Professor Dr. Mohamed El-Shazly

Dr. Mohamed El-Shazly

Dr. Mohamed El-Shazly is currently a professor of Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Assiut, Egypt. He received his Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Assiut University in 1991 and 1996 respectively. He received a Doctor Degree in Microsurgery from University of Munich in Germany in 2002 as a fellow of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) where he developed and promoted the idea of endoscopic assisted microsurgery. He got his Doctorate degree in Plastic Surgery from Assiut University in 2003. Dr El-Shazly has three registered patents of microsurgical instruments; one of them was already prototyped and manufactured in USA. He was invited and presented his work in many international events and has 36 international publications. He is currently an associate and guest editor, a reviewer, and a scientific advisory board member in many concerned international plastic and reconstructive surgery journals including the PRS Journal. He got the best paper prize twice from the Egyptian Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons in 2002 and 2007. He was awarded many international trainings and fellowships in Toulouse University- France (1998), Munich University – Germany (1999), Chang Gang University – Taiwan (2001), Institute Gustav Roussy – France (2011) and Harvard Medical School - USA (2014). In 2005, he founded the charitable organization of Operation Smile Egypt which is presenting free reconstructive cleft surgeries to the children in need nationally and internationally as a branch office of the global Operation Smile based in Virginia, USA and found now in 35 countries. Currently he is carrying out academic and research duties in addition to clinical practice at the University of Assiut as the director of Microsurgery and Hand Surgery Unit of the Plastic Surgery Department.