May 20, 2018 | Nashville, USA |
Dr. Maher A. Abbas, Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, was invited as a faculty speaker to the 2018 American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting held in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Abbas spoke in the session on Complex Cases – I need help! on the challenging topic of “Rectourethral or Rectovaginal fistulas- The Gracilis Muscle and More”. In addition, Dr. Abbas was selected to give a scientific podium presentation on the topic of “Propofol administration by anesthesiologist vs. endoscopist during colonoscopy: does it make a difference?” The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting is the most important international colorectal surgery meeting with a large international audience from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle-East, and Africa.
Dr. Abbas at the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual meeting
Dr. Abbas with Dr. Stanley Goldberg [left] past president of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and Dr. Michael Tam [right], colorectal surgery colleague from Kaiser Permanente, California
Dr. Abbas with Dr. Hiram Polk, one of the giants of American surgery and past president of the Southeastern Surgery Society, American Surgical Association, Society of Surgical Oncology, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary tract, and Governor of the American College of Surgeons