13th Asian-Australasian Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology 2018
07 - 09 March 2018
The Magellan Sutera Hotel & Convention Centre, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Malaysia

Faculty


Allan Taylor
 

Allan Taylor is clinical head of unit of neurosurgery at Groote Schuur Hospital and an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town. After completing his neurosurgery training in 1995, he focused his work and research on skull base, as well as neurovascular surgery.   Given the shift in the treatment of intracranial and spinal vascular pathology, Allan subsequently also developed expertise in endovascular approaches.  With the encouragement and help of Pierre Lasjaunias and Karel ter Brugge he established an endovascular fellowship program in South Africa. Under his leadership practical training is provided and research actively encouraged.  

Anchalee Churojana
 

Associate Professor Anchalee Churojana
Chief of Interventional Neuroradiology,Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Vice president: The association of Thai Interventional Neuroradiology
President: Royal College of Radiology of Thailand

Aida Abdul Aziz
 

Dr Aida Abdul Aziz is a radiologist in Hospital Sungai Buloh and an Honorary Lecturer in Taylor's College.

Bernard Yan
 

A/Professor Bernard Yan is both Neurologist and Endovascular Neurointerventionist in Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia. His clinical expertise is in stroke intervention and aneurysms. His administrative responsibilities include Treasurer (2014 onwards) of the World Stroke Organization (WSO) and organizer of the Australia and China Training Initiative of Neurology (ACTION) programme. The programme is in its 8th year of operations and has successfully trained over 300 young neurologists from China.

Cheng-Har Yip
 

Dr Cheng-Har Yip , MBBS, FRCS (Glasg) FRCSEd, FACS(Hon)
Professor Emeritus, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

Dr CH Yip is the Emeritus Professor of Surgery from the University of Malaya and currently works as a consultant breast surgeon in Subang Jaya Medical Centre.

Christophe Cognard
 

Professor of Radiology, University of Toulouse
Chairman of the Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology Hospital of Purpan
Invited Professor of the University of Montreal
President of the Esmint Sept. 2012 to Sept 2014

Cindy Sadikin
 

Dr Cindy Sadikin is an Interventional Neuroradiologist in Siloam Hospital Surabaya and former AOCNR Treasurer 2009 - 2013. Dr Cindy Sadikin was the Scientific Coordinator of AAFITN 2016.

Cuong Tran Chi
 

Dr Cuong is the current President of Interventional Neuroradiology Society of HCM city (INR-HCM). Dr Cuong has performed more than 2000 neurointerventional procedures including: carotid cavernous fistula, dural fistula, Spinal vascular diseases, treatment aneurysm by coiling, treatment AVM, carotid stenting and intracranial stenting, flow-diverter stenting, percutaneous vertebroplasty.

Dae-Chul SUH
 

Professor Dr Dae-Chul Suh
Neurointervention Clinic, Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center
University of Ulsan, College of Medicine
President of Asian-Australasian Federation Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (AAFITN) year 2014 - 2016
WFITN Executive Committee (voting member) year 2014 to present
Korean Stroke Society, Auditor year 2012 - present

Donna Blanche Taylor
 

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Surgery, University of Western Australia

Dr Donna Taylor is a radiologist with 25 years experience in breast imaging. She is works at Royal Perth Hospital and BreastScreen Western Australia and is undertaking research into new methods of pre-operative lesion Localisation and contrast enhanced mammography.

George Wong
 

George Kwok Chu WONG, MBChB LLM MD, is a neuro-interventionist and vascular neurosurgeon and is a Professor (Clinical) in Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Hidenori Oishi
 

Professor Dr Hidenori Oishi is the President of the 33rd annual meeting of Japanese Society of Neuroendovascular therapy (JSNET 2017). Own experiences have accounted for over 5,000 neuroendovascular therapy including over 3,000 intracranial aneurysms.

In Sup Choi
 

In Sup Choi, MD, FACR
Director, Interventional Neuroradiology
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Professor of Radiology, Tufts University, School of Medicine

Dr. Choi is one of pioneering physicians of Interventional Neuroradiology. He has been involved in advances of knowledge and development of many new tools in neurovascular diseases since his fellowship training in 1981. Dr. Choi has not only contributed advances in clinical practice, he has also concentrated in training many younger physicians, especially from Asian countries. He has led the education program, PLANET course following sudden passing of Prof. P. Lasjaunias in 2007.

Karel G. ter Brugge
 

Dr. ter Brugge was the President of the World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (1999-2001) and the Chairman of the second Congress of the WFITN in Vancouver 1993 and the past Secretary General of the World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies (WFNS) (2008-2010). He is the current President of the Canadian Neuroradiological Soceity. He is the Co-Director of the annual International Neurovascular Course (PLANET) and the annual Canadian course on Interventional Neuroradiology.

Dr. ter Brugge has over 300 publications in scientific journals and chapters in books. He co-authored with Drs Lasjaunias and Berenstein the 2nd edition of the 3 Volume textbook on Surgical Neuroangiography. He is also co-authored with Drs Krings and Geibprasert the textbooks Case based Interventional Neuroradiology and Neurovascular Anatomy in Interventional Neuroradiology

Dr ter Brugge is the Editor in Chief of the Journal Interventional Neuroradiology. He has been an internationally acclaimed leader in the field of neuroradiology for many decades and numerous physicians from Canada and around the world have trained under his supervision.

Kittipong Srivatanakul
 

Dr Kittipong Srivatanakul is a teaching neuro/endovascular surgeon in one of the most active centers in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan. He offers proper treatment solutions based on anatomy and pathophysiology of the disease.

Luo Chao-Bao
 

Assoc Professor Dr Luo Chao-Bao is Chief of Neuroradiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Dept of Radiology. He is actively involved interventional neuroradiology since 1995. Assoc Professor Dr Luo done more than 150 cases of cerebrovascular disease in one year, majorly in intracranial aneurysm, cranial dural AVFs, pial AVMs as well as intra-arterial thrombectomy. Since 2012, he is the national delegate of AAFITN.

Lynette Teo
 

Lynette is a radiologist at the National University Hospital, Singapore. After graduating from the UK, she did her radiology training in Singapore with subsequent fellowships in cardiothoracic imaging at the Royal Brompton Hospital, United Kingdom in 2006/7 and 2011.

Mohammad Hanafiah Kreah
 

Dr Mohammad Hanafiah is a senior clinical lecturer and consultant radiologist, anchoring the thoracic imaging service at UiTM Medical Specialist Centre, Sungai Buloh. His interest includes interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary infections, COPD and intrathoracic malignancies.

Moon Hee HAN
 

Professor Dr Moon Hee Han
Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine
Director of Interventional Neuroradiology, Seoul National University Hospital

Muhammad Fadli Embong
 

Dr Muhammad Fadli Embong has received his Master in Radiology in 2012 from USM, currently serving with Ministry of Health in Sungai Buloh Hospital.

Patrick A. Brouwer
 

Patrick Brouwer worked at Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden the Netherlands from 2001 to 2014. At various timepoints he held his position as neurointerventionalist simultaneously at Amsterdam Free University, Erasmus MC Rotterdam and MCH The Hague. He is currently a full time senior consultant at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden and is the current General Secretary of the European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapies (ESMINT). He is also the General-Secretary of the ESMINT *European Society for Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy*

Rene Van Den Berg
 

Besides high volume experience in the treatment of ruptured aneurysms and stroke, Dr René van den Berg has special interest in the treatment of (pediatric) arteriovenous malformations and spinal and cranial dural arteriovenous fistulas.

Shakir Husain Hakim
 
Professor Dr Shakir Husain Hakim
  • Consultant Neurointervention & Stroke at Max Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi.
  • Director, Neurointervention, NEO Hospital, NOIDA, DELHI-NCR
  • Visiting Faculty, Rajasthan University of Medical Sciences
  • Honorary Prof. Neurointervention, National Institute of Neurosciences, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Founder chairman of "Stroke & Neurointervention Foundation" (SNIF)
  • Course Director for 13th Delhi Course on Neurointervention, 2018
Shigeru Miyachi
 

Professor Dr Shigeru Miyachi is the President of AAFITN ( Asian-Australasian Federation of Interventional Therapeutic Neuroradiology) 2016 to 2018. He was also an Executive Committee (member at large) of WFITN (World Federation of Interventional Therapeutic Neuroradiology) from 2008 to 2013. Professor Dr Shigeru is a highly respected and well sought after speaker.

Sirintara (PONGPECH) Singhara Na Ayudhya
 
  • President of WFITN (World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology) 2015- present
  • President of ATIN (The Association of Thai Interventional Neuroradiology) since 2015
  • Co director of "PLANET" (Pierre LAsjaunias Neurovascular Educational Team) International Courses: 2009-present
  • Professor of Radiology(Interventional Neuroradiology) : 2014 - present
Syazatul Syakirin Sirol Aflah
 

Dr Syazatul Syakirin binti Sirol Aflah, is a respiratory physician working at the Institute of Respiratory Medicine, Kuala Lumpur. She graduated from the National University of Malaysia in 2003 and obtained her membership of royal college physician (MRCP) United Kingdom in the year 2010. She pursued respiratory sub-speciality training in Malaysia with further training in Interstitial Lung Disease in Forli, Italy with Profesor Venerino Poletti. She is a member of Malaysia Thoracic Society (MTS), Malaysia Association Bronchology Intervention Pulmonology (MABIP), World Association Bronchology Intervention Pulmonology (WABIP), Asia Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR), International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and World Association Sarcoidosis and other granulomatous disorders. She is actively in research and participate in presenting oral and poster in local and international congress.

Tchoyoson Lim
 

Dr Tchoyoson Lim (MBBS, FRCR, MMed Diag Radiol) is Senior Consultant Neuroradiologist, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore and Adjunct Professor Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. He has co-authored 100 manuscripts and 6 book chapters, and is Academic Vice-Chair Education, Radiology Academic Clinical Program, and Chief Examiner, Diagnostic Radiology Exams Singapore.

Umair Rashid
 

Dr Umair Rashid is Chief Consultant Neuroradiologist & Head Department of Neuroradiology Punjab Institute of Neuro Sciences, LGH, Lahore – Pakistan. He has more than 15 years of expertise in Transcranial Dopper. He established the 1st stroke centre in Pakistan. He is the President of Neuro Radiology Society, Pakistan. Dr Rashid has over 50 Publication in National & international Journals as first author related to neuroradiology and 70 papers presented National & International Conferences.

Wim van Zwam
 

Dr Wim van Zwam is a neurointerventional and interventional radiologist at the Maastricht University Medical Center in the Netherlands.

After a career in Tropical Medicine, working in Somalia, Laos and Sri Lanka, he started his radiology training in Maastricht in 1995, did his interventional radiology specialization in Leuven, Belgium and neurointerventional training in Tilburg, the Netherlands and Essen, Germany.

He attended the PLANET course in Chiang Mai in 2002 and 2003.

He was one of the P.I.'s of the MRCLEAN study in the Netherlands and is currently P.I. of the MRCLEAN_Late trial.

Winston Chong W.K.
 

Associate Professor Dr Winston Chong is an interventional neuroradiologist from Monash University, Monash Medical Centre, Australia. He is also teaches in Macquarie University and University of Melbourne. Professor Chong was the President of the highly successful WFITN 2015 Congress held in Gold Coast, Australia. He has contributed vastly through many active roles in Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologies and on world stage through WFITN and AAFITN.

Winston Lim
 

Associate Professor Dr Winston Lim of Singapore established the Neurointerventional service at the Singapore General Hospital after returning from his NIR fellowship in Oxford UK in 1996. He has served in the past as President of Singapore Radiological Society (2006 - 2010), was a Council Member and Treasurer on the Executive Committee of the Asian Oceanian Society of Radiology and a member of the WFITN and AAFITN.

Zhang Hong Qi
 

Professor Zhang HongQi is Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery Department, Xuanwu Hospital, the Capital Medical University.
I focus on vascular diseases in Brain and Spinal cord and has mastered the skill of microneurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology.