Dr. Elbatrawy

El-Batrawy, Yasser
El-Azhar University Staff Member
8 Elnozha street
Madinet Nasr, 11371
Cairo, Egypt


Dr. Elbatrawy was born on 1/1/1968 in Cairo and works now as a professor of Orthopedic surgery at Azhar university. He is the chief of the limb lengthening, deformity correction and reconstruction unit at El-Zahraa university hospital in Cairo. He graduated in 1991 and completed his residency in Orthopedic department of Elzahra’a UH.in 1995 after he achieved his master degree.

In 1996, he started his educational and learning trip to Germany, Ulm where he achieved his AO fellowship and learned more about internal fixation for trauma patients. Then he travelled to Italy, Lecco to achieve his first fellowship in Ilizarov surgery under the supervision of the leader in that field, professor Maurizio Catagni. Then in 1998, he travelled to USA to start his fellowship in limb lengthening and reconstruction at University of Maryland under the US leaders in that field: Dr. Dror Paley, Dr. John Herzenberg and Dr. Kevin Tetsworth, all professors at the University of Maryland at that time. In 2000, he came back to Italy again to spend an additional year with Prof. Maurizio Catagni to finish his doctoral degree in lengthening. In 2001, he completed his Advanced Diploma in Ilizarov surgery in Ilizarov center in, Kurgan, Russia before he return to Cairo.

In 2003, he got his doctoral degree and became a lecturer in the famous Azhar University in Cairo. In 2004, Dr. Elbatrawy started work in his private clinic CICLLR (Cairo International Center for Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction) as the system in Egypt allows working in private as well as public sectors simultaneously. Dr. Elbatrawy is operating on patients from all over the world in his state of the art private medical center. He is using external as well as internal devices for fixation of bone during deformity correction or lengthening. He became very famous in cosmetic lengthening surgery as well as lower limb deformity correction for adults and children. He teaches deformity correction and lengthening in different international and local congresses and scientific meeting in the specialty. He teaches the technique to many specialists from all over the world who are doing fellowships with him in his center in Cairo.

Dr. Elbatrawy has been a member of the society since 1999 till today.