5TH Annual Elite Ped. GI Congress

April 26-28, 2017, Intercontinental hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE.



The Elite Pediatric GI Congress (EPG-Congress) takes great pride in welcoming you to its 5th annual Congress www.elitepeds.com.

EPG-Congress 2017 is:

  1. Endorsed by PASPGHAN (PanArab)

  2. Endorsed by NASPGHAN (North American)

  3. Endorsed by CAPGAN (Commonwealth countries)

  4. Endorsed by LASPGHAN (Latin)

  5. Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (UAE), managed by Cleveland clinic, USA.


The Scientific program (attached) with topics carefully selected to the needs of the practicing doctors, nurses & dietitians. CME accreditation (~ 18 hours pending).


There will be five types of Scientific activities :

  1. Gastroenterology talks for Pediatric Gastroenterologists: April 26th, 2017. Highly specialized talks for practicing pediatric gastroenterologists. (3-days registration).

  2. Gastroenterology talks for General Pediatrics: April 27th& 28th, 2017. Targeting common gastroenterological problems facing pediatricians, dietitian & nurses. (2-days registration).

  3. Research Abstracts: oral & poster forms. Abstract submission has been closed.

  4. Pre-congress Workshop: April 25th, 2017: (separate registration is required).

  • “Hands on Endoscopy” diagnostic & advanced therapeutic endoscopy. Open for all attendees; Pediatric & adult health care providers.

  • “Impedance, pH & GI Motility”: Open for all attendees; Pediatric & adult health care

5. ESPEN Certified “Nutrition in Pediatrics I, LLL Course” First ESPEN Course in the region. April 26, 2017. Open for pediatricians, dietitians and pediatric nurses. (separate registration is required



Renowned speakers from USA, Europe & the Middle East will focus on practical & contemporary Ped. GI, Hepatology & Nutritional disorders. The Congress is designed to be very interactive; with plenty time for group interaction.


In 2016, there were ~470 attendees from 22 countries & regions (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Sudan, Iraq, Kurdistan, Iran, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Argentina, Turkey, USA, & United Kingdom). This year we are adding an endoscopy workshop; directed by top endoscopists.


In addition to the very rich scientific program, there will be an amazing social program at very unique location, in the heart of UAE, Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the country where culture, luxury & style fuse together with superb hospitality, http://visitabudhabi.ae/en/default.aspx. The scientific program will end at 15:00 each day allowing ample time for social & shopping activities.

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You will, without a doubt, have a non-forgettable  educational, entertaining and non-forgettable time! We strongly encourage you to spend an extra day (before or after the meeting) to take advantage of all what UAE has to offer. Be inspired!



Chairman, EPG-Congress

Mohamad Miqdady, MD

American Board of Ped. GI

Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology

SKMC, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Chairman, Scientific Committee         


MRCPCH, Dip Paed Nutr, PGDME   

Consultant, Ped. Gastroenterology

SKMC, Abu Dhabi, UAE