The Annual Kuwait
assembly in surgery

2025 TBA


Annual Kuwait Post Graduate Assembly in Surgery

Since its inception in 2002 by Prof Mousa Khorsheed, the Annual Kuwait Post Graduate Assembly in Surgery has been at the forefront of local surgical education and development, bring surgeons from various sub-specialities together, with the aim of improving practice and patient care.



Dr. Mousa Khoursheed

Dr. Salman AlSabah

Dr. Hani AlQadhi (Oman)

Dr. Abe Fingerhut (France)

Dr. Peter Angelos (USA)

Dr. Ahmed AlKanderi

Dr. Kevin Barry (Ireland)

Dr. Nawal AlOtaibi

Dr. Steven Stain (USA)

Dr. Salman Alsafran

Dr. Tae-Yon Sung (Korea)

Dr. Shaimaa Dashti

Dr. Ahmed Bo Shehri

Dr. Ali Al-Sayed

Dr. Patricia Turner (USA)

Dr. Maha AlShaibi (Oman)

Dr. Ahmad AlHashemi

Dr. Waddah Al Refaie (USA)

Dr. David Easter (USA)

Dr. Mohamad Salem (Qatar)

Dr. Hassan Shaker (Egypt)

Dr. Sherry Wren (USA)

Dr. Jean-Nicolas Vauthey (USA)

Dr. Kenneth Sharp (USA)

Dr. Mohsen Alhashemi

Dr. Nasreen Alfaris (KSA)

Dr. Asmaa Alrashed

Dr. Amer AlDerazi (Bahrain)

Dr. Maryam Alkhatry (UAE)

Dr. Faheem Elbassiony (Egypt)

Dr. Hazem Almonami (UAE)

Dr. Abdulla AlOzairi

Dr. Ahmed Ahmed (UK)

Dr. Ebaa AlOzairi (Kuwait)

Dr. Ricardo Cohen (Brazil)

Dr. Manoel Galvao Neto (USA)

Dr. Safwan Taha (UAE)

Dr. Rami Lutfi (USA)

Dr. Camilo Boza (Chile)

Dr. Meshari Almuhanna


Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of the organising committee, it is with great pleasure that I invite you back to the 19th Annual Kuwait Assembly in Surgery(AKUPAS).
The conference is taking place in the State of Kuwait, which is located at the northwest corner of the Arabian Gulf with Kuwait City, a vibrant cosmopolitan metropolis rich in history and culture.
This year we aim to reaffirm the basics of good practice, emphasize the role of ongoing surgical education and research, provide the practicing surgeon with the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases, along with updates on the most recent consensus for controversial issues.
We strive to offer you a most intensive scientific program and a fruitful discussion by faculty guests from North America, Europe, and the Middle East, as well as an exhibition, which will hold the latest in surgical technology and innovation.
This is the 8th year that the Kuwait Surgical Society is actively participating in the conference.
In the quest to achieve balance and equity Women Surgeons of Kuwait (WSK) have played an integral role in this conference.
We have to acknowledge equally the role of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) for their continued support for their local chapter in Kuwait.
We hope that you will find the conference and your stay both valuable and enjoyable.

Prof. Mousa Khorsheed – Chairperson