Scientific Events

February 3, 2018

Professor Maher A. Abbas featured as honorary lecturer at The IX Coloproctological Symposium

February 3, 2018 | Dusseldorf, Germany |

The IX Coloproctological Symposium was held in Germany to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the Center of Coloproctology in Dusseldorf. Twenty-two leading international colorectal surgeons came as honorary guest speakers from the USA, Europe, and Asia.

The meeting honoured Professor Herand Abcarian, Past President of The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Professor Maher A. Abbas was the only representative from the United Arab Emirates, Gulf Countries, and Arab World. Dr. Abbas moderated the session on Rectal Prolapse and delivered 2 lectures on the topics of Surgical Therapy of Abdominal Crohn’s Disease and Current Surgical Concepts for Rectal Prolapse.

Professor Maher A. Abbas with Professor Herand Abcarian, Past President of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and Professor Francis Seow-Choen, Past President of the Asian Federation of Coloproctology and Past President of the Society of Colorectal Surgeons of Singapore (from right to left)

Professor Maher A. Abbas lecturing at the Coloproctological Symposium in Dusseldorf, Germany