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Dubai Critical Care Conference26th - 28th February, 2016

Dr. Yasser Sakr

Dr. Yasser Sakr
Dr. Yasser Sakr

Dr. Yasser Sakr

Oberazt/ Consultant
Depart. of Anaesthia and Intensive, Uniklinikum Jena.
Chairman, Systemic Inflammation and Sepsis section,
European Society of Intensive Care.

Detailed Profile

Dr Sakr is a consultant in the Dept. of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany. He was graduated in the faculty of medicine, Cairo University in 1995. After completion of a 1 year of internship and 3 years as a resident in the department of critical care in Cairo University hospitals, he was qualified as a specialist in intensive care medicine and was appointed to the position of assistant lecturer in critical care medicine in the faculty of medicine, Cairo University and has obtained the “Master” degree in Intensive Care in 2000. Dr. Sakr has spent 2 years as a research fellow in the department of intensive care, Erasme Hospital (Free University of Brussels) form 2001 to 2003 and has obtained the PhD from the same university in 2007. Since 2003, he works in the Dept. of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, where he obtained a Doctorate in Medicine “Dr. med.” in 2006 and lecturer assignments in Anesthesiology “Privat Dozent” in 2010. 

He is the author and coauthor of more than 120 original articles and book chapters. The main area of clinical research is investigating innovative methods of assessment of the microcirculation in critically ill patients. The coordination and data management of the large European multicentre studies (SOAP, EPIC II, ICON, and IC-GLOSSARI studies) were among his prominent research activities over the last years. He is currently leading a research group in Jena University Hospitals in addition to his clinical assignments.

Dr. Sakr is a member of the European Society of Intensive Care (ESICM) since 2003 and is currently the chairman of the systemic inflammation and sepsis (SIS) section of this society.