Dear Colleagues,

The Gulf Thoracic Congress proudly presents its fourth annual meeting to be held in Dubai, UAE on 13-16 March 2013 at The Intercontinental Hotel, Event Center, Dubai Festival City. The Scientific Committee is planning a very comprehensive Scientific Program catering for all specialties of Pulmonary/ Thoracic Medicine covering state-of-the-art Lectures, Update Presentations, Post Graduate Courses, Workshops, Panel Discussions, Interactive Sessions, Master Clinician Sessions, and Research Abstract Presentations. At the Gulf Thoracic Congress you will find what you aim for on all fields related Pulmonary/ Thoracic Medicine, including but not limited to:
• Asthma
• Pulmonary Infections
• Interstitial Lung Diseases
• Pulmonary Hypertension
• Pleural Diseases
• Chest Imaging
• Research in Pulmonary Medicine     • Sleep Medicine
• Respiratory Care
• Venous Thromboembolism
• Thoracic Malignancies
• Critical Care Medicine
• Interventional Pulmonology
• Thoracic Surgery
• Pediatric Pulmonology


The Gulf Thoracic Congress 2013 is the fourth joint meeting of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS), in collaboration with the Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society (EARS) in collaboration with the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and (for the fourth time), the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF).

Who Should Attend

Would include all specialties related to Thoracic Medicine, which includes but not limited to: Pulmonologists, Thoracic Surgeons, Allergist & Immunologist, Intensivists, Respiratory Oncologists, Internists, Primary Care Physicians, Radiologists, Pharmacists, Scientists, Respiratory Care Specialists, Technologists, Nursing Staff, as well as advocates and Researchers in Public Health and Health Promotion, including Environmental and Occupational Health.
Gulf Thoracic 2013 aims to create a platform for regional medical practitioners to engage exchange and experience the latest and best practice methods in Thoracic Medicine.