Main Conference Day 1

Friday - 25 October 2019

07:30 Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments


08:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks by the Conference Chair

Speaker

Dr. Marc Sinclair

Dr. Marc Sinclair

Chairman, MEPOS; Lead Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Kings College Hospital, UAE


Session: Upper Extremity

Session: Upper Extremity

Moderators:

  Dr. Christiana Savvidou
General Secretary, MEPOS; Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery - Microsurgery, Specialist Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children's Medical Center, UAE
     
  Dr. Benjamin Joseph
Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Aster Medcity, Kochi, India

09:00 Hand, Wrist and Elbow Reconstruction in Arthrogryposis

Speaker

Dr. Gillian Smith

Dr. Gillian Smith

Consultant, Hand Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK


09:15 Pearl and Pitfalls of Pollicization

Speaker

Dr. Roderick Dunn

Dr. Roderick Dunn

Consultant Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgeon, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE


09:30 Concepts of Reconstruction in Thumb Hypoplasia

Speaker

Dr. Gillian Smith

Dr. Gillian Smith

Consultant, Hand Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK


09:45 Surgical Treatement of Madelung Deformity

Speaker

Dr. Christiana Savvidou

Dr. Christiana Savvidou

General Secretary, MEPOS; Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery - Microsurgery, Specialist Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children's Medical Center, UAE


10:00 Surgical Indications on Central Ray Deficiencies – Cleft Hand Radial Club Hand

Speaker

Dr. Gillian Smith

Dr. Gillian Smith

Consultant, Hand Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK


10:15 Q&A and Discussions

Q&A and Discussions


10:30 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


10:50 Keynote Speaker: Hip Preservation in Perthes' Disease - The Timing of Intervention is the Key to Success

Speaker

Dr. Benjamin Joseph

Dr. Benjamin Joseph

Consultant Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Aster Medcity, Kochi, India


11:30 Roundtable: Idiopathic Scoliosis

MEPOS and PT/OT Joint Session

Moderator:
  Dr. Marc Sinclair
Chairman, MEPOS; Lead Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Kings College Hospital, UAE
     
Panelists:
  Eva Zakopcanova
Pediatric Physiotherapist, The Children's Medical Centre, UAE
     
  Makram Tebbi
General Managing Director and Clinical Orthotist Prosthetist, Mobilis Medical Manufacturing, UAE
     
  Dr. Ashok Johari
Director and Chief Pediatric Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon, Children’s Orthopaedic Centre, Mumbai, India
     
  Amy Bailey
Psychologist, kidsFIRST, UAE
     
  Dr. Zaid Al-Aubaidi
Pediatric Orthopedic and Pediatric Spine Surgeon, Head of Pediatric Orthopedic Unit, Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai

12:00 Prayer and Lunch Break

Prayer and Lunch Break


Session: Hip Session 1


Moderators: 

  Dr. Talal Ibrahim
Consultant Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Sidra Medicine, Qatar
     
  Dr. Sattar Alshryda
Trauma and Pediatric Orthopedic Consultant, Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, UAE

14:00 Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) - From Simple to Complex

Speaker

Dr. Anand Gorva

Dr. Anand Gorva

Pediatric Orthopedics Specialist, Medcare Hospital, UAE


14:15 Treating Hip Dislocaton in Arthogryposis

Speaker

Dr. Javed Iqbal

Dr. Javed Iqbal

Orthopedic Surgeon, Children Orthopedic Clinic, Pakistan


14:30 Hip Arthoscopy in Pediatric Orthopaedics

Speaker

Prof. Thomas Nau

Prof. Thomas Nau

Orthopedic Surgeon, Beijing United Family Hospital in China and Professor, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology, Vienna, Austria


14:45 The Hip in Spina Bifida

Speaker

Dr. Vladimir Kenis

Dr. Vladimir Kenis

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Turner Institute for Children's Orthopedics, St. Petersburg, Russia


15:00 Hip Dislocation in Cerebral Palsy

Speaker

Dr. Walter Strobl

Dr. Walter Strobl

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, MOTIO Pediatric Orthopedic Institute, Austria


15:15 Q&A and Discussions

Q&A and Discussions


15:35 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


Session: Free Papers


Moderators:

  Dr. Las Hwaizi
Assistant Professor and Consultant in Surgery and Orthopedics, Ira
     
  Dr. Maurizio de Pellegrin
Head of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Trauma Unit, San Raffaele Hospital, Italy

16:10 Free Paper Presentations

Free Paper Presentations


Session: Pediatric Orthopaedics in a Larger Context

Moderator

Dr. Iftikhar Mukhtar

Dr. Iftikhar Mukhtar

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Military Hospital, Bahrain


16:50 Differential Diagnosis of Arthritis in Children

Speaker

Dr. Betina Rogalski

Dr. Betina Rogalski

Pediatric Rheumatologist, Mediclinic City Hospital, UAE


17:20 Managing Short Stature

Speaker

Dr. Sarah Ehtisham

Dr. Sarah Ehtisham

Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist, Mediclinic City Hospital, UAE


17:35 Concepts in Post Operative Pain Management in Children

Speaker

Dr. Tibor Serduelt

Dr. Tibor Serduelt

Anesthetist, Valiant Clinic, UAE


17:50 Finding the Perfect Fit – Advances in Orthotic Management

Speaker

Sofyan Tebbi

Sofyan Tebbi

Pediatric Orthopedic, Mobilis, UAE


18:05 Interpreting MRI in Pediatric Orthopedics

Speaker

Dr. Ajay Dsouza

Dr. Ajay Dsouza

Radiologist, Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, UAE


18:20 Q&A and Discussions

Q&A and Discussions


18:40 End of Main Conference Day 1

End of Main Conference Day 1


19:00 MEPOS General Assembly

For MEPOS Members Only