About the department
Cardiothoracic Surgery Department is specialized in the surgical management of cardiothoracic diseases as a major referral university center in this specialty. It offers educational services to under & post-graduate students.
Offering updated quality controlled services in the specialty of cardiothoracic surgery to patients and students. Conducting research work, scientific meetings and conferences by the staff members of the department have the aim of developing the specialty.
Branches of the department:
- Adult cardiac surgery
- Pediatric cardiac surgery
- Thoracic surgery
- Perfusion and assist devices
History of the Department:
- Prof. Abass Helmy headed the surgical department From 16/12/1942-6/71948, followed by Prof. Abd Elhamid Hafiz from 7/71948-3/3/1955. It was a general surgical department doing some paediatric, uro, neuro, and thoracic surgery.
- Prof. Lotfy Dowidar, From 1951, headed surgical unit A, specialized in general and cardiothoracic surgery. Prof. Lotfy Dowidar then headed the whole surgical department from 4/3/1955- 7/1/1956. In 23/12/1970, he became the Rector of the Alexandria University.
Head of Department :
Prof. Dr. Khaled Carara
Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed Khaddrgi
Prof. Dr. Samir Abdullah Khalil Kishk
Prof. Dr. Mounir Mohamed Mahmoud Zaarban
Prof. Dr. Ahmad Saleh Abu Qasim
Prof. Dr. Abdul Majid Mohamed Ramadan
Prof. Dr. Waheed Gamal Eldin Ahmed Atman
Prof. Dr. Mustafa Mohamed Kamel Elhmamy
Prof. Dr. Bakir Mustafa Hassan Bakir
Prof. Dr. Akram Refat Ahmed Allam
Dr. Basem Adel Abdel Aziz
Dr. Wael Mahmoud Ali Hassanein
Dr. Walid Salah Elsid Arab
Assistant Lecturer. Ahmed Mahmoud Shalabi
Assistant Lecturer. Sameh Mahmoud Said
Assistant Lecturer. Yasir Hamid Hejazi
Assistant Lecturer. Ahmed Mahmoud Ali Alashmawi
Assistant Lecturer. Mohammad Sami Nassar
Assistant Lecturer. Amir Osama Mahmoud Mohammad
Assistant Lecturer. Ahmed Mahmoud Ali Daoud
Assistant Lecturer. Islam Farouk Elgamal
Assistant Lecturer. Ahmed Mohamed Abdelaziz Abdellatif
Dr. Mohammed Lutfi Dwedar
Dr. Mustafa Ibrahim Ragheb
Dr. Mohammed Mustafa Ahmed Agha
Professor Not Emeritus:
Dr. Adel Abdel Aziz Ramadan
Dr. Mohamed Ali Hassan Khalil
Fulfillment of the faculty curriculum of teaching of cardiothoracic surgery.
Programs are available for English, French and international sections.
The master is that of General surgery.
The department offers the doctor degree of cardiothoracic surgery.
Labs and Facilities
1- Outpatient clinic of Alexandria Main University Hospital; Sunday &Tuesday 8-10 am.
2- Outpatient clinic of the new university hospital for insurance patients of adult cardiac surgery; Monday 8-10am.
3- Outpatient clinic of the new university hospital for insurance patients of pediatric cardiac surgery Wednesday 8-10am.
4- Outpatient clinic of Elshatby children hospital; Sunday 8-10am.
4 for open cardiac surgery
One for chest surgery
Intensive care beds:
11 for adult cardiac surgery
5 for pediatric cardiac surgery.
Intermediate care beds:
- New hospital 2nd floor.
- Old surgery building 1st floor
- Somoha pediatric hospital.
- Borg Elarab Cardiac center.
External Website: www.escts.net
Secretary of the Department:
Mrs. Abeer 01223588189
Mrs. Fifi 01223248709