Sameh Shehata

Alexandria University

Prof. Sameh Shehata is professor and past chairman of the Pediatric Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Egypt. He is the past president of the Egyptian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (EPSA). Dr. Shehata is president-elect of the World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons (WOFAPS), and the Current president of the IPEG Middle East Chapter. Dr. Shehata is the creator of the technique of laparoscopic traction for the intra-abdominal testis known as Shehata technique, that is widely practiced now in many centers worldwide. Dr. Shehata is the admin of the largest online pediatric surgery forum (The pediatric surgeon’s lounge) and is also among the editorial board of many national and international pediatric surgery journals.