Graduated from Cairo University in 1977 with honors obtained
Master degree in internal medicine in 1982 from Cairo University
then successfully completed my general medical training gaining my
MRCP(UK) in 1987.
I then started my Haematology training at Cairo University
hospital subsequently moved to UK where I completed my training in
Haematology successfully gaining my MRCPath in 1992.
Left UK back to Cairo in 1994 where I was appointed to the post
of a lecturer in haematology then a visiting Consultant
Haematologist in Saudi Arabia.
Started my current post as consultant haematologist at CDDFT in
September 2001 initially in a locum capacity pending obtaining my
specialist registration which I did in April 2007. With the
help of my medical and nursing colleagues in the haematology
department BAGH and DMH I believe we have been providing an
excellent relaible and safe service to our patients(Level 2a
I have also established a clinical nurse specialist lead clinic
for myeloprolifrative disorders at BAGH with a view to expand this
type of nurse lead clinic to other indications.
We have improved the patient experience attending the
Chemotherapy unit at BAGH by providing such services as acupuncture
and aroma therapy at no extra-cost to the trustand significantly
improving the "infrastructure" of the unit.
With the help of my colleagues in the trust thrombosis committee
and VTE prophylaxis group we achieved compliance with DoH national
guidance on DVT prophylaxis and the NPSA circular on safe
'I cannot commend the clinic enough. It is marvellous we
have this service at all and well done to you all.'
Patient, Coronary Heart Disease / Heart Failure Service, Shotley
Bridge Community Hospital