Mohamed Ahmed Ghoneim
Ghoneim obtained his M.B., B.Ch in 1960, Diploma of General Surgery in 1963, Diploma of Urology in 1964 and M.Ch. in urology in 1967, all in Cairo. He obtained E.C.F.M.G from London in 1972 and an honorary MD from Goteberg in 1988. Ghoneim’s medical internship and residency were at Cairo University Hospital. He then moved to Mansoura University where he served as Clinical Demonstrator, Lecturer and Associate Professor until 1972. In the 1970s, Ghoneim was a Registrar at the department of urology & general surgery at South Mead General Hospital in Bristol, UK; Clinical Fellow in Urology at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York; and Research Fellow, Urodynamic Lab. Dept. of Urology at the University of Sherbrooke Medical Centre, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.
Ghoneim has received many awards including the Fleix Guyon Medal from the International Society of Urology, the Arab Pioneers Award from the Arab Thought Organization, the Harry Spence Medal from the American Association of Genito-urinary Surgeons, Mubarak's Scientific Award, the Arab-American Medical Association Award, the Saint-Paul Medal Award from the British Urological Association, and Dr Fakhry's Prize for distinguished research in surgical sciences.
He is a corresponding member of the French Urological Association, a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, U.S.A; a member of the International Society of Urology, an honorary member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons, corresponding member of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, a Vice President of the Societe International D'Urologie (S.I.U.), an honorary member of the American Urological Association, a member of the Board of Chairmen of SIU; was made a honorary President of the Pan-Arab Urological Association in 2000, is a Honorary Fellow of the American College of Surgoens, and a honorary member of the German Urological Association. Ghoneim has been a visiting professor in universities all over the world.