Dear, Colleagues and friends,
It is with great pleasure to welcome all of you to the first annual international meeting of the Egyptian Society for Continuous Ophthalmic Education (EGSCOE). This meeting is a special and unique event for all attendees to network; learn sophisticated pearls and new scientific advancements from the latest studies and updates or simply from other colleagues’ valuable experience in Ophthalmic practice.
The organizing committee has prepared a tremendous program organized by youth ophthalmologists. The program involves symposia, guest lectures, interesting cases and video presentations beside highly valuable instruction courses. We are confident that all of you will enrich your practice through the knowledge that is presented here. This year we have reputable international guests with great interests in youth education. We look forward to meeting you all of you at the second international EGSCOE meeting on 17,18 Jan 2019.
Gehad El Nahri
Ahmed Mostafa Abdelrahman
Scientific Committee :
Young Ophthalmologists organizing Committee :
Gregory Blaha M.D., Ph.D. attending New York University for college. He obtained both his M.D. as well as a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania. After his ophthalmology residency at the New England Eye Center/Tufts, he completed his retina fellowship at the Lahey Clinic. He stayed on faculty at Lahey where he is the Director of Vitreoretinal Surgery and The Director of the Vitreoretinal Fellowship. He is also an Assistant Professor at Tufts University. Dr. Blaha is interested in all phases of retinal care with special interests in surgery and new therapies.
Paul Cotran, MD was born in Boston and educated at Harvard College, at Harvard Medical School, and at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he received his ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship training. He is currently Director of the Glaucoma Service and International Fellowship Programs at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center. He is also an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Cotran’s research interests are in determining clinical outcomes of glaucoma surgery and evaluation of newer glaucoma technologies
Jeffrey Marx, MD graduated from SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine in 1990. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Eye and Ear Infirmary and vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the Doheny Eye Institute.
Dr. Marx is Chairman of the Division of Ophthalmology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center and Chief Medical Officer of Lahey Hospital Medical Center, Peabody. He is also Professor of Ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine. He has received the Achievement and Secretariat Awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Honor Award from the American Society of Retina Specialists. He was chair of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Task Force on Ergonomics and remains a national leader in this field.
Drs. Cotran and Marx have leveraged philanthropy resources to build relationships with ophthalmology departments at University of Istanbul, University of Cairo, Al Nour Eye Hospital, Numune Hospital (Ankara, Turkey) and ophthalmologists in Jordan. Using donated monies that were initially earmarked to support services in Turkey and Egypt, they have established international fellowship programs allowing qualified residents to further their training in the United States at Lahey. In addition, Lahey has donated over one million dollars to support the purchase of vital ophthalmology equipment and develop new low vision programs in Turkey and Egypt.
Dr. Marx has been listed as a top doctor in various publications, such as Boston Magazine, Boston Consumers’ Checkbook, America’s Best Doctors and Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors.
Dr. Sarkis Soukiasian is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, following completion of a residency in Internal medicine in Chicago, he returned to Boston to do his ophthalmology residency at Tufts New England Eye Center, followed by fellowships in both Cornea and External Diseases and Ocular Immunology and Uveitis at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston,
He is Board Certified in both internal medicine and Ophthalmology
He is a member of the Department of ophthalmologist at Lahey Health, Chairman of the Institutional Review Board and Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts Medical School. He is a reviewer of multiple national and international journals. His areas of interest include dry eye disease, complications of punctual plug, ocular herpes zoster, other ocular inflammatory disorders and advanced keratoplasty.
He has participated in multiple international volunteer missions to El Salvador and Republic of Armenia since 1991.
Dr. Nabil M. Jabbour, MD, FACS. Married with 4 children & 4 grandchildren. Medical School: AUB (1980) Ophthalmology Residency: AUB, UCSF, MEEI-Harvard (1980-1984). Vitreo-retina Fellowship: Retina Associates and MEEI (Harvard Medical School) Appointed chief fellow, then instructor (1984 & 1985). Chief of the Retina Services &Fellowship Program Director at West Virginia University (1985-1991). Established Mid-Atlantic Retina Consultations, Inc. (1991) - President. Established the ForSight foundation first under the Eye Foundation of America (1992) then as an independent non-profit (2007) - President. Founding Chairman of Trinity High School. Founding Chairman of Light of the World Hospital Association Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Doctor of the Year award (NRCC). Businessman of the Year award. Listed in “Who’s Who in the World” and “Best Doctors in the World”, among many other biographies. Kawkaba Award. The West Virginia delegate to the CMDA House of Representatives. Chairman and founder of the FEBI project and the IPROF program Serves on several boards and advisory boards (medical and non-medical). Author of several books, chapters and instructional videos, along with hundreds of articles (medical and non-medical). Designed several medical instruments. Lectures and teaches locally, nationally and internationally. Editor In-Chief, Journal of Ocular Biology. Editorial board and reviewer, several journals Brokered a 3 way deal between AUB, and the fighting factions during the Civil war in Lebanon to keep the medical school open and has been active in promoting peaceful solutions to the conflicts in the Middle-East, as well as better understanding for Moslem-Christian cooperative living. Held more than 40 “peace seminars” in many states in the USA and 3 other continents.
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SHARBEL D. FAHD, MS, MD. FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN of the Lebanese American University Department of Ophthalmology –Rizk Hospital, 2010 till date. He is currently interested in: IOP Fluctuation during LASIK: When Does the Intraocular Pressure Return to Baseline Trans-epithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy: Is it better than LASIK? Aberration measurements in refractive surgery, Role of vitamin A in corneal healing, OCT in Diabetic macular edema Second-eye pain in ophthalmic procedures.
Dr. Tarek M. Shaarawy, MD. The head of the Glaucoma unit and Glaucoma Surgery Research Group at the University of Geneva Hospitals. He is Currently the president of the International Society of Glaucoma Surgery as well as the associate Vice President of the World Glaucoma Association.
Professor Emiratus of Pediatric Ophthalmology Unit in Aboul Reesh University Hospital since 2009 . President of the committee of Egyptian Fellowship in Ophthalmology, Ministry of Health. Member of the Arab Board of Ophthalmology. Member of the Board of International Council of Ophthalmology. Founder and president of the board of Bostan Diagnostic Eye Center. President of the board of Rowad Correction Center for refractive surgery. President of the Egyptian Group of Pediatric Eye Surgeons.
Ms. Souraya Waheed
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