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Ahmed T. Hadidi

Professor of Paediatric Surgery and Plastic Surgery

Personal Data

ΕΠΩΝΥΜΟ                       Hadidi

ΟΝΟΜΑ                             Ahmed Taher

 ΗΜΕΡΟΜΗΝΙΑ ΓΕΝΝΗΣΗΣ                          October 2nd, 1958

ΤΟΠΟΣ ΓΕΝΝΗΣΗΣ                        Giza/Cairo, Egypt


ΤΙΤΛΟΣ                         Professor and Chairman of Pediatric Surgery Dept.,

                                                Sana Klinikum Offenbach Hospital, Germany

                                               Emma Hosptial, Seligenstadt, Germany

ΟΙΚΟΓΕΝΕΙΑΚΗ ΚΑΤΑΣΤΑΣΗ:                       Married and has two sons

ΔΙΕΥΘΥΝΣΗ:                                Max-Planck St. 2, 63500 Seligenstadt, Germany

ΤΗΛΕΦΩΝΟ ΕΠΙΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑΣ: +49 (0)174 – 20 56 905

E-mail: ahmedthadidi@yahoo.de

Qualifications & Degrees

– Germany

–  German Approbation (Full registration in German Medical council)

–  Facharzt für Kinderchirurgie (Pediatric Surgery Specialist exam & degree)

– United Kingdom

– D.P.S (Pediatric Surgery)       Diploma of Pediatric Surgery, London University

– FRCS (England)                      Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

– FRCS (Glasgow)          Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow

– United States of America

– United States Medical licensure Exam (USMLE), part 1

– United States Medical licensure Exam (USMLE), part 2

– Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certificate (ECFMG)

– Egypt

   – 1981: MB, BCh,        Cairo University

– 1986: MSc, Surgery, Cairo University

– 1993: MD,   Surgery, Cairo University

Past Experience and Positions

  • Egypt: 1986 – 1988, 1991-1994, 1995- 2004

Completed residency and post-graduate research in Cairo University, Egypt to reach the post as Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Cairo University.

1996-2004: General Director of Benha Children Hospital.

  • United Kingdom: 1988-1991

Surgical Registrar, Yorkhill Children Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Ormond St. Hospital, London, Canniesburn Plastic Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

  • Australia: 1994-1995

Senior Registrar, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia

  • Germany: since 2004

2004 – 2007                         Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, Mannheim-Heidelberg University, Germany

2007 till now                         Professor and Chairman of Pediatric Surgery Department,

  • Sana Offenbach hospital, Goethe Frankfurt University,
  • Emma Private Hospital, Seligenstadt, Germany

International and National Awards

  • Winner of the “Pulvertaft Prize“ of the “British Society for Surgery of the Hand”, 1989
  • Winner of the “Hassan Hamdy Prize” of Cairo University for medical sciences.


An „external device for fecal incontinence“ (registered in the European Union and Egypt),  already available

Publications (Details Attachment 1)

First AuthorCo-Author
Original Papers253
Editor of Books1
Chapter in other Books6
Lectures in Congresses65


EDITOR IN CHIEF :  “Hypospadias Surgery, An illustrated guide”

By Springer Verlag, Germany, 2004

This is the first international book on hypospadias surgery. It highlights current philosophy and different principles of hypospadias repair. The aim of the book is to help interested surgeons to develop vision and talent rather than just enumerate techniques. It is well illustrated with over 465 colored diagrams and photographs of various operations. In the book, a team of world class authors from 5 continents present an expert overview on the management of this common but troublesome disease. Second modified edition in preparation.

Special Interest & Experience

  1. Hypospadias Surgery: wrote the only international textbook on hypospadias, described the DYG (Double Y glanuloplasty) for glanular hypospadias, SLAM (slit-like adjusted Mathieu) for distal hypospadias, LABO (Lateral based Onlay) for proximal hypospadias and BILAB (Bilateral based flap) for perineal hypospadias.
  2. Hirschsprung’s Disease
  3. Imperforate Anus
  4. Esophageal surgery
  5. Neonatal Surgery
  6. Congenital Hand Deformities
  7. Pediatric Plastic surgery

Offices / Posts held in the past

  • Member of Board (overseas representative) of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons (BAPS)
  • Member of Executive Board of the Egyptian Paediatric Surgical Association (EPSA)
  • Secretary General of the Pan African Paediatric Surgical Association (PAPSA)
  • Secretary General of the Mediterranean Association of Paediatric Surgeons (MAPS)
  • Chairman of overseas committee of the European Association of Paediatric Surgeons (EUPSA)
  • Examiner in the “European Board of Pediatric Surgery”
  • Professor of Pediatric & Plastic Surgery, Cairo University, Egypt


  • DGKCH (German Assocaition of Pediatric Surgeons).
  • BAPS (British Association of Paediatric Surgeons)
  • EUPSA (European Paediatric Surgeon’s Association)
  • MAPS, founding member (Mediterranean Association of Pediatric Surgeons)
  • EPSA, founding member (Egyptian Pediatric Surgical Association)
  • PAPSA (Pan-African Pediatric Surgical Association)
  • ESPU (European Society of Pediatric Urology)

Attachment 1

Publications (28):

  • Hadidi AT:

reply to Dr. Snodgrass letter to the editor

Re:Functional Urethral Obstruction (FUO) following the TIP technique for hypospadias repair.

          Journal of Pediatric Surgery 49: 1700-1702, 2014.

  • Hadidi AT, Roessler J& Coerdt W:

“Development of the Human Male Urethra; A histochemical study on human embryos.

Journal of Pediatric Surgery 49:1146-1152, 2014.

  • Hadidi AT:

“Buried Penis; Classification and surgical approach.

Journal of Pediatric Surgery 49: 374-379, 2014

  • Hadidi AT:

Perineal Hypospadias; The Bilateral (BILAB) skin flap technique.

Journal of Pediatric Surgery 49: 218-223, 2014.

  • Hadidi AT:

Functional Urethral Obstruction (FUO) following the TIP technique for hypospadias repair.

          Journal of Pediatric Surgery 48: 1778-1783, 2013.

  • Hadidi AT:

Proximal hypospadias with small flat glans; The lateral based

 onlay (LABO) flap technique:

          Journal of Pediatric Surgery 47: 2151-2157, 2012.

  • Hadidi AT:

The slit-like adjusted Mathieu for distal hypospadias.:

          Journal of Pediatric Surgery  47 (3), 797–801, 2012.

  • Hadidi AT:

“Double Y Glanuloplasty for glanular hypospadias:

          Journal of Pediatric Surgery  45 (3), 655–660, 2010.

  • Hadidi AT:

“Lateral Based Flap: A single stage urethral reconstruction for proximal hypospadias”.

          Journal of Pediatric Surgery  44 (4), 797–801, 2009

  • Hadidi A, Subotic U, Goeppl M, Waag K-L:

“Early elective caesarean section before 36 weeks vs late spontaneous delivery in infants with gastroschisis”

       Journal of Pediatric Surgery 43 (7), 1342-1346, 2008

  • Hadidi AT, Hosie S, Waag K-L:

“Long Gap Esophageal Atresia: lengthening technique and primary anastomosis

Journal of Pediatric Surgery 42 (10): 1659-1662, 2007

  • Hadidi AT:

“Long Esophageal Gaps: A New Surgical Technique (An Experimental Study on Lambs).

European Journal of Pediatric Surgery 17 (4): 229-235, 2007

  • Hadidi AT, Bartoli F, Waag K-L:

Role of Trans-anal Endorectal Pull-Through in complicated Hirschsprung’s Disease; Experience in 18 patients”

Journal of Pediatric Surgery 42 (3): 544-548, 2007

  • Hadidi AT:

“An External Device for Fecal Incontinence”

European Journal of Pediatric Surgery 16 (2):109-114, 2006

  • Hadidi AT:

“A Technique to improve Results in Colon Replacement of the Oesophagus”

European Journal of Pediatric Surgery 16 (1):39-44, 2006

  • Hadidi AT:

“Trans-anal Endorectal Pull-through for Hirschsprung’s Disease: Experience with 68 Patients”

Journal of Pediatric Surgery 38 (9): 1337-1340, 2003

  • Hadidi AT:

“Transanal Endorectal Pull-Through (TEPT) for Hirschsprung’s Disease; A Comparison With Open Technique”

European Journal of Pediatric Surgery 13: 176-180, 2003

  • Hadidi AT, El Shal N:

“Childhood Intussusception: A Comparative Study of Nonsurgical Management”

Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Vol. 34, (2): 304-307, 1999

  • Hadidi AT, Kaddah NM, Sobhi M, Sami A, Abdelal N:

“Congenital Malformations of the Hand: A study of Vascular Pattern”

Journal of Hand Surgery 15B 171-180 (British Volume, 1990)

  • Dessouky N, Kaddah N, Shouman M and Hadidi AT:

“Congenital Cystic Malformations of the Lung in Children”

  1. Arab Child Vol. 12, No. 3, June: 367-384, 2001
  • Hadidi AT, Abdaal N and Kaddah S:

“Hypospadias Repair: Is Stenting Important?”

Kasr El Aini Journal of Surgery, Vol. 4, (2):3-8, 2003

  • Hadidi AT:

“Distal Hypospadias; A Comparative Study between Y-V Modified Mathieu and Snodgrass Techniques”

Kasr El Ainy Medical Journal, Vol. 9, (2): 315-322, 2003

  • Safory H, Hadidi AT and Abdaal N:

“High Risk Intestinal Atresia; A Comparative Study of three different Techniques”

AL-Azhar Medical Journal 24 (1):717-727, 2003.

  • Hadidi AT, Abdaal N and Kaddah S:

“Hypospadias Repair: Is Dressing Important?”

Kasr El Aini Journal of Surgery Vol. 4(1):37-44, 2003

  • Hadidi AT:

“Tricks to turn Failure into Success in Complicated Hypospadias”

Med. J. Cairo Univ., Vol. 66(2) (suppl.):9-20, 1998

  • Nayel H, Hadidi AT:

“Abdominal Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: A review of 75 cases”

Med. J. Cairo Univ., Vol. 65(4) (suppl.):157-166, 1997.

  • Hadidi AT, Spitz L, Dick-Mireaux C,:

“Hepatic Hemangioendothelioma: Possible role of TSH elevation”

The Gaz. Egypt. Paed. Vol. 45(1):125-140, 1997.

  • Hadidi AT:

 “Y-V Glanuloplasty; A New Modification In The Surgery of Hypospadias”

Kasr El Aini Medical Journal, Vol. 2, (2), 1996 .

Attachment 2

Invitation as Invited Guest Surgeon  (Hypospadias / Hirschsprung)

 Albaniao   Tirana University, October 2014, Hypospadias WorkshopAustriao   Vienna University, 3-5 December 2009, Hypospadias Workshopo   Vienna University, 6.-7. April 2006, Hypospadias WorkshopLinz, 17.-18. March 2005, Hypospadias Workshopo   Vienna 2003, Hypospadias Workshopo   Graz 2002, “Lecture of the year”, Lectures and live surgical operations  Bangladesh Chittagong University, 9.-12. December 2005, Hypospadias Workshop BrasilSao Paulo, June 2005, International Congress of Pediatric Surgery CyprusLimasol  2010, MAPS invited guest lecturer EgyptAlexandria 2015, Alexandria Hypospadias workshop (HypoAlex 2)Cairo 2008, Hypospadias WorkshopBenha 2006 Germanyo   Frankfurt ISHID June15,o   Jena, 16. March 2005,o   Hannover University, 2004,o   Münster University, 2004,o   Heidelberg 2004,o   Cologne University 2003,Heidelberg University 2002,2003,GreeceThessaloniki University, 2005, 2006o   Athens 2003, Hypospadias Workshop Hungaryo   Pecs, 2002, Hirschsprung’s Workshopo   Hypospadias Workshop, Miskolc, 2005 ItalyRome 2014, EUPSA Guest lecturer and operatorBologna University,January 2006, ESPUFoggia University, June 2005Foggia 2004, Hypospadias Workshop JapanNiigata University, 20.-23. July 2006, Hypospadias WorkshopTokyo, May 2007, invited lecturer17th Japanese annual congress, July 16-18, 2008 KasachstanAlmaty May 1-5, 2015KenyaMombasa 21-22 November, 2006 KosovaPrishtina University, August 2005Prishtina University, 16.-18. February 2006 LatviaRiga, 01.-03. June 2006, Hypospadias Workshop Macedonien(Skopje, Oktober 2007, Hypospadias Workshop) NetherlandsNiemegen, May 2005, Hirschsprung’s Workshop Oman(Muscat, 23.-26.03.2008, Hirschsprung WorkshopPolandLodz, 25.-26. May 2006, Hypospadias WorkshopGdansk University, 12.-14. October 2005 RomaniaBucharest, April 2013Zalau, May 2008 RussaSt. Petersburg March 2013 International Andrology CongressMoscow, Hypospadias workshop, April 2015  Saudi ArabiaJeddah, 24.-28. February 2006, International Saudi Pediatric Surgery Congress South AfricaCape Town, Stellenbosch, 10.-11. Febr. 2005, Hypospadias Workshop·         Spaino   Sevilla, 12.-13.04.2007, Hypospadias Workshopo   Grand Canary, February 2008, Hypospadias workshop  SwitzerlandBern University, 2006, 23.-24. August 2006, Hypospadias Workshopo   Bern University, 2004, Demonstrated Transanal Endorectal Pull-through
for Hirschsprung’s disease SyriaAleppo, 26. April 2005,  Annual International Syrian Congress of Pediatric
Surgeons Tunis7th International congress of MAPS, 9-11 Oktober, 2008 TurkeyIstanbul 2003UAEo   Dubai, 3.-4. March 2005, 2007o   El Ain, 11.-12. March 2007 M. Hirschsprung und Hypospadias Workshopo   Abu Dhabi, March 2008 international congress of Pediatric Surgery.UK (Great Britain)London, ISHID, September  2011

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