International Faculty Speaker:
Dr Samer K. Elbabaa
MD, FAANS, FAAP, FACS; Chief of Paediatric Neurosurgery, Director, Leon Paediatric Neuroscience Centre of Excellence, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Orlando, Florida and Professor of Neurosurgery College of Medicine, University of Central Florida (UCF) Orlando
Samer K. Elbabaa, MD, FAANS, FAAP, FACS, is a board-certified paediatric neurosurgeon and serves as the director of the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Neuroscience Centre of Excellence. Dr. Elbabaa also serves as the medical director of the Arnold Palmer Hospital Neurosurgery specialty practice. He specializes in paediatric brain and spinal cord tumors microneurosurgery, neuroendoscopy, fetal neurosurgery, minimally invasive endoscopic treatment of hydrocephalus, paediatric craniofacial surgery, skull base surgery, fetal repair of myelomeningocele and cranio-cervical junctional anomalies. Previously, Dr. Elbabaa performed 60 open fetal in-utero surgeries for spina bifida in Saint Louis before moving to Orlando in 2017. He is considered one of the most experienced fetal neurosurgeons in the United States and the world.
Dr Shahzad Shamim, Associate Professor & Service Line Chief Mind and Brain, Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery
Section of Paediatric Oncology, Department of Oncology, AKU