7 CME Hrs Accredited by DHA

Meet The Experts

Featuring three renowned experts on Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Neonatology. Deep interactive session with impact-ful information presenting Lectures, and panel discussions including interesting case discussions. Golden opportunity for reskilling and upskilling, replenishing a pediatrician's armour in brining about better outcomes for the little ones under our care. Polishing up our current knowledge in presence of masters and recapturing the essence of direct interactions, which we had missed during the pandemic years.

Our Speakers

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Prof. Vinod K Bhutani


Professor of Neonatology/Perinatology
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital, Emeritus
Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, California, USA

Currently, Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology). EMERITUS, Stanford University School of Medicine, Vinod K. Bhutani, M.D. FAAP a graduate from Armed Forces Medical College, India. He is board-certified Neonatologist and formally trained as a pulmonary physiologist, transformational bilirubin biologist and pediatric health policy expert.... His primary career aims encompass distinct investigative domains:
Ø Clinical translation of basic science;
Ø Elucidation of predictive biomarkers for maternal-child health;
Ø Design of affordable, high quality practical biotechnologies;
Ø Operationalize systems application through novel modes of healthcare access; and
Ø Prevention of newborn brain damage; specifically, of bilirubin-neurotoxicities and broncho-pulmonary dysplasia.
In addition, he is an avid advocate for maternal, neonatal and child well- being. He is the Co-Founder and Executive Director for the Consortium for Universal Rhesus disease Elimination (CURhE), Co-Founder of NeoDesign (Neonatology) and Co-Chair of the Audrey K. Brown Kernicterus Symposium at the Pediatric Academic Societies. His awards include the Fellow of the National Neonatology Forum of India and its Lifetime Achievement Award (2014), the Lifetime Achievement Award of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (Neonatology, 2019), the Neonatal Landmark Award by the American Academy of Pediatrics (Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2013) and the "Legend in Neonatology" by MidAtlantic Neonatology, NeoForum (2010). He has pioneered universal pre-discharge neonatal bilirubin screening, global maternal Rhesus blood type screening, point-of-care G6PD testing, neonatal hemolysis screening, assays for bilirubin binding and effective prescription of phototherapy. In addition, he has collaborated in the development novel neonatal thermal support (Embrace device), computerized neonatal function testing (pulmonary graphics) and adaptive oxygen delivery.

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Pediatric Gastroenterology

Dr. Neelam Mohan


Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Chief of Pediatrics
Medanta the Medicity
Gurgaon, India

Ø Recipient of Dr. B C Roy National Award in medicine by Hon'ble President of India (2016)
Ø Advisor to Pradhan Mantri (Prime Minister's) Jan ArogyaYojna
... Ø Co-chair of Standard Treatment Workflows (STWs) development inPediatrics, an endeavour by Government of India (NITI Aayog) with Indian Council of Medical Research
Ø President of Commonwealth Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition (CAPGAN), Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHAN).
Ø Advisor to National Board of Examinations (NBE) for Pediatric division.
Ø Contributed in several global and national guidelinessuch as National EPIC 1000 module -2021 I Pediatric GERD Practice guidelines : 2021 I Parenting for children & adolescents -2020 I Milk protein allergy - practice guidelines : 2020 I IAP diarrhea modules ; 2019 -2020-2021 I Management of Constipation (2017). Practising guidelines, I Management of neonatal cholestasis: Consensus statement (2014) I Management of Acute Liver Failure in Infants and Children: Consensus Statement (2013) I IAP DiarrheaModules (2010)
Ø Popular orator with >900 presentations (>200 international),>120 indexed publications, >49 chapters in books and is Ex-Associate Editor of international Journal of "Transplantation".
Ø Quoted in Forbes magazine, March 2021 among the list of "Powerful Performers".
Ø DMA "VashishtChikitsaRatan Award" by Governor of Delhi -2012 I " National Health Award" by IMA jury, given by Hon'able Health Minister J.P.Nadda for her contribution in the field of Pediatrics May 2017 I SGRH Alumni Award by chairman of Hospitalfor appreciation to her services to the medical profession and community- 2014 I Distinguished Service Award - 2007 by Indian Medical Association (Academy of Medical Specialties) for her contribution and achievements in liver transplantation I Dr.SadhanaInternational Empowerment of Women Award -2010 I Eminent Doctor of the Year -2009 by Delhi Medical Association I Doctor of the Year Award - 2010 by eMedinews I "Most Popular Doctor" Award for 2011 by eMedinews
Ø Recepient of several national and international awards.

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Pediatric Pulmonology

Dr. S Nagabhushana


Visiting Professor
Rainbow Children's Hospital
Bangalore, India

Ø Formerly - Professor of Paediatrics : Dr.B.R. Ambedkar and MVJ Medical Colleges, Bengaluru
Clinical Associate : Church of South India Hospital, Bengaluru
Ø Contributor - IAP Text Book of Paediatrics, IAP Atlas, Infectious disease Atlas, Recent Advances in Paediatrics
... Ø Editor in Chief - Asthma by Consensus, Paediatric Pulmonology Update(IAPNRC)
Ø National Convenor - Asthma training Module (2019-20), IAP NRC Allergic Rhinitis Module (2022), MiniRespire module IAP
Ø Convenor - IAP Karnataka State Post graduate online teaching max(eventid)am 2022
Ø Sought after Faculty in State and National conferences, CME and Post graduate teaching max(eventid)ams


08:00am onwards Registration
Pediatric Pulmonology
Featured Expert : Dr. S Nagabhushana
9am - 10am Update on Asthma

UAE Experts Panel - Dr. Fatma Al Jassim, Dr. Rizwana Popatia
10am - 11am Aerosols, Myths and Mists

UAE Experts Panel - Dr. Fatma Al Jassim, Dr. Rizwana Popatia
11am - 12pm Interesting Respiratory Cases
12pm - 1pm Lunch Break
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Featured Expert : Dr. Neelam Mohan
1pm - 1:40pm Constipation - How Can the Doctor Keep Mom, Baby and Self Happy

UAE Experts Panel - Dr. Mohamed Miqdady, Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy, Dr. Naeem Ayub
1:40pm - 2:20pm Basics of Liver Transplant : What All a Paediatrician Must Know

UAE Experts Panel - Dr. Mohamed Miqdady, Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy, Dr. Naeem Ayub
2:20pm - 3pm Interpretation of Liver Function Tests

UAE Experts Panel - Dr. Mohamed Miqdady, Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy, Dr. Naeem Ayub
Featured Expert : Prof. Vinod K Bhutani
3pm - 4pm Jaundice in Clinical Practice

UAE Experts Panel - Dr. Khaled Al Atawi / Dr. Anwar Khan / Dr. Rajiv PK / Dr. Monika Kaushal
4pm - 5pm Respiratory Distress in Newborns

UAE Experts Panel - Dr. Khaled Al Atawi / Dr. Anwar Khan / Dr. Rajiv PK / Dr. Monika Kaushal

Organizing Team

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Dr. Sunny Kurian

Dr. Sunny Medical Centre, Sharjah
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Dr. George Joseph

Ideal Medical Centre, Sharjah
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Dr. Bela Sachdeva

Burjeel Oasis Medical Centre, Abu Dhabi
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Dr. Kalpana Sengupta

NMC Speciality Hospital, Dubai
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Dr. Sanjay Udhani

NMC Medical Centre, Sharjah


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Dr. Sridhar Kalyanasundaram

Danat Al Emarat Hospital, Abu Dhabi
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Dr. Rajiv P K

New Apollo Polyclinic, Dubai
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Dr. Monika Kaushal

Emirates Specialty Hospital, Dubai


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Dr. Khaled Al Atawi

Consultant Neonatologist, Clinical Quality Specialist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, DMC
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Dr. Nishath Ahmed

Consultant Neonatologist, Zulekha Hospital, Dubai
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Dr. Sridhar Ramaiah

Assistant Professor, Consultant Neonatologist, American Hospital Dubai
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Dr. Anwar Khan

Consultant Neonatologist and Head of NICU, Dubai Hospital & Dubai Academic Healthcare Corporation, Associate Professor of Neonatolgy
Dubai Medical College
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Dr. Fatma Mohammed AlJassim

Consultant Pediatrician, Pediatric Pulmonologist & Interventional Bronchoscopist. Director of Pediatric Pulmonology & Sleep Department, AlJalila Children's Specialty Hospital Dubai Heath Academic Corporation
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Dr. Rizwana Popatia

Medical Director and Consultant Pediatric Pulmonologist
Mubadala Health Dubai
Assistant Professor
Mohamed Bin Rashid University
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Dr. Naeem Ayub

Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Sheikh Khalifa Women & Childrens Hospital, Ajman, UAE Associate Professor (Adjunct Faculty) University of Sharjah, UAE
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Prof. M. Miqdady

American Board of Ped. GI, Hepatology & Nutrition Chief, Ped. GI, Hepatology & Nutrition Division Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE Clinical Professor, College of Medicine & Health Sciences. Khalifa University, UAE
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Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy

Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai Program Director Paediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at AJCH Faculty at MBRU and Dubai Medical College

Venue Information

event Venue

Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre


Airport Road, Dubai, UAE

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