Sidra Medicine to Host International Workshop on Reconstructive Pediatric Urology

Doha, Qatar, 03 September 2019Sidra Medicine is pleased to announce its first international workshop on reconstructive pediatric urology.

The workshop will be held from 30th to 31st October 2019 at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) with separate sessions at Sidra Medicine. It will be held as a precursor to the 6th World Congress of Pediatric Surgery (WOFAPS 2019) conference which will run from 1st to 3rd November 2019.

The Urology workshop will feature live surgery updates and interactive discussions with a panel of internationally renowned urologists. One of the new features of the workshop will allow attendees to view a live surgery from the Sidra Medicine operating room while seated at the Sidra Medicine auditorium.

Prof. Pippi SalleProf. Pippi Salle, Division Chief of Urology at Sidra Medicine and chair of the workshop organizing committee said: “The Urology live surgery workshop is an exciting feature as not only is it important from an educational perspective but it is a great opportunity to showcase the advancements in pediatric urology that we have achieved at Sidra Medicine. Our pediatric subspecialty is now exclusively at Sidra Medicine for all children and deals with all types of genito-urinary abnormalities requiring surgery.”

WOFAPS 2019 will include a comprehensive discussion of the ‘classical’ challenges in general and urological pediatric surgery. Newsworthy research, surgical techniques and challenges facing the care of children in high and low income countries will frame each interactive learning session. The topic of sub-specialties of urology will continue throughout the duration of WOFAPS, with three full day urology sessions during the congress.

“We are also pleased that the workshop is part of WOFAPS 2019 – which will be the country’s largest ever gathering of pediatric surgeons from around the world. This provides an extended platform for us to review and highlight the advancements as well as the challenges that need to be addressed in reconstructive urology in children. I look forward to welcoming students and surgical peers from around the globe to our workshop,” Prof. Salle continued.

To read the Arabic press release, please click here.

For details, please visit the events page on and to register for the Urology workshop, please click here.

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