Instructional Courses and Young Professionals Day

Key Topics:

  • Temporal bone surgery
  • Audiology
  • Laryngopharyngeal reflux 
  • Laryngotarcheal stenosis
  • Professional voice care


Benefits of attending:

  • Apply novel tools and techniques to improve the overall health and quality of life for people treated by Otolaryngologists
  • Improve the standard of care in by gaining a critical toolkit of current research and advances in otolaryngology
  • Achieve competence in performing diagnostics and treatment measures to deliver better quality service to otolaryngology patients
  • Review current indications of newly developed products and devices and integrate these advances correctly to clinical practice
  • Access research backed medical practices that will shorten the patient’s hospital stay, recovery time and associated costs


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DAY 3: Tuesday, 3 April 2018


9:00 -- Instructional course: Microsurgery for laryngeal pathologies --  Ahmed Tantawy

10:00 -- Instructional course: Narrow Band Imaging in ENT Practice -- Rakesh Srivastava
11:00 --  Coffee Break 

Young Professionals Abstract Session

Moderator – Hani Marzouki

11:30 -- Medullary thyroid carcinoma with renal cell carcinoma syndrome: Genetic linkage analysis and review of literature -- Dina Mohamed  Hijazi 

11:40 -- Major head and neck defects reconstruction: Experience in a tertiary care center -- Asala Baharoon
11:50 -- Combined surgical approach for obstructive sleep apnea patient, case report and literature review -- Mahmoud A. K. Ebrahim

12:00 -- Number of lymph nodes in neck dissection and the relation of positive nodes as a prognostic indicator in aerodigestive tract
cancer -- Mohammed Nojoom
12:10 -- Perception, Knowledge, and Awareness of Head and Neck Cancer: A Cross-Sectional Study of The General Population

12:20 -- Q & A
12:30 -- Lunch Break

Research presentations session
Moderator: Ahmed Tantawy
14:00 -- Benign salivary gland neoplasm’s -- E. Krishnan
14:10 -- Dysphagia due to temporal lobe metastases from primary lung adenocarcinoma -- Sanjay Kewalramani
14:20 -- To determine the diagnostic value of fine needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of solid solitary thyroid nodule – Fazal Wahid
14:30 -- Acute & chronic sinusitis causes & management – Mohammed Basyuni
14:40 -- Unicenteric presentation of Castleman’s disease -- Ali AlHayek
14:50 -- Response of laryngopharyngeal symptoms and signs in GERD to antireflux therapy -- Pramod Chirakkal
15:00 -- Multiple metachronous head and neck carcinoma; Case report and literature Review -- Maryam Talal Abusalamah

15:10 -- Instructional course: An update in the management of sleep apnoea and snoring -- Yousuf Saleem
16:00 -- Coffee Break
16:30 -- Instructional course HFNC/THRIVE: A Game changer in airway surgery -- Rakesh Srivastava
17:30 --  End of Courses

  • Prof Dr Ahmed Abdel Azim El Tantawy, Professor, Head & Neck Surgery, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
  • Ali Al Hayek, Medical Student, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, Dammam, KSA
  • Dr E Krishnan, ENT Consultant, American Mission Hospital, Manama, Bahrain
  • Dr Fazal Wahid, Assistant Professor, Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Medical Teaching Institute (MTI), Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Dr Hani Marzouki, Assistant Professor & Consultant, Head & Neck Oncology, Microvascular Reconstruction, Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA
  • Prof Dr Michael Benninger, Chairman, Head and Neck Institute, Professor of Surgery, Lerner College of Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Dr Muhammad Basiuni, Medical Intern, Makkah, KSA
  • Dr Rakesh Srivastava, Consultant Laryngologist, Sushrut Institute of Plastic Surgery and Super Specialty Hospital, Lucknow, India
  • Dr Sanjay Kewalramani, Specialist ENT Surgeon, Medcare Hospital, Sharjah, UAE
  • Dr Yousuf Saleem, ENT Consultant, St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Merseyside, UK



  • Asala Hamza Baharoon, Medical Student, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA
    Dina Mohamed Hijazi,
    Medical Student, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA
    A. K. Ebrahim,
    Assistant Registrar General Surgery, Ministry of Health, Kuwait, Kuwait
    Mahmoud Mohammed Nojoom,
    Medical Student, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA