Arthritis and Joint Replacement
Center of Excellence supervised by
Prof/Dr. Mahmoud Hafez
MB BCh (Cairo), MSc Orth (Cairo),
Dip SICOT (Belgium) FRCS Ed (UK), MD (Leeds, UK)
The Orthopaedic Department of October 6 University provides evidence-based practice and advanced medical services by consultants who have experience in Egypt and abroad. It builds a database and follow up for major operations. It utilizes hi-tech computerized surgical techniques and navigation surgery. It also collaborates with telemedicine consultation with colleagues in centres of excellence in UK,USA and Canada.The department staff are pioneers in patient-specific cutting guides for total knee replacement (TKR); navigation for TKR in the Middle East; total hip arthroplasty by computer-assisted surgery in the Arab World; community arthroplasty register in the Arab World.They provide primary and revision of total hip and knee replacements as well as unicompartmental, knee and hip resurfacing.