About The Event

UAE Reproductive Symposium 2024

Fakih IVF is once again is organizing and hosting one of the most significant reproductive symposium in the Middle East. This esteemed annual CME symposium aims to disseminate the latest breakthroughs in reproductive medicine to the physicians in the region, empowering them to integrate this knowledge into their practice for enhanced patient care.

Since its inception in 2012, the UAE Reproductive Symposium has burgeoned into a cornerstone event for Reproductive Health professionals. It serves as a nexus for scientific discourse, Assisted Reproductive Technologies, and invaluable networking opportunities. The symposium is meticulously curated to empower every delegate with strategies that amplify the care they extend to their patients.

  • Message From Dr. Michael Fakih

    Consultant Reproductive Endocrinologist And Infertility

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To lead the way in reproductive medicine by delving into the forefront of innovative techniques and treatment approaches. We’re committed to identifying and overcoming the current clinical challenges in both reproductive medicine and in vitro fertilization. Through rigorous assessment, we aim to craft bespoke treatment plans that seamlessly integrate these cutting-edge advancements, ultimately providing the best possible care for our patients.


With a global assembly of distinguished speakers, our goal is to arm you with cutting-edge techniques and pioneering approaches in fertility treatments. We are dedicated to providing invaluable insights that will not only enhance your own practice but also resonate within your community.

Who Should Attend?

  • Obstetricians

  • Gynecologists

  • Urologists

  • Infertility Specialists

  • Embryologists

  • Lab Personnel

  • Nurses

  • Trainees

Learning Objectives

Explore innovative techniques and treatment approaches in reproductive medicine.
Recognize the prevailing clinical hurdles within reproductive medicine and in vitro fertilization.
Assess strategies for tailoring treatment plans that integrate the aforementioned aspects.
Gain insight into the latest developments in addressing infertility through lifestyle management, ovulation induction, and assisted reproductive technology (ART).
February 16 -17, 2024

Event Program

Day 1: February 16, 2024
7:45am - 9:00am Registration
9:00am - 9:15am Welcome Speech by MC
9:15am - 9:35am Speech by Dr. Michael Fakih, Medical Director of Fakih IVF Dr. Michael Fakih
9:35am - 9:55am AI in Reproductive Medicine: Research to Reality Dr. Scott Nelson
9:55am - 10:15am Coffee Break
10:15am - 10:35am Uterine Transplantation: the French Experience Dr. Jean Marc Ayoubi
10:35am - 11:15am PGT: Technical Challenges and Mosaic Results Dr. Antonio Capalbo
11:15am - 11:35am What Role for PGT-A Testing in Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Dr. Elias Dahdouh
11:35am - 11:55am Modern Work Up of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Dr. William H. Kutteh
11:55am - 12:15pm Stem Cell-Based Restoration and Preservation of Female Infertility Dr. Ayman Al Hendy
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch Break
1:15pm-1:35pm Impact of Gut and Genital Tract Microbiome on Female Infertility Dr. Nahed Ismail
1:35pm-1:55pm Is there a Role for ERA Testing in 2024? Dr. Neal Mahutte
1:55pm-2:15pm The Role of Ozone Sauna Therapy and Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMF) in Female Dr. Zaher Mirhi
2:15pm-2:35pm Are COVID Infection or COVID Vaccine Associated with Adverse Outcomes? Dr. Antonio La Marca
2:35pm-2:55pm The Future of IVF Dr. Juan Velasco
2:55pm-3:15pm Ovarian Reserve Testing: What Does Low Ovarian Reserve Mean? Dr. Fady Sharara
3:15pm-3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm-3:50pm Safe and Successful IVF in PCOS Dr. Jatin Shah
3:50pm-4:10pm AI and Augmented Reality in Reproductive Surgery Dr. Gaby Moawad
4:10pm-4:30pm Fertility Preservation Dr. Scott Nelson
4:30pm-5:30pm Should Carrier Screening be Performed on all Patients? Dr. Antonio Capalbo
DAY 2: February 17, 2024
7:45am - 9:00am Registration
9:00am - 9:15am Welcome Speech by MC
9:15am - 9:35am Speech by Dr. Michael Fakih, Medical Director of Fakih IVF Dr. Michael Fakih
9:35am - 9:55am Prevention of Uterine Fibroids; Let’s Control that Pandemic! Dr. Ayman Al Hendy
9:55am - 10:15am Coffee Break
10:15am - 10:35am Natural Cycles vs Programmed Cycles in FET Dr. Elias Dahdouh
10:25am - 11:15am Recurrent Implantation Failure: Is There a Role for Immunotherapy? Dr. William Kutteh
11:15am - 11:35am The Role of Gut Microbiota in Inflammation and Pathogenesis of PCOS Dr. Nahed Ismail
11:35am - 11:55am Obesity and Reproduction Dr. Neal Mahutte
11:55am - 12:15am Intraovarian Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP): Role in ART and Mechanisms of Action Dr. Zaher Mirhi
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch Break
1:15pm-1:35pm AMH: the State of the ART 2024 Dr. Antonio La Marca
1:35pm-1:55pm Luteal Phase Support in Frozen Embryo Transfers Dr. Juan Velasco
1:55pm-2:15pm Update on PRP Use in Diminished Ovarian Reserve Dr. Fady Sharara
2:15pm-2:35pm The Poor Responder: From Ovarian Stimulation to ET Dr. Jatin Shah
2:35pm-2:55pm Adenomyosis: Surgical Techniques and Reproductive Follow Up Dr. Gaby Moawad

Meet The Speakers

Find The Location

Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai is a 5-star luxury hotel with a striking wave-like design that overlooks the Arabian Gulf. With an exquisite location, this hotel is just 10 minutes away from Mall of the Emirates and other world-class shopping areas and prime business districts.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai

Jumeirah St - Umm Suqeim - Umm Suqeim 3 - Dubai

  • Date

    16-17 February, 2024


    Safina Ballroom


    Janat Al Bahar

  • Parking

    Valet Parking Available