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Yasser El Sayed

Yasser El Sayed

Galal University – Faculty of Medicine: Executive Director – Galala University Educational Hospital Head of Cardiothoracic Department Head of the Medical Training Centre – Galala University



Major-General Dr. Yasser Ahmed El Sayed is a distinguished figure at Galal University, particularly in the Faculty of Medicine. Holding the esteemed position of Executive Director of Galala University Educational Hospital, Head of Cardiothoracic Department, and Head of the Medical Training Centre, Dr. El Sayed has established himself as an accomplished medical professional. His specialization lies in Cardiothoracic surgery, and he earned his bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from Zagazig University in 1987, followed by a Doctorate Degree from Ain Shams University in 2007. Throughout his career, Dr. El Sayed’s contributions have spanned diverse areas, from research projects focused on cancer detection and thoracoscopic surgery to his roles as a Thoracic Surgery Specialist at Air Force Hospital and El Madi hospitals. His academic journey progressed from Lecturer to Professor of Thoracic Surgery, marked by leadership positions such as Head of Thoracic Surgery at Air Force Hospitals and Nasr Institutional Hospital. Notably, he assumed the role of President of the MMA in 2020. Dr. El Sayed’s global outlook is evident in his training at Shanghai Thoracic Surgery Hospital in China. His supervision of scientific theses and participation in medical education programs further underscore his commitment to advancing the field. His contribution to committees on healthcare quality and services, as well as international cooperation, speaks volumes about his dedication to elevating medical standards.


  • M.B.B. Ch (Hons.) (1987) – Zagazig University – Egypt. Grade (very good with honors).
  • Master of Pulmonary Medicine (1992) – Zagazig University – Egypt. Grade (very good).
  • Master of thoracic surgery (1997) – Ain Shams university – Cairo, Egypt. Grade (very good.
  • Master of Aviation medicine (2000) – Aviation Aero-Space Medical Education Centre – Cairo, Egypt. Grade (very good).
  • Doctorate in Thoracic Surgery M.D. (2007) – Ain Shams university.
  • Instructor of ALS provider course (2010) – Resuscitation Council Cairo Egypt.
  • Diploma Degree in hospital management (2014) Ain Shams university.
  • Fellowship degree from (FAIMER) Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research in Philadelphia (2020/2021).
  • Professor degree in cardiothoracic surgery (2021).
  • GMC Registration status: Full registration since 1990Member of the Royal College of Surgery.
  • SHO in General & Thoracic Surgery – Madigan Military Hospital Washington, U.S.A October 6, 2000 – August 6, 2001.


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Area Of Research

Military Medial Academy.


Role of Educational Intelligence in the educational area of FAIMER.

Awards/Honorable Mentions

  • Military Medical Hospitals – Cairo: Consultant of Thoracic Surgery.
  • Member of the RUMB educational program.
  • Air Force Hospital – Cairo: Consultant of Aviation Medicine.

Academic Positions

Professor of Thoracic Surgery and Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery Department on Faculty of Medicine – Galala University.

Non-academic Positions

  • President – Military Medical Academy – July 30, 2019 – January 1, 2022.
  • Head of Hospital – Military Specialized Chest Hospital – July 30, 2015 – July 30, 2019.
  • Consultant of Thoracic Surgery – Military Medical Hospitals – Cairo.
  • Consultant of Aviation Medicine – Air Force Hospital – Cairo.


  • Member of Consultant of Thoracic Surgery in Educational Hospital – Ministry of Health. 
  • Member of Consultant of Thoracic Surgery in Ministry of Health’s Hospitals.
  • Certified Trainer in Fellowship Thoracic Surgery & member in the Standing Committee.
  • Head of thoracic surgery department in Nasr institution hospital. 
  • Head of thoracic surgery department in Abasia chest hospital.
  • Head of thoracic surgery department in Air forces Specialized Hospital.
  • Member of the RUMB educational program.