Organizing Committee (Alphabetical)

Congress Chairman

Esam H. Alhamad, MD, FCCP, FACP
Chairman, GulfThoracic Congress 2020
President, Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Professor & Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
King Saud University Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Vice- Chairman

Mohamed S. Al-Hajjaj, MD, FRCP(C)
Vice- Chairman, GulfThoracic Congress 2020
Vice-President, Saudi Thoracic Society
Chairman, Clinical Sciences Department
College of Medicine, University of Sharjah, UAE
Professor and Senior Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
Sharjah, UAE

Local Chairman, Organizing Committee

Bassam Mahboub, MD, FRCPC
Chairman, Organizing Committee, GulfThoracic Congress 2020
Consultant Pulmonologist & Head of Pulmonary Medicine, Dubai
Health Authority, UAE
Assistant Dean at the College of Medicine and Associate Clinical Professor,
Faculty of Medicine, Sharjah University
Associate Research Fellow, Meakins Respiratory Centre,
McGill University, Canada
Dubai, UAE

Vice- Chairman & Executive Director

Hassan S. Alorainy, BsRC, RRT, FAARC
Vice- Chairman & Executive Director,
GulfThoracic Congress 2020,
Senior Respiratory Care Specialist
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Abdalla Mohammed Ali AlAasiri, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist,
Head of Respiratory and TB unit in ACH
Aseer Central Hospital, Abha
Abha, Saudi Arabia

Member

Rand K. Arnaout, MD, MBBS, FAAP, FAAAAI
Consultant Allergy & Immunology
Department of Medicine & Pediatrics
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center
Assistant Professor of Immunology
Al Faisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member

Amr Albanna, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Consultant Pulmonologist,
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Head of Research Office, KAIMRC-WR
Deputy Chairman, Quality and Patient Safety, Department of Medicine
National Guard Health Affairs
Adjunct Professor,
Department of Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital,
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Member

Nawal Al Gubaisi, MD, SSC-Med, SF-PD
Consultant Pulmonologist
Pulmonary Hypertension Specialist
The Head of Pulmonary Medicine Unit
King Fahd Medical Military Complex
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Member

Fahad M Al-Hameed, MD, AmBIM, FRCPC
Consultant Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Medicine/Critical Care KSAU-HS
Director, CCM fellowship training program
Chairman, Intensive Care Department
King Abdulaziz Medical City, NGHA, Jeddah, KSA
Chairman, Saudi Association for Venous Thrombo Embolism (SAVTE)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Member

Fatma Al Jassim, MD
Vice President of Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society
Consultant Pediatric Pulmonologist
Latifa Hospital, Dubai Health Authority
Dubai, UAE

Member

Issa Aljahdhami, MBBS, MD, FRCP
Senior Consultant
Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Armed Forces Hospital
Muscat, Oman

Member

Ahmed A. Aljohaney, MBBS, DABIM, FRCPC
Associate Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University , Jeddah
Consultant in Pulmonary Medicine and Interventional Pulmonology
Head of Bronchoscopy unit
King Abdulaziz University Hospital
Chairman Saudi Group of Interventional Pulmonology
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Member

Mohammed Al-Houqani, MBBS, MPH, FRCPC, FACCP
Associate Professor & Consultant
of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
College of Medicine and Health Sciences,
UAE University
Al-Ain, UAE

Member

Walid Mahmood, MD
Pulmonary Consultant
Rashid Hospital
Dubai Health Authority
Dubai, UAE

Member

Abdullah Almutairi, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Consultant Respiratory / Critical Care
Head of Respiratory Service, Dar AlShifa Hospital
Kuwait

Member

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

Member

Prof. Hatem O. Qutub, MD, FCCP, FCCM
Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Consultant Intensivist, Pulmonologist
Division Head, Critical Care & Pulmonary Medicine,
Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Member

Reyadh Salman, MD, FCCP
Consultant Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Chairman Internal Medicine Department
Chairman of Intensive Care Unit
Ibn Al-Nafees Hospital
Manama, Bahrain

Member

Nasser A. Al- Shekaili, MD
Consultant Pulmonologist,
Director, Ibri Hospital- Oman
Muscat, Oman

Member

Ali H. Altalag, MD, ABIM
Consultant Pulmonologist,
Intensivist and Echocardiographer
Head, Adult GICU, Prince Sultan Military
Medical City (PSMMC)
Head, Ultrasound Unit, Department of Intensive
Care Services, PSMMC
Department of Intensive Care Services,
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia