Program

Day 1 - March 23, 2018
TimeProgram
7:15-7:45 amRegistration and Breakfast
7:45-8:00 amWelcome and Introduction
Matthew Kroh, MD, Chairman, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
8:00-10:00 amSession 1: Health Implications of Diabetes, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Diseases
Moderator: Maguy Chiha, MD | Co-moderator: Matthew Kroh, MD
8:00-8:25 amImpact on Population Health: Medical and Financial Implications
Mohgah El Sheikh, MD, Imperial College London Diabetes Center
8:25-8:50 amPathophysiology of Obesity: Neuroendocrine Regulators of Metabolism and Appetite
Nadia Ahmad, MD, Omnicare Medical Center
8:50-9:15 amEvaluation of the Obese Patient
Rahat Ghazanfar, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
9:15-9:40 amObesity and Weight-related Co-morbid Disease
Maguy Chiha, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
9:40-10:00 amPanel Discussion and Questions
10:00-10:20 amRefreshment Break
10:20-12:00 pmSession 2: Obesity and Cardiometabolic Disease
Moderator: Murat Tuzcu, MD | Co-moderator: Ricard Corcelles, MD
10:20-10:40 amHyperlipidemia Management: Update on AACE, AHA, and European Guidelines
Hani Sabbour, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
10:40-11:00 amWeight Centric Approach to Diabetes Management
Bartolome Burguera, MD Cleveland Clinic Ohio
11:00-11:20 amObesity and Arrhythmias
Antonio Sorgente, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
11:20-11:40 amObesity and NAFLD
Jose Such, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
11:40-12:00 pmPanel Discussion and Questions
12:00-2:00 pmFriday Prayer and Lunch Break
2:00-3:20 pmSession 3: The Psychology of Obesity
Moderator: Pilar Lachhwani, MD | Co-moderator: Philip Schauer, MD
2:00-2:20 pmFood Addiction and Obesity,
Ayesha Ahmed, MBBS, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
2:20-2:40 pmObesity and Depression
Pilar Lachhwani, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
2:40-3:00 pmRole of the Psychiatrist/Psychologist in a Multi-disciplinary Program
Ayesha Ahmed, MBBS and Pilar Lachhwani, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
3:00-3:20 pmPanel Discussion and Questions
3:20-3:40 pmRefreshment Break
3:40-5:00 pmSession 4: Lifestyle Interventions
Moderator: Javed Raza, MBBS | Co-moderator: Maguy Chiha, MD
3:40-4:00 pmBehavioral Intervention for a Successful Longterm Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery
Violeta Moizé. RD, Ph.D, Hospital Clinic Barcelona
4:00-4:20 pmHealthy Shopping and Cooking,
Patrick Bischoff, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
4:20-4:40 pmLifestyle Medicine: What is the evidence?
Nicole Sirotin, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
4:40-5:00 pmPanel Discussion and Questions,
5:00 pmEND DAY 1
Day 2 - March 24, 2018
TimeProgram
8:30-9:00 amBreakfast
9:00-9:10 amWelcome and Introduction
9:10-10:50 amSession 5: Surgical Therapies for Obesity and Metabolic Disease
Moderator: Mohamed Al Hadad, MD | Co-moderator: Bartolome Burguera, MD
9:10-9:30 amNew Surgical and Endoscopic Therapies for Treating Obesity and Metabolic Disease
Matthew Kroh, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
9:30-9:50 amUpdate on Bariatric Surgery and Outcomes: New Guidelines
Philip Schauer, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio
9:50-10:10 amPrimer for the General Practitioner: Pre- and Post-op Considerations of Diet, Vitamins, and Medication Management
Javed Raza, MBBS, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
10:10-10:30 amPre- and Post-operative Nutrition and the Newest ASMBS Guidelines
Dimitrios Spanos, Ph.D. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
10:30-10:50 amPanel Discussion and Questions
10:50-11:10 amRefreshment Break
11:10-12:10 pmSession 6: Medical Weight Loss Therapies
Moderator: Ricard Corcelles, MD | Co-moderator: Hanan Sheikh Ibrahim, MD
11:10-11:30 amBariatric Medicine and Its Role in the Multi-disciplinary Team
Nadia Ahmad, MD, Omnicare Medical Center, Dubai
11:30-11:50 amUpdate on Weight Loss Medication: Mechanisms and Efficacy
Bartolome Burguera, MD, Cleveland Clinic Ohio
11:50-12:10 pmMedications that Cause Weight Gain
Maguy Chiha, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
12:10-12:30 pmPanel Discussion and Questions
12:30-1:40 pmLunch Break
1:40-3:20 pmSession 7: Comprehensive Care for our Patients: Putting It All Together
Moderator: Maguy Chiha, MD | Co-moderator: Matthew Kroh, MD
1:40-2:00 pmGenetics and Obesity
Sara Suliman, MD, Imperial College London Diabetes Center
2:00-2:20 pmWeight Loss and the Microbiome - New Frontiers
Nicole Sirotin, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
2:20-2:40 pmHealthcare Professional Collaboration in the Setting of a Multi-disciplinary Team: Lessons Learned
Roland Ortiz, RN, Carlos Abril-Vega, MD & Maguy Chiha, MD, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
2:40-3:00 pmProtein intake and body composition change during weight loss induced by bariatric surgery: Effect of protein supplementation
Violeta Moizé. RD, Ph.D, Hospital Clinic Barcelona
3:00-3:20 pmPanel Discussion and Questions
3:20-3:30 pmClosing Remarks
3:30 pmADJOURN