Dr. Samir Abdelghaffar


With 12 years of experience in the field of Interventional Radiology, Dr. Samir Abdelghaffar is a Professor at Ain Shams University and a Consultant of Interventional Radiology currently working at BHR University Hospitals in London, UK. Dr. Abdelghaffar is renowned for being a pioneer of Interventional Radiology, being the first to create awareness for this minimally invasive (non surgical) branch of medicine and the first to perform successful Uterine Fibroid Embolization procedures in Egypt and the Arab region in 2005.

Dr. Abdelghaffar has been invited as a speaker in a massive number of international conferences and courses. In his speeches, he focuses on increasing awareness, improving diagnoses and modernizing therapies in various Interventional fields. These include -but are not limited to- the fields of Interventional Oncology with the technological advancement in Tumor Ablation therapies such as Radiofrequency and Microwave Ablations as well as other Embolization therapies such as Hepatic Chemoembolization and Uterine Fibroid Embolization.