Welcome Message

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to join us at our combined meeting of the Digestive Disease Institute 3rd International Symposium (DDI 2019) and the 2nd Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiovascular Diseases International Symposium (DOCS 2019), taking place on April 25-27, 2019 at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Matthew Kroh, MD
Symposium Chair

Program Topics
  • Anorectal
  • Colorectal
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Esophageal-Foregut Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Nursing – Endoscopy
  • Nursing – Operating Room
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Surgical Endoscopy
  • Bariatric and Metabolic Disease
Target Audience
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Hepatologists
  • General surgeons
  • Colorectal surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Allied health professionals
  • Obesity Medicine Specialists
  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Cardiology, Sleep Medicine Specialists
  • Nutritionists, Dieticians, Exercise Physiologists
Learning Objectives
  • Appraise evolving surgical and endoscopic therapies for treatment of obesity and weight-related diseases
  • Analyse existing and expanded indications for treatment of liver failure, including transplantation
  • Determine therapeutic strategies for treating spectrum motility disorders of the foregut and hindgut
  • Debate medical versus surgical management of disease including gastroparesis and inflammatory bowel disease
CME Accreditation

CME accreditation for this activity is in process.