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FACULTY

Dato' Dr Gurcharan Singh

Dato' Dr Gurcharan Singh

Malaysia

Sports Medicine Physician and he is currently Chairman, AFC Medical Committee and Member , FIFA Medical Committee.

Dr Pieter D’Hooghe

Dr Pieter D’Hooghe

Belgium | Qatar

Dr. Pieter D’Hooghe is the Chief Medical Officer at Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Doha, Qatar.

Prof. Dr Tim Meyer

Prof. Dr Tim Meyer

Germany |UEFA

Prof. Tim Meyer completed his MD and his MA in sport science at the universities of Hanover and Göttingen, Germany

Prof. Yung Shu-Hang Patrick

Prof. Yung Shu-Hang Patrick

Hong Kong

Prof. Yung Shu-Hang Patrick is a Consultant Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Physician

Marc Vouillamoz

Marc Vouillamoz

Switzerland | UEFA

Marc Vouillamoz has worked for UEFA for 27 years and has been in charge of the UEFA Medical and Anti-Doping Unit since 2005.

Dr Emmanouil Papakostas

Dr Emmanouil Papakostas

Greece | Qatar

Dr Papakostas is a board qualified orthopaedic surgeon from Greece, specializing in knee, cartilage and soft tissue sports surgery.

Dr Yorck Olaf Schumacher

Dr Yorck Olaf Schumacher

Germany | Qatar

Prof. Schumacher joined Aspetar since 2012 managing the Medicine and Emergency Services Physician and Head of Sub-Specialty Medicine in Aspetar.

Dr Sofie Nelis

Dr Sofie Nelis

Netherlands | Qatar

Sofie Nelis, is a Dutch trained physician working at Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicicine in the musculoskeletal clinic as a physician and in the medical education department

Dr Javier Arnaiz

Dr Javier Arnaiz

Spain | Qatar

Dr Arnaiz is a Spanish trained Radiologist with a focus on musculoskeletal diseases and Sports injuries. He is currently the Head of the Radiology Department of Aspetar.

Dr Yacine Zerguini

Dr Yacine Zerguini

Algeria | FIFA & CAF

Dr Yacine Zerguini is a Senior Consultant on Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy and Chairman of the FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence - Algeria.

Dr Montassar Tabben, PhD

Dr Montassar Tabben, PhD

Tunisia | Qatar

Dr Tabben is a Ph.D in Exercise Physiology, a former Karate world champion medalist. He currently working as Scientific Researcher and part of the ASPREV Department of Aspetar.

Dr Katharina Grimm

Dr Katharina Grimm

South Africa | FIFA

Katharina rejoined FIFA in October 2021. She is a surgeon by education and obtained a Master of Science in Sports Medicine & she is member of various organisation such as FIMS, WADA to name a few.

Dr Athol Thomson, PhD

Dr Athol Thomson, PhD

Australia | Qatar

Research Scientist & Podiatrist
Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Adjunct Associate Professor – La Trobe university, Australia,Graduate Faculty – Texas A & M University

Dr Thanos Stamos, DDS

Dr Thanos Stamos, DDS

Greece

Dr Thanos is the Co-founder, Executive VP of the European Association for Sports Dentistry & Chairman, Sports Dentistry Committee, European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians.

Matthew Azzopardi

Matthew Azzopardi

Malta | Qatar

Matthew holds a Masters Degree in Neurological Rehabilitation and He is currently working in Aspetar focus on musculoskeletal rehabilitation and physiotherapy management of sport-related concussion.

Dr John George

Dr John George

India | UAE

Dr John currently practices in Transform Centre, a clinic he founded in 2012, where he has performed upward of 7600 surgeries. He consults 18 Football Clubs across the World and their National Rugby Team, part owns a football team in India.

Prof. Faleh Tamimi

Prof. Faleh Tamimi

Canada | Qatar

Prof. Tamimi, holds academic appointments at McGill University (Montreal, Canada) and at Qatar University as the Associate Dean of the College of Dental Medicine.

Theodosia Palli

Theodosia Palli

UK | Qatar

Theodosia Palli is a sports therapist, Bsc degree from Teesside University in UK. She is currently working in Aspetar for the last 8 years and previously worked in elite football clubs in UK & Greece

Dr Ryo Matsunaga

Dr Ryo Matsunaga

Japan

Dr. Ryo is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and a Team Doctor at Japan Football Association participated in various international football competitions. Dr Ryo has joined the AFC Injury Surveillance program since 2017 and working closely with Aspetar.

Dr Kent Jonny Andersson

Dr Kent Jonny Andersson

Sweden

Kent Jonny Andersson is an orthopaedic surgeon and hand surgeon, specialized in wrist arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction of the wrist and thumb among athletes, joint replacement in wrist, thumb and fingers and Nerve decompression of the hand and forearm.

Dato’ Dr Suarn Singh Jasmit Singh

Dato’ Dr Suarn Singh Jasmit Singh

Malaysia

Dato' Dr Suarn Singh graduated with M.B.B.S from University of Mysore. He has received a psychiatric residency training from the University of Malaya and Forensic Psychiatry from Institute of Psychiatry and University of London. He is a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist.

Dr Alessandro Nanussi

Dr Alessandro Nanussi

Italy

Dr Nanussi is the President of the Italian Association of Gnathology and Orofacial Pain. Past-President of the Italian Society of Sports Dentistry & Board of European Association For Sport Dentistry.

Dr Bashir Zikria

Dr Bashir Zikria

USA | Qatar

Dr Zikria’s areas of clinical expertise include knee ligament reconstruction, elbow arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, and articular cartilage injuries. He is actively involved in Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation and is one of the experts in the field.

Prof. Guido Pieles

Prof. Guido Pieles

UK | Qatar

Prof. Guido Pieles is a Consultant Adult & Pediatric Sports & Congenital Cardiologist and an international expert in the care of elite and amateur athletes leading the Aspetar Sports Cardiology Dept.

Dr Michael Naylor

Dr Michael Naylor

UK

Michael is currently the Head of Nutrition for the English Institute of Sport where he works with over 25 nutritionists providing support to 20 of Team GB's Olympic and Paralympic sports. He was the lead nutritionist for Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Mariem Labidi

Mariem Labidi

France | Qatar

Mariem Labidi is currently a last-year PhD candidate under the supervision of Professor Sebastien Racinais. Her PhD works explore the effect of heat therapy on human muscle functions.

Dr Andrew Massey

Dr Andrew Massey

Northern Ireland | FIFA

Andy Massey joined FIFA in 2020, having worked at Liverpool FC for the previous 7 years as Head of Medical Services.

Prof Roald Bahr

Prof Roald Bahr

Norway | Qatar

Roald Bahr is the Prof. of Sports Medicine in the Department of Sports Medicine at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.

Dr Khalid Al-Khelaifi

Dr Khalid Al-Khelaifi

Qatar

Dr. Khalid is an Orthopedic Surgeon and currently the Director of the Visiting Surgeons Programme in Aspetar.

Prof. Sébastien Racinais

Prof. Sébastien Racinais

France | Qatar

Sébastien Racinais is the head of Research at Aspetar, Chair of the IOC Adverse Weather Impact expert at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Prof. Dr Jens Kleinefeld

Prof. Dr Jens Kleinefeld

Germany | FIFA

Prof. Jens is a leading Emergency Doctor, Pain Specialist & Intensive Care Physician. He is a UEFA DCO & FIFA Medical Officer.

Dr Maria-Carmen Adamuz

Dr Maria-Carmen Adamuz

Spain | Qatar

Dr. Maria-Carmen Adamuz is Spanish trained Cardiologist with experience in both Clinical and Sports Cardiology.

Om El Khir Ksantini

Om El Khir Ksantini

France/Tunisia | Qatar

Om El Khir Ksantini is a French/Tunisian physiotherapist who graduated in 1998 from the l'Ecole Superieure des Sciences et Techniques de la Sante in Tunisia.

Prof. Valter Di Salvo, PhD

Prof. Valter Di Salvo, PhD

Italy | Qatar

Valter Di Salvo is currently Director of Football Performance & Science with the Qatar FA and ASPIRE Academy and since 2002 full Professor at University of Rome “Foro Italico”.

Dr Louis Holtzhausen

Dr Louis Holtzhausen

South Africa | Qatar

Dr Louis Holtzhausen is a Sports Medicine Physician at Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital and Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College in Qatar.

Dr Mark Fulcher

Dr Mark Fulcher

New Zealand | FIFA

Dr Mark Fulcher is a Sports and Exercise Physician, FIFA Medical Committee member, Sr. Lecturer at the University of Auckland, Sr. Editor FIFA FM Diploma.

Dr Andreas Serner, PhD

Dr Andreas Serner, PhD

Denmark | FIFA

Andreas is a physiotherapist from Copenhagen, Denmark. He has a Master’s in Medical Science; Sports Science and Sports Medicine and currently working as a Medical Researcher at FIFA.

Dr Atef Hashem

Dr Atef Hashem

Qatar

Dr Atef Hashem is a Consultant Prosthodontist in Aspetar. In 2001, he was awarded a scholarship grant to pursue his postgraduate studies in the field of prosthodontics in The Dublin Dental University Hospital, Trinity College, Ireland

Rizwana Saleem

Rizwana Saleem

Qatar

Rizwana Saleem has a Diploma in Dental Nursing level 3 with the City & Guilds from the United Kingdom and currently a team member of the Sports Dentistry department here at Aspetar since 2015.

Evi Sidiropoulou

Evi Sidiropoulou

Greece | Qatar

Evi is a Senior Physical Coach and Head of the Strength and Conditioning section in Aspetar's Rehabilitation Dept. She is also former professional athlete in swimming and water polo

Dermot Simpson

Dermot Simpson

Ireland | Qatar

Dermot Simpson is a physiotherapist from Ireland. He completed his Physiotherapy degree and post graduate Master’s degree in Sports Physiotherapy from University College Dublin.

Dr Mourad Ghrairi

Dr Mourad Ghrairi

Tunisia | FIFA MCE Dubai

Dr Mourad is currently the CMO of the FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Dubai. He is a specialise in PMR & Sports medicine, team Physician with numerous football teams “Football Club de Toul, France” , Espérance Sportive de Tunis

Dr Sofiane Souissi

Dr Sofiane Souissi

Tunisia | Qatar

Dr. Souissi is a clinical and sports psychologist specializing in performance enhancement and psychological well-being. He has extensive experience in the field.

Toni Jane Snoxell

Toni Jane Snoxell

South Africa | Qatar

Toni Snoxel is a South African trained physiotherapist with 12 years of experience working predominantly with elite and professional athletes in all sporting codes.

Prof. Warren Gregson

Prof. Warren Gregson

UK | Qatar

Warren has over 25 years’ experience operating at the intersection of science and technology in the global football industry. Over the last decade, Warren has served as Head of Performance Science & R&D at Aspire Academy and Qatar FA

Prof. David Handelsman

Prof. David Handelsman

Australia

David Handelsman AO MB BS PhD FRACP FAHMS is Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology and Andrology, University of Sydney. Inaugural, and now Emeritus, Director of the ANZAC Research Institute and founding Head of Australia’s only Andrology Department at Concord Hospital.

Dr Ami Rajesh Shah

Dr Ami Rajesh Shah

India

Dr Ami is a Paediatrician and Clinical Geneticist with interest on the field of Neurogenetics, Neurometabolic disorders, Fetal genetics and autopsy and Genetic Academics. She is currently holds various posts such as Clinical assistant in Neurology, Consultant Pediatric Geneticist, Consultant Clinical Genetics to name a few.

Dr Bruno Olory

Dr Bruno Olory

France

Dr Olory is a French Orthopedic Surgeon. For over 10 years, he has cared for professional athletes and high-level sportsmen and women with lower limb pathologies in France.

Dr Marcus Hannon

Dr Marcus Hannon

UK | Qatar

Dr Marcus Hannon is an SENr registered performance nutritionist and is currently the Lead Performance Nutritionist at Aspire Academy in Doha, Qatar. He has worked with a range of youth and adult athletes across a variety of sports

Dr Monia Slim

Dr Monia Slim

Tunisia | Qatar

Dr Monia Slim is a Tunisian sports physician working in Aspetar as NSMP Doctor in charge of women sports national teams. She was the first female team Doctor of Rugby men first team XV and 7’s team.

Dr Abdallah Rejeb, PhD

Dr Abdallah Rejeb, PhD

Tunisia | Qatar

Dr. Rejeb has completed his PhD in Health Sciences - Ghent University Belgium. He has an extensive clinical experience from tertiary hospitals- Orthopaedic and Physical Medicine & a long serving staff at Aspire Academy Sports Medicine Center.

Dr Marcelo Bordalo

Dr Marcelo Bordalo

Brazil | Qatar

Dr Marcelo is currently the Chief of Sports Radiology in Aspetar and specialist on Musculoskeletal and Interventional Radiology. He is a Members of ExCo for International Skeletal Society.

Dr Abdulwahab Al Musleh

Dr Abdulwahab Al Musleh

Qatar

Advisor Consultant to the Minister of Public Health and Chairman World Cup 2022 Healthcare.

Dr Paul Dijkstra

Dr Paul Dijkstra

UK | Qatar

Dr. Paul Dijkstra is a Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician and Director of Medical Education at Aspetar.

Dr Michiko Dohi-Tashima

Dr Michiko Dohi-Tashima

Japan

Dr Michiko Dohi is currently the Deputy Chairperson of AFC Medical Committee and a Sports Radiologist and Sports Medicine Specialists.

Alexis Weber

Alexis Weber

Switzerland | FIFA

Head of Anti-Doping - Legal & Compliance Division, FIFA. He studied Finance and International Business as well as Sports Law.

 Dr Paul Balsom, Med. Sci

Dr Paul Balsom, Med. Sci

Sweden | UEFA

Paul Balsom is a UEFA Pro-Licence Coach and Head of UEFA’s Fitness for Football Advisory Group. A PhD in Exercise Physiology graduate.

Dr Mohammed Alsaey

Dr Mohammed Alsaey

Qatar

Dr Mohammed Alsaey is the Director of Sports Dentistry and Consultant in Oral Surgery
at Aspetar (Qatar).

Prof. Dr Magnus Forssblad

Prof. Dr Magnus Forssblad

Sweden | FIFA

Ass Prof. Dr Forsblad is an Orthopedic Surgeon specialist in knee surgery, Chairman of Swdish FA and Member of FIFA and UEFA Medical Committee.

Lubna Al-Raisi

Lubna Al-Raisi

Oman | Qatar

Lubna Al-Raisi is an Omani sports podiatrist who is currently working in Aspetar since 2016. she is specialized in podiatric management and treatment of foot and ankle injuries among athletes.

Nicoletta Luchini

Nicoletta Luchini

Italy | Qatar

Nicoletta Luchini is an Italian physiotherapist. She has worked in Switzerland in a orthopedic and rheumatology rehabilitation hospital and with youth volleyball teams from 1995 until 2006.

Dr Zarko Vuckovic

Dr Zarko Vuckovic

Serbia | Qatar

Dr Zarko Vuckovic is a General Surgeon and a groin pain specialist. Alongside his work as a surgeon, having a notable sports culture and affection for sports,

Dr George Nassis, PhD

Dr George Nassis, PhD

Greece | UAE

Dr. George is a sports scientist and exercise physiologist with international experience on football performance & science. Dr. George is an associate professor at the United Arab Emirates University

Daniele Bonanno

Daniele Bonanno

Italy | Qatar

Daniele is currently Football Performance Coordinator at Aspire Academy managing the integration of the different areas of the Football Performance & Science department within QSL and QFA. Academically holds Master of Sports Science.

Konstantinos Defteraios

Konstantinos Defteraios

Greece | Qatar

Konstrantinos is a Sports Physiotherapist in Aspetar since 2016 which he does sports specific rehabilitation of football players but also for the rest of the sports with knee injuries, mostly ACLR.

Dr Osvaldo Pangrazio Kullak

Dr Osvaldo Pangrazio Kullak

Paraguay | CONMEBOL

Dr. Osvaldo Panrazio is currently the President of the Medical & Anti-Doping Commission of CONMEBOL. He is also the Medical Committee of FA Paraguay

Dr Mauricio Monaco

Dr Mauricio Monaco

Spain | Qatar

Dr. Mauricio is currently working at the Aspire Academy Sport Medicine Center. He is a Specialist in Sport Medicine, Specialists in Pediatric and earned a PhD in Surgery Medicine.

Andrew Mercer

Andrew Mercer

UK | AFC

Andrew is a UK qualified lawyer with extensive experience in the sports sector. He is the chief legal officer of the AFC, with responsibility for the supervision and management of the AFC’s legal function and all legal activities undertaken by the organisation.

Dr Markus Laupheimer

Dr Markus Laupheimer

Germany | Qatar

Markus is a passionate Sports & Musculoskeletal Consultant Physician with a broad medical knowledge of all major fields in medicine.

Cosmin Horobeanu

Cosmin Horobeanu

Romania | Qatar

Cosmin is a Sport physiotherapist from Romania working with the 1st Football National Team of Qatar, part of Nation Teams Medical Services Unit and a PhD student at University of Liege – Belgium

Kwong Wong Hoi Hang Karen

Kwong Wong Hoi Hang Karen

Hong Kong

Ms Karen is a private physiotherapist with the Master Degree in Sports Medicine & health science. She has joined the AFC injury surveillance program since 2017 and working closely with Aspetar.

Dr Elisabet Hagert

Dr Elisabet Hagert

Sweden | Qatar

Dr. Elisabeth is a Consultant Hand Surgeon, Head of Hand and Wrist Surgery at Aspetar. She is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. She Subspecialized in wrist disorders and instabilities, nerve compressions/chronic pain syndromes & sports traumatology.

Prof. Dr Arumugam Sivaraman

Prof. Dr Arumugam Sivaraman

India

Prof. Arumugam is the Director of CSS and Prof. & Head - Department of Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research. He is also the President – Indian Association of Sports Medicine (IASM) President (Elect) - Indian Arthroscopy Society (IAS).

Shaima Al Khaldi

Shaima Al Khaldi

Qatar

Shaima Al Khaldi is the Director of scientific support department. She joined the organisation in September 2010. She has over 10 years’ experience both as a clinical and sports dietician.

Dr Zainab AlSarraf

Dr Zainab AlSarraf

Qatar

Dr. Zainab is the Director of Pharmacy Department. She joined Aspetar since 2009. She is a holder of Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Degree with more than 12 years of experience in different fields in Pharmacy especially Sports Pharmacy.

Dr Khouloud Mtibaa

Dr Khouloud Mtibaa

Qatar

Dr Khouloud is a Laboratory Manager at the College of Health & Life Sciences in Hamad Ben Khalifa University. She obtained her PhD in Exercise Physiology at Claude Bernard University Lyon, France.

Dr Naser Salah Al Nusif, MD, FRCSC

Dr Naser Salah Al Nusif, MD, FRCSC

Kuwait

Dr Naser is currently the Program Director of Kuwait Orthopaedic Residency and Treasurer of Kuwait Orthopaedic Society. He is a Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Specialist practicing in Al Razi Orthopeadic Tertiary Centre.

Prof. Rob Duffield

Prof. Rob Duffield

Australia

Professor Rob Duffield works in the School of Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation at the University of Technology Sydney. He is also Head of Research & Development at Football Australia

Dr Margo Mountjoy

Dr Margo Mountjoy

Canada

Dr. Margo is a member of the IOC Working Groups in Mental Health in Athletes as well in the Prevention of Harassment and Abuse in Sport.

Dr Celeste Geertsema

Dr Celeste Geertsema

New Zealand | Qatar

Dr. Celeste is a Sports Medicine Physician and specialise in event coverage in football, snow and adventure sports.

Prof. Marco Cardinale

Prof. Marco Cardinale

Italy | Qatar

Prof. Cardinale is a Sports Scientist and he is currently the Executive Director of Research Scientific Support in Aspetar.

Dr Liesel Geertsema

Dr Liesel Geertsema

New Zealand | Qatar

Dr Geertsema is a Sports Medicine Physician and Fellow of the Australasian College of Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Dr Cristiano Eirale

Dr Cristiano Eirale

Italy | Qatar

Dr Cristiano Eirale is a Sports Medicine Physician with a focus on football medicine pathology, physiology and performance.

Dr Laith Anis El Sanfaz

Dr Laith Anis El Sanfaz

UK | Qatar

Dr Laith El Sanfaz is currently the NSMP Club & Federation Doctor at Aspetar. He is the Medical Director of Athletics for the past 5 years.

Daniel Kings

Daniel Kings

UK | Qatar

Mr. Daniel Kings has a degree on Food Science and Master's on Science in dietetics and an IOC postgraduate diploma in sports nutrition.

Prof. Karim Chamari

Prof. Karim Chamari

France | Qatar

Prof. Karim Chamari is a former elite windsurfer who participated in the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. He is the most active Sport Science Researchers in the fields of Ramadan and Football.

Dr Hakim Chalabi

Dr Hakim Chalabi

France | Qatar

Dr Chalabi is a highly motivated Sports Medicine Expert. He is currently the Executive Director for International Medical Affairs and a Medical Director General -PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN

Dr George T. Chiampas

Dr George T. Chiampas

USA | FIFA

Dr. Chiampas is an Assistant Professor and Attending Physician in the Dept. of Emergency Medicine and the Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery at the Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr Rod Whiteley, PhD

Dr Rod Whiteley, PhD

Australia | Qatar

Rod Whiteley is a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist and who was awarded a fellowship in the first cohort in Australia, Assistant Director of Clinical Projects & Quality at Aspetar.

Daniel Martinez Silvan

Daniel Martinez Silvan

Spain | Qatar

Daniel Silvan is the Head Physiotherapist in Aspire Academy and he completed his Post-graduate Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy (2005). Master Degree in Manual Therapy and Sports Performance by the Spanish OC.

Jaime Díaz-Ocejo, PhD

Jaime Díaz-Ocejo, PhD

Spain | Qatar

Jaime is the Sport Psychologist of Qatar National Football -first- Team at Qatar FA and and has been a Senior Sport Psychologist and Lead Sports Psychology at Aspire Academy.

Nelda Nader

Nelda Nader

Lebanon | Qatar

Nelda is a Registered Dietician with a BSc in Clinical Nutrition and a Masters in Food Management and a Specialization in Sports Nutrition from the International Olympic Committee.

Konstantinos Epameinontidis

Konstantinos Epameinontidis

Greece | Qatar

Konstantinos is a Physiotherapist and BSc in Health Sciences from Leeds Metropolitan Univ. He has been a full-time clinician with a special focus on sports injuries.

Dr Zohreh Haratian

Dr Zohreh Haratian

IR Iran

Dr. Zohreh is a Sports Medicine specialist and currently the Head of FIFA and AFC Medical center of excellence ( IFMARK), Head of medical department of Iranian Football league as well as FIFA and AFC Medical and Doping Control Officer.

Dr Bahar Hassanmirzaei

Dr Bahar Hassanmirzaei

IR Iran | Qatar

Dr. Bahar Hassanmirzaei is a Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialist who graduated from Iran and has recently joined the Aspetar ASPREV) Project.

Dr Lee Taylor PhD FACSM FECSS AES CSci

Dr Lee Taylor PhD FACSM FECSS AES CSci

UK

Lee is am Associate Professor in Environmental and Exercise Physiology in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Loughborough University

Dr Roula Kotsifaki

Dr Roula Kotsifaki

Greece | Qatar

Dr. Roula Kotsifaki is a physiotherapist and has an MSc in Motion Analysis & a PhD in Computer Modeling with a focus on the biomechanical profile of professional athletes after ACL reconstruction at the time to return to sport.

Enda King

Enda King

Ireland | Qatar

Enda King is Head of Elite Performance and Development at the renowned FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Aspetar, Qatar. He is a sports physiotherapist, strength and conditioning coach, researcher, and educator he has worked with individual athletes and elite teams across a spectrum of sports

Prof. Alia Alghwiri

Prof. Alia Alghwiri

Jordan

Prof. Alghwiri is a Physical Therapist with Master’s & PhD in Neurological Rehabilitation. She is currently the Vice Dean, School of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Jordan, a board member at the Jordanian Sports Medicine Federation & General Sec. at the Jordanian Athletic Therapy Association.

Nelly Khalil

Nelly Khalil

Lebanon | Qatar

Nelly is the Head Nurse Manager of the Athlete Screening Department at Aspetar which she has been involved in the commissioning, continuous development, and evolution of the Athlete Screening.

Dr Eduardo Yamashiro

Dr Eduardo Yamashiro

Brazil | Qatar

Eduardo Yamashiro completed his residency and fellowship training in musculoskeletal radiology at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. He subsequently went to a musculoskeletal fellowship at the University of California San Diego, USA.

Dr Francisco Moreira

Dr Francisco Moreira

Portugal | Qatar

Dr Moriera is a Specialist in General Practice and in Sports and Exercise Medicine. Since 2021, He is the Medical Director of the Aspire Academy Sports Medicine Centre since 2021.

Toni Evans

Toni Evans

New Zealand | Qatar

Toni is the Radiology Supervisor at Aspetar. She is currently undergoing Medical Imaging Post Graduate studies specializing in MRI. Toni is a certified MR Safety Officer (MRSO) with the American Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety (ABMRS).