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American College Of Embryology Names Dr. Wael Abdel Wagid, Reproductive Embryologist Of The Month For September 2020

Embryologist of the Month for September, 2020

Dr. Wael Megid, M.D., Ph.D., - Embryologist of the Month

Dr. Wael Megid, M.D., Ph.D., as both a physician and scientist, has had a longtime interest in assisted reproduction.  His combination of medical training in obstetrics and gynecology as well as his many years of expert training and experience in ART techniques provide a unique foundation for development of a high-quality laboratory environment.

Dr. Megid received his Medical degree from Cairo University in 1995. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at El-Galaa Teaching Hospital, one of the largest and busiest hospitals in Egypt.  Following completion of his residency, Dr. Megid moved to the laboratory where he worked as senior embryologist and then was personally responsible for opening and directing three IVF laboratories in Cairo, performing over 1000 cycles of IVF per year.

Dr. Megid earned his Master’s degree of advanced studies in Clinical Embryology from Danube University of Krems, Austria and also received his PhD degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.He has published numerous professional manuscripts on human infertility and effects of oxidative stress on DNA fragmentation. 

Dr. Megid’s many years of laboratory experience as well as his postgraduate training in human embryology have resulted in expertise in micromanipulation techniques such as intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), laser assisted hatching (AH), preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), and cryopreservation techniques for sperm, eggs, and embryos.  Dr. Megid is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) and the AAB’s College of Reproductive Biology (CRB). 

Dr. Megid is certified as a High Complexity Laboratory Director (HCLD) by an American Board of Bioanalisis and as a Reproductive Embryologist (EMB) by an American College of Embryology.