AACE MENA CARDIOMETABOLIC CONFERENCE
ESTEEMED EXPERTS

Aayed Al Qahtani, MD, FRCS, FACS

Professor and Consultant of Minimally Invasive and Obesity Surgery

King Saud University & King Khalid University Hospital

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Anders Carlson, MD

Consultant Endocrinologist and Deputy Executive Director

International Diabetes Center at Park Nicollet

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Ashraf Haddad, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Surgeon

Gastrointestinal, Bariatric & Metabolic Center (GBMC), Jordan Hospital

Amman, Jordan

Asma Deeb, MD

Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Charbel Abi Khalil, MD, PhD, MSc, FESC, FACC, FAHA

Consultant Cardiologist, Associate Professor of Medicine, an Associate Professor of Genetic Medicine

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Doha, Qatar

Connie Rhee, MD, MSc

Professor of Medicine, Chief of Nephrology

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Ebaa Al-Ozairi, MRCP(UK), CCST, FACN

Consultant Endocrinologist and Nutritionist, Chief Medical Officer

Dasman Diabetes Institute

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Ekta Kapoor, MBBS, FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Francesco Rubino, MD

Chair of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

King's College London

London, United Kingdom

Jaime Almandoz, MD

Associate Professor

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Juan Frias, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Head of Diabetes

Biomea Fusion

San Francisco, California, United States of America

Leigh Perreault, MD

Consultant Endocrinologist and Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Colorado

Aurora, CO, United States of America

Mohammed Al Hadad, MBChB, HSCM, FRCS, FACS

Department Head, Bariatric and Weightloss

Healthpoint Hospital

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Nadya Almatrooshi, MD

Staff Physician, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Nasreen Alfaris, MD, MPH

Consultant Endocrinologist

King Fahad Medical City

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Nasreen Alsayed, MD, FACE, FACP

Consultant Endocrinologist & Lipidologist, Chief Medical Officer

Dar Alsaha Medical Center

Manama, Bahrain

Nathan Wong, PhD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, MASPC

Professor and Director

Heart Disease Prevention Program Division of Cardiology, University of California

Irvine, California, United States of America

Philip Schauer, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Professor of Metabolic Surgery

Pennington Biomedical Research Center of Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Tariq Chukir, MD

Consultant Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Qatar Metabolic Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Doha, Qatar