Sakawi sqcr


Professor and Director


Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

·         Obstetric anesthesia

·         Research

Education and Degrees

·         Cairo University of Medicine, Medical Doctor, 1985

·         Cairo University Hospital, Rotating Internship, 1987

·         University of Bordeaux, Research Fellow, 1992

·         University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Research Fellow, Transplant Surgery, 1993

·         The Brooklyn Hospital Center , Internal Medicine Internship, 1994

·         Albany Medical Center, Anesthesiology Residency, 1997

·         University of Alabama at Birmingham, Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship, 1998

Awards and Honors

·         Foundation of Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Resident Scholar Award

Professional Societies

·         American Society of Anesthesiologists

·         Alabama Society of Anesthesiologists

·         Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology

·         American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists

·         American College of Physicians

·         Egyptian Medical Association

Recent Publications

  • El-Galley R., Sakawi Y., et al. Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy: Is Nitrous Oxide Contraindicated? The Journal of Urology.  2007;178(1) 225-7
  • Sakawi Y., Vetter T. Airway Management and Vascular Access Simulation During a Medical Student Rotation. The Clinical Teacher. 2011; 8: 48-51
  • Powell M., Sakawi Y. Aorto-caval compression during early pregnancy: are there other causes? International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia. 2013; 22 (2): 171-172
  • Elkassabany N., Sakawi Y.  Pre operative Screening and Case Cancellation in Cocaine Abusing Veterans Scheduled for Elective Surgery. Anesthesiology Research and Practice, Volume 2013, Article ID 149892, 7 pages,
  • Abramovici A., Sakawi Y.  epidural use and clinical chorioamnionitis among women who delivered vaginally. Am J Perinatol,  2014, Article ID 24705965