Proff. Ismail Aboul Foutouh
Professor Aboul Foutouh is an internationally renowned fertility specialist and Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Cairo University with more than 20 years of experience in the fields of infertility and IVF. Currently, he is the chairman and CEO of Bedaya Fertility and IVF hospitals and the former CEO and founder of Misr Dawli IVF center. At his current position as Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology he is experience in dealing with various problems in obstetrics & gynaecology and infertility at one of the biggest hospitals in the middle east.
Professor Aboul Foutouh is the former Director of Galaa teaching hospital IVF center and also the former founder of the Nile IVF center. Due to these achievements, he is very well known in Egypt and the middle East as a leader and pioneer in the field of IVF.
Professor Aboul Foutouh’s compassionate and experienced approach to treating complex infertility conditions places him amongst the very best fertility doctors and fertility specialists in the Middle east. He has spent the last 20 years specializing in the treatment of patients with complex infertility conditions and in fertility issues in women over 40.
Professor Aboul Foutouh has authored numerous papers, abstracts and book chapters and has lectured extensively on topics relating to infertility and reproductive endocrinology. In clinical care settings, he encourages Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS) to minimize the risk of the development of chromosomal disorders such as Downs’ Syndrome but also maximizing success rates at the same time. He is the founder of the Bedaya infertility and IVF hospital where he developed the advanced Fertility Preservation Program. Throughout his career, Prof. Aboul Foutouh has dedicated himself to the pursuit of excellence in medicine.
Professor Aboul Foutouh also runs a weekly program on major TV channels such as AL hayat, AL Kahira wel Nas which is broadcasted throughout the whole Middle East.
Professor Aboul Foutouh is well known in Egypt and the arab world in fertility preservation services for women who want to freeze their eggs as they desire to become pregnant later in their life. With the constant refinements in this technology such as egg freezing, this procedure has become widespread and an excellent alternative for women to overcome the impact of aging on a woman’s reproductive system. Professor Aboul Foutouh also treats patients with a wide range of reproductive and infertility disorders. He helps patients with fertility issues become pregnant using the most sophisticated assisted reproductive techniques available, including in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). He is skilled in laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, two minimally invasive surgical modalities. With laparoscopy, he treats anatomical causes of infertility such as endometriosis, pelvic scar tissue, blocked fallopian tubes and ovarian cysts. He removes polyps, fibroids and scar tissue and corrects congenital malformations such as uterine septum with hysteroscopy.
Education: Professor Aboul Foutouh obtained his honors Bachelors degree in 1991 in the Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University. He then went on to obtain his Master’s of Science degree at Cairo University in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1995. Professor Aboul Foutouh relocated to Switzerland to study at the University of Geneva where he obtained his diploma in reproductive medicine in 1997 and in 1998 he gained his membership of the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynecologist and in the same year completed his medical degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University. Professor Aboul Foutouh completed his Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists in London in 2011.