Prof. Yasser Farahat

Position: BOARD MEMBER

Biography

Dr. Yasser Farahat currently serves as Professor of Urology at Tanta University, Egypt, a Clinical Tutor at Edinburg University, UK, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, UK. He is a Consultant Urologist at the Ministry of Health and Prevention UAE and a Fellow of the European Board of Urology (FEBU). He is acting as a Senior Consultant of Urology at Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital (SKGH-UAQ), UAE.

His special interests & research include minimally invasive surgery, Endo-urology, Robotic Assisted FURS, Reconstructive Urology, and Andrology. He completed his MD in 2004 at Tanta University, Egypt. He had been awarded several prizes including the Best Research and Presentation at The First Eastern Mediterranean Meeting of European Association of Urology in 2007 and The Best Research Poster Presentation at the 25th annual EAU Congress in 2010.

He is one of the worldwide initiators of using the robotic-assisted RIRS since the invention of the Roboflex and improving the utilization of flexible ureteroscopy in renal calculi management.

He is also, a reviewer of several international journals. He has published over 35 international and local publications and has presented at 90 conferences worldwide.

Dr. Farahat is an active member of many international urological associations and societies including, The European Association of Urology (EAU), Société Internationale D’Urologie (SIU), Endourological Society and he is currently the head of the scientific committee of Emirates Urological Society (EUS), Cochair of the scientific committee of Urological Association of Asia (UAA), Secretary-General of Arab Association of Urology (AAU) and Chairman of Arab School of Urology.

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