Dr. Muaaz Tarabichi
Specialty: ENT, Head and Neck Surgery
A pioneer in Endoscopic Ear and Sinus Surgery, for the last 30 years he has spearheaded and established groundbreaking and revolutionary medical techniques in the field, including the Tarabichi Stitch for Endoscopic Ear Surgery, as well as the Eustachian Tuboplasty Technique known as Endoscopic Transtympanic Eustachian Tube Dilatation.
Wikipedia, History: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endoscopic_ear_surgery
Quote: ‘Endoscopic Ear Surgery was first truly pioneered by Muaaz Tarabichi MD in Dubai during the late 90's. His contributions to the field have led to him being recognised as The Father of Endoscopic Ear Surgery. He now lectures extensively on the topic worldwide.’ Un-quote.
Dr. Tarabichi is the Co-Founder of Tarabichi Stammberger Ear and Sinus Institute (TSESI) in Dubai UAE, the Institute is a group of ENT surgeons and healthcare research personnel whose sole mission is to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and cost of medical interventions in Ear and Sinus Surgery (www.tsesi.org).
Dr. Tarabichi is the Chair-Elect, International Advisory Board (IAB), American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation
He is the Chairman, Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology, Chairman Otology Programme, Middle East Update in Otolaryngology.
Dr. Tarabichi is the Founding Board Member of the IWGEES, the International Working Group on Endoscopic Ear Surgery.
Dr. Tarabichi is the Founding Member of the AAOCI, the Arab Academy of Otology and Cochlear Implant.
He also sits on the steering committee for GCIN, Global Cochlear Implant Access Network.
He Was the Head of ENT Department, Cochlear Implant Center of Excellence, American Hospital Dubai, UAE.
Dr. Tarabichi published (5) Books and more than (87) scientific articles and studies in indexed journals (all can be found on PubMed, ReaserchGate and google scholar), he also lectured extensively on the subject and has received multiple awards including the American Academy Excellence in Research Award.
Much of Dr. Tarabichi’s professional life has been centered on innovating, advocating, and teaching Endoscopic Ear and Sinus Surgery, he maintains an active interest in issues of hearing health in emerging countries as well as issues of hearing devices for the poor across the globe.