Our 2024 Speakers


Professor and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston.

He is a past president of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology, has served on the board of directors of the International Society of Dermatopathology and the American Board of Dermatology, and serves as the Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

He is an Honorary Professor at China Medical University in Shenyang, China, and a Guest Professor at the Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University in Changsha, China.

He is an Honorary member of the German and the French Dermatology Societies.



Member of the Board of Directors of the International League of Dermatological Societies, Member of the Board of Representatives of the EADV and honorary president of the Polish Dermatological Society.

She is the head of the Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland. Her scientific achievements consist of over 400 publications.

The main scientific achievement of Prof. Rudnicka is her contribution to development of trichoscopy for diagnosis hair and scalp disorders.

She coined the term "trichoscopy", co-edited "The Atlas of Trichoscopy" and organized the First World Congress of Trichoscopy in Warsaw, Poland.

Her clinical interests focus on hair diseases, including alopecia areata.

She is an honorary member of several scientific Societies.


Department of Dermatology and Venereology; Zagreb University School of Medicine, Zagreb University Hospital, Croatia

Head of the Out-patients Centre (Polyclinic) of the University Department of Dermatology and Venereology STD Out-patient Centre Division of Paediatric Dermatovenereology

Head of the of Reference Laboratory of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Republic of Croatia for Dermatological Mycology and Parasitology

Sanjeev HANDA, MD

Professor (HAG) & Head Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology.

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research Chandigarh, India.

Bianca Maria PIRACCINI, MD

Professor in Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy.

Head of the Dermatological Unit Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy.

Past-President of the European Hair Research Society.

Past-President of the European Nail Society.

Field of interest: hair and nail diseases.

Prof. Piraccini is the author of 382 Journal articles (of which 361 on PubMed), 45 Chapters of Volumes and 11 monographs on dermatological diseases.

She has participated in and participates in numerous national and international congresses and courses where she is often a speaker.



Julia leads the Cutaneous Lymphoma Service within the Rare Diseases Centre at University Hospitals Birmingham and is Honorary Professor at the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University of Birmingham, UK.

She is Chair of the EORTC Cutaneous Lymphoma Group, President of the UK Photopheresis Society, Secretary for the International Society of Cutaneous Lymphomas (ISCL) and Treasurer for the UK-Cutaneous Lymphoma Group.

Julia is active in both clinical and molecular research fields for cutaneous lymphoma.

She has a Successful Translational Research Program and is Involved in the Development and Delivery of Both Commercial and Academic Clinical Studies.

She has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, contributed to a number of books, and is involved in the development of management guidelines.


Associate Professor at the Institute of Dermatology of the University of Udine (Italy).

He is the General Secretary of the Italian Association of Non-Invasive Diagnostics in Dermatology (AIDNID), Executive Board member of the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS), and Chair of the IDS Task Force on “Imaging in Skin of color".


She is the Managing Diretor of Altaderma clinic and currently the International Director of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M).

She has published 40 scientific and medical papers in international journals and has also delivered over 60 lectures on a variety of subjects in the field of anti-aging and aesthetic medicine at international congresses.

She is also a member of several leading professional organizations including the American Society of Laser in Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), European Society of Lasers in Dermatology and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.



A French Board Certified Dermatologist.

Consultant and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Qassim University, Saudi Arabia.

Special Interest in Nail Disorders and Surgery.

Aisha AL ALI, MD

A consultant Dermatologist at Al Nahdha Hospital in Oman at Ministry of Health
A graduate of Sultan Qaboos University medical school.
Completed 5 years dermatology residency training in McGill University in Canada
Had Canadian board with FRCPC in Dermatology, McGill University, Canada 2016 andAmerican board in dermatology 2016
Completed one year fellowship of Contact Dermatitis and Patch testing at McGill University, Canada 2017
Head of Dermatology Department at Al Nahdha Hospital, Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman since 2019 until present.
President of Oman Dermatology Society since 2019 until present
Associate Program Director of Dermatology program at Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB) since 2018
Member of North American Contact Dermatitis group
Member of multiple standing committees at the dermatology residency program

Ashraf REDA, MD

He obtained his medical qualification from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in 1981.

He served as professor of Dermatology at the same University.

He has spent 2 years at Mayo clinic, Rochester, Minnesota where he got extra training in clinical dermatology, Dermatopathology and Immunodermatology.

He has several research and clinical articles published in national and international journals. 

He has been actively participating as an international speaker in various multinational scientific events in the field of dermatology and immunology.


He is a Boston University-trained dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon.

He is founder of the Skin Clinic in Beirut, and most recently the Skin Experts Polyclinic in Dubai, a multispecialty center of excellence in dermatology, plastic surgery, wellbeing and dentistry.

He is a pioneer in facial rejuvenation, and a leader in laser, hair restoration, skin cancer, and cosmetic skin surgery.


President of Gulf Wound Management Association

Associate Professor on Mohammed Bin Rashid University (MBRU)

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

FRCS from Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons in Glasgow

Swedish Board in Plastic Surgery

Rashid Hospital, Dubai


Dermatology Consultant in Sheikh Khalifa Medical city SKMC (SEHA) Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. where she is a Dermatology Residency Program Core Faculty Member.

She is an Arab Board-certified dermatologist with special interest in Laser therapy and chronic wound management.

Diploma and Master Degree in Skin Integrity and Chronic wound Management.

She is a member of the Emirati Dermatology board.

She is a member of scientific comity of Abu Dhabi International Dermatology and Aesthetic Conference (AIDA).

She has few Publications and case reports in international dermatology Journals.


General and cosmetic dermatologist practicing in Dubai and Lebanon.

She obtained her Medical Doctorate from the American University of Beirut in 2016.

She pursued her dermatology residency training at the American University of Beirut medical center.

Her expertise encompasses treating skin diseases and using non- and minimally-invasive procedures, such as injectables and lasers, for skin rejuvenation.


He is a double French & European board-certified Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon.

He is a fellow and a member of the French College of Plastic Surgery (CFCPRE) & the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS).

He is working in private practice in Dubai & Paris.

Dubai, Full time: Cocoona Clinic

Dubai, Part-time: Quttainah Specialized Hospital / Dubai London Hospital / Lutetia Dubai

Paris, Part-time: Lutetia Paris.

His main clinical activities are Aesthetic Surgery, Aesthetic Medicine, and reconstructive Surgery of the face & whole body with a sub-specialty in Buttocks & Genitals Aesthetics.

Suhail Al Amad, MD

Professor at the University of Sharjah (UAE), and a Consultant in Oral Medicine at the University Hospital Sharjah.

He received his Bachelor’s degree in Dentistry from the University of Jordan, and his Diploma in Forensic Odontology and Clinical Doctorate in Oral Medicine from the University of Melbourne in Australia.


He is a UK board certified consultant Dermatologist, Dermatological, Laser and Cosmetic Surgeon and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of the UK.

After working for several years on world renowned Harley Street in London he moved his practice to Dubai.

He has extensive experience in lasers, aesthetic dermatology and skin surgery.


Senior Consultant Plastic Surgery, Bariatric Plastic Surgery.

Senior Consultant Hand Surgery Microsurgery.


Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology, specializing in Gynecological Laparoscopic Surgery.

Consultant in Gynecologic Oncology at Latifa Hospital in Dubai, UAE.


He is German Board Certified Consultant Dermatologist, completed his medical studies in Germany with "magna cum laude" distinction.

He earned his Dermatology board certification in 2001 after conducting extensive clinical and experimental skin cancer research, resulting in a Ph.D. in Melanoma Research. Since 2004, he has practiced Dermatology in the UAE, initially as Head of Dermatology at Tawam Hospital in Al Ain and later in private practice in Abu Dhabi.

He is the Owner and Consultant Dermatologist at BSK Medical Center in Abu Dhabi, an innovative center for Skin Health and Aesthetic Dermatology, also Serving as a Teaching center for UAE National Doctors seeking Dermatology board certification. Additionally, he consults at the Healthbay Policlinic "Aesthetic Center" in Dubai.

He is a senior faculty member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, conducting hands-on workshops in Aesthetic Dermatology across the UAE, MENA region, Europe, and Asia.

He is also a faculty member of Dermatology at the University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany, and serves as the editor of the specialist journal "Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine.

Hussein Hassan ABDEL DAYEM, MD

HOD and Consultant Dermatologist
Mediclinic Al Noor Hospital


Dermatology and Venereology Specialist Graduated from Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria with Expertise in Various Dermatological Fields, Including Psycho-Cutaneous Medicine, he has Conducted Notable Research on the Stigmatization Experience Among Psoriasis Patients in the UAE

He is a Published Author, Member of ESDaP, AAD, and EADV, and has Presented at International Conferences in the UAE, the UK, and the USA.

Currently Based in the United Arab Emirates. His Career Spans Diverse Roles in Bulgaria, Libya, and Beyond.

He is a consultant dermatologist at East Jeddah General Hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is also a visiting dermatologist at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and a visiting lecturer at national medical colleges in Jeddah. He earned his dermatology and venereology board in 2015 from Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, after which he underwent his fellowship training in 2016 at Laser and Vascular Anomalies Center at Skane University Hospital in Sweden. He also holds the UEMS - European Board of Dermatology Examination - which he earned in 2016. He has a special interest in laser applications in the skin of color. He has been invited as a speaker to several national and international conferences. He is also active in raising health awareness on social media and has regular popular posts on Instagram and Snapchat promoting skincare and debunking common myths. He has also been an active part of the editorial board of the ESLD newsletter and is involved directly in proofreading articles as well as a deputy officer in guidelines review. He has several publications in highly-ranked journals in the field of atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and laser. He is a Deputy Officer for Treatment and Guidelines at the European Society for Laser and Energy-Based Devices (ESLD) and an Editorial Board member.