40th Annual Meeting of Egyptian Society of Surgeons

30 March – 1 April, 2022

ESS Summer Meeting









Words From the Conference Board

Dear Friends and Colleagues

On behalf of the Egyptian Society of Surgeons, I invite you with honor to attend the 40th Annual Meeting of ESS on Mach 30th to April 1st 2022 at Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis Hotel.

Prof. Abdel Moeti Hussein- Vice President of ESS

We gladly continue our support to the Egyptian & Arab Surgeons throughout the year 2022 with more trendy and engaging topics.

Prof. Mohamed Farid – Secretary-General of ESS

ESS Board

Abdel Moeti Hussein
Safwat Abdel Kader

Mohamed Farid

Asst. Secretary general
Hemeda El Sayed

Galal Abou Riah


Ahmed El Kased
Atef Abdel Ghani
Hamed Rashad
Khaled El Fiky
Mansour Kabbash
Mostafa Rizk
Tarek Ibrahim
Tharwat Mohamed Ali
Yehia Zakaria

Conference Glances

  • Best Research Award.
  • Ibrahimian Lecture.
  • Memorial Lecture.
  • Round Tables & Panels.
  • Up to the Minute Abstracts.
  • Symposia.
  • Surgery League.
  • Case Presentations.

Why Should you Participate?

The specialties of general surgery are fixed, however, the cross-geo experience gives it the different taste!
Our sessions will discuss trendy topics and techniques in these surgical tracks:

– Gain new collaborations.                                                   – Position yourself as an expert.
– Meet experts and influencers face to face.                     – Invest in yourself.
– Present your ideas and research.                                     – Stay up-to-date with new tips and advances.
– Level up to international standards.

Surgical Tracks:

– Trauma surgery.                               – Laparoscopic surgery.
– Colorectal surgery.                           – Breast surgery.
– Vascular surgery.                              – Endocrine surgery.
– GIT surgery.                                       – Surgical oncology.
– Hernia.

As we value your professional development, we’d love to hear from you!

Submit your abstract in one of the tracks and join the best abstract competition.


*We welcome oral and poster presentations.


Submission Deadline: Submission Closed.

Registration Fees (Registration Only)


Late Owl and Onsite (After 1 March 2022)
  • All Conference materials
  • Admission to valuable scientific sessions
  • Admission to exhibition and poster viewing
  • Coffee and Lunch
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • # A special offer is available for juniors, call us for more information


Late Owl and Onsite (After 1 March 2022)
  • All Conference materials
  • Admission to valuable scientific sessions
  • Admission to exhibition and poster viewing
  • Coffee and Lunch
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • # A special offer is available for juniors, call us for more information

For physical attendance and accommodation,

Please contact us..

+20 109 980 5050 | +20 102 804 5515

Meet the experts

International guest speakers

Gaurav Agarwal (India)

Gaurav Agarwal (India)

President of the Breast Surgery International (BSI)

Professor of Endocrine & Breast Surgery &
Chief Medical Superintendent

Geoffrey Bruce Thompson (USA)

Geoffrey Bruce Thompson (USA)

Chair, Department of Surgery, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City/Mayo Clinic, Abu Dhabi

Professor of Surgery Emeritus at Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine & Science

Tarek Razek (Canada)

Tarek Razek (Canada)

Director , Trauma Program McGill University Health Centre

General Surgery and Intensive Care Medicine
Co-Director Centre for Global Surgery
McGill University Health Centre and RI-MUHC
Co-Founder Code Blue Advisors

Ömer Günal (Turkey)

Ömer Günal (Turkey)

Professor at Marmara University, School of Medicine,

Department of General Surgery, Istanbul.

Aziz Sumer (Turkey)

Aziz Sumer (Turkey)

Istinye University Faculty of Medicine

General, Bariatric and Transplantation Surgery Unit
Istanbul, Turkey.

Jacob S. Dreyer (South Africa)

Jacob S. Dreyer (South Africa)

MBChB, MMed(Surg), FCS(SA), FRCSEd, FCS(ECSA), M.Ed(Lond)

Consultant General/Colorectal Surgeon at NHS Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.

Jim Khan (UK)

Jim Khan (UK)

Professor of Surgery, University of Portsmouth

Consultant Colorectal & Robotic Surgeon
Clinical Lead Robotic Colorectal Surgery
Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust, UK.

Feza Yarbug Karakayali (Turkey)

Feza Yarbug Karakayali (Turkey)

Professor of Surgery, Director of General Surgery & Colorectal Surgery

Medical Director of Baskent University Istanbul Hospital, Turkey
Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Executive Board Member
President, International19th Turkish Colon and Rectal Surgery Congress, 2023.

Renzo Guinto (Philippines)

Renzo Guinto (Philippines)

Harvard graduate and director of the institute for planetary health, Manila, Philippines.

Nestor Esnaola (USA)

Nestor Esnaola (USA)

Professor of Surgery, Academic Institute Full Member, Research Institute

Associate Director, Cancer Control and Population Science, Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center, Houston Methodist, Weill Cornell Medical College.

Jenny Edge (South Africa)

Jenny Edge (South Africa)

University of Stellenbosch Breast surgery, South Africa.

Faek El Jamali (UAE)

Faek El Jamali (UAE)

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist.

Surgical Quality Chair at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City in partnership with Mayo Clinic.

Paul Goldberg (South Africa)

Paul Goldberg (South Africa)

head of colorectal surgery at UCT until recently, president of the pan-African Association of Surgery and chair of Assoc of surgeons of SA.

Osama Gaber (USA)

Osama Gaber (USA)

Chair of the Department of Surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital, the J.C. Walter Jr. Presidential Distinguished Endowed Chair, and Director of the Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center.

Manish Chand (London)

Manish Chand (London)


Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Advanced MIS Programme
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
WEISS Fellow, London.
Highly experienced specialist surgeon and global key opinion leader in the field of colorectal surgery and colorectal cancer.

Program at a Glance

11:00 – 12:15 PM Session 1: HPB Hall A
12:15 – 12:35 PM Guest Lecture 1: Global Surgery and Climate Change / Planetary Health Hall A
12:35 – 01:50 PM Panel 1: What Not to Do in Trauma Different Situations Hall A
12:35 – 01:50 PM Session 2: Oncology Hall B
01:50 – 02:20 PM Coffee Break  
02:20 – 02:40 PM Guest Lecture 2: The Surgeon’s Role in the Multidisciplinary Management of Gastric Cancer Hall A
02:40 – 03:55 PM Panel 2: Prognosis in Gastric Carcinoma Hall A
02:40 – 03:55 PM Session 3: General Surgical Topics Hall B
03:55 – 04:15 PM Guest Lecture 3: How Trauma Regional Systems Save Lives Hall A
03:55 – 04:15 PM Eva Symposium: Laparoscopic surgery during Pregnancy Hall B
04:15 – 04:30 PM Adwia Symposium: Management of Advanced Peritonitis Hall A
04:15 – 04:35 PM Guest Lecture 6: Challenges to providing a breast service in LMICs Hall B
04:30 – 04:50 PM Guest Lecture 4: The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Endoscopy and Surgery Hall A
04:50 – 05:10 PM Abbott Symposium: Wound Healing  
05:10 – 05:40 PM Opening Ceremony Hall A
05:40 – 06:00 PM Ibrahimian Lecture: Educating Surgeons… Then, Now and into the Future Hall A
06:00 – 06:20 PM Annual Memorial Lecture: Oesophageal Strictures and “The late Prof. Farouk Mourad” Hall A
06:20 – 06:40 PM Guest Lecture 5: Pediatric Endocrine Surgery at Mayo Clinic Hall A
07:00 PM Dinner  
09:00 – 09:25 AM Guest lecture 7: Thirty years of pancreas research: From pancreatitis to Diabetes and Beta cells  Hall A
09:20 – 10:35 AM Session 4: Thyroid & Endocrine Hall B
09:25 – 10:35 AM Panel 3: Post-operative Jaundice of Surgical Importance Hall A
10:00 – 11:30 AM Session 7: Rising Stars Hall C
10:35 – 11:35 AM Surgery League Hall A
10:35– 11:50 AM Panel 7: Vascular Hall B
11:35 – 11:55 AM Pharco Symposium Hall A
11:55 – 12:10 PM Guest Lecture 8: Robotic colorectal surgery – Lesson from the last decade Hall A
11:50 – 12:10 PM Guest Lecture 11: Minimally invasive complete mesocolic right colon resection Hall B 
12:10 – 12:30 PM Guest Lecture 9: Which operation for which patient in morbid obesity Hall A
12:10 – 12:40 PM Sanofi Symposium: Thromboembolism in Bariatric Surgery: Case presentations Hall B
12:30 – 01:00 PM Coffee Break  
01:00 – 02:15 PM Panel 4: Stoma Hall A
01:00 – 02:15 PM Session 5: Bariatric Hall B
02:15 – 02:35 PM Guest Lecture 10: Robotic surgery: Current status and future outlook Hall A
02:35 – 02:55 PM Pharco B Symposium Hall A
03:00 – 04:00 PM Lunch  
04:00 – 05:30 PM Panel 5: Hybrid Bariatric Surgery Debates Hall A
05:30 – 06:45 PM Panel 6: Contemporary debates in differentiated thyroid cancer Hall A
05:30 – 06:45 PM Session 6: Laparoscopy Hall B
09:50 – 11:40 AM Session 8: Breast Hall A
11:40 – 01:00 PM Friday Prayer  
01:00 – 01:20 PM Guest Lecture 13: Colorectal cancer surgery in Africa Hall A
01:20 – 01:50 PM Coffee Break  
01:50 – 03:05 PM Session 9: Colorectal Hall A
03:25 PM Lunch  


 Continuing Medical Education (CME) is an essential component of continuing physician professional development. Accreditation is of utmost importance – both as a proof of the top quality of the scientific content of the congress and as an opportunity for delegates to collect their CME credit points. Join us & get your CME hours!


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