Department of Dermatology, Cairo University

The modern history of Medicine in Egypt starts on the 11th of March 1827, when the school of Medicine was opened in Abou Zaabal. It was then transferred to Kasr AL-Aini; a place that dates back to 1466. In 1925 it joined the Egyptian University (established 1908). The foundation of the new Faculty and Hospital were set on the 16th of December 1928 by King Foad.

The Department was founded in 1932 by the late professor Michael Azer.  

The Department currently offers the following services:

  I)Education and Training:

  • Dermatology courses for undergraduate students.
  • Master degree and Medical doctorate degree in Dermatology.
  • Dermatology residency program.
  • Weekly clinical meetings; annual Congress.

 II)Clinical Services:

  • Inpatient section .
  • Outpatient dermatology clinic.
  • Phototherapy unit.
  • Laser unit.
  • Dermatopathology section.
  • Vitiligo surgery unit.
  • Cosmetic unit