Speakers 2021

James R Seibold, MD
MACR, Diplomat American Board of Rheumatology, Diplomat American Board of Internal medicine, President at Scleroderma Research Consultants LLC Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.

Topic: IL-6 and its role in scleroderma: Is Tocilizumab a potential treatment modality

Prof. Terry Moore
MD, FACP, FAAP, MACR Professor of Internal Medicine, Paediatrics, and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology Director, Divisions of Adult and Paediatric Rheumatology Saint Louis University Medical School and Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, USA.

Topic: Labs in Connective Tissue Disease

Dr. Janet Pope
Professor  of Medicine (Division of Rheumatology), Epidemiology, and Biostatics
University of Western Ontario, Canada

Topic: Where do JAK Inhibitors belong in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Tom Appleton
Site Chief, Rheumatology, SJHC
London Western University, Canada

Topic: JAC Inhibitors: Safety Profile

Prof. Dinesh Khanna
MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of Rheumatology, Division of Rheumatology/Dept. of Internal Medicine, Director, University of Michigan Scleroderma Program, USA.

Topic: New horizons in the management of rheumatic diseases related ILD

Shakaib Qureshi, MD
FACR, American Board Certified In Rheumatology, American Board Certification in Internal Medicine, MBBS Uintah Basin Healthcare, Utah, USA.

Topic: Myositis: An overvie

Hamid Bashir, MD
Fellow American College of Rheumatology, American Board Certified In Rheumatology, American Board Certification in Internal Medicine, MBBS MercyHealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue, Rockford, IL, USA.

Topic: Paget’s disease: An overview

Dr. Sahena Haque
FRCP, Consultant rheumatologist, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Topic: Lung Manifestations of Granulomatous polyangiitis & Microscopic Polyangiitis

Dr. Muhammad Haroon
MB, MMedSc, FRCPI, FACR, FFSEM, Phd Head – Department of Rheumatology, Fatima Memorial Hospital, Lahore Topic: Juvenile Spondyloarthropathy
Prof. Dr. Ijaz Hussain
MBBS, FCPS (Dermatology) Pro Vice Chancellor, Head – Department of Dermatology, Kind Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan Topic: Psoriasis: Role of Biologic Treatment
Prof. Dr. Azeem Taj
MBBS, FCPS, SCE (Endocrinology) Head – Department of Medicine, Shaikh Zayed Federal Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore, Pakistan Topic: Thyroid related Rheumatic Problems
Dr. Tajvur Saber
MBBS, FRCPI, Newman Scholar, MD, and SCE Rheumatology, EULAR Certificate in Pediatric Rheumatology Topic: Pregnancy in SLE
Dr. Javaid M. Malik
MBBS, FRCP (UK), FACP (USA), FACR (USA) Consultant Rheumatologist, Rawalpindi, Pakistan Topic: Sjogren’s Disease in Modern Treatment Era
Dr. Najam ud Din
FRCR (UK), MCPS, DMRD Consultant Radiologist – AZNOSTICS Topic: Genicular Artery Embolization in Knee Osteoarthritis
Prof. Dr. Suleman Khan
MBBS, MRCPI, PGDip MSK (London), FRCP (Glasgow), SCE & CCT (UK) Consultant Rheumatologist, General Secretary, Pakistan Society for Rheumatology, Peshawar, Pakistan Topic: SLE Nephritis, A Rheumatologist’s Approach
Dr. Aflak Rasheed
FCPS (Med), FCPS (Rheumatology) Associate Professor Shaikh Zayed Federal Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore, Pakistan Topic: Late Presentation of Autoimmune Diseases: How to fill the gaps
Dr. Muhammad Imran ul Hassan
FRCP (London), MRCP (Respiratory Medicine) (UK), MRCP (UK) Consultant Pulmonologist, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore, Pakistan Topic: Interstitial Lung Disease in Systemic Sclerosis
Prof. Dr. Abdul Shakoor
FCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Psychiatry) Head – Department of Psychiatry Shaikh Zayed Federal Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore, Pakistan Topic: Psycho-social aspect of Rheumatic Diseases
Dr. Abrar Ahmed Wagan
FCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Rheumatology) Associate Professor Indus Medical College, Tando Muhammad Khan, Sindh, Pakistan Topic: Biologic DMARDs and Chronic Infections
Dr. Farhana Younas
FCPS, FRCR, FRANZCR Intervention Radiologist, Quantum Radiology, Sydney, Australia Topic: Imaging Guided Procedures in Rheumatology
Dr. Abrar Ahmad
MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Rheumatology)

Rheumatoid Arthritis with cardiovascular risk: A neglected aspect of the disease.

Dr. Zafar Ali Zafar
MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Rheumatology)

Extra articular manifestations of rheumatoid Arthritis: A Pakistan’s perspective.

Dr. Ata ur Rehman
MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Rheumatology)

Impacts of Fibromyalgia

Dr. Sadia Asif
MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Rheumatology)

Frequency and predictors of pulmonary hypertension.

Dr. Ammad Asghar
MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Rheumatology)

Cognitive impairment in SLE.

Dr. Syed Ali Rukh Pirzada
MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Rheumatology)

Assessment of pulmonary hypertension in systemic sclerosis

Dr. Ayesha Malik
MBBS, MRCP, FCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Rheumatology)

Rodnan’s score and its association with ILD in systemic sclerosis.