Graduated from Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in 1983 with highest honors. Spent 4 years of Basic Surgical Training in U.K, North West, Royal College of Surgeons of England, FRCS (Ed. & Eng., 1990) MD in Surgery, Ain Shams University 1991 & Lecturer post for 5 years. Appointed as Assistant Prof. in the same University in 1996. At that year, started Bariatric Surgery practice, following multiple publication in advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. He was a Founding Member of the Egyptian Society of Bariatric Surgeons E.S.B.S, which joined IFSO in 2000. He was appointed as a Full Prof. in 2001 at General Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University. Over the years, he was elected as the president of ESPS many times, including this year 2018-2019. He was appointed the Head of the first Bariatric Surgery Unit at Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University in 2015, the first in Egypt. He has gained a vast experience in Bariatric Surgery, practicing from more than 20 years & more than 7400 operations. He is a leading figure in his specialty in the country & the region MENA chapter of IFSO which he is a Founding Member.