Yasser Sakawi, M.D.

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, Hammontree L, Urban D, Pierce A, Sakawi Y. Anesthesia for laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: is nitrous oxide contraindicated? J Urol. 2007 Jul;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