Souheil Chamandi – Lebanon

Professor and Chair of Anesthesia

Department CHU Notre Dame des Secours – Byblos

Head of Pain Management USEK University

Head of Pain Management Service

President of LSA and Pan Arab Congress


Patricia Yazbeck – Lebanon

Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care at Saint Joseph University, Beirut – Lebanon
Past-President of the Lebanese Society of Anesthesiologists,
President of the Lebanese Society of Critical Care Medicine,
Council member of the WFSA and member of the WFSA Education Committee,
President of the Pan Arab Federation of Societies of Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management (PAFSA)

Adrian Gelb – USA

President of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) and Professor (emeritus), Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

Abdulaziz Boker – KSA

Professor, Consultant & Chairman, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care College of Medicine General Supervisor, Clinical Skills and Simulation Center King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Rhassane El Adib – Moroco

Educational Manager of Marrakesh Simulation and Innovation in Health Sciences Center
Head of Anesthesia and Critical Care in Gynecology-Obstetrics Department
Mother and child hospital, Mohammed VI University Hospital School of medicine, Cadi Ayyad University

Alain Delbos – France

Anesthesiologist working in a private hospital – Toulouse – France
Chair of Scientific committee of the European society of Regional Anaesthesia (ESRA) 2021
CoFounder of « Medecins du monde » : Humanitarian Medicine

Alexander Herden – France

Marketing Manager Anesthesiology
Region Middle East and Africa

Allison Lee – USA

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center
Officer of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Department of Anesthesiology
Medical Director of the Margaret Wood Center for Simulation and Education
Associate Editor, BJA Education

Amar Salti – UAE

Practicing Consultant in Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at Cleveland Clinic – Abu Dhabi – UAE

Cleveland clinic Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi – UAE


Anne-Godier – France

Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine. Full Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at Paris University

Antoun Nader – USA

Professor of Anesthesiology
Professor of Orthopedic
Section Chief, Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesiology
Director of Pain Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Fellowship Director Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Basil Matta – UK

Consultant, Anaesthesia, Major Trauma & Neurocritical Care
Cambridge University Hospitals, Cambridge UK
Senior Medical Director – Masimo International.

Beverly Philip – USA

President, American Society of Anesthesiologists
Immediate Past President, International Association for Ambulatory Surgery
Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Founding Director, Day Surgery Unit, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Cynthia Karam – Lebanon

Aesthesia Department

American University of Beirut Medical Center

David Marrach – France

Consultant in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine and previously a Consultant in Cardiovascular, Surgical and Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France


Elie Zogheib – France

Specialist in critical care medicine and anesthesiology
Deputy head of department of anesthesiology and intensive care at Avicenne Hospital – Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris – France


Francisco Lobo – Portugal 

Institute of Anesthesiology
Director of Research
Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi

Gebhard Wagener – USA

Professor of Anesthesiology at CUMC
Chief, Division of Vascular Anesthesiology
Member, Divisions of Critical Care Medicine & Liver Transplant Anesthesiology
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University

Georges Dabar – Lebanon

Medical Director at Hotel Dieu de France
Pulmonary & Critical Care Hotel Dieu de France
Assistant Professor Saint Joseph University
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Pulmonary Medicine
American Board of Critical Care Medicine

Jacques Duranteau – France

Professor of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care at the University of Paris – Saclay. He is head of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at Bicêtre Hospital and President of the Medical Committee of the Paris – Saclay University Hospitals

Jolene Moore – UK

Consultant Anaesthesiologist based in the UK, sub-specialised in obstetric anaesthesia and with a background and interest in medical education


Jonathan Hastie – USA

Active member of the Society for Education in Anesthesia, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Association of University Anesthesiologists.


Joseph Cravero – USA

Anesthetist in Chief at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine.


Marco Luchetti – Italy

Senior Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Clinical Manager Acute Care, Europe, GE Healthcare


Matthieu Schmidt – France

Full Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at Sorbonne University and senior intensivist in the Medical intensive care, Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris


Medhat Shalabi – UAE

Consultant Anesthetist, Head of Anesthesia, ICU, and Perioperative Medicine Department, Fakeeh University Hospital, Dubai, UAE.
Emeritus Professor of Anesthesiology, Alexandria University, Egypt.
Founder and President: Pan Arab & Middle East Enhanced Recovery After Surgery


Michael Akerman – USA

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Hospital in Manhattan’s Upper East Side in New York City.
Associate Program Director of the Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship.
Director of Regional Anesthesia at the David. H. Koch Ambulatory Surgery Center


Miodrag Milenovic – Serbia

Assistant Professor
Head of Anaesthesiology section in OR
Dept. Anaesthesiology & Resuscitation
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine
Emergency Center, University Clinical Center of Serbia
Member, WFSA Professional Wellbeing Committee


Mohamed AbdelRaouf Nasr – Egypt

Professor of pain & anesthesia
Director of pain unit – Faculty of Medicine – Cairo University
Board member, Egyptian board of Anesthesiologists
Founder and Board member, Egyptian board of interventional pain
Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice ( FIPP)- USA
X- member of pain committee of World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA)


Patrick Narchi – France

Anesthesia Department, Centre Clinical, Soyaux, France



Pierre Albaladejo – France

Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine.
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at Grenoble University Hospital



Pierre Lequeux – UAE

Consultant, Department of Anesthesia, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.



Raja Reddy – UK

Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine and the Educational Director of the Pain Medicine Fellowship Programme at Medway National Health Service, Kent, UK

Samy Abdel Raheem – Egypt

Consultant Anaesthetist | Abu Dhabi-UAE
Professor Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care | Asyut University, Egypt
Member of WFSA Scientific Affairs Committee

Viviane G. Nasr – USA

Senior Associate in Cardiac Anesthesia at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School


Walid Habr – Switzerland

Head, Unit for Anaesthesiological Investigations
Senior Consultant, Paediatric Anaesthesia
Geneva University Hospitals

Wayne Morriss – New Zealand

Practising anaesthesiologist in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Current President Elect of World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists
Member of the WFSA Board and Council.

William Fawcett – UK

Vice President, Association of Anaesthetists
Featherstone Professor of Anaesthesia, Association of Anaesthesists
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine
Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust – UK


Abdelkarim Aloweidi Al-Abbadi – Jordan

Dr. Med. Abdelkarim Aloweidi Al-Abbadi
MD,JBA, Facharzt I in Anesthesiology ,Intensive Care and Pain Management
Chairman Department of Anesthesia and intensive care ,Faculty of Medicine/The University of Jordan
President of Jordanian Society of Anesthesia,intensive Care and Pain management

Abdulla Kaki – KSA

Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University
Chairman of Scientific Board of Saudi Board of Pain Medicine
President of Saudi Society of Pain Medicine

Bouarroudj Noreddine – Algeria

Specialist in anesthesiology, intensive care medicine, Interventional Pain management and Ultrasound Guided Anesthesia – Clinique Maissalyne.
President of Anesthetists and Critical Care Physicians Club.
Director of JARC and Masterclass of Regional Anesthesia

Carine Zeeni – Lebanon

Assistant professor of anesthesia, director of neurosurgical anesthesia, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

Chekrallah Chamandi – France

Interventional cardiology, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)
Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Fadi El Dahdah – UAE

Chief of cardiac anesthesia
Zayed Military Hospital | Abu Dhabi / UAE

Fadlo Sayegh – Lebanon

Head department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Hopital Notre Dame Du Liban

Georges Chebli – Lebanon

Pulmonary and intensive care doctor specialized in neurorespiratory physiology, sleep medicine and extracorporeal life support

Ghaleb Zaouk – Lebanon

Head of department of Anaesthesia and Reanimation at Haykel Hospital Tripoli Lebanon

Hanane Barakat – Lebanon

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Assistant CMO for Quality and Accreditation

Hicham Jabbour – Lebanon

Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Faculty of Medicine of Saint Joseph University

Islam Massad – Jordan

Consultant Anesthetist

and Dean of the School of Medicine- The University of Jordan General Director of Jordan University Hospital

Jean Elie Tabbal – Lebanon

Anesthesiologiat, Pain Consultant – Program Director of Anesthesiology at Saint George Hospital – University Medical Center “SGHUMC”

Lise Abi Rafeh – Lebanon

Anesthesiologist & critical care specialist; chief medical officer at Haykel hospital

Louisa Khairallah – Lebanon

Anesthesia department chairperson
Bellevue Medical Center

Marie Maroun Aouad – Lebanon

Professor of Anesthesiology and Chairperson Department of Anesthesiology American University of Beirut

Marwan Rizk – Lebanon

Director of Regional Anesthesia at the American University of Beirut- Medical Center.
Middle East and North Africa Course Director of regional anesthesia at the Aesculap Academy

May Helou – Lebanon

Past president of LSA, Past Head Department of Anesthesia in Lebanese University , and coordinator of loco Regionallecho guide diploma in the lebaneese university

Maya Hastie – USA

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center.
Vice Chair for Education and Program Director of the adult cardiothoracic anesthesia fellowship.

Mehdi Trifa – Tunisia

Pediatric anesthesiologist and intensivist
Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Tunis El Manar University, Tunisia

Micheline Bou Khalil – Lebanon

Clincal Assistant Professor, LAU school of Medicine
Anestehsiologist at LAUMC St Jonh’s hospital

Mohamad Jazzar – Lebanon

Full time senior consultant of Anesthesiology at Clemenceau Medical Center affiliated with Johns Hopkins International

Nabil El Bitar – Lebanon

Anesthesia Critical care, Pain Medicine. Neurosciences.
Chief department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Family Medical Center.
Other than my medical Diplomas, I have also a PhD in neurosciences, my research and publications were in the field of pain and thermoregulation

Nesrine El Refai – Egypt

Professor of Anesthesia, ICU and pain management, Cairo university-Egypt.
Member of Education committee of WFSA.
Treasurer of African Society of Regional Anesthesia. Special interests: Obstetric Anesthesia, Airway management and Resuscitation.

Raad El Kafaji – Iraq

Chief of Pain Committee in the Iraqi Society of Anaesthesia , ICU and Pain Management
Secretary General of the Iraqi Society for Pain Management

Raphael Sfeir – Lebanon

Full time attending physician Saint Georges Hospital UMC, Beirut, department of anesthesia and Critical Care

Member of the Lebanese Society of Anesthesia Board (LSA), elected in January 2020, acting as secretary 

Rola Hammoud – Dubai

Chief Medical Executive, Clemenceau Medical Center Dubai
President, Lebanese Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare

Sahar Siddik-Sayyid – Lebanon

Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Residency Program Director, Department of Anesthesiology, American University of Beirut, Medical Center

Samia Madi-Jebara – Lebanon

 Head of the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain management at Hotel Dieu de France Hospital
Residency program director – St Joseph University

Vanda Abi Raad – Lebanon

Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology
Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development
Director, Clinical Simulation Center
Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine

Yasser Zaghloul – UAE

Consultant Anesthesiologist
Director of Abu Dhabi Anesthesia Club
Chair of the International Anesthesia & Pain Conference
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City | Abu Dhabi – UAE