Mohamed El-Sayed Abdel-Wanis Mohamed

Professor - Prof of Orthopedic Surgery

Faculty of medicine

Address: 46 Kornich ALNILE



Surname:Abdel-Wanis.  First Name:Mohamed.    Middle Name:El-Sayed

Present Post:Chief Spine Surgeon, Prof. of Orthopedic Surgery, Sohag Faculty of Medicine, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt (March, 2013).

Academic Qualifications:

- M.B.B.Ch. (September 1988), Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt.

- Master Degree of Orthopaedics (M.Sc.) (February 1993), Orthopedic Department, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt.

- Doctor Degree (Ph.D) (March 2002), Orthopedic Department, School of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan.

Editor of 20 journals

Reviewer for 27 journals and reviewed the submitted abstracts for Global spine congress 2016 (in Dubai), 2017 (in Milan) and 2018 (in Singapore).


A- 4 Book Chapters

B- 42 journal papers most of them in high –ranked journals including Spine, J Bone Joint Surgery, J , Neurosurg Spine, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Clinical Orthopedics, International Orthopedics,  J of   Orthopedic Science, Medical Hypotheses, Global spine Journal, Anticancer Research, J of Orthopedic Surgery  and Asian Spine Journal

Scientific Activities

 Chaired one AOSpine Symposium and one AOSpine Course in Egypt

Shared as Faculty in 15 AOSpine Courses including 3 Davos, Switzerland Courses (2008 & 2010 & 2017) and courses in Egypt, Malaysia, KSA, Jordan and United Arab Emirates.

 Shared as Faculty in 9 AOSpine Symposia in Egypt and Lebanon and in 12 seminars in Egypt.

 Shared as Faculty in an AOTrauma Symposium in Cairo.

Member of 12 Professional Societies including AOSpine, AAOS, SICOT, NASS (North American Spine Society), JOA (Japanese Orrhopedic Association), ESA (Egyptian Spine Association), APOA (Asia Pacific Orthopedic Association) and (APSS) Asia Pacific Spine Society.

:Leading Positions in Scientific Societities

AOSpine Middle East Board Member for Community Development (June 2017- May 2020). Member of the AOSpine International Community Development Commission (June 2017-May 2020) Past Chairman of the Egyptian Chapter of AOSpine (April 2015- May 2017). During this period AOSpine Egypt organized 18 Events: symposia, seminar and courses in Egypt. Honored as an AOSpine Ambassadoron May 2018.

Awards:The Best Young Faculty in Middle Eastby AOSpine in Davos Courses in 2008.The Educator of the Year in the Middle East Region in 2016 by AOSpine.

2018-10-29 01:33:35
The new recommendations for management of spinal cord injury
The recommendations were published in the global spine journal giving the most available evidence based management of spinal cord injury Read more

2018-10-29 01:07:43
AOSpine Course Spinal deformity
AOSpine Egypt will organize a very informative course in Cairo entitled "Spinal deformity". This course will cover all aspects of spinal deformities and helps the post-graduate students to understand how to diagnose and manage complicated cases of spinal deformities. The course will be held on Dec 5-6, 2018. I recommend all who are interested in spine to attend it Read more

2018-09-21 18:18:55 | Keywords
Percutaneous ozone nucleolysis for lumbar disc herniation.
All percutaneous minimally invasive disc treatments are typically indicated to contained disc herniations. Our study's aim is to evaluate prospectively the efficacy of ozone nucleolysis in the treatment of either contained or uncontained lumbar disc herniations. METHODS: Fifty-two patients, aged 27-87 years, with symptomatic herniated lumbar discs, without migration, sequestration, or severe degenerative disc changes, who failed conservative treatment, were ... Read more

2018-09-21 18:17:06 | Keywords Vascularized fibular graft,
Anterior Cervical Reconstruction Using Free Vascularized Fibular Graft after Cervical Corpectomy
Study Design Prospective study. Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiologic results of using free vascularized fibular graft (FVFG) for anterior reconstruction of the cervical spine following with varying levels of corpectomy. Methods Ten patients underwent anterior cervical reconstruction using an FVFG after cervical corpectomy augmented with internal instrumentation. All patients were evaluated neurologically ... Read more

2018-09-21 19:16:48 | Keywords principles spinal tumors,
Oncological Principles for Excision of Primary Spinal Tumors.
Enneking examined the mechanism of local spread of primary bone and soft tissue tumors of the extremities and proposed the concept of compartmentalization and anatomic barrier. Based on this concept, he classified t surgical margins of tumor excisions into intracapsular, marginal, wide, and radical. A radical margin means that the lesion and the compartment (s) which it involved have been ... Read more

2018-09-21 18:22:24 | Keywords
Comment on Effect of timing of pulmonary metastases identification on prognosis of patients with osteosarcoma: the Japanese Musculoskeletal Oncology Group study.
In our article, we investigated the clinical course of patients with osteosarcoma after the patients develop lung metastasis, dividing the patients into four groups, depending on timing of identification of lung metastases.1 Few data exist on the literature about the effect of relapse of pulmonary metastatic disease from osteosarcoma on patient survival.2 Unfortunately, Professor Briccoli did not report the total ... Read more

2018-09-21 19:14:24 | Keywords osteoporotic spinal fractures,
Management of Osteoporotic Spine Fractures: Controversy Continues.
Vertebral compression fractures due to osteoporotic disease represent an increasingly significant public health problem [1]. There is no sharp line demarcation between stages of the fracture; acute, subacute and chronic. Lines of treatment include conservative treatment (e.g. brace and pain killers), cement augmentation (vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty and stentoplasty) and surgical treatment. Treatment remains an area of controversy with respect to best ... Read more