39th Annual IMASA Convention 2019: Speaker Sneak Peak Cape Town

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Dental Programme

Dates: 15 & 16 June 2019

Venue: NH Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Cape Town

DR GADIJA ABRAHAMS

TOPIC: THE NEW PERIODONTAL CLASSIFICATION & THE NEW MEASURES AVAILABLE ON HOW TO DIAGNOSE PERIODONTAL DISEASE

● Qualified with a Degree in Dentistry at the University of the Western Cape

● Degree in Oral Medicine, Periodontology & Implantology

● Post Graduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry, Het Vullen Van Wortelkanaal, de laaste stand van zaken, Peri-implant Infections, Implantologie De Verdieping, Preperatiecursus Volkeramiek, De Endontologische Spoedbehandeling in die Praktijk, Het nieuwe Besluit Stralingbescheming en die gevolging voor De Praktijk, Vernieuwingen in die Endontologie, Endontologie Theorie, Endontologie Praktijk, Bicon Hands on, Intermediate Implantology, Basic Microsurgical Skills, 3D Planning in Implant Dentistry, Southern Implants International Forum, ITI Congress South Africa (Another Brick on the Wall)& Bone & Tissue Day (Gingival Recession Coverage)


Dental Programme

Dates: 15 & 16 June 2019

Venue: NH Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Cape Town

DR KHALED BESHTAWI

TOPIC: CBCT – THE ROLE IN DIGITAL DENTISTRY

● Born in Nablus, Palestine

● General Secondary Education Certificate “Tawjihi”

● Bachelor in Dental Surgery – Faculty of Dentistry – Arab American

● M.Sc Oral & Maxillofacial radiology – UWC

● PhD Candidate – UWC – Thesis Title: “Recommendations for the Development of a Framework for Radiological Imaging Studies During Implant Therapy in SA”


Dental Programme

Dates: 15 & 16 June 2019

Venue: NH Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Cape Town

DR FEHEEM BHAMJEE

TOPIC: TBC

● Received his dental degree in 2007, from the Universities of  Stellenbosch & Western Cape. 

● Received a postgraduate diploma in oral implantology in 2009 ( University of the Western Cape), the Colleges of medicine primary Maxillo Facial surgery examinations in 2010 and another postgraduate diploma in oral surgery with the University of Pretoria in 2011.

● Within this period,  he also spent time as a volunteer within the Maxillo-Facial surgical unit at Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital. This experience furthermore enhanced his clinical work and stimulated him to persue various certifications via the trauma surgical unit at the University of Witwatersrand.

● In 2014 Feheem finally grasped the opportunity to specialize within the department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology at the University of the Western Cape and received his masters degree (MCHD oral medicine and periodontology) and board certification in 2018.

● During his postgraduate studies he assisted in lecturing and teaching to both undergraduate and postgraduate students within the fields of implantology,  periodontics and oral medicine. He is currently a part-time postgraduate consultant at UWC and private practice in Cape Town. 


Dates: 15 & 16 June 2019

Venue: NH Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Cape Town

DR YASEEN KHAN

TOPIC: TECHNOLOGY TO OPTIMIZE CLINICAL DECISION MAKING

● South African based technology entrepreneur with a background in clinical medicine & epidemiology

● Co-founded NPO – The Open Medicine Project – to address clinical support and information needs among African Healthcare Workers. The organization oversaw the development of numerous mobile medical apps, designed to support Healthcare Professionals in the developing world and supported the South African Health Ministry, Doctors Without Borders & other global healthcare institutions with mobile app solutions. 

● He received global accolades for Social Entrepreneurship, incl a fellowship from the leading New York based global social entrepreneurship programme; ECHOING GREEN.

● He is currently the CEO of Essential Medical Guidance, a mobile and web-based clinical support platform which currently serves thousands of African Healthcare Professionals.


Dates: 15 & 16 June 2019

Venue: NH Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Cape Town

DR AZGHER M. KARJIEKER

TOPIC: TO SLEEP PERCHANCE ‘TO SLEEP RIGHT’

● Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon

● Completed his MBChB degree at the University of Cape Town in 1993 and a year long internship at Groote Schuur Hospital.

● Spent 2 yrs in the UK as an ENT SHO and returned to Cape Town and started his specialist surgical training.

● Completed his ENT training at GSH.

● Went back to UK to consult at St George’s Hospital in London where he honed his skills in nasal and sinus surgery attending courses in Europe, Malaysia & England.

● Opened a private practice at Christian Barnard Memorial Hospital with satellite clinics at Tokyo Medicross Day Surgery Unit & Rondebosch East Medical Centre.


Dates: 15 & 16 June 2019

Venue: NH Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Cape Town

DR GORA

TOPIC: THE BASICS OF SLEEP & SLEEP HYGIENE

● Neurologist at Netcare Milpark Hospital

● Co-founder of Memory Division, Centre for Advanced Medicine

● Ex-McKinsey & Co Health Systems Consultant

● Editor of Neuron Magazine

● Member of American Academy of Neurology 

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