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Prof. Sameh Mohamed Fakhry

MB BCh, M.Sc, Ph.D

I am currently Professor of Gastroenterolgy, Hepatology and Endoscopy at Theodore Bilharz Research Institute (TBRI) in Cairo, Egypt.

TBRI is a Scientific Institute recognized by the WHO (World Health Organization) and International societies as a training center for the Middle East and Africa in the field of Gastroenterolgy, Hepatology and GI Endoscopy.

It has 350 beds hospital and 52 specialized laboratories with different clinical departments.

After finishing medical education in the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University in 1982, I finished my master degree in Tropical Medicine in 1986 from Cairo University (key qualification in the field of Gastroenterolgy, Hepatology and Endoscopy in Egypt) and was signed up excellent.

My master degree thesis studied the relationship between Schistosomiasis and Hepatitis B Virus. 

After finishing my master degree I received fellowship training in the field of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy In USA between 1989-1994 in the University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Duke University, North Carolina; Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

I finished my Doctorate degree (Ph D) in 1995. The Title of the thesis was “Diagnostic and Therapeutic uses of ERCP in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases”.

I was appointed as Assistant professor in 1995 then Associate Professor in 2000 and Professor in 2005.

During my medical carrier I was involved in patient care, performing diagnostic and therapeutic GI procedures including ERCP, Clinical teaching to both undergraduates and postgraduates, training GI endoscopic procedures; Principal investigator and member in many research

projects. I supervised many master and Ph. D thesis in the field of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy and have scientific publications in different fields.

I am an international member in the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) as well as National, Arabic and African Societies in my field.

I was selected to be the “Ideal Doctor” in Egypt in 1987, was given the “Young Scientist Award” in 1994 by the World Congress of Gastroenterology in Los Angeles, USA and was given Certificate of appreciation from Cairo University in 1995.

I moved to Abu-Dhabi in 9/2001 to work as a consultant of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy in Abu-Dhabi Police Medical services. I established the service as well as the Endoscopy Unit. During my stay in UAE, beside patient care and performing GI procedures, I gave lectures in national and international meeting, wrote many educational articles for patients and was involved in the CME program for the staff. I was as well member in the higher federal committee for medical liability and higher federal committee for medical research.

I got gold medal of appreciation from his Highness Sheikh Seif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime-Minister and Minister of Interior in UAE for the outstanding and excellent service.

I returned to Cairo in 9/2006 to continue my clinical and academic work in Theodor Bilharz Institute and faculty of medicine, October 6th University as a professor of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy.

In 9/2007, I moved back to Abu Dhabi to work as a consultant and chief of the GI, Hepatology and Endoscopy, Abu Dhabi Police medical services then back to Cairo 12/2015.

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