University of Wisconsin–Madison

Archive: A UW surgeon’s experience in Egypt

Dr. Ahmed Afifi, in the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, earned his medical degree in his native Egypt and completed posgraduate training at top plastic and reconstructive surgery programs in the United States. Earlier this year he was set to begin his new appointment as an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin and returned to Egypt to renew his visa. While in Egypt, Dr. Afifi found himself at the frontlines of the Egyptian uprising. In the article linked below, Dr. Afifi discusses his role in treating injuried people on both sides of the revolution and shares his thoughts on the priveledge of being a doctor.

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