Degree Institution and location Year
Doctor Degree Cranio-Maxillofacial, Oral and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University 1987
Master Degree Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University 1981
Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Medicine Faculty of dentistry, Alexandria university 1985
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University 1977


Professor Ahmed Mohamed Medra is professor in Department of Cranio-Maxillo-facial, Oral and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, at Alexandria University, Egypt. He is doubly qualified. He got the medical Degree (M.B.Ch.B, December 1977) .He holds Master Degree in General & Emergency Surgery, in January 1981, Faculty of Medicine Alexandria University. Then he got the Dental Degree,(BDS, Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University,1985.  He got Doctorate in Cranio-Maxillofacial, Oral and Plastic Surgery,1987.

He is the President of the Egyptian Society of Craniofacialmaxillofacial Surgeons, since 2009 till now( and  the president of the Egyptian Association of Cleft Lip& Palate and Craniofacal Anomalies ,from 2012 till now.

He is reviewer for International Arab Journal of Dentistry (IAJD), Advisory Board Member for Annals of International Medical and Dental Research and Associate editor in Journal of Dental Health, Oral Disorders and Therapy and member of the Editorial Board for Advances in dentistry and Oral Health Journal.(Juniper Editorial board Member for EC Dental Science Journal,(

 He is member of European association of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgeons, Egyptian Cancer Society, Egyptian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pan-Arab Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Cleft Lip and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Cleft Lip and Palate Foundation etc. He is Chairman of the Alexandria Club of Cranio-Maxillofacial, Oral and Plastic Surgery. He is member of Egyptian Dental Association, Alexandria Oral Implantology Association (AOIA). He has published several scientific papers in International peer reviewed journals. He attended so many conferences in Egypt, in Saudi Arabia and in Europe.

Research Interest

Scientific Activities

House Officer; training at Alexandria Main University Hospitals March 1978 to February 1979
Resident; General Surgery and Casulity Departments, Alexandria Main University Hospitals (three thousands beds), for three years May 1979 to April 1981
Assisstant Lecturer; Cranio-Maxillofacial, Oral and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt. May 1981 to  September 1987
Lecturer, Cranio-Maxillofacial, Oral and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry October1987 to October 1992
Assisstant Professor; of Cranio-Maxillofacial, Oral and Plastic Surgery November 1992 to September 1997
Professor ; Cranio-Maxillofacial,Oral & Plastic Surgery, November 1997 and till now
Senior Consultant Cranio-Maxillofacial, Oral, and Plastic Surgery. Health Insurance Organization, Alexandria, Egypt.  
Trainer for The Arab Board in Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery  
Supervisor and trainer of the Egyptian Board of Oral and Jaw Surgery  
Consultant Cranio-Maxillo -Facial, Oral and Plastic Surgery, in Organization of Teaching Hospitals and Institutes.  
Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Alexandria Dental Research Center.  
Head of the Cranio-Maxillofacial, Oral, and Plastic Surgery Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt August 2008 to August 2011.


  1. The Feasability of Buccal Pad Fat Graft In Oral Reconstruction Based on Clinical Experience I a Governomental Hospital. Alexandria. Egypt.- The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 2016 Nov;53 (6):567-663.
  2. AMA Habib, and  A Medra Improvement in the airway after mandibular distraction osteogenesis surgery in children with temporomandibular joint ankylosis and mandibular hypoplasia Authors Ola Zanaty, Shahira El Metainy, Doaa Abo Alia, Ahmed Medra.  Pediatric Anesthesia 26 (2016) 399–404.
  3. Prosthetic Management of Maxillectomy Patients with Dental Implants in Residual Zygomatic Bone: A Preliminary Report. Wegdan Mahmuod El-Sayed, Mohamaed Ahmed Gad, and Ahmed Mohamed Medra. Int. J. of Prosthodont.2014; 27:534-540.
  4. Simultaneous and Differential Fronto-orbital and Midface Distraction Osteogenesis for Syndromic Craniosynostosis Using Rigid External Distractor II. Medra, Ahmed Mohamed MD*; Marei, Ahmed Gaber MD†; Shehata, Ehab Ali MD*; McGurk, Mark MD‡; Habib, Ahmed MD* Journal of Craniofacial Surgery , September 2012 - Volume 23 - Issue 5 - p 1306–1313.
  5. Does Tranexamic Acid Reduce Perioperative Blood Loss in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Craniosynostosis Surgery ? Ahmed Al Attar1* MD, Ahmed Medra2** MD, Ola M Zanaty3* MD, Hala Demerdash 4***MD. Alexandria Journal of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Vol.14 (no.3), September 2011
  6. El-Sheikh, MM, Medra, AM and Zeitoun, AM: The Split Rib Bundle Graft in Mandibular reconstruction. J. Cranio- Maxillofac. Surg.20 (1992) 326-332. 
  7. El-Sheikh,MM, Zeitoun,AM, El-Massry,MA and  Medra,AM: Vascular Malformations of the JawBones. Report on nine patients. . J. Cranio- Maxillofac. Surg.21 (1993) 9-14.
  8. El-Sheikh, M.M, Medra, AM and Warda, MH: Bird Face Deformity Secondary to bilateral Temporomandibular Joint Ankylosis . J. Cranio- Maxillofac. Surg.24 (1996), 96-103.
  9. El-Sheikh,MM and Medra,AM: Management of Unilateral Temporomandibular Ankylosis associated with Facial Asymmetry. J. Cranio- Maxillofac. Surg. 25(1997), 109-115.
  10. Medra, AM, Marei, AG, and El-Soukaily, MA: Management of Cranio-Maxillofacial Fractures. Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery. Vol VIII, No.1 (January):1-14, 1993.
  11. Medra, AM: Follow Up of Mandibular Costochondral Grafts After Release of Ankylosis of the Temporomandibular Joint.British J. of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery.(2005) 43,118-122.
  12. Medra,AM and Shehata,EAA: Modified Bimaxillary Distraction Osteogenesis: A Technique to Correct Facial Asymmetry in Adults. British J. of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, 45(2007), 471-477.
  13. Medra,Am,  and Mahrous,A: Modified Geleno-Temporal Osteotomy with Bone Graft to Correct Chronic Recurrent Dislocation and Hypermobility of Temporomandibular Joint. British J. of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. 46 (2008), 119-122.
  14. Mohamed Moataz Khamis and Ahmed M. Medra: Clinical evaluation of Newly Designed Single Stage Craniofacial Implants.The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol.100, Issue 5,375-383. 2008.
  15. Medra,Am and Marei,AG: Surgical Correction of Orbital Hyperteleroism. Medra, AM and Marei,AG: Fronto-orbital Advancement and Cranial Vault Remodeling for Craniosynostosis. Alexandria Dental Journal. Vol.21, No.3, (1996).21-54.
  16. Medra, AM and Marei,AG: Surgical Treatment of Cranio-facial Neurofibromatosis. Alexandria Dental Journal. Vol.21, No.4, (1996).23-45.
  17. Medra, AM, Marei, AG and Essa, AM: Surgery for Orbital Osteomas. Alexandria Dental Journal. Vol.21, No.4, (1997).23-45.
  18. Medra,AM and Zeitoun,IM: Karapandizic and reversed Karapandizic Flaps for Reconstruction of Lip defects after Tumor resection. Alexandria Dental Journal. Vol. 17,No.1.Jan.1992,61- 84.
  19. Medra,AM, Rashed,AS, ElDin,N, and El-Kalaa,F: The superior Alveolar Nerves: Variations and Surgical anatomy. Alexandria Dental Journal. Vol. 17, No.1.Jan.1992, 41- 59.
  20. Medra,AM: The role of Contra-Lateral Intra-Oral Coronoidectomy in Management of Unilateral Ankylosis of the Temporomandibular Joint. Alexandria Dental Journal. Vol. 16, No.3.July.1991, 83- 116.
  21. Medra,Am, Abdel Rahman, Hamza,M and Al-soukaily,MA : Diagnosis and Treatment of epidermoid Carcinoma and undifferentiated metastatic carcinomas of Cervical Lymph nodes of Unknown primary Lesion. Alexandria Dental Journal. Vol. 17, No.2.April.1992, 141- 157.
  22. Medra,AM, Zeitoun,IM and El-Massry,MA: The Role of the Coronal Scalp Approach and Its Modifications in Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery. The Egyptian Journal of Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Vol.16, No.1 .Jan.1992, 49-59.
  23. Medra,AM, El-Massry,A, Ahmed, KS, and Abdu, L: Burkitt’s Lymphoma: Clinicopathological aspects and Treatment Rationale. Egyptian Journal of Tumor Marker Oncology. Vol.2 No.1 Jan. 1991, 85-90.
  24. Medra, AM, Ei-Massry ,A, Ahmed, KS, and Abdu,L: The Role of Surgery, Radiotherapy andCombination Chemotherapy in the management of Pediatric Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Retrospectiv  Study. Alexandria Dental Journal. Vol. 16, No.3.Jan.1991
  25. Cyanoacrylate: A Handy Tissue Glue in Maxillofacial Surgery: Our Experience in Alexandria, Egypt.
  26. Ahmed Habib • Ahmed Mehanna • Ahmed Medra, Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery is now online at SpringerLink.
  27. Ahmed Medra and Yasser el-Sheikh; (Evaluation of technique of medical canthropexy using miniplate and miniscrews) accepted for publication in October 2012 (Ain Shams Journal of Surgery).
  28. Ahmed Medra and Yasser el-Sheikh;  (Different options for surgical reconstruction of lip defects after ablation of lip carcinoma: merits and demerits) accepted for publication in December 2012 (Ain Shams Journal of Surgery).
  29. Ahmed Medra, Ahmed Salloum,and Yasser El-Sheikh;  (The role of buccal pad fat in oro-facial reconstruction: Review of the literature and presentation of our clinical experience) accepted for publication in March 2013(Ain Shams Journal of Surgery).