Mohamed El Beltagy, MD, PhD, FACS, MBA

    Head of Neurosurgery Department

Head of Neurosurgery Department

Professor of Neurosurgery Cairo University


  • European Board of Neurosurgery.
  • Fellowship of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Boston Children Hospital, Harvard University.
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons, (FACS).
  • Fellowship of Vascular Neurosurgery: Frankfurt am Main University Hospital, Germany.
  • MD. Neurosurgery, Zurich University.
  • MD. Neurosurgery, Cairo University.
  • MSc. Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University.
  • BSc. Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University.


  • Role of Endoscopic third ventriculostomy before tumor surgery in children with posterior fossa tumors, CCHE experience. El Beltagy MA, Kamal HM, Taha H, Awad M, El Khateeb N. Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Dec;26(12):1699-704.
  • The benefits of navigated intraoperative ultrasonography during resection of fourth ventricular tumors in children. El Beltagy MA, Atteya MM. Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Jul;29(7):1079-88.
  • Surgical and clinical aspects of cerebellar pilomyxoid-spectrum astrocytomas in children. El Beltagy MA, Atteya MM, El-Haddad A, Awad M, Taha H, Kamal M, El Naga SA. Childs Nerv Syst. 2014 Jun;30(6):1045-53
  • Awakening properties of isoflurane, sevoflurane, and desflurane in pediatric patients after craniotomy for supratentorial tumours. Ghoneim AA1, Azer MS, Ghobrial HZ, El Beltagy MA. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2015 Jan;27(1):1-6.
  • Intraspinal neuroblastoma: Treatment options and neurological outcome of spinal cord compression. Fawzy M, El-Beltagy M, Shafei ME, Zaghloul MS, Kinaai NA, Refaat A, Azmy S. Oncol Lett. 2015 Feb;9(2):907-911.
  • Incidence of kiaa1549-braf fusion gene in Egyptian pediatric low grade glioma. Taha H, Yehia M, Mahmoud M, El-Beltagy M, Ghabriel M, El-Naggar S. Clin Transl Med. 2015 Mar 3;4:10
  • Comparative study between sugammadex and neostigmine in neurosurgical anesthesia in pediatricintraoperative ultrasound in resection of pediatric brain tumors. El Beltagy MA1, Aggag M, Kamal M. Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Sep;26(9):1189-93.
  • Pediatric brain tumors in a low/middle income country: does it differ from that in developed world? Ezzat S, Kamal M, El-Khateeb N, El-Beltagy M, Taha H, Refaat A, Awad M, Abouelnaga S, Zaghloul MS. J Neurooncol. 2016 Jan;126(2):371-6
  • Treatment and Outcome in 65 Children with Optic Pathway Gliomas. El Beltagy MA, Reda M, Enayet A, Zaghloul MS, Awad M, Zekri W, Taha H, El-Khateeb N. World Neurosurg. 2016 May;89:525-34.
  • Risk stratification of pediatric high-grade glioma: a newly proposed prognostic score. Muhammed A, Gaber MS, Elbeltagy M, El Hemaly , Taha H, Refaat A, Zaghluol MS. Childs Nerv Syst. 2019 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Management of pediatric CNS meningiomas: CCHE-57357 experience in 39 cases. El Beltagy MA, Enayet AE, Atteya MME, Reda M, Refaat A, Taha H, Ahmed S, Abdelaziz A. Childs Nerv Syst. 2019 Aug; 35(8):1323-1331.
  • Management of pediatric craniopharyngioma: 10-year experience from high-flow center. Enayet, Abd El Rahman, Mostafa ME Atteya, Hala Taha, Mohamed Saad Zaghloul, Amal Refaat, Eslam Maher, Amal Abdelaziz, and Mohamed A. El Beltagy. Child’s Nervous System 37, no. 2 (2021): 391-401.
  • Surgical outcome of children with medulloblastoma: a retrospective study of a 405-patient series from Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt (CCHE-57357). Enayet, A.E., Nabil, M., Rady, M.R., Yousef, Y., Badawy, E. and El Beltagy, M.A., 2021.. Child’s Nervous System, 37(6), pp.1931-1940.
  • Benefits of endoscope-assisted microsurgery in the management of pediatric brain tumors. El Beltagy, Mohamed A., and Mostafa ME Atteya. Neurosurgical Focus 50, no. 1 (2021): E7.
  • Management and outcome of pediatric brainstem and cerebellar peduncular low-grade gliomas: a retrospective analysis of 62 cases. Rady, Mohamed Reda, Abd Elrhman Enayet, Amal Refaat, Hala Taha, Waleed Said, Eslam Maher, and Mohamed A. El Beltagy. Child’s Nervous System (2021): 1-11.