THE EMIRATES GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY SOCIETY (EGHS) was formed in 1995 as a non-profit organization with an intention of advancing the science and practice of digestive diseases through mutual professional interaction among doctors in the UAE with active interest in this field.

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To be the premier organization representing its members at national, regional and international platforms to ensure the highest possible standards of quality and efficient comprehensive care and practice of digestive diseases.


  • To generate awareness on the importance of digestive health and the early prevention of digestive diseases.
  • To create a forum of medical experts who aims to keep the medical field updated.
  • To contribute in the development of guidelines for the management of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in a multifaceted approach.
  • To encourage the adaptation of a healthy lifestyle as a key factor in preventing various digestive diseases.

Board Members

Sameer Al Awadhi

Yousif Al Sarkal
Vice President

Mohammed Abdulla Banama
General Secretary

Nawal Al Nahdi
Scientific Committee Chairperson

Abdulqader Mohamed Almessabi
Cultural Committee Chairperson


In this section find useful information and material for Gastroenterology and Hepatology practice and research.

Contact Us

  • EGHS Secretariat
    c/o Meeting Minds Experts
    Shatha Tower, Office 3113&3114
    PO Box 502464
    Dubai Media City, UAE

  • + 971 4 427 0492

  • + 971 4 427 0493