My updated CV

               

 

 

   PERSONAL DATA:

  • Full Name:

    Yasser Emad El-Din Amin Fekry
  • Date of Birth: 19 / 01 / 1968
  • Nationality: Egyptian
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Military Service: Permanently free of service.
  • Professional Rank: Professor of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University.
  • Permanent Address: (private clinic): 3 Ramiz st. off Mansour st. City center, Cairo, Egypt.

                                                

   EDUCATIONAL HISTORY:

 

  • June 2011: Doctor of Philosophy

    (PhD)

    degree: University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.

  • Nov. 2002: Doctor of Medicine
    (M.D.)

    degree in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Faculty of medicine, Cairo University.

  • June 2011 : doctorate degree (PhD) , University of Twente ,Enschede , the Netherlands
  • May 1997: Master of Science
    (M.Sc.)

    degree in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Faculty of medicine, Cairo University (Very good grade).

 

  • Dec. 1992: Medical Bachelor and Bachelor of Chirurgia

    (M.B.; B.Ch.)

    Faculty of medicine, Cairo University, A.R.E.  First to Fifth year Grades (Excellent grades)

  • Final year grade (Excellent with grade of honor).


  PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

May 2008 till present

  • Assistant professor of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Faculty of Medicine Cairo University
  • Consultant Rheumatologist and Rehabilitation  Dr .Erfan and Bagedo General Hospital P.O. 6519 - Jeddah – KSA

May 2003

     Lecturer in the Department of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University

 

      May 1998 - May 2003

     Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Rheumatology & Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, and Cairo University: The following duties were included within the previous two rank’s responsibilities:

 

  • Regular follow-up of the outpatient cases (the department follows-up the largest number of cases all-over Egypt e.g.. more than 1500 regular Rheumatoid cases besides other diseases).
  • Actively participating in the regularly weekly staff rounds held in the inpatient department and discussing all matters concerning every individual inpatient.

 

  • Supervising over the department residents, house officers, nurses, employees and workers.
  • Lecturing the undergraduate final year students and demonstrating cases in a simplified way.
  • Professional clinical and academic teaching to the residents of the department.
  • In the French New Kasr El-Aini University Teaching Hospital:
  • In the Japanese Pediatric University Hospital (Abou El Reish):
  • Supervising and teaching the residents all the tasks in the department as well as:  
  • Examining and diagnosing the private cases attending the hospital and prescribing the suitable medical and physiotherapy programs.
  • Following up inpatient and outpatient cases doing physiotherapy programs at the department
  • Assisting in performing EMG procedures and NCV studies for indicated and referred cases

 

    As an assistant to Professor Dr. Tahsin El Hadidi (President of the International League of Associations for Rheumatology (ILAR). And his son Khaled El Hadidi in his private clinic (38 Kambiz street from Shooting club street, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.

 

The following duties were performed:

 

  • Observing, history taking and examining the first visit cases and consulting the professor in each case.
  • Regular follow up the Rheumatological cases and dealing with any new complaint or disease progress.
  • Modifying the medical treatment programs for follow-up cases according to the condition.

 

         15th Sept. 1994 – 14th Sept. 1997

 

    Resident in the Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University with the following duties:

 

  • Daily examination of cases attending the outpatient clinic and prescribing medical and physiotherapy programs.
  • Dealing with cases requiring minor interference techniques such as aspiration of joint effusions and injection of indicated joints or surrounding soft tissues (tendons, bursae, entrapment tunnels…etc)
  • Consulting the department professors in uncommon cases or management programs, and regularly interactively displaying these cases in the weekly staff round.
  • Follow up of the cases and cooperating with other departments when the condition requires such an act.
  • Selecting and preparing the cases for the department professors to perform EMG and NCV studies.
  • Checking the job duties of the house officers, nurses, employees and workers in the department.
  • Six months residence in the department’s branch in the Japanese Pediatric University Hospital (Abou El- Reish) (The biggest Pediatric Hospital in Egypt)
  • Six months residence in the department’s branch in the French New Kasr El-Aini University Teaching Hospital (The biggest offered medical service in Egypt).

 

 

 

  Training courses

 

  • Basic life support (BLS) course November, 2006, Jeddah, KSA.
  • Basic life support (BLS) course 30 September 2009, Jeddah, KSA.
  • Basic life support (BLS) course 14, August, 2011, Jeddah, KSA.
  • Ultrasonongraphy work shop, Saudi German hospital, 10-12 March, 2009, Jeddah, KSA.

 

    International publications

 

      Ragab Y, Emad Y, Gheita T, Mansour M, Abou-Zeid A, Ferrari S, Rasker JJ. Differentiation of osteoporotic and neoplastic vertebral fractures by chemical shift {in-phase and out-of phase} MR imaging. Eur J Radiol. 2009 Oct;72(1):125-33

      Emad Y, Ragab Y, Zeinhom F, El-Khouly G, Abou-Zeid A, Rasker JJ. Hippocampus Dysfunction May Explain Symptoms of Fibromyalgia Syndrome. A Study with Single-Voxel Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.  J Rheumatol. 2008 Jul;35(7):1371-7

      Azab NA, Bassyouni IH, Emad Y, Abd El-Wahab GA, Hamdy G, Mashahit MA.. CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells (TREG) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients: the possible influence of treatment with corticosteroids. Clin Immunol. 2008 May;127(2):151-7

      Tarek el-G, Yasser AE, Gheita T. Coronary angiographic findings in asymptomatic systemic sclerosis. Clin Rheumatol. 2006 Jul; 25(4): 487-90.

      Ragab Y, Emad Y, Abou-Zeid A. Bone marrow edema syndromes of the hip: MRI features in different hip disorders. Clin Rheumatol. 2008 Apr; 27(4): 475-8

      Emad Y, Abdel-Razek N, Gheita T, El-Wakd M, El-Gohary T, Samadoni A. Multislice CT pulmonary findings in Behçet’s disease (Report of 16 cases). Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Jun; 26(6): 879-84.

      Yasser EMAD, Yasser RAGAB, Ahmed SHAARAWY. The diagnostic dilemma of undifferentiated inflammatory synovitis of the knee joint/joints: a comprehensive approach. APLAR Journal of Rheumatology. 2007 10(3): 182-189.

      Yasser EMAD, Tarek EL-GOHARY, Hisham MUSTAFA, Iman H. BASSYOUNI, Noha A. AZAB. Renal angiographic findings in systemic sclerosis: `the Egyptian experience' APLAR Journal of Rheumatology. 2007; 10(1): 43-48.

      ZAKI S; EL-HADIDI K; SAMI H; EMAD Y. High-resolution CT pulmonary findings in idiopathic ankylosing spondylitis: correlations with clinical assessment, plain chest X-ray and pulmonary function tests. APLAR Journal of Rheumatology. 2007; 10(2):  130-136

      Emad Y, Ragab Y, Shaarawy A, Raafat H, El-Kiki HA, Rasker JJ.. Enhanced MRI in early undifferentiated oligoarthritis of the knee joints: improvements already visible after 2 months of DMARDs treatment.  Clin Rheumatol. 2008 Sep;27(9):1177-82

      Azab NA, Bassyouni IH, Emad Y, Abd El-Wahab GA, Hamdy G, Mashahit MA.. CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells (TREG) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients: the possible influence of treatment with corticosteroids. Clin Immunol. 2008 May;127(2):151-7

      Emad Y, Ragab Y, Shaarawy A, Abou-Zeid A, Saad A, Fawzy M, Jokhdar H, Rasker JJ.. Can magnetic resonance imaging differentiate undifferentiated arthritis based on knee imaging? J Rheumatol. 2009 Sep; 36(9):1963-70. 008

      Yasser Emad, Y Ragab, I Bassyouni, H Darweesh, A Almansari and JJ Rasker. What are the Potential Roles Magnetic Resonance Imaging can play in Differentiated and Undifferentiated Arthritis? JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY & MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE. 15:03:36.

      Yasser R, Yasser E, Hanan D, Nashwa el S, Rasker JJ. Enthesitis in seronegative spondyloarthropathies with special attention to the knee joint by MRI: a step forward toward understanding disease pathogenesis. Clin Rheumatol. 2011 Mar;30(3):313-22

      Emad Y, Ragab Y, El-Shaarawy N, Rasker JJ. Transient osteoporosis of the hip, complete resolution after treatment with alendronate as observed by MRI description of eight cases and review of the literature. Clin Rheumatol. 2012 Nov; 31(11):1641-7.

      Emad Y, Shehata M, Ragab Y, Saad A, Hamza H, Abou-Zeid A. Prevalence and predictive value of anti-cyclic citrullinated protein antibodies for future development of rheumatoid arthritis in early undifferentiated arthritis" Mod Rheumatol. 2010 Aug; 20(4):358-65

      Hegazy M, Darwish H, Darweesh H, El-Shehaby A, Emad Y. Raised serum level of APRIL in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: Correlations with disease activity indices"Clin Immunol. 2010 Apr; 135(1):118-24.

      Gheita TA, Bassyouni IH, Emad Y, el-Din AM, Abdel-Rasheed E, Hussein H. Elevated BAFF (BLyS) and APRIL in Juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients: Relation to clinical manifestations and disease activity" Joint Bone Spine. 2012 May; 79(3):285-90.

      Emad Y, Ragab Y, Bassyouni I, Moawayh O, Fawzy M, Saad A, Abou-Zeid A, Rasker JJ. Enthesitis and Related Changes in the Knees in Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies and Skin Psoriasis: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Case-Control Study: J Rheumatol. 2010 Aug 1; 37(8):1709-17

      Emad Y, Ragab Y, Gheita T, Anbar A, Kamal H, Saad A, Darweesh H, El-Shaarawy N, Azab A, Ismail A, Rasker JJ; ; Knee Enthesitis Working Group. Knee Enthesitis and Synovitis on Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Psoriasis without Arthritic Symptoms: J Rheumatol. 2012 Oct; 39(10):1979-86.

      El-Shehaby A, Darweesh H, El-Khatib M, Momtaz M, Marzouk S, El-Shaarawy N, Emad Y. Correlations of Urinary Biomarkers, TNF-Like Weak Inducer of Apoptosis (TWEAK), Osteoprotegerin (OPG), Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 (MCP-1), and IL-8 with Lupus nephritis : J Clin Immunol. 2011 Oct; 31(5):848-56.

      Bassyouni IH, Emad Y, Rafaat HA, Dabbous AO. Relationship between nailfold capillary abnormalities and vestibular dysfunction in systemic sclerosis: Joint Bone Spine. 2011 May; 78(3):266-9.

      Omar A, Abo-Elyoun I, Hussein H, Nabih M, Atwa H, Gad S, Emad Y.Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP) antibody in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA): Correlations with disease activity and severity of joint damage (a multicenter trial) : Joint Bone Spine. 2012 May 8. [Epub ahead of print].

   Case reports internationally published

      Emad Y, Basaffar S, Ragab Y, Zeinhom F, Gheita T. A case of polyarteritis nodosa complicated by left central retinal artery occlusion, ischemic optic neuropathy, and retinal vasculitis. Clin Rheumatol. 2007 May; 26(5): 814-6

      Emad Y, Gheita T, Ragab Y, Zeinhom F. Pauciarticular severe destructive arthropathy in a child secondary to synovial osteochondromatosis. Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Apr; 26(4): 604-6

      Yasser EMAD, Yasser RAGAB, Ahmed EL-MARAKBI, Salama MOHAMED HANFI. Long-standing ulcerative colitis complicated by right subclavian artery occlusion and upper limbs arteriolitis with digital ischemia. APLAR Journal of Rheumatology (2007): 10 (4), 326–329

      EMAD Y; RAGAB Y. Bilateral avascular necrosis of both hips and both shoulders in a case with systemic lupus erythematosus: What should we blame, steroid or secondary antiphospholipid syndrome? APLAR Journal of Rheumatology. 2007; 10(1): 69-71

      Yasser EMAD. Aggressive autoimmune hepatitis in a case of mixed connective tissue disease. APLAR Journal of Rheumatology. 2007 10(2) :146-149 

      Yasser EMAD, Yasser RAGAB, Ahmed El-MARAKBI, Salama MH, Mohamed WALEED. Pulse less disease with extensive vascular involvement. APLAR Journal of Rheumatology. 2007 10(3): 258-259

      EMAD Y, RAGAB Y; GHEITA T. Successful treatment of extensive muscle calcification in a patient with primary idiopathic polymyositis with diltiazem. APLAR Journal of Rheumatology. 2006; 9(3): 305 

      EMAD Y; El GOHARY, T. Bilateral coronary and renal artery stenosis in a case with limited scleroderma. APLAR Journal of Rheumatology. 2006; 9(3): 278.

      Emad Y, Ragab Y, Shawki H, Gheita T, El-Marakbi A, Salama MH. Hughes-Stovin syndrome: is it incomplete Behçet's? : Report of two cases and review of the literature. Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Nov; 26(11): 1993-6.

      Ragab Y, Emad Y, El-Marakbi A, Gheita T. Clinical utility of magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in the diagnosis and treatment of Takayasu’s arteritis. Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Aug; 26(8): 1393-5

      Emad Y, El Yasaki A, Ragab Y, Khalifa M, Moawayh O, Salama M. Arthritis in a child secondary to congenital insensitivity to pain and self-aggression. Why and when pain is good? Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Jul; 26(7): 1164-6

      Ragab Y, Emad Y, Banakhar A. Inflammatory synovitis due to underlying lipoma arborescens (gadolinium-enhanced MRI features): report of two Cases. Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Oct; 26(10): 1791-4

      Emad Y, Ragab Y. Liposynovitis prepatellaris in athletic runner (Hoffa's syndrome): case report and review of the literature. Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Jul; 26(7): 120

      Amin YE, Ragab Y, El-Shaarawy N, A. Giant intraosseous synovial cyst with intraarticular communication with the ankle joint in longstanding rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2012 Jan; 39(1):180-1.

      Emad Y, Ragab Y, El-Shaarawy N. Lichen planus in association with adult-onset still's disease successfully treated with mycophenolate mofetil. J Rheumatol. 2012 Jun; 39(6):1305-6

      Y. EMAD and Y. RAGAB. Bilateral avascular necrosis of both hips and both shoulders in a case with systemic lupus erythematosus: What should we blame, steroid or secondary antiphospholipid syndrome? APLAR Journal of Rheumatology 2007; 10: 69-71

 

  Reviewer in the following international journals

      Reviewer in Clinical Rheumatology: The official journal of International League Against Rheumatism (ILAR) 

      Reviewer in The Anatolian Journal of rheumatology

      Reviewer in Rheumatology oxford journal

      Reviewer in international journal of rheumatic diseases previously  APLAR journal of rheumatology

      Reviewer in BMJ case reports

      Editorial board membership in international journals

      Member of the advisory board of Journals of Türkiye Klinikleri

      Member of the editorial board of clinical rheumatology (ILAR journal)

 

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