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Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Transcatheter valve replacement
  • Complex coronary interventions
  • Coronary and structural heart disease programs

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

Education

09/94 – 12/00  Medical Education
Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt
12/00 Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MB. Bch.) Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University Grade ‘Excellent with Highest Honours’ 1st rank among 600 students throughout 6 years
11/04
Master’s Degree (MSc) in Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Grade ‘Excellent’- 1st rank among all applicants
07/08  Doctorate Degree (MD) in Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University
10/09
German Board Certification (Facharzt) in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Ärztekammer Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
03/15  Additional Qualification in Interventional Cardiology, Germany Society of Cardiology
06/16
Habilitation in Internal Medicine and Cardiology
Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany

LICENSURE / REGISTRATION

03/01 Unrestricted license to practise medicine in Egypt, Egyptian Ministry of Health # 146554
08/05 – 05/07
Temporary license to practise medicine in Germany
01/09 – 10/11
LAsD, Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany
11/11
Unrestricted license to practise medicine in Germany (Approbation)
LAsD, Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

03/01 – 03/02  Rotating intern - 2 months in each of the following departments:
- General Medicine
- Paediatrics
- Gynaecology & Obstetrics
- General Surgery
- Cardiovascular Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
Ain Shams University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
05/02 – 05/05
Resident – Cardiovascular Medicine Cardiology Department, Ain Shams University Hospital Cairo, Egypt
Director: Prof. Dr. A. Ayoub
08/05 – 05/07
Clinical Fellow - Interventional Cardiology Heart Center, Segeberger Kliniken Bad Segeberg, Germany
Director: Prof. Dr. G. Richardt
10/05 – 06/08  Assistant Lecturer – Cardiovascular Medicine Cardiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt
Director: Prof. Dr. R. El-Mawardy
07/08 – 12/08  Lecturer – Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt
Director: Prof. Dr. R. El-Gindy
01/09 – 12/10
Senior Physician (Funktionsoberarzt) Internal Medicine and Cardiology Heart Center, Segeberger Kliniken Bad Segeberg, Germany
Director: Prof. Dr. G. Richardt
01/11 – 12/16
Consultant (Oberarzt) – Internal Medicine and Cardiology Heart Center, Segeberger Kliniken Bad Segeberg, Germany Director: Prof. Dr. G. Richardt 
01/17 – 04/18
Senior Consultant (Ltd. Oberarzt) – Int. Medicine and Cardiology Head of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Heart Center, Segeberger Kliniken Bad Segeberg, Germany
Director: Prof. Dr. G. Richardt
Since 05/18
Senior Consultant (Ltd. Oberarzt) – Int. Medicine and Cardiology Head of the Structural Heart Disease Unit Heart Centre Leipzig – University Hospital Leipzig, Germany
Director: Prof. Dr. H. Thiele
Since 07/20
Professor of Interventional Cardiology Faculty of Medicine, University of Leipzig Leipzig, Germany

Certification

2006
Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams Course (NIHsponsored)
2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014
ICH-GCP Training and Certificate 
2013 and 2018
MPG Course and Certificate

Academic activities

2002 - 2004 Master Thesis Cardiology Department, Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt Thesis Title: “Pulsed-wave tissue Doppler in detection of successful reperfusion after primary percutaneous coronary intervention in the setting of acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction”
2005-2007  Clinical research projects and participation in single and multicentre trials in clinical and interventional cardiology during the fellowship period at the Heart Centre, Segeberger Kliniken, Bad Segeberg, Germany
2005 - 2008 Doctorate Thesis Joint research project between the Cardiology Department, Ain Shams University, Cairo, and the Heart Centre, Segeberger Kliniken, Bad Segeberg Thesis Title: “Relationship between cardiovascular risk as predicted by established risk scoring systems and coronary artery plaque composition as detected by intravascular ultrasound virtual histology analysis in native coronary arteries”
Since 2009
Clinical research projects and experience as investigator/principle investigator in several phase II, III and IV single and multicentre trials including AMG/MPG trials in the field of clinical & interventional cardiology. Focus of clinical research:
- Acute coronary syndrome
- Modern coronary stents
- Coronary calcification
- Interventional therapies for valvular heart disease
To date, more than 190 articles including more than 150 original investigations have been published from these projects.
Since 2009  Regular participation in national and international congresses of general and interventional cardiology as presenter and faculty member
Since 2013
Abstract grader for the German Society of Cardiology Congress, EuroPCR, PCR London Valves and TCT 
Since 2015
Member of the scientific program committee of the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Congress
June 2015
Habilitation Thesis Faculty of Medicine, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany Thesis Title “Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI): Incidence, importance, prognosis and etiological factors of residual prosthesis regurgitation”
Since 2016
Member of the scientific program committee of the PCR London Valves Congress

 

Contributions

Professor Mohamed Abdel-Wahab has published more than 200 papers in the field of interventional cardiology in peer review journals.
Since 2009 Professor Mohamed Abdel-Wahab is a Reviewer for several international medical journals including:

  • Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) 
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) 
  • JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions 
  • Circulation (Journal of the American Heart Association) 
  • The European Heart Journal - The American Heart Journal 
  • The American Journal of Cardiology 
  • Heart 
  • The International Journal of Cardiology 
  • Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 
  • Eurointervention 
  • The Journal of Interventional Cardiology

Extra information

SCIENTIFIC PRIZES

2013 Publication prize of the Working Group of Interventional Cardiology (AGIK) of the German Society of Cardiology (DGK)
2015
Andreas Grüntzig Research Prize of the German Society of Cardiology (DGK)

Memberships

Member of:
- The European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
- The European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI)
- The German Society of Cardiology (DGK)
- The Egyptian Society of Cardiology

Since 2014 
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
Since March 2015
Medical Referee for the German Society of Cardiology
2015-2019
Nucleus member of the Working Group of Interventional Cardiology (AGIK) of the German Society of Cardiology and responsible for international cooperation

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