CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Speakers
Ahmed Ali
Ahmed Ali
Consultant Urological Surgeon and Simulation Education Lead,
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust UK


Sashi Kommu
Sashi Kommu
Consultant Urological Robotic Surgeon | Lead Uro-oncology Cancer Clinician & MDT Lead for Urology,
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Sashi Kommu is a Consultant Pelvic Cancer Urological Surgeon and Associate Professor (Reader) in Urooncology at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. His subspecialty interest is in minimally invasive urological cancer management including robotic urological surgery (prostate cancer). He leads the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for all surgical specialties in Kent, Surrey, and Sussex. His primary clinical interests are minimally invasive urological cancer management, surgical robotics, and intelligent probes. He conducted official research with The Translational Cancer Genetics Team at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Institute of Cancer Research, where he strengthened his scientific methods in advanced laboratory work with a focus on cancer genetics and proteomics. In addition, he has over 300 Scientific Presentations, as well as various book chapters and books. His ability to blend medical science with engineering and technology has earned him two NASA collaborative scientific commendations. Dr Kommu is reviewer for 15 Surgical/ Urological and 3 Basic Sciences Journals. Among several novel concepts described by Dr Kommu, include ‘suppressor screening in urological cancer screening’ and ‘the supplementary biomarker approach’ for detecting cancers.


Marius Rebek
Marius Rebek
Cancer Lead – Urology,
Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust


Sanjaya Kalkur
Sanjaya Kalkur
Clinical Director for Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Pubudu Pathiraja
Pubudu Pathiraja
Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist,
Cambridge University Hospital Foundation NHS Trust


Ashim Chowdhury
Ashim Chowdhury
Associate Specialist General Surgery,
NHS


Kunal Rathod
Kunal Rathod
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist,
Queens Hospital Romford


Abdalla Deb
Abdalla Deb
Consultant Urologist,
James Cook University Hospital


Rowland Rees
Rowland Rees
Consultant Uro-Andrologist & Partner,
London Men’s Clinic


Michael Stark
Michael Stark
President,
New European Surgical Academy

Prof. Dr. Michael Stark is specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology. His main interest is gynecological oncology. He is the President of the New European Surgical Academy (NESA), an international inter-disciplinary surgical academy. Prof. Stark was the scientific advisor of the European novel Tele-surgical system, scientific and medical advisor of the ELSAN, a 120-hospital group in France, and is a guest scientist at the Charite’s University hospital in Berlin. In 2011, Prof. Stark was nominated as the Medico Del Anno (Doctor of the Year) in Italy and is an Honorary Member of the French, Polish, Russian, and Italian Gynecological Associations. In the years 1983-2000, he was the director of the Ob/ Gyn department of the Misgav Ladach Hospital in Jerusalem and between 2001 and 2009 the chairman of Gynecology at the HELIOS, European Hospital Group. He was visiting Professor at the Universities of Toronto, Moscow, Beijing, Milan, Adana, Uppsala, and New York.


Mohamed Abd Alazeez
Mohamed Abd Alazeez
Consultant Urologist and Robotic Surgeon,
London Bridge Hospital


Cristian Ilie
Cristian Ilie
Consultant Urological and Robotic Surgeon | Cancer Lead,
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & The Queen Elizabeth Hospital KL


Ravi Kulkarni
Ravi Kulkarni
Consultant Urological Surgeon,
Ashford and St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey, Surrey


Ankur Mukherjee
Ankur Mukherjee
Urologist,
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Shiv Kumar Pandian
Shiv Kumar Pandian
Lead Clinician for Urological Cancer,
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust


Christian Brown
Christian Brown
Consultant Urological Surgeon,
Kings College Hospital


Sudhanshu Chitale
Sudhanshu Chitale
Consultant Urological Surgeon,
Whittington Health NHS Trust


Sachin Agarwal
Sachin Agarwal
Consultant Urologist,
Ashford & St Peters NHS Trust


Daben Dawam
Daben Dawam
Consultant Urological Surgeon,
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Stacey Bryan
Stacey Bryan
Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist,
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Meena Ali
Meena Ali
Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Ashwin Narasimha Sridhar
Ashwin Narasimha Sridhar
Consultant Urologist,
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Aruna Ramineni
Aruna Ramineni
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Barking,
Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Miss Aruna Ramineni is a highly experienced gynaecologist with a special interest in the management of couples with fertility problems. Miss Ramineni provides expert care and attention on a range of issues including menstrual disorders, polycystic ovaries (PCOS), recurrent miscarriage, post-menopausal problems and infertility. She is highly rated by patients for her excellent bedside manner, supportiveness, and professional skills.


Ahmed Elnaggar
Ahmed Elnaggar
Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist,
University Hospital Derby & Burton

Ahmed is currently a Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist at University Hospital Derby & Burton with special interest in Endometriosis and advanced minimal access surgery. He Completed his Obstetrics Gynaecology training in UK in the South West Deanery. He has been awarded an academic clinical fellowship of urogynaecology at university of Plymouth. Then, Ahmed Completed a fellowship program in “Advanced Laparoscopic surgery for Benign Gynecological Disorders” at Cornwall Endometriosis Centre. He is a certified coloscopist and trainer at BSCCP.Currently Ahmed is the lead for reproductive medicine health block and OSCE examiner for year 4 medical student at Leicester university at QHB. He authored and published various clinical articles in peer reviewed journals. Also, Ahmed is an active member of various professional Obstetrics Gynecology organisations.


Tony Chalhoub
Tony Chalhoub
Consultant Gynaecologist, Robotic & Minimal Access Surgeon/Head of Department,
Royal Victoria Infirmary

Tony is a clinical lead for Endometriosis, outpatient hysteroscopic sterilisation and the Regional Preceptor for advanced Hysteroscopic Surgery as well as the Head of Department. Appointed as a substantive full-time consultant in gynaecological surgery in 2011, Tony is a core member of the cancer and colposcopy teams, deputy lead for gynaecological cancer for Newcastle Hospitals and lead for endometriosis. His interests are establishing outpatient sterilisation - a minor procedure that is very well tolerated by women attending the clinic. Tony is a principal Investigator for portfolio research studies such as Quality of Life research into treatments for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding. He is a course director for advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery attracting delegates from all over the world. He is aldo a member of: Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG); British and European Societies of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE/ESGE); Society of European Robotic Gynaecological Surgeons (SERGS); British Society of Colposcopy (BSCCP); Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health (DFFP).


Nithya Ratnavelu
Nithya Ratnavelu
Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist,
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Nithya graduated in Medicine at the Queen’s University of Belfast in 2003. She has an Honours degree in Biochemistry and a Masters in Clinical Research from Newcastle University. Nithya is a Consultant in the Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead. She believes in affording patients the time to have their concerns heard and to be able to provide holistic care. Nithya is a Council member of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society, and her interests lie in innovation and service development, to improve patient outcomes and experiences. She specialises in minimal access surgery, complex vulva disorders, and colposcopy.


Mohamed Hosni
Mohamed Hosni
Minimal Access and Endometriosis specialist Consultant,
London North West University Endometriosis Centre.


Reza Nasr
Reza Nasr
Consultant Gynaecologist & Fertility Specialist,
University of London


Kirana Arambage
Kirana Arambage
Consultant Gynaecologist / Endometriosis Surgeon,
John Radcliffe Hospital


Ahmed Hossam Elsayed
Ahmed Hossam Elsayed
Surgeon,
Buckinghamshire NHS Trust