Organizing Committee Members Series of - Surgery Conferences
Rockingham Memorial Hospital
Dr. Fouzia Siddiqui is the Stroke Medical Director at Rockingham Memorial hospital for the past 3 years. She is the Board-Certified Headache Specialist in Rockingham memorial hospital for the past 4 years and the attending Neurologist. She is also a Sleep specialist at Rockingham Memorial Memorial Hospital For the past 8 years. She has done her residency training in Neurology Resident Physician for 4 years. She has completed her Fellowship at NJ Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical centre, and also completed her residency training in neurology at University of Toledo. Dr. Fouzia Siddique has done her education in College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan, and at Dow medical college.
Fouzia Siddiqui(Research Area)
Neurology, Sleep Disorder, Stroke
Carabobena Foundation of Neurosurgery
Antonio Daher Ramos(Biography)
Dr. Antonio Daher Ramos is the Medical Doctor graduated from the University of Carabobo. Valencia, Venezuela 1982. He has received a National Award of Neurosurgery at Venezuela in the Year 2004. He is the Member of the French Neurosurgical Society. Member of the French Speaking Neurosurgical Society. Member of the North American Skull Base Society. Member of the Latin American Federation of Neurosurgery. Member of the Inter-American Society of Minimal Invasive Spinal Surgery (SICCMI). Member of the Venezuelan Neurosurgical Society. Member of the Latin American Society of Functional and Stereotaxic Neurosurgery (SLANFE). He has done his Fellow resident in the Service of Professor Gazi Yasargil. Zurich, 1987.Numerous works of him is being published in national and international journals.
Antonio Daher Ramos(Research Area)
Head, Division of Neurosurgery
Al Hussein Teaching Hospital
Haitham H. Shareef (Biography)
Haitham H. Shareef is the Head, Division of Neurosurgery at Al Hussein Teaching Hospital Nasiriyah, Thi Qar, Iraq .His Medical Qualifications include, MBChB at College of Medicine, University of Basra, He has done is Fellowship in Iraqi Board for Medical Specializations, Fellow of the International College of Surgeons , Fellowship at American College of Surgeons, and also at American Association of Neuro Surgeons
Haitham H. Shareef (Research Area)
University of Oxford
Professor Howard passion for science and technology began during his childhood. He pursued his interests in his studies and in 2000 while a graduate member of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Oxford, he proposed the Theory of Intention Awareness (IA). In 2002, he received a second doctoral degree in cognitive informatics and mathematics from the prestigious La Sorbonne in France. In 2007 he was awarded the habilitation a diriger des Recherches (HDR) for his leading work on the Physics of Cognition (PoC) and its applications to complex medical, economic, and security equilibriums. In 2014 he received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Oxford for his work on neurodegenerative diseases, specifically his Brain Code Theorem. His work has made a significant impact on the design of command and control systems as well as information exchange systems used at tactical, operational and strategic levels. As the creator of IA, Dr. Howard was able to develop operational systems for military and law enforcement projects. These utilize an intent-centric approach to inform decision-making and ensure secure information sharing. His work has brought him into various academic and government projects of significant magnitude, which focus on science and the technological transfer to industry. While Prof. Howard's career formed in military scientific research, in 2002 he founded the Center for Advanced Defense Studies (CADS) a leading Washington, D.C, national security group. Currently, Dr. Howard serves as the Director of the Board. He is also a national security advisor to several U.S. Government organizations. Prof. Howard several years of working on systems design and dynamic systems analysis in military applications, as well as his personal research experiences, led him to study the human brain.
Newton Howard(Research Area)
Brain and neuron interfacing abilities
Director & Associate Professor
University of Kansas Medical Center
Dr. Brian Andrews, MD/MA is an Associate Professor and the Director of Craniofacial Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, USA. Dr. Andrews completed residencies in Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Iowa and Plastic Surgery residency training at the Combined Harvard Program as well as a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at the University of California- Los Angeles (UCLA) under the mentorship of Dr. Henry Kawamoto. Dr. AndrewsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ clinical practice focuses on pediatric and adult craniofacial reconstruction as well as basic science research studying neurologic function associated with skull defects and disorders.
Brian Andrews(Research Area)
Pediatric and adult craniofacial reconstruction & Basic science research
Professor & Director
China Medical University
LU LI has completed his Ph.D. at the age of 27 years from China medical University and postdoctoral studies from China medical University. He is the director of the department of oral and maxillofacial surgery, the dean of the school and affiliated hospital of stomatology China medical university. He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editor in chief of Chinese journal of practical stomatology
Lu Li(Research Area)
Oral and maxillofacial surgery and Stomatology
University of Aleppo Dental School
Dr. Mahmoud Al-Suleiman received his Ph.D. in Orthodontics from The Council of All-Union Scientific and Industrial Association Stomatology Advanced Faculty of Stomatology, 1991. He is a Professor in Orthodontics at the Department of Orthodontics, University of Aleppo Dental School and he was Head of the Orthodontic Department at University of Aleppo, 1993-2005, 2011-2012. He is licensed as a Consultant orthodontist by Saudi commission of specialties and Evaluated as Specialist orthodontics by MOH & DHA UEA. Dr. Al-Suleiman edited 3 books in the field of orthodontics. Dr. Al-Suleiman was Vice Dean for the Scientific Affairs at the Dental School, University of Aleppo, 1997-1999, Vice President of the Syrian Dental Association 2001 to 2006 and Member of the Curriculum Development Committee and Dental Education Workshop for the Dental College in Syria (1993) and Lebanon (1995). he was Visitor researcher to Biomaterials and Biomechanics group, school of Dentistry, Manchester University, 2008. Scientific Elective Member of council of Arab Orthodontics society (2011- 2013) and a Member of Syrian scientific Board Orthodontics.
Mahmoud Al-Suleiman(Research Area)
Dr. Long received his dental degree in both medicine and dentistry (MD, DDS, Hubei Medical University) in 1983 and Ph.D. in Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Stomatology, Hubei Medical University in 1997. He is a professor of Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Stomatology, Wuhan University. Dr. Long is an expert in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, especially in TMJ disease. He successfully performed thousands of oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures conducted basic and clinical research. He has published many medical articles and edited or contributed several books. He has a studying and working experienceÃ‚ as visiting scholar at The Second Department of Oral Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan in 1992, also as visiting scholar at Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, University of Adelaide, South Australia in 2004. He was a member of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society of the Chinese Stomatological Association from 1998 to 2012. Since 1997, he has been Vice President, China National Society of TMD & Occlusion and was a member of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society of the Chinese Stomatological Association. Now he is the president-elect of Chinese Society of TMD (Temporomandibular Disorders) & Occlusion, CSA.
Xing Long(Research Area)
Oral Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
King Saud University
Sammer Ali Bafaqeeh is a university professor in King Saud University, College of Medicine, Otolaryngology Department, Program director of KSU Facial Plastic fellowship, Facial Plastic Division Chairman & Chairman annual international Rhinoplasty & Otoplasty courses. Received higher surgical training from University Hospital of George August (Gottingen West Germany), He has trained as a clinical fellow in facial plastic surgery at Oregon Health Sciences University (Portland, Oregon, USA) Under the supervision of Prof. Ted Cook. He has invited for lectures in various national & international facial plastic surgery meetings and published many scientific papers as well as authored chapters related to facial plastic surgery in reference books. Since started He is passionate about teaching these skills in King Saud University Facial Plastic fellowship program, Otolaryngology Residency program, and runs the first middle east advanced Rhinoplasty & Otoplasty courses in Saudi Arabia and he is a faculty of various national and international workshops and courses.
Sameer Bafaqeeh(Research Area)
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic surgery, Rhinoplasty
Medical university of Sofia
Lydia Katrova, DDM, MPH, PhD is a professor of social medicine and public health at the Medical university of Sofia, Faculty of dental medicine, Dept. of Public dental health. She graduated in dentistry in 1981, specialised in advanced general dentistry in 1988, got a master degree in social medicine in 1990 from the M-U of Sofia and a PhD degree in sociology from the University of Sofia in 1997. She specialised in France -Ethics and deontology, Germany -Health insurance, United States - Health policy in UCLA, Ethics in international medical research in Harvard School of public health. Her research works include 175 monographs, textbooks and research papers in Bulgarian, English, and French, 100 contributions at national and international congresses, conferences, and workshops in the fields of dental education, sociology of the professions, medical ethics, public health management, social medicine and prevention, dental ergonomics. She is teaching the integral courses in Social medicine, Medical ethics, Dental public health, Dental practice management to 2nd and 3rd-year dental students in Bulgarian and English, to graduate students and dental practitioners. She is an accredited lecturer of the Bulgarian Dental Association since 2010, she lectures thematic courses in Dental practice management, Ethics and deontology; Dental ergonomics, Burnout prevention. Prof. Lydia Katrova is a doctoral theses director, including international PhD students, expert of The Joint action on health workforce planning and forecasting of the E U network, invited a speaker and expert observer at the Council of Chief dental officers since 1996. She directs students research groups in Dental ergonomics, Sociological investigations, and Research methods. She is Editorial Boards Member of a number of international dental journals, project and dental curricula evaluator. Her biography is included in the Great Bulgarian Doctors Book for 2010. In 2011 she received the Association for Dental Education in Europe award for excellence in dental education for mature educators. In 2012 the Medical University of Sofia recognised her with Signum Laudis for outstanding achievements in research and teaching for 2012. In May 2013 Prof. Katrova with the students research group of ergonomics hosted in Sofia the Annual congress of the European Society of Dental Ergonomics. Sofia, March 2017
Lydia Katrova(Research Area)
Dental Education, Sociology, Ethics and Deontology, Dental Practice Management, Dental Ergonomics, Teamwork, Marketing of dental services
Head, Department of Neurosciences
Surya Children Hospital
Dr KrupaTorne is among the few super specialists who have been internationally trained in the field of Paediatric Neurology. At present she is heading the department of Neurosciences at Surya Childrenâ€™s multispecialty Hospital , one of the premier Institution for children in Mumbai in India. She has completed her Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology and Epilepsy from Maharashtra University Health Sciences at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Hospital and Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai. She has had a brief stint at the University College London Hospital, a premier academic institution cum hospital in the UK.She has been trained in Paediatric Neurology at Birmingham Children's Hospital in UK where she successfully completed her International Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology, Epilepsy and Neurorehabilitation.To complement her advanced training in Paediatric Neurology she has completed many prestigious International courses like British Paediatric Epilepsy Training Course, British Paediatric Movement disorder Training Course in UK. She has also been trained for Ketogenic diet for drug resistant childhood epilepsies at the Asian Institute of Ketogenic Diet. Dr Torne has many accolades to her name which complements her meticulous and explicate personality.She is an invaluable Editorial Board Member of Journal of Neuroscience and brain Imaging in London UK.She was honoured by International Bursary from European Paediatric Neurology Society with an opportunity to attend one of the prestigious courses in Paediatric Neuromuscular disorder and Neonatal Neurology at Budapest in Hungary.She was invited to attend the valuable Movement Disorder International Winter School Course by Movement Disorder International society at Catania in Italy.As a feather in her cap she was invited as a Chief Guest in World Congress of Anatomist held in Gadag Institute of Medical Sciences in Karnataka and International Paediatric Conference held at Port Said in Egypt.She has to her credit many valuable publications in reputed peer reviewed index national and International Journals.She is an active Organizing Committee Member for more than 10 prestigious national and international medical conferences.She has presented many national and international papers in Cambridge, Birmingham, Italy, France and Hungary.She is affiliated to more than 15 eminent International and National Paediatric Neurology and Epilepsy associations.She was honoured as the Best Woman Achiever in Paediatric Neurology at the Indian Women Convention 2018.
Krupa Torne(Research Area)
She is a recipient of MRCPCH UK, an internationally acclaimed medical qualification. Her research interest is in complex paediatric epilepsies, ketogenic diet and paediatric movement disorder.
SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre
Dr. M.Rajajeyakumar, MBBS, MD (Physiology), MSc Yoga, CCEBDM (PHFI), (PhD), has completed his MD Physiology,(2006-2009) at (JIPMER- An Institution of National Importance under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India). He worked as research assistant (2009-2012) in Advanced Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research Lab, and JIPMER. He has published more than 57 research papers and serving as an expert reviewer (>30) and editorial board member (>70) in many national and international journals. Invited for honorable guest Speaker in Fitness-2015, Philadelphia, USA, and Speaker and chairperson for the international conference 9 th Indo global summit on cancer therapy -2015, India. He was selected as Speaker and chairperson for 12th,13th& 14 th AsiaPacificMedicalEducationConference-3rd, 4 th & 5 th International Conference on Faculty Development in the Health Professions, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, Singapore 2015,16 & 17. He presented his scientific paper in World Diabetes Congress Dec-2015, IDF,Vancouver, Canada. He appointed as Advisory Council members of Pure Action, Yoga is Medicine, Austin, TX 78703, USA.
Dr. M.Rajajeyakumar has been actively involved in research. His special research experience is in Yoga, autonomic, cognitive, cardio-respiratory, neurophysiology and medical education. He had trained with basic Physiological procedures including human and animal experimental physiology; pulmonary function test (PFT), autonomic function test (AFT), HRV (heart rate variability), EMG (electromyography), & NCS (nerve conduction study) related research.
Wright State University
Prof Samuel A. Adebonojo (Biography)
Prof Samuel A. Adebonojo is a Retired Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA. He was a Chief of Surgical Services & Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Thoracic Surgery in Walter Reed Army Medical Center at Washington, DC, USA. He completed his education in University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and worked as a Clinical Instructor in Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California, San Diego from 1973-1975 and as a visiting professor in University of Sydney, Australia and Howard University, Washington, DC, USA in 1982. He served as a Senior Lecturer in the University of Ibadan from 1976 to 1984 and he was a Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at College of Medicine, University of Lagos in 1984. He was a fellow of American College of Surgeons, West African College of Surgeons, International College of Surgeons, National Medical Associations- USA, Nigerian Medical council in Surgery and a Past President of Nigerian Cardiac Society. Prof Samuel A. Adebonojo is currently the Representative of the West African College of Surgeons in North America & Canada.
Prof Samuel A. Adebonojo (Research Area)
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Barts Heart Centre
Mr. Kolvekar is one of the leading cardiothoracic surgeons in London, currently working at Barts Heart Centre (St Bartholomewâ€™s Hospital), The Wellington and Harley Street Clinic and London Clinic. He is Senior Lecturer at University College London and involved in several research projects, He has a special interest in mitral valve repairs, beating-heart surgery, cardiac arrhythmias and minimally invasive cardiac surgery and is concerned with ischaemic pre-conditioning of the heart. He also has a thoracic practice dealing with lung cancer, pneumothorax and pleural effusion. Another special interest is in the field of chest wall deformity interventions. He is an internationally recognised surgeon for the adult Nuss procedure and has adapted the NUSS procedure with several new techniques for better pain control and reduced risks from surgery. He also travels abroad to lecture and teach surgeons this procedure and connate minimally invasive surgery. He has several publications in international journals and has also contributed to books.
Shyam Kolvekar(Research Area)
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation, Minimally Invasive Maze Operation, Carcinoid Heart Valve Disease, Lung Cancer Surgery, VATS, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Pectus Correction (NUSS), OPCAB, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Mitral Valve Repair, Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair Robotics, ECMO
Temple University Hospital
Dr. Philip Villanueva (Biography)
Dr. Philip Villanueva is a neurosurgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is a Director of Neurotrauma and Critical Care in Temple University Hospital, also he is serving as a professor. He got the distinctions for The Best Doctors in America, Peer Selected 2019-2020. His clinical interest is Neuro trauma and Neurocritical care. He has the membership in American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neuroscience, Society Section on Trauma & Critical Care - AANS/CNS, Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society, American Brain Injury Consortium, Georgia Neurosurgical Society, Society of Neuroanesthesia and Supportive Care, Society of Critical Care Medicine and National Head Injury Foundation, and his awards and honors are Deanâ€™s List for Patient Satisfaction, Iron Arrow Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha, Neurosurgical Resident of the Year Award, Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Frank McCleary Medical Scholarship, Florida Board of Regents Scholarship.
Dr. Philip Villanueva (Research Area)
Neurotrauma, Neurocritical Care