Otology & CI conference

27 - 28 April 2019

Conrad Dubai, UAE


Addressing best practice for cochlear implants and the chronic and endoscopic ear

What’s new:
  • Practical advice shared to support otology practice when addressing complex case presentations
  • A comprehensive and concise programme featuring all new content with even more top international speakers
Key topics:
  • Updates in the management of cochlear implants
  • Implantable hearing devices: challenges and best practice
  • Updates in otology
  • Malformation in otology
  • Endoscopic ear considerations and complex case management 
Benefits of attending:
  • Access dynamic education developed upon case-based practice, to broaden and enrich your practice of otology
  • Review the latest updates and achieve competence in the management of complex otology cases
  • Detect ear diseases with ear endoscopy to accurately diagnose and treat various conditions
  • Improve the standard of care by gaining critical knowledge for best practice when employing cochlear implants and implantable devices


  • Dr Mohammed Alsheikh, Consultant Of ENT, Otologist, Neurotologist & Cochlear Implant Surgeon, Leader of Cochlear Implant Centers, Jeddah Region Head Of Saudi ORL Residency program, King Fahd Hospital, Member, IWGEES (International Group of Endoscopic Ear Surgery), Jeddah, KSA

Organising committee:

  • Dr Ahmed Alshehri, Consultant ENT, Otologist, Neurotologist and Cochlear Implant Surgeon, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Jeddah, KSA
  • Dr Nawaf Alsolami, Consultant ENT, Otologist, Neurologist and Cochlear Implant Surgeon, The King Fahad Military Hospital, Jeddah, KSA


  • Dr Baher Ashour, Assistant Professor, Cairo University Hospital, Consultant and Head of Otolaryngology Department, Zayed Military Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  •  Dr Frederick K. Kozak, Division of Pediatric OtlHNS, BC Children’s Hospital, Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, University of British Columbia, President, Canadian Society of Otolaryngology, Vancouver, Canada
  • Dr Mondy Hammad, ENT Consultant and Head of ENT Department, Director of Cochlear Implant Program, Al Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Hussein Atudi, Consultant nose and throat surgery, Abha, Saudi Arabia 
  • Prof Laila Telmesani, Professor/ Consultant Otolaryngology-Head and neck Surgery, Chairperson, ORL-HN Department, University of Dammam, Program Director, Saudi Board for ORL-HNS Al-Khobar, Dammam, KSA
  • Dr Irfan Basha, Head of the Division of ENT Surgery, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Professor Jaydip Ray, Professor of Otology Neurotology, Consultant Otologist Neurotologist, Regional Department of Neurotology, ENT Department, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
  • Prof Maurizio Falcioni, Otolaryngologist, Specialist in Otology – Neurotology Cranial Base Surgery, Centro Medico Pegasus, Viterbo, Italy
  • Dr Mansour Al- Shamani, Surgeon, Ohud Hospital, Medina, KSA
  • Dr Mohammed Altuwaijri, ENT Consultant, Neurotologist & Head of ENT Department, King Saud Medical City, Cochlear Implant Program Leader, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA
  • Prof Mohammed Elbadry, Professor, Audio-Vestibular Medicine, Minia University, Minya, Egypt
  • Dr Munahi Al Qahtani, Surgeon, Head of Otology Scientific Committee, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Mohammed Al-Shehabi, Consultant ENT Surgeon, ENT Department, Bahrain Defence Force Royal Medical Services, Riffa, Bahrain
  • Dr Nithreen M. Said, Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Department of ENT, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Rolf Salcher, Senior Physician, Head, Inner Ear Area, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
  • Dr Saeed Al-Ghamdi, Department of Surgery (Otolaryngology), College of Medicine, King Saud University–Abha Branch, Abha, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Salim Mohammed Al Ismaili, Senior Consultant, Armed Forces Hospital, Seeb, Oman
  • Dr Sarafudeen Karlath, Chief Consultant ENT & Cochlear Implant Surgeon, Ascent ENT Hospital, Kerala, India 
  • Professor Thomas Klenzner, Vice Chair, Dept. Otorhinolaryngology, Head of Cochlear Implant Programm, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Dr Sharon Cushing, Paediatric Otolaryngologist, The Hospital for Sick Children, Assistant Professor and Clinician Investigator, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Institute of Medical Science Toronto, Canada
  • Professor Thomas Klenzner, Vice Chair, Dept. Otorhinolaryngology, Head of Cochlear Implant Programm, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Prof Werner Hosemann, Head and Chairman, Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
  • Dr Yasser Al-Nufaily, Department of ENT and Otology, Dammam Medical Complex, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Yazeed Al Oqaili, Surgeon, King Abdullah Specialized Hospital, National Guard, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia