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Dr. Walid Sayed Abdelkader Hassanen, MBBCh, MSc, MACP


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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Dr. Walid Sayed Abdelkader Hassanen, M.B.B.Ch., M.Sc., MACP

Dr. Walid Sayed Abdelkader Hassanen is a medical doctor, primary care physician, and a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College. He earned a M.B.B.Ch. with Honours in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University and a M.Sc. in Internal Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Hassanen has language proficiency in Arabic and English.

Dr. Hassanen has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and has served as the Qatargas Medical Doctor since 2009 at the Qatargas Doha Medical Center in Al-Ahly Hospital in Doha, Qatar. His duties include being the Senior Medical Doctor, Internist and Adult Primary Care Physician. His experience includes:

  • February 2005 – December 2009: Specialist of Internal Medicine, Head of Primary Care and Preventive Medicine Division at the Internal Medicine Department, International Medical Centre in Cairo, Egypt.
  • July 2002 – January 2005: Resident of Internal Medicine, AL- Zirayeen Hospital, Ministry of Agriculture, Dokki , Cairo , Egypt.
  • July 2000 – July 2002: Resident of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kobri El-Koba Military Hospital, Ministry of Defense, Cairo, Egypt.
  • March 1999 – March 2000: House Officer – Rotating Internship, Faculty of Medicine , Cairo University Teaching Hospital , Cairo , Egypt.

Dr. Hassanen’s research experience includes:

  • Investigated hypobetalipoproteinimia as a possible mechanism for steatosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C in comparison to patients with long standing D.M. in a study conducted upon 100 patients from 2002 till 2004.
  • Co-investigator in Phase IV trial on efficacy and safety of esomeprazole once daily in treatment of reflux esophagitis. Trials sponsored by Astra Zeneca.

Dr. Hassanen’s memberships include:

  • Member, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association
  • Member, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Research Center in Egypt
  • Member, World Society of Anti-aging Medicine in Paris, France
  • Member, Council for the Advancement of Diabetes Research and Education, New York, USA
  • Member, Egyptian Society of Endoscopy and Hepatogastroenterology
  • Member, Egyptian Society of GIT Motility
  • 1982-1992: Egyptian Swimming Champion and Member, Egyptian National Swimming Team
  • 1993-1995: Water Polo National Team Member

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Dr. Walid Sayed Abdelkader Hassanen is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.


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