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Dear Colleagues,

We look forward to welcoming you to “The 10th Annual Case-Based Approach to Controversies in Cardiovascular Diseases” taking place in Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Dubai – United Arab Emirates on February 28-29, 2020.

The Conference, organized under the auspices of Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic, will offer the most-timely updates on significant advances in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. All topics will be presented in a “Real World” case-based format which encourages participation and debate between the faculty and attendees.

This program is intended for all health care professionals involved in the management of patients with cardiovascular diseases, including cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, residents, fellows, and nurses.

Alongside the Scientific Session, there will be an exhibit, providing attendees exposure to the most cutting edge technologies, resources and treatment solutions in the field of cardiovascular medicine.

We look forward to welcoming you to Dubai in February as we celebrate 10 years of Cardiovascular education in the UAE.

Course Directors:
Walid Saliba, MD
Joseph Maalouf, MD
Katherine Hoercher, RN
Wael Al Mahmeed, MD

US Organizing Committee
Katherine Hoercher, RN
Wael Jaber, MD

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2019 Faculty
Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Faisal Bakaeen, MD
Ohio, USA

Brian Griffin, MD
Ohio, USA

Katherine Hoercher, RN
Ohio, USA

Wael Jaber,MD
Ohio, USA

Douglas Johnston, MD
Ohio, USA

Venu Menon, MD
Ohio, USA

Grant Reed, MD
Ohio, USA

Walid Saliba, MD
Ohio, USA

Mayo Clinic Faculty

Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD
Rochester, USA

Arman Arghami, MD
Rochester, USA

Joseph Maalouf,  MD
Rochester, USA

Peter Pollak MD
Rochester, USA

Amy Pollak, MD
Rochester, USA

Charanjit S. Rihal, MD
Rochester, USA

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Wael Adbulrahman Al Mahmeed, MD
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Khalid Al Muti, MD

Tareq M. Aleinati, MD

Mohamed Aljaabari, MD
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Fahad Alsindi, MD

Ahmed Bafadel, MD

Dima Quraini, MD

Mahmoud Traina, MD

  Murat Tuzcu, MD

Regional and Local

Bernard Abi-Saleh, MD

Nadal Abi Rafeh, MD

Moutaz El-Kadri, MD 
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ghaliah Al Mohani, MD

Hussain Isma’eel, MD

Merwan Refaat, MD

Fadi Sawaya,

Hadi Skouri

Hosam Zaky, MD
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, practitioners will be able to do the following:

  • Incorporate the evidence on degenerative mitral regurgitation, ischemic mitral regurgitation, aortic stenosis, and gender differences into clinical decision-making for patients with structural heart disease.
  • Analyze the evidence on new and established medical and surgical therapies for managing patients with heart failure.
  • Analyze the emerging evidence and options for prevention, detection, risk assessment, rhythm and rate management, and stroke prevention and incorporate it into management strategies for atrial fibrillation.
  • Incorporate recent evidence on screening, diagnosis, and treatment options into management strategies for patients with cardiovascular disease. 
  • Critically appraise strategies for the surgical and medical management of infective endocarditis, especially use of antimicrobial therapies, and discuss the pros and cons of current antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines.

Target Audience

  • Cardiovascular Surgeons and Physicians.
  • Fellows and Residents in Cardiothoracic and Cardiology training programs.
  • Nurses, Physician Assistants and other Allied Health Professionals involved in the care of cardiovascular patients.
  • Medical students with an interest in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiology.
  • Internists.
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Registration Categories
Early Bird Rate until
31st January 2020
Regular Rate
1st February 2020 onwards
AED 2100 - USD 570
AED 2350 - USD 635
Non-Physicians & Residents
AED 1050 - USD 285
AED 1200 - USD 325
AED 570 - USD 155
AED 635 - USD 175
*Above rates are subject to 5% VAT as mandated by UAE Government Law
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