Dr. Yasser Sakr

Consultant physician, Department of Critical Care
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Dr. Yasser Sakr, M.B., B.Ch. MSc. D.E.A. Ph.D., M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S.C., is a consultant physician within the department of critical care at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With 28 years of extensive experience managing critically ill patients, Dr. Sakr is a consultant physician specializing in critical care medicine, anesthesiology and emergency medicine. Dr. Sakr is also skilled in a broad spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. In addition to his clinical acumen, Dr. Sakr has made significant contributions to academia with numerous scholarly achievements. He has been an active member of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine since 2003 and served as the chair of the Systemic Inflammation and Sepsis Section of this society from 2015 to 2018. Dr. Sakr’s proficiency extends to his author and co-authorship of more than 200 articles and book chapters, reflecting his dedication to advancing medical knowledge. Notably, Dr. Sakr has led and contributed to several large scale European multicenter studies, highlighting his reputation as a leading figure in critical care medicine.

Doctor can help with

  • Respiratory conditions
  • Heart conditions
  • Kidney failure
  • Breathing and ventilation
  • Pacemakers
  • Heart or lung failure

Memberships

  • German Sepsis Society
  • European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

Licences and certifications

  • Specialty Critical Care Medicine, Egyptian Medical Syndicate
  • Emergency Medicine, Medical Syndicate Thuringia, Germany
  • Anesthesiology, Medical Syndicate Thuringia, Germany
  • Intensive Care Medicine, Medical Syndicate Thuringia, Germany
  • Privat Dozent, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jena, Germany

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Department of Critical Care

    Zayed Military Hospital, UAE

  • Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

    Jena University Hospital, Germany

  • Specialist, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

    Jena University Hospital, Germany

  • Resident, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

    Jena University Hospital, Germany

  • Assistant Lecturer of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine

    Cairo University, Egypt

  • Research Fellow, Department of Intensive Care

    Erasme Hospital, Belgium

  • Tutor of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine

    Cairo University, Egypt

  • Resident, Department of Critical Care Medicine

    Cairo University, Egypt

  • Intern Doctor

    Cairo University Hospitals, Egypt

Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B, B.Ch.)

    Cairo University, Egypt
  • Critical Care Medicine Masters (M.Sc.)

    Cairo University, Egypt
  • D.E.A. License

    Free University of Brussels, Belgium
  • Ph.D., Faculty of Medicine

    Free University of Brussels, Belgium
  • Doctorate in Medicine

    University of Jena, Germany

Awards and recognitions

  • Ph.D. Scholarship

    Free University of Brussels, Belgium
  • Doctoral Award

    University of Jena, Germany
  • Nomination for the Habilitation Award

    University of Jena, Germany
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