15th International Arthroplasty Conference, 5 - 7 May 2022, Cairo, Egypt

Fellowship in Arthroplasty and related technology(( Conferences ))
11th International Arthroplasty Conference 2018
      10th International Arthroplasty Conference 2017


Professional Diplomas

Professional diploma in orthopedics
The diploma started 2008 following the successful establishment of the orthopaedic training program. It was done in collaboration with the Arab Medical Union at that time. The degree helps candidates to qualify for the title “Orthopaedic Specialist”.

Objective: At the end of the program, candidates will acquire the knowledge and skills of basic trauma and orthopaedics. Also they should be able to practice efficiently and safely.

        Teaching methods

  • Lectures, seminars and interactive discussions.
  • Hands-on Workshops.
  • Operative training and live surgery.
  • Regular assessment and end of the course exam. 


  • The instructors are professors of Orthopaedics from different Egyptian Universities as well as some regional and international guest speakers.

 Professional diploma in trauma 2010

Professional diploma in orthopaedics
Professional diploma in trauma
Professional diploma in trauma
Professional diploma in trauma
Fellowship in Arthroplasty and related technology

COAS and Arthroplasty Fellowships

This is a sub-specialty developed for a fully trained orthopaedic surgeon or for a trainee towards the end of his/her training. Suitable candidates will be attached to Prof. Hafez for 6 months.

The job is based at 2 hospitals; October 6 university Hospital (teaching hospital, with all medical specialties, the largest hospital in October 6 district) and Al-Helal Orthopedic Hospital (The National Orthopaedic Hospital with 400 beds and more than 60 consultants covering all orthopedic subspecialties). 

Duties include both clinical and research work
  Training in CAOS for hip and knee 

First CAOS Fellow:
Ashish Jaiman, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi,
India, 2010.
Previous CAOS Fellow:
Mohamed Mousa, Assistant lecturer, Assiut University,
Egypt, 2013.
Current CAOS Fellow:
Dr.Sharafeldin , MD, lecturer, Kordofan University,
Sudan, 2014.
Waiting CAOS fellow: 
Yusuf Ahmad, Jacarta,
Indonesia, 2015

Teaching and Examination Activities of the head of the department :
1- Examiner for the SICOT diploma
2- Examiner  for national Egyptian training program in orthopaedics
3- Ex Head of Year 1 exam panel, medical school, October 6 University
4- Undergraduate teacher & examiner in medical, physiotherapy and nursing schools, October 6 University
5- Established training program professional diploma in orthopaedics 2008 in association with Arab Medical Union & Egyptian Medical Syndicate
6- Ex Teacher in “Basic Surgical Skills Course”, Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK
7- Attended ATLS instructor & training the trainer (ToT) courses
8- Established International Arthroplasty Conference, orthopaedic review,orthopaedic skills and orthopaedic nursing courses since 2009
9. External examiner of viva examinations of MSc, MD & PhD theses
        I. Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University: Orthropaedics Dept.
        II. Faculty of Medicine, Suez canal uni: Orthropaedics Dept.
        III. Faculty of Physiotherapy, Cairo University: Basic Science Dept., Orthopaedics Dept., Biomechanics Dept.
10. Examination of orthropaedic degrees, MSc & MD:
        I. Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University.
        II. Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University.

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