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  • Participated in Laparoscopic Workshop-Training on Bariataric Surgery at King Abdullah Hospital, Amman- Jordan, Saturday, October 3, 2009
    Live Demonstration: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass (2 cases)
  • Attended & participated at the 14th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surger of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, Paris, August 26-29, 2009
    Speaker: Surgical Management of Morbid Obesity by Laparoscopic Roux- En-Y Gastric Bypass
    Laparoscopic Revision of Gastric Band to Gastric Roux-En-Y Bypass
    Laparoscopic Transgastric Removal of Migrated Gastric Band
  • 12TH Spring Lebanese Congress of Surgery and the 19TH Annual Congress of the Pan Arab Assciationof Surgeons, Beit El Tabib, Lebanse Order of Physicians, Beirut June 25-27, 2009.
    Speaker: Restoration of Normal Anatomy of Laparoscopic RYGBP
    Laparoscopic Manageent of Several Complications in RYGBP
  • Association of Covidien/Middle East and Africa: Laparoscopic Workshop-Training Session on Bariataric Surgery, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, June 25-26,2009
    June 25, 2009: Live Demonstration: Lap Gastric Bypass (3 cases)
    June 25, 2009: Animal Lab Workshop
  • Attended & Participated at the 17th International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery, Prague, June 17-20, 2009:
Dr. Hussein Events
  • Speaker: Laparoscopic Appendectomy – A New Standard of Care Laparoscopic Revision of Lap Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass to Normal Anatomy
    Three Trocar Technique for Laparoscopic Spleenectomy
    Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia
  • Poster Presentation:
    Laparoscopic Right Adrenalectomy Using Lateral Position
    Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy – J Pouch and Ileo Anal Anastomosis
    Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
    Laparoscopic Right Colon Resection for Colon CA
    Laparoscopic Band for Morbid Obesity
    Laparoscopic Floppy Nissen Fundoplication
  • Association of Covidien/Middle East and Africa: Laparoscopic Workshop-Training Session on Bariataric Surgery, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, June 11-12,2009
    June 11, 2009:Live Demonstration: Lap Gastric Bypass (4 cases)
    June 12, 2009:Animal Lab Workshop
  • Association of Covidien/Middle East and Africa: Laparoscopic Workshop-Training Session on Bariataric Surgery, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, April 27-28,2009
    April 27, 2009: Live Demonstration:Lap Colon Resection
    April 28,2009: Animal Lab Workshop
  • Association of Covidien/Middle East and Africa: Laparoscopic Workshop-Training Session on Bariataric Surgery, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, April 20-21,2009
    April 20, 2009:Live Demonstration: Lap Gastroplasty
    April 21,2009:Animal Lab Workshop
  • Association of Covidien/Middle East and Africa: Laparoscopic Workshop-Training Session on Bariataric Surgery, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, Feb. 19-20,2009 and Feb. 23-24,09:
  • Director of the Program
    -February 19,29:Live Demonstration: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
    -February 20, 09:Animal Lab Workshop
    -February 23,09:Live Demonstration: Laparoscopic Colon Resection
    -February 24,09:Animal Lab Workshop
  • Attended & Participated at the EuroAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit IV – Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orlando, Florida, February 11-14, 2009.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee
  • Speaker: Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Part I - Resection
    Part II-Reconstruction
    Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy for Gastric CA
    Laparoscopic Band for Morbid Obesity
    Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia
  • Association of Covidien/Middle East and Africa: Laparoscopic Workshop-Training Session on Bariataric Surgery, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, December 15-16,2008, December 18-19,2008:
    Live Demonstration: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
    Animal Lab Workshop
  • Attended and Participated at the Euro-Mediterranean & Middle East Laparoscopaic Meeting-SFCE-MMESA 2008 Joint Meeting, Bordeaux, 13-15 November 2008.
    Presented:Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Laparoscopic Rt. Colon Resection
  • Course Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and Gastric Band Johnson & Johnson, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center,
    August 8-9, 2008:Live Demonstration: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
    Animal Lab Workshop
  • Association of Covidien /Middle East and Africa: Laparoscopic Workshop-Training Session, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, 31July – August 1, 2008:
    Live Demonstration: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
    Animal Lab Workshop
  • Association of Covidien /Middle East and Africa: Laparoscopic Workshop-Training Session, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, July 28-29, 2008:
    Live Demonstration: Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection
    Animal Lab Workshop
  • Association of Covidien /Middle East and Africa: Laparoscopic Hernia Workshop-Training Session, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, July 4, 2008:
    Live Demonstration: Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy
    Speaker:Laparoscopic Hernia
    Animal Lab Workshop
  • Attended & Participated at the 16th Inernational Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery, Stockholm Sweden, June 11-14, 2008:
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Transgastric Removal of Migrated Gastric Band
    Laparoscopic Para Aortic Lymph Node Biopsy
    Laparoscopic Repair of Incarcerated Huge Hiatus Hernia
    Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy for Gastric CA
    Management of Morbid Obesity by Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y
    Gastric Bypass
    Poster Presentation:
    Laparoscopic Left Paraduodenal Hernia Repair
    Laparoscopic Pancreatic Cystogastrostomy
    Laparoscopic Billroth II Procedure
    Laparoscopic Excision of Pararectal Soft Tissue Mass
  • Invited Speaker at the First International Medical Conference of the University of Aleppo(IMCUA) – Aleppo, 4-7 May 2008:
    Speaker:Bariatric Surgery (Lebanese Experience)
    Workshop on Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery (Live Demonstration)
  • Lebanese Society for General Surgery – Gastric Cancer, American University of Beirut Medical Center,SB-101, March 29, 2008.
    Speaker:Laparoscopic Resection for Early Gastric Cancer
  • Invited Speaker at the 1st Saudi Bariatric Surgery Meeting, Dammam, March 1-2, 2008:
    Speaker:
    Laparoscopic Band for Morbid Obesity
    Surgical Management of Morbid Obesity by Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass
    Laparoscopic Treatment of Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Complication
    Moderator:Diet and Nutrition in Obesity
  • Guest Speaker at the Arab Health Congress – Dubai, January 29-31, 2008:
    Speaker:Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy (LPD)
  • Guest Speaker at the 7th Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery in Hourghada -Egypt, 2nd-5th December, 2007.
    Chairman: of the "Hepatobiliary & Pancratic Session"
    Speaker of the following 6 topics:
    Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Total Gastrectomy for Gastric CA
    Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
    Surgical Management of Morbid Obesity by Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass
    Laparoscopic Band for Morbid Obesity
    Laparoscopic Treatment of Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Complications
  • Attended the XII World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity – Portugal, 5-8, September 2007.
  • 15th International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) 4-7 July 2007, Athens, Greece.
    Speaker:Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Laparoscopic Treatment of Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Complication
    Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy – Part I
    Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy – Part II
  • XLI Middle East Medical Assembly – A.U.B.M.C., May 10-13, 2007.
    Participated in Live Demonstration from the O.R. to the Surgical Conference:
    One Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
    Two Cases:Laparoscopic Roux en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • nvited speaker The Annual Symposium of the Syrian Association of Laparoscopic Surgery – Al Assad University Hospital, Damascus-Syria, 29-30 March, 2007:
    Speaker:Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia
    Two Live Demonstration of “Laparoscopic Gastric Banding and Laparoscopic Roux en-Y Gastric Bypass”
  • Invited speaker The 3rd Abu Dhabi Annual Surgical Conference, March 1-4, 2007, Abu Dhabi:
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Surgical Management of Morbid Obesity by Laparoscopic Gastric
    Banding and Laparoscopic Roux en-Y Gastric Bypass
    Moderator:Session #3 - Laparoscopic/Bariatric Surgery
  • Attended and Participated in the Advances in Laparoscopic Surgery,Dubai. January 31-February 1, 2007.
    Speaker:
    12 Years Experiences of Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia at the American University of Beirut
    Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
  • Attended and Participated at the 6TH Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Congress – Malaga, Spain, October 25-27, 2006.
    President: Session 6 “With Lap Surgery a New Generation of Surgeons Has Been Born”
    Speaker:
    Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
    Laparoscopic Band for Morbid Obesity
    Three Trocar Technique for Laparoscopic Spleenectomy
  • Attended and Participated at the 10th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery – Hosted by the EAES and incorporating the 14TH International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery – Berlin,Germany, September 13-16, 2006:
    Speaker:
    Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia
    Three Trochar Technique for Laparoscopic Spleenectomy
    Laparoscopic Band for Morbid Obesity
    Laparoscopic Left Adrenalectomy Using Lateral Position
  • Course Director: Fundamental Basic Laparoscopic Surgery – Professional Development Program- Johnson-Johnson Middle East, at A.U.B.M.C. , April 6-8, 2006.
    Live Surgery: A.U.B.M.C.
    Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
    Lap.Nissen Fundoplication
    Lap. Inguinal Hernia Repair
    Lap. Inguinal Hernia Repair (TEP)
    Lap. Inguinal Hernia Repair (TAPP)
    Live Intervention- Side-by-Side: Bekhazie Hospital
    Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
    Lap. Nissen Fundoplication
    Lap. Inguinal Hernia Repair
    Hands on-Training in Wet Lab
    Hands-on Training in Dry Lab
    Training on Computer Simulator
  • Lebanese Society for General Surgery- Blunt Abdominal Liver & Spleen Trauma – Haroun Hospital-Zalka, Lebanon, March 25, 2006.(4 CME Credits)
    Speaker:Laparoscopic Management of Spleen Injury
  • Lebanese Society for General Surgery – Continuous Surgical Education Program, A.U.B.M.C. Issam Fares Hall, February 25, 2006. (4 CME Credits)
    Speaker: Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach to Gastric Carcinoma
    Minimally Invasive Approach to Diseases of the Adrenals
    Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach to Common Bile Duct Stricture
  • Course Director: Fundamental Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Surgery- Professional Development Program, AUBMC, February 3-4, 2006.
    Live Intervention: Side-by-Side SAGB/QC
    Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
    Suturing techniques
    Hands-on training in Wet Lab
    Hands-on training in Dry Lab
    Training on Computer Simulator
    Experimental Laboratory (Practice on live tissue)
  • Course Director: Fundamental Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Surgery, Professional Development Program, AUBMC, January 6-7, 2006.
    Live Intervention: Side-by-Side SAGB/QC
    Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
    Suturing techniques
    Hands-on training in Wet Lab
    Hands-on training in Dry Lab
    Training on Computer Simulator
    Experimental Laboratory (Practice on live tissue)
  • 15th Pan-Arab Surgical Conference – Bahrain (December 18-20, 2005)
    Speaker:Laparoscopic Rt. Colon Resection for Colon CA
    Chaired Session: Surgery for Morbid Obesity Lesson Learned
  • The 5TH MMESA Congress, Tunis (November 24-26, 2005).
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding(Swedish)
    Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia
    Laparoscopic Rt. Colon Resection for Colon CA
    Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy for Gastric CA
    Laparoscopy in the Management of Splenic Injuries
    Chaired Session:Oncology
  • 3rd International Laparoscopic Surgery Symposium – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (October 1-3, 2005).
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Choledochoduodensotomy
    Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (Swedish)
    Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia
  • The 4th Congress of the Syrian Association of Laparoscopic Surgery, Damascus (March 31-April 2, 2005)
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy for Gastric CA
    Laparoscopic Rt. Colon Resection for Colon CA
  • Arab Health Congress – Advances in Laparoscopic Surgery, Dubai-UAE (February 13-14, 2005)
    Speaker: Laparoscopy in the Management of Splenic Injuries
  • Coordinator of the Basic Laparoscopy Training Course at A.U.B.M.C. for the training of Yemeni Surgeons (February 3-4, 2005):
    Live Demonstration in the Operating Room:
    Lap. Cholecystectomy
    Lap. Hernia Repair
    Lap. Nissen Fundoplication
    Lap. Intracorporeal suturing
    Lap. Dissection using the Harmonic
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Hernia
    Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
    Hands-on pigs in the Animal Lab
  • Lebanese Society of General Surgery, A.U.B.M.C. Issam Fares Hall, Beirut January 29, 2005:Morbid Obesity Session
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding – Technique and Results
    Laparoscopic Management of Band Complications
  • The Egyptian Society of Laparoscopic Surgery (ESLS) – The Egyptian International Congress of Laparoscopic Surgery, Cairo-Egypt (January 11-13,2005)
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Excision of Pancreatic Insulinoma
    Laparoscopy in the Management of Splenic Injuries
    Laparoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy
    Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
    Chairperson:Session: Hepato-Billiary I, Thursday, January 13, 05
  • First Arab Congress for Laparoscopic Surgery - Kuwait November 27-29, 2004
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy for Achalesia
    Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (Swedish)
    Live Demonstration at Sabbah Hospital-Kuwait: Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy
  • 4th Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Congress, Venice- Italy, November 18-21, 2004
    Speaker:Laparoscopic Treatment of Hydatid Cyst (Nov. 19, 2004)
    Treatment of Gastric Band Complications (Nov. 20, 2004)
  • IFSO European Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, May 28-30, 2004
    Speaker:Friday, May 28, 2004- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
    Sunday, May 30, 2004- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (Swedish)
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Course at King Abdallah Medical Center, Jordan, April 10-11,2004:
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
    Lparoscopic Cardiomyotomy
    Laparoscopic Nissen Fundiplication
    Laparoscopic Partial Rt. Hepatectomy for Hydatid Disease
  • 3rd Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Congress, Istanbul, October 22-25, 2003:
    Moderator:Benign Colo-Rectal Disease
    Speaker:Solid Organ – Laparoscopy in the Management of Traumatic Splenic Injuries
    Endocrine Surgery – Laparoscopic Excision of Pancreatic Insulinoma
    Gastric Surgery – Laparoscopic Gastrectomy with Billroth II Reconstruction
  • 1st Conference of the Jordanian Surgical Society, Jointly with the European Association for the Endoscopic Surgery and the European Association of Video Surgery that was held in Amman, September 10-13, 2003:
    Chaired:The Colo-rectal Session
    Speaker:Laparoscopic Colon Resection for Benign and Malignant Lesions
    Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Benign and Malignant Lesions
    Laparoscopic Pancreatic Gastrostomy and Laparoscopic
    Resection of Insulinoma
  • Laparoscopy in the 3rd Millennium - International Congress and Worshops 2nd Lebanese and Mediterranean Endoscopic Surgery Meeting – July 3-6, 2003:
    President of the Congress
    Director of:
    Advanced Urologic Laparoscopy Course – July 1-2,03
    Live Demonstration:
    Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
    Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

    Hands-0n, Faculty-Supervised Laboratory - July 2-3, 03
    Excercises and Operating Room Training on Animal Models
    Hands-0n Training Surgical Procedures: Laparoscopic Upper GI Course Procedrues on Animal Models
    Live Demonstration from AUBMC Operating Room to Movenpick July 6, 2003:
    Laparoscopic Gastric Band
    Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
    Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
    Laparoscopic Achalesia
  • Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy Course in Coordination with Tyco at A.U.B.M.C Operating Room on June 5& 6,2003:
    Operating Room Live Demonstration Laparoscopic Heriorrhapy- June 5, 2003
    TAPP – Dr. Maher Hussein, June 5, 2003
  • Second Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Congress, Athens-Greece, October 31 – November 3, 2002
    Moderator: Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Common Bile Duct
    Surgery in the Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Countries
    Laparoscopic Approach to Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease & Achalasia
    Laparoscopic Renal Transplant
    Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • First Laparoscopic Gastric Banding at King Abdallah Medical Center (Teaching Course), Jordan-Amman, September 21, 2002.
    Director: Laparoscopic Nephrectomy Course, American University of Beirut, May 1-2, 2002.
    Live Demonstration: Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy
  • The 29th Conference of the Jordanian Surgical Society, Jordan-Amman, April 24-27, 2002.
    Chaired: Hepato-Biliary Surgery Session Speaker & Video Presentation:
    Laparoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy
    Speaker & Video Presentation:
    Laparoscopic treatment of GERD(Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease)
    Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia
    Laparoscopy in Spleenic Injuries
    Live Demonstration from King Hussein Medical Center-Jordan to the Conference:
    Laparoscopic Rt. Adrenalectomy
    Laparoscopic Spleenectomy
    Laparoscopic Lt. Colon CA resection
    Laparoscopic Bilateral Inguinal Herniorrhaphy
  • Qatar International Trauma & Emergency Medicine Conference and Doha Neurotrauma Symposium, Doha-Qatar, April 13-16, 2002.
    Speaker: Laparoscopy in the Management of Splenic Injuries.
  • Director of the Advanced Laparscopic Gastric Surgery Course, American University of Beirut, March 8-9, 2002.
    Live Demonstration:
    Laparoscopic Gastric Banding procedure
    Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplicaiton
  • Ninth Arab International Health and Hospitalization Congress, Unesco Palace, Beirut – Lebanon, April 19-21, 2001.
  • Speaker: Minimally Invasive Surgery – Surgical Grand Round, Department of Surgery, A.U.B.M.C. April 2, 2001.
  • Speaker: New Advancement in Laparoscopic Surgery at the A.U.B.M.C. Koura Hospital-Lebanon, April 7, 2001.
  • The 33rd Arab Physicians Union Congress- “Arab Physicians in the 21st Century “Lebanese Order of Physicians-Head Quarter, Beirut – Lebanon (March 15-18,2001)
    Chairperson: Endoscopic Surgery, Session 2 –Laparoscopic Surgery (March 16,2001)
  • American College of Surgeons – Lebanon Chapter, IX Surgical Congress Lebanese Society for General Surgery–5th Lebanese Surgical Congress (February 22-24,2001)
    Moderator: Laparoscopic Surgery I
  • The 1st Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Congress 16-19 November, 2000 – Portemilio Suite Hotel, Kaslik – Lebanon:
    Speaker: Laparoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy- AUBMC Experience (Nov. 17,2000)
    Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy – AUBMC Experience (Nov. 18,2000)
    Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy – AUBMC Experience (Nov. 18,2000)
  • Moderator of Laparoscopic Colon Resection in Makassed Hospital, September 30,2000.
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery (AUB), June 18-19, 1999.
  • Laparoscopic inguinal hernia training course (AUB), May 20-21, 1999.
  • Laparoscopic surgery of the upper GI tract (AUB), May 7-8, 1999.
  • Laparoscopic advanced training course, American University Hospital, March 4-5, 1999.
  • Videoscopic techniques for OR staff, American University Hospital, February 26-27, 1999.
  • Laparoscopic inguinal hernia training course (Cyprus), July 28-30, 1998.
  • Laparoscopic herniorrhaphy training course for surgeons from Appolonian Private Hospital, Cyprus, June 18-19, 1998.
  • Laparoscopic Ultrasonography course held in May 1998, AUB-MC.
  • Laparoscopic Urology Training Course, AUB-MC, May 7-9, 1998.
  • Presentation of Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy and Appendectomy for the Ethicon Representative, held on January 27, 1998, Mariott Hotel, Beirut.
    Animal Lab. AUB-MC hand on, January 30, 1998.
  • Intracorporeal suturing course for the attending staff, November 1997.
  • European Arabian Medical Congress, October 1997, Laparoscopic Appendectomy, Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy Session.
  • The Middle East Medical Assembly. Advanced Laparoscopic Course, May 1997.
  • Symposium on Diabetic Foot Ulcers Management and Rehabilitation - American University of Beirut-Medical Center, December 17, 1996 Topic: Vascular Management of Diabetic Foot.
  • Symposium on Prevention of Amputation in Diabetic Patients - Lebanese Medical Association, Hazmieh, October 29, 1996, Topic: Vascular Reconstruction.
  • 7th Annual Congress of the Surgical Society of North Lebanon. June 2, 1995.
    Topic: Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Les Ivemes Journées Medicales held at Lebanese Faculty of Medicine - Presentation of AUB-MC experience of Medullary CA of thyroid. March 4, 1994.
  • Laparoscopic hernia course held on January 1994 at the American University of Beirut-Department of Surgery.
  • Regional symposium on advanced laparoendoscopic surgery. Beirut, January 14, 15, 16, 1994.

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