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, Royal Commission Hospital, Head of cochlear implant center, Head of ENT department, Member, IWGEES (International Group of Endoscopic Ear Surgery), Jubail, 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 Rolf Salcher, Senior Physician, Head, Inner Ear Area, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
  • Dr Saeed Alghamdi, Consultant ORL, H&N, Otology & Skull Base Surgery, HOD, Head & Neck Skull Base, Surgery Center, King Abdullah Medical City, Mecca, 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