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    Kasr Alaini Medical Faculty &

    Cairo University Hospitals.

    (Since 1827)

 

      

 

 

1- History

2- Departments

3- Degrees Awarded by Faculty of Medicine

4- Specialized University Hospital Units and Centers

5- Statistics: Staff Members, Nurses, Beds & Students

 

 

 

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 1. History:

 

Kasr ALaini Medical School is the oldest, biggest and the most famous medical school not only in Egypt but also in Africa and Middle East.

 

Kasr ALaini Medical School was opened in Abu Zaabal in 1827 as the school of Medicine. The original building in which the school of Medicine was located in El-Aini Palace built by Ibn El-Aini and named after him. In 1925 it became part of the University of Cairo , and was given the name of faculty of Medicine , and was separated from the Higher Institute of Nursing and the Higher Institute of Physiotherapy.

 

The Faculty of Medicine overlooks the east bank of the Nile whereas the Faculty of pharmacology is in Kasr El Aini Street. The Faculty of Dentistry and the Higher Institute of Nursing are located on Roda Island within the boundaries of the University Hospital in Manial.

 

 

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 2. Departments:

 

 

o        The Department of Anatomy.

o        The Department of Histology.

o        The Department of Physiology.

o        The Department of Biochemistry.

o        The Department of Pathology.

o        The Department of Pharmacology.

o        The Department of Bacteriology.

o        The Department of Parasitology.

o        The Department of Surgery: (Plastic and Experimental).

o        The Department of Surgical Emergencies, Accidents & Trauma.

o        The Department of Anesthesiology.

o        The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

o        The Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

o        The Department of Urology Surgery.

o        The Department of Neurology Surgery.

o        The Department of E.N.T.

o        The Department of Internal and Experimental Medicine.

o        The Department of Specialized Internal Medicine.

o        The Department of Emergency Medicine (Intensive Care Unit - ICU).

o        The Department of Psychiatry.

o        The Department of Dermatology.

o        The Department of Andrology, Venerology and Sterility.

o        The Department of Tropical Medicine & Endemic Diseases.

o        The Department of Naturopathy, Rheumatism and Rehabilitation.

o        The Department of Cardiology.

o        The Department of Chest Diseases.

o        The Department of Chest and Heart Surgery.

o        The Department of Ophthalmology and Surgery.

o        The Department of Pediatrics.

o        The Department of Diagnostic Radiology.

o        The Department of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.

o        The Department of Clinical and Chemical Pathology.

o        The Department of Public Hygiene, Preventive and Social Medicine.

o        The Department of Industrial Medicine.

o        The Department of Forensic Medicine.

o        The Department of Critical Medicine.

o        Faculty of Dental & Oral Medicine.

o        Faculty of Nursing.

 

 

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 3. Degrees Awarded by the Faculty of Medicine:

 

 

1- Undergraduate Studies:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery . Studies take 6 years to complete. To obtain the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree, a student must study the following subjects:

    • - Biology.

    • - Biophysics.

    • - Chemistry and Biochemistry.

    • - Physiology.

    • - Histology.

    • - Embryology and Human Anatomy.

    • - Behavior and Psychology.

    • - Biostatistics and Social Medicine.

    • - English Language.

    • - Pathology.

    • - Pharmacology.

    • - Microbiology.

    • - Parasitology.

    • - Specialized Internal Diseases.

    • - Specialized Surgery.

    • - Gynecology and Obstetrics.

    • - Ophthalmology and Surgery.

    • - E.N.T.

    • - Forensic Medicine.

    • - Pediatrics.

 

 

2- Postgraduate Studies:

  • Masters Degree in one of the following clinical branches:

      • - Internal Diseases.

      • - Neurology and Psychiatry.

      • - Cardiology and Vascular Diseases.

      • - Chest Diseases and T.B.

      • - Tropical Diseases.

      • - Dermatology.

      • - Naturopathy

      • - Hemopathology.

      • - Clinical and Chemical Pathology.

      • - Surgery.

      • - Urological Surgery.

      • - Orthopedic Surgery.

      • - E.N.T.

      • - Gynecology and Obstetrics.

      • - Ophthalmology and Surgery.

      • - Anesthesiology.

      • - Radiotherapy.

      • - Public Hygiene and social Preventive Medicine.

      • - Diagnostic Radiology.

      • - Industrial and Occupational Medicine.

      • - Forensic Medicine.

 

  • Masters Degree in one of the Basic Medical Sciences:

      • - Anatomy and Embryology.

      • - Histology.

      • - Physiology.

      • - Biochemistry.

      • - Pathology.

      • - Pharmacology.

      • - Bacteriology.

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  • Doctorate in Medicine and Surgery in one of the Masters Degree branches.

  • Ph.D. in Basic Medical Sciences in one of the Masters Degree branches.

 

 

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 4. Specialized University Hospital Units & Centers:

 

 

o        Gastro-enteritis.

o        Kasr El-Eini Blood and Vessels Lab.

o        Intensive Care Centre.

o        Eyes Bank.

o        Specialized Medical Biochemistry Experimentation Unit.

o        The Development of Medical Education centre.

o        Liver and Digestive System Endoscopy.

o        Clinical Toxicology Centre.

o        Fungi Research Centre.

o        Diagnosis and Therapy of Bilharzial Liver.

o        Genetics Unit.

o        The Unit of Renal Failure Therapy and Surgery.

o        T.B. Research Unit.

o        Measurement Unit for Fitness and Disability for Occupational Diseases.

o        Tumor Radiological Therapy and Nuclear Medicine Centre.

o        Tumor Symptoms Test Unit.

o        Open-Heart Surgery Unit.

o        The Physiological Research Unit.

o        Chromosome Tissue Transplant Research Unit.

o        Speech and Listening Therapy Unit.

o        Nose and Snoring Therapy Unit.

o        Cochlea Transplant , Ear Lab and Bank Unit.

o        Epilepsy Therapy Research Unit.

o        Leprosy Unit.

o        Ophthalmologic Laser Diagnosis and Therapy.

o        Diagnosing Parasitology Unit.

o        Medical Scanning and Diagnostics Unit,

o        Ultrasonic Diagnosis Centre.

o        Disintegrating Urinary Tracts Stones Unit.

o        Guest House , Catering and 'Fast Food' Meals Unit.

o        Special Medical Centre in the Pediatric Hospital.

o        Diabetic Children, Endocrinology and Metabolism Care Unit.

o        Functional and Microscopic E.N.T. Unit.

o        Nursing Development Research Centre.

o        Presarvation , Redressing and Transplanting of the Tissue of the Motor System Centre.

o        Manial University Hospital .

o        Virus Unit.

o        Allergy and Immunological Problem Unit.

o        Faculty of Dental Medicine Specialized Units.

o        Faculty of Nursing Specialized Units.

 

 

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 5. Statistics: Staff Members, Nurses, Beds & Students:

 

 

Item

~ Numbers in 2007

All Staff Members

3244

Professors

861

Assistant Professors

545

Lecturers

595

Assistant Lecturers

585

Residents Doctors

658

Nurses

3176

Beds

5152

All Students

16,732

Undergraduate Students

7,411

Postgraduate Students

9,321

 
     
 

 

More info is available at:   http://www.medicine.cu.edu.eg/beta/index.php/en/

 

 

 

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