Khaled Mohamed BofaresOmar AL-moukhtar University, Libya
Khaled Mohamed Bofares is a professor of otorhinolaryngology at Omar AL-moukhtar University, Libya. He is first consultant at AL-thawra Central Teaching Hospital, ALbyeda City, Libya. He completed his Medical Doctorate (MD) degree in otorhinolaryngology- head and neck surgery as well as Master Degree in clinical pharmacology at age of 32 years from Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya. He was a head of otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery department – Omar AL Moukhtar University from 2005 to 2012. He is the editorial board member as well as international reviewer at a group of well established, highly qualified, highly affected, and reputed national and international journals. He had around sixty-one publications at national and international journals, these publications including mainly original research articles in the otology, rhinology and laser surgery fields. In addition to clinical studies as well as case reports. He had been invited and shared as faculty speaker, keynote speaker, and chairperson at many national and international conferences with significant number of oral presentations, panel discussions, and poster presentations. He organized one international otorhinolaryngology conference on 2008 at Omar AL-Moukhtar University. He organized a group of workshops regarding temporal bone dissection, laser in ENT, parotid gland surgery, basic audiology and hearing aiding, as well as laryngeal cancer management. He is a member of reputed societies as AAO, ERS, PARS and IALMS…etc. He shared in authorizing of the guidelines for rhino-sinusitis and nasal polyposis management via EPOS 2020 under supervision of ERS; in addition, he shared in authorizing guidelines for ENT practices among COVID-19 patients under supervision of PARS. He proposed and designed a new instrument that is significantly important to facilitate the functional endoscopic sinus surgery performance (Bofares-middle meatal speculum). Hilbro International Company recently established this newly designed instrument.