Scientific Committee (Alphabetical)

Congress Chairman

Prof. Mohamed S. Al-Hajjaj, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor and Senior Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
Chairman, GulfThoracic Congress 2018
President, Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Chairman, Scientific Committee

Mohamed Zeitouni, MD, FCCP
Consultant Pulmonary/Critical Care
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Local Co-Chairman, Scientific Committee

Mohammed Al-Houqani, MBBS, MPH, FRCPC, FFOM, FCCP
Assistant Professor & consultant of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Assistant Dean for Medical Education
College of Medicine and Health Sciences UAE University
Al-Ain, UAE

International Co-Chairman

Prof. Qutayba Hamid, MD, PhD
Chairman, The 20th Annual Meakins-Christie
International Symposium on Asthma and COPD
Professor of Medicine
University of Sharjah
Sharjah,UAE

Congress Executive Director

Co-Chairman, Scientific Committee

Hassan S. Alorainy, BsRC, RRT, FAARC
Executive Director, GulfThoracic Congress 2018
Executive Director, Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Senior Respiratory Specialist
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Nabil Abouchala, MD, FACP, FCCP
Consultant, Pulmonary and ICU
Department of Adult Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, MS ICU-C
King Faisal Hospital & Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Nasser Al Busaidi, MBBS, FRCP (UK), FRCPI, FCCP, MSc
Senior Consultant Pulmonologist
Department of Medicine, Royal Hospital
Sultanate of Oman
President, Oman Respiratory Society
Oman

Member

Maha Al Dabbagh, MD
Pediatric Pulmonologist
King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Member

Abdulghafour Gari, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist,
Head of Pulmonary hypertension Program
National Guard Hospital
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Member

Abeer Alharbi, MD, FPC, FRCSMC
Consultant Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Head, Pulmonary Division - K.F.H
Head, Protection from Violence and Abuse
Clinical Assistant Tiabah University
Head of Ethical Committee KFH
Member, Central Ethical Committee Medina Region
Member of Internal Medicine Residency
Training Program Committee
Medinah, Saudia Arabia

Member

Majdy M. Idrees, MD, FRCPC, FCCP, FPVRI, FRCP Edin (Hon)
Consultant Pulmonologist
President, Saudi Association for Pulmonary Hypertension
Cochair, Pulmonary Hypertension Chapter for
Eastern Mediterranean Region, PVRI
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Prof. Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH
Chairman, Thoracic Oncology Forum (TOF2017)
Chairman, Saudi Lung Cancer Association/ Lung Cancer Academy
Chairman, Oncology Department
Professor, King Saud University for Health Sciences
King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC)
King Abdullah Specialized Children’s Hospital (KASCH)
Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Thamer Al Khouzaie, MD, FRCP, FCCP
Consultant Pulmonary,
Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare(JHAH)
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Member

Prof. Atul C. Mehta, MD, FACP, FCCP
Professor of Medicine, Lerner College of Medicine
Buoncore Family Endowed Chair in Lung Transplantation
Staff, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Respiratory Institute
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Senior Editor, Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
Cleveland, OH, USA

Member

Prof. Mohamed S. Almoamary, ABIM, FRCP(Edin), MBA-LS, FCCP
Executive Director, Medical Services, KAMC-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Vice President, Development and Quality Management,
KSAU-HS, Saudi Arabia
Professor & Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine, KAMC-Riyadh
Chairman, Saudi Initiative for Asthma
Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Thoracic Medicine
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Sana Al-Mutairi, MD, FRCP-UK
Head, Respiratory Unit
Al- Amiri Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Kuwait University
Kuwait

Member

Asma A.S. Al Nuaimi, MD
Consultant Pediatric Pulmonologist
OSC Medical Director,
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC)
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Member

Khalid I. AlQuamaizi, MD, SBFM, ABFM
Assistant Professor & Consultant of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
Al-Imam Mohammed Bin Saud Islamic University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Waleed Saleh, MD, FRCSI
Consultant Thoracic Surgery
Surgical Director of Lung Transplant Program
Department of Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre-Riyadh
Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Abdullah S. Al-Shamrani, MBBS, SBP, ABP, JBP, FRCPCH
Consultant in Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatric, KKUH
Prince Sultan Military Medical City (PSMMC)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Mohammad B. Zalt, MD
Interventional Pulmonologist,
Pulmonary and Critical Care
King Fahd Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Prof. Abdulaziz H. Alzeer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Consultant, Pulmonary and Critical Care
King Khalid University Hospital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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