestigious MIUC scholarship of the of Urological society of India. He has also received the F1000 AFM travel Award and grant (For excellent post publication reviews) consecutively for three years (2012,13,14). He was named the AUA-USI(Chakravarty fellowship) scholar for year 2012. Dr Ganpule was conducting a AUA IC course on laproscopic donor nephrectomy for many years.
Ehab Rifat Tawfiek
Yasser A. Noureldin
Head of Urology, Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital/Hamad Medical Corporation
Ahmed El Nahas
United Arab Emirates
Saeed Bin Hamri
Consultant Urology, Advanced Laser Endourology, National Guard Health Affairs,
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Head of Institutional Board Review Committee, King Fahd Hospital
After completing my Endourology Fellowship from the International Endourology Society, I joined the urology department in King Fahad Hospital, Jeddah.
I have a great interest in the new advancements and technologies in Endourology. Particularly, In Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. I have an enthusiasm practising different modalities in PCNL, such as; Prone PCNL, Supine PCNL, Endoscopic Combined Intrarenal Surgery and Miniturized PCNL.
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