• 02 Jul, 2022, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Pediatrics & Neonatology

Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi

  • CME Credits - 5.10
Event Completed

The Burjeel Farha Pediatric Conference is a one-day CME event that brings together leading pediatricians and child experts from around the UAE to discuss pediatric medicine’s latest research and innovations.

The conference provides an excellent opportunity for participants to learn about current research and practice in pediatric medicine. The program includes plenary sessions and expert speakers discussing various topics such as neonatal respiratory ECMO, neonatal resuscitation, and pediatric obesity, among others.

The event will be held on Saturday, July 02, 2022, at Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi.

Expert Speakers

Dr. Kesava Ananth Ramakrishnan

Consultant Pediatric Critical Care

Dr. Iviano Rudolph Ossuetta

Consultant – Neonatology
Director Neonatology Services VPS

Dr. Rajesh Phatak

Consultant PICU

Dr. Musaddaq Inayat

Consultant – Neonatology

Dr. Amin El-Gohary

Consultant Pediatric Surgeon

Dr. A. G. Govinda Shenoy

Consultant Neonatologist & Head of Department

Dr. Shahid Rashid

Specialist Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Abdelaal

Consultant Pediatrics

Dr. Hussein Nasser Matlik

Consultant Pediatric Neurology & Head of Department

Scientific Program

09:00 – 09:10 – Registrations Open

09:10 – 09:20 – Opening Ceremony by Dr. Mandeep Singh, CEO, Burjeel Farha

09:20 – 09:30 – Welcome Note by Conference Chairman

Plenary Session – 1 | Session Chair – Dr. Rajesh Phatak, Consultant PICU

09:30 – 10:00 – Talk by Dr. Kesava Ananth Ramakrishnan, Consultant Pediatric Critical Care

Topic: Neonatal Respiratory ECMO – Is It Standard of Care?

10:00 – 10:30 – Talk by Dr. Hussein Nasser Matlik, Consultant Pediatric Neurology & Head of Department

Topic: SMA – Case Summary

10:30 – 11:00 – Virtual Talk by Dr. Iviano Rudolph Ossuetta, Consultant – Neonatology, Director Neonatology Services, VPS Healthcare

Topics: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in NICU

11:00 – 11:10 – Panel Discussion

11:10 – 11:25 – Tea Break

Plenary Session – 2 | Session Chair – Dr. Kesava Ananth Ramakrishnan, Consultant Pediatric Critical Care

11:25 – 12:05 – Talk by Dr. Musaddaq Inayat, Consultant – Neonatology

Topic: Neonatal Resuscitation: Current Concepts

12:05 – 12:35 – Talk by Dr. Amin El-Gohary, Consultant Pediatric Surgeon

Topic: Sex Assignment- History & Philosophy

12:35 – 13:05 – Talk by Dr. A. G. Govinda Shenoy, Consultant Neonatologist & Head of Department

Topic: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

13: 05 – 13:15 – Panel Discussion

13: 15 – 14:00 – Lunch

Plenary Session – 3 | Session Chair – Dr. Sagar Mohan Nivargi | Specialist – Pediatrics

14:00 – 14:30 – Talk by Dr. Shahid Rashid, Specialist Pediatric Surgery

Topic: Rare Case of Foreign Body in Intestine

14:30 – 15:00 – Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Abdelaal, Consultant Pediatrics

Topic: Pediatric Obesity – An Emerging Crisis

15:00 – 15:30 – Talk by Dr. Rajesh Phatak, Consultant PICU

Topic: Managing Sick Children: When Less is More

15:30 – 15:45 – Panel Discussion

15: 45 – 16:00 – Vote of Thanks & Tea


Company Profile

Since 2002 Symed has been serving the medical community in the UAE with equipment and services from major worldwide manufacturers.

Our product portfolio has expanded over the last few years from the original imaging portfolio to a wide range of products and services focused on the following clinical needs:

1. GE Healthcare Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipments

2. Arjo Huntleigh Patient Handling Equipment

3. Parker Laboratories

4. BSN Medical

As partners we look to service the expanding Medical Community in the UAE with products and solutions that are expected from a 1st class solution provider. Our team of sales and service professionals are always available to assist with Solutions to meet the expanding clinical needs of health care providers and the patients that are the ultimate beneficiaries of new and existing medical solutions.


Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Al Najdah Street - Abu Dhabi