4th Annual International Digestive Disease Symposium
3rd Annual Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease Summit (DOCS)

19 – 21, March 2020
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

COMMITTEE DDI 2020


Matthew Kroh, MD
Symposium Chair


Sigurbjorn Birgisson, MD
Scientific Program Chair


Abeer Al Blooshi, RN
Committee Member


Antonio Pinna, MD
Committee Member


Jincy Pappy, RN
Committee Member
 


Jose Such, MD
Committee Member
 


Omar Hagi
Digestive Diseases
Institute Administrator


Pascal Anglade, MD
Committee Member
 


Shafik Sidani, MD
Committee Member


Shiva Kumar, MD
Committee Member


Yasir Akmal, MD
Committee Member


Zaher Koutoubi, MD
Committee Member

About DDI 2020

Learning Objectives

  • Appraise evolving surgical and endoscopic therapies for treatment of obesity and weight-related diseases
  • Analyze existing and expanded indications for treatment of liver failure, including transplantation
  • Determine therapeutic strategies for treating spectrum motility disorders of the foregut and hindgut
  • Debate medical versus surgical management of disease including gastroparesis, inflammatory bowel disease, and breast cancer
  • Discuss about the role of new Robotic technologies

Program Topics

  • Anorectal
  • Colorectal
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Esophageal-Foregut Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Surgical Endoscopy
  • Bariatric and Metabolic Disease
  • Breast Disease and Oncology
  • Robotic Technologies
  • Nursing – Operating Room
  • Nursing – Endoscopy

Target Audience

  • Gastroenterologists
  • Colorectal Surgeons
  • Bariatric Surgeons
  • Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • Hepatologists
  • General Surgeons
  • General Practitioners
  • Nursing Professionals
  • Trainees