Dr. Ashraf Badawi CV


Dr. Ashraf Badawi is currently a Professor of Dermatology at the National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences, Cairo University, Egypt and a visiting Professor of Dermatology at Szeged University, Hungary. Dr Badawi has graduated from the Faculty of Medicine Cairo University, Egypt in 1992. In 1997, he obtained the MSc degree in Dermatology and Venereology followed by a Diploma in the Laser Applications in Biology and Medicine in 1998 from Cairo University too. In 2001, Dr. Badawi obtained a Diploma in General Surgery from the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. In 2007, Dr. Badawi received a PhD degree in Laser Applications in Dermatology from the National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences, Cairo University, Egypt. In 2011, Dr. Badawi obtained a second PhD in Clinical Medical Sciences from Szeged University, Hungary. During his career path, Dr. Badawi has actively participated in more than 250 International Dermatology conferences with lectures and workshops. Within the past 20 years He was directly involved in training of more than 3500 Dermatologists all over the world for Laser Applications in Dermatology and aesthetic Dermatology. 

Dr. Badawi has several international publications in the field of Aesthetic Dermatology and laser applications in Dermatology and is:

Vice President of the European Society of Laser Dermatology (ESLD)

President of the European Society of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology (ESCAD).

Co-Chair of the Laser Task Force at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology (EADV)

International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

Member of the American Society for Laser in Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)

Scientific Board member of the International Master Course of Aging Science “IMCAS”

Director of The Middle East Master Course at IMCAS Paris, 2015 - 2020 meetings.

He is also a reviewer for many Scientific Journals in the field of Dermatology as:

International Journal of Dermatology

Lasers in Medical Sciences

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

Journal of Clinical Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology

Journal of laser in medicine and surgery.


Laser Assisted Hair Reduction in Patients with Skin Types III-V Using the Alexandrite Laser with Pulse duration 5 & 20 msec. Cosmetic Dermatology Journal, 2003.

Microdermabrasion in cosmetic Dermatology: A Clinical Study. Cosmetic Dermatology Journal, March 2006.

Treatment of Genital Warts in Males by Pulsed Dye Laser. Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, June 2006.

Treatment of Plane warts using the Nd:YAG laser, Journal of Cosmetic Medicine, January, 2008; 28: 14-18.

Phototherapy in Treatment of Acne Vulgaris, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, July, 2008; 7 (7): 627-632.

Abstract accepted in IMCAS Asia, July, 2008: “Comparative study between

      Pulsed Dye Laser and Excimer laser in treatment of Psoriasis”

Abstract accepted at Dubai Derma, 2008: “ The use of 1440 nm Laser with a combination of fractional Thermolysis and low intensity laser pulses in treatment of scars”

Review article: Laser treatment of benign pigmented lesions and Tattoos; Journal of Aesthetics and Antiaging Preview, 2010.

Treatment of Trichostasis Spinulosa with Short pulse Alexandrite laser, Journal of Lasers in Medical Sciences, 2011; 26 (6): 825-829.

Retrospective Analysis of Non-Ablative scar treatment in dark skin types using the sub-millisecond Nd:YAG 1064 nm laser, Journal of ASLMS, 2011. Laser in Surgery and Medicine 43:130-136 (2011).

Successful treatment of Chicken Pox in Dark Skin using the Microdermabrasion and the Nd:YAG 1064nm laser, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology,Cosmet Dermatol. 2011;24:389-394.

Review Article: Role of Lasers in Rejuvenation “Review article” in G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2012 June; 147 (3):285-93.

Nd:YAG 1064nm laser in treatment of Periocular lower eyelid veins. Journal of the Egyptian Women’s Dermatologic Society 2013; 10:5-9.

Treatment of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra using the Nd:YAG 1064nm laser in dark skin patients with 1 year follow up.

Text book chapter: Badawi A. Particularities of the Management of dark skin. In: Dahan S, Pusel B, eds. Facial Rejuvenation. Lasers, lights and energy based devices. Montrouge: Doin, 2014: 171-78

Editor of a text book: Practical Manual of laser applications in Dermatology:

Fractional erbium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet laser-assisted drug delivery of hydroquinone in the treatment of melasma. Badawi A and Osman M. Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2018 Jan 3;11:13-20. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S147413. eCollection 2018.

Platelet-rich plasma versus combined fractional carbon dioxide laser with platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of vitiligo: a comparative study. Kadry, Mostafa & Tawfik, Abeer & Abdallah, Noha & Badawi, Ashraf & Shokeir, Hisham. (2018). Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology. Volume 11. 551-559. 10.2147/CCID.S178817.

Topical 5 fluorouracil cream versus combined 5 flurorouracil and fractional erbium YAG laser for treatment of severe hypertrophic scars. Tawfik, Abeer, Fathy, Maha, Badawi, Ashraf, Abdallah, Noha, Shokeir, Hisham (2019). Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology. Volume 12. 173-180. 10.2147/CCID.S191137.

Laser treatment of hyperpigmented lesions: position statement of the European Society of Laser in Dermatology. Passeron, T. , Genedy, R. , Salah, L. , Fusade, T. , Kositratna, G. , Laubach, H. , Marini, L. and Badawi, A. (2019), J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. doi:10.1111/jdv.15497

Efficacy and safety of long pulse 1064 and 2940 nm lasers in non‐invasive lipolysis and skin tightening. Vas K., Besenyi Z., Urbán S., Badawi A., Pávics L., Eros G., Kemény L., (2019), Journal of Biophotonics. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201900083

Recent Participation in Conferences:

Invited Speaker and chairperson, EADV meeting 2019, Madrid. 

Invited Speaker and chairperson, 5CC meeting 2019, Barcelona. 

Invited Speaker and chairperson, the world Congress of Antiaging Medicine, Monaco April 2019. 

Invited Speaker and chairperson, ASLMS meeting, Denver, April 2019.

Invited speaker and Chairperson, International Master Course of Aging Skin “IMCAS”, Paris, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Invited Key Note Speaker, Cosmetex 2016, Sydney, Australia, May, 2016.

Invited Speakers and Chair person in the World Congress of Antiaging Medicine, Monaco 31 March-2nd April, 2016.

Invited speaker and Chair person, International Master Course of Aging Skin “IMCAS”, 29-31 January, 2016.

Invited Speaker, EADV 2015, Copenhagen. 

Speaker and Instructor at EADV Laser and IPL Fostering course, Trieste, Italy, May 2015 & 2016.

Invited Speaker, WCD, Vancouver, June 2015.

23rd Annual meeting of the Egyptian Women Dermatology Society, Cairo, Egypt 3,4 December, 2014: 

      Talk: Facial Rejuvenation, New concepts. 

Sharm Derma 2014, Sharm Al Sheikh 28-31 Nov. 2014: 

              Talks: -Microneeling Radiofrequency in Dermatology. 

                          - Paradoxical Hair Growth after laser and light assisted Hair reduction

                          - Challenges in treating Pigmented lesions and Tattoos with lasers

23rd EADV Congress, Amsterdam 8-12 October, 2014

Talks: - Microneedling RF, is it a replacement for Fractional lasers?

             - Paradoxical Hair Growth after laser and light assisted Hair reduction.

             - Impact of patient psychology on Cosmetic Dermatology practice.

            - Unconventional ways of treating pigmented lesions with lasers and IPL.

Chairman: Free Communication session at the ESLD subspecialty meeting. 

10th International Congress of Dermatology, Lasers and Cosmetics, Iran October 2014

Talk: Laser applications, what is new?

Montreal Spa Show, Montreal, Canada, 5th October, 2014

Talk: What’s new in skin aging and rejuvenation

IMCAS Asia, Hong Kong 1-3 August 2014

             Talks: - Pardoxical hair growth after lasers: why and how to minimize for asian skin  


                        - Laser lip rejuvenation - a new way to improve the lip volume in comparison with 

                          other techniques

                        - Non invasive body contouring and skin tightening, what is the objective?  

                        - Focus on: how to deal with patient psychology on internet and social media?   

                       - Non invasive laser treatment for snoring           


            Video Papers: - Ways to overcome the challenges in treating pigmented lesions with


                                      - Vaginal tightening and urinary incontinent treatment with long pulse  

                                        fractional Er:YAG laser.

          Chairman: Session 21 - what’s hot in body shaping and fat lipolysis?

Toronto Spa show, Toronto, Canada, 4th May, 2014

Talk: Aesthetic skin health.

 Kuwait Derma Update and Laser Conference V, Kuwait, 28-30 April, 2014

Course Chair and speaker: Laser Safety, Practically important points.

Dubai Derma, Dubai, 2014

Talk: Microneedling RF, is it a replacement for Fractional Lasers?

Workshop: Microneedling RF applications in Dermatology

World Congress of Antiaging Medicine, Monaco, April 2014

              Talks: - The versatile 1064nm Nd :YAG laser: Trans cutaneous and subdermal  


                         - Paradoxal hair growth after laser/light assisted hair reduction

                         - Peri-orbital veins: medical vs surgical treatments

             Chairman: - Session: NEW ENERGIES, NEW TECHNOLOGIES: HOW DO THEY WORK?


ICAAM Dubai, December 2013

Scientific Chairman of the conference.

EADV Istanbul, October, 2013

1st AMEC meeting, Paris, October, 2013

Talks: Periorbital veins: How to treat them effectively?


                      Session 8: - CONTROVERSIES and PERSONAL EXPERIENCES

IMCAS Asia, Singapore, 2013

      Chairperson and invited speaker

5CC Conference, Cannes, 2013

      Chairperson and invited speaker

World Congress of AntiAging Medicine and Spa, April 2013

    Chairperson and invited speaker

IMCAS Annual World Congress, Paris January 2013

Talks: - Needling skin Booster

           - Paradoxical hair growth after laser treatment: types, causes and how to 


- Nd:YAG 1064nm laser in treatment of Periocular veins

E-papers: - Limitations of laser treatment of benign pigmented lesions and tattoos

                 - Revisiting non ablative laser rejuvenation, is there still a place for it?

                - Will the fractional rf with microneedling replace the fractional lasers soon?

              - Impact of patient psychology on Cosmetic Dermatology practice

Chairman: Session 62: Debate: PDT and photosensitizers for rejuvenation

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