Prof. Hamed El Khayat
Professor of Pediatrics Ain Shams University
- Dr. El Khayat is Ex-Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Ain Shams
University in Cairo, Egypt (2006-2008). He also maintains a private medical practice.
- Dr. El Khayat was educated at Ain Shams University, receiving his MBBCh,
Diploma of Medicine, Diploma of Pediatrics, and medical degree with
specialty in pediatrics.
- Dr. El Khayat has conducted several studies with the Egyptian Ministry of Health,
serving as principal investigator for a study on immune status of mumps and as
co-principal investigator for a study on Hemophilus influenzae type B infection
in infants and children with pneumonia. From 2000 to 2002, he was involved
with a collaborative study on Guillain-Barré syndrome conducted with Ain Shams
University Children’s Hospital and the US Naval Medical Research Unit, No. 3.
He has published more than 70 articles in national and international medical
- Dr. El Khayat has held various leadership positions in professional organizations.
He was president of the Pan Arab Child Neurology Association from 2004 to
2005, and he was president of the Egyptian Society of Child Neuropsychiatry
from 2002 to 2005; he has been vice-president of the Egyptian Human Medical
Genetics Association since 1988. A Board member of the Ain Shams Pediatrics
Society since 1974 up till now. He is also a Board member of the Egyptian
Medical Association and the Egyptian Pediatric Association. He is now Board
member Of Supreme council of Immunization/Vaccination at Ministry of Health
& Population and Vacsera Organization.Finally, he has been awarded the’
Certificate of Excellence’ from Cairo Medical Syndicate (2007) and Ain Shams