Magdi Yacoup

Sir Magdi Habib Yacoub Egyptian-British professor and a prominent heart surgeon was born in November 16, 1935 Bbulbas Sharkia Governorate, Egypt, to the family of Coptic Orthodox origins descend from Assiut. He studied medicine at the University of Cairo and educated in Chicago and then moved to Britain in 1962 for working at a hospital in London and then became a chest specialist heart and lung surgery in a hospital Harfield (from 1969 to 2001) and director of scientific research and education (since 1992). Was appointed professor at the Institute National Heart, Lung, in 1986. Interested in the development and transfer of heart surgery techniques since 1967. In 1980 carried out the transfer of the patient's heart and Maurice Drake, who became the longest heart of European transport patients alive until his death in July 2005. Among the celebrities who made their operations was the British comedian Eric Morecambe. And Queen Elizabeth II awarded him a knighthood in 1992 and called in the British media title of king of hearts .

When he became 65 years old retired from surgery and continued as a consultant and stock transfers to the members. In 2006 cut his retirement, Dr. Magdi Yacoub operations to lead the complex process that requires removal of the heart implanted in a patient after healing of her heart's natural. Where the heart is still normal for a child patient during the transplant and the former carried out by Sir Magdi Yacoub.

Obtained a Fellowship Royal College of Surgeons in London and got the titles and honorary degrees from both from Brunel University and Cardiff University and the University of Ovbura and the University of Middlesex (British universities) as well as from the University of Lund in Sweden and has a brochure honorary at the University of Lahore, Pakistan and the University of Siena, Italy.

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