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Prof. Tarek Abulezz

Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Sohag University
Sohag Faculty of Medicine

Brief Biography:

I am a professor and the head of the department of plastic surgery, in the nationally-accredited Sohag Faculty of Medicine. I was graduated in 1991 from Assiut Faculty of Medicine, which is also nationally-accredited. I had 4-years residence in general surgery department in Sohag University Hospital during which I got my Master Degree in General Surgery and was assigned to be an assistant lecturer of Plastic Surgery. I got training in plastic surgery for 6 months in plastic surgery department in Assiut University Hospital, then 12 months in Ain Shams University in Cairo. I was offered a two-year fellowship program from my University to complete my training in Plastic Surgery and get my MD degree of plastic surgery. I joined the UT-Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and worked under supervision of Rod Rohrich from July 2001 till May 2003. Since then I work in department of Plastic Surgery in Sohag Faculty of Medicine.


Academic positions:

Professor of plastic surgery


Research interests:

Burns, reconstructive surgery; congenital anomalies; cleft lip and palate, Abdominoplasty and abdominal wall reconstruction


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