• Tuesday 22 May 2018
  • 01:24 PM

 Moataz Mohammed Abdel-Fattah

 Full Professor of Bioinformatics & Medical Statistics -Consultant Public Health, Al-Hada Armed Forces hospital -Academic supervisor, preventive medicine & environmental health Diplomas -Advisor,Saudi Board programs of Family & Community Medicine

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Work Instituation:

 Al-Hada Armed Forces Hospital





MBBS  ,   MSc, Environmental Sciences  

M.C.P.S (Membership  in Community Medicine) 

F.C.P.S  (Fellowship  in Community Medicine)

Research Area of Interest


-Research Methodology 
-Epidemiology of chronic diseases
-Infection control
-Intervention studies




1- Zaki A, Ramadan M, Salama MA, Nofal L, Abdel-Fattah M and Bedwani R. Childhood leukaemia in Alexandria,(EGYPT): Incidence, risk factors and survival. Bulletin of the High Institute of Public Health 1993;XXIII(1):213-226.


*2- Scorpiglione N, El-Shazly M, Abdel-Fattah M, Belfiglio M, Cavaliere D, Carinci F, Labbrozzi D, Mari E, Massi Benedetti M, Tognoni G, Nicolucci A. Epidemiology and determinants of blood glucose self-monitoring in clinical practice. Diabetic Research and Clinical Practice 1996; 34:115-125.

3-Medhat El-Shazly, Mona Hassan, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Amal Bassili, Fayek El-Khwsky. Meta-analysis in Clinical Research: Target and Techniques. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health: Proceeding book of International Conference on Health, Environment and Development- Alexandria, Egypt, 1996.

4-Medhat El-Shazly, Mona Hassan, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Amal Bassili, Fayek El-Khwsky, Ramez Bedwani. Registration of chronic diseases (review). Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health: Proceeding book of International Conference on Health, Environment and Development- Alexandria, Egypt, 1996.

5-Yassine O, Abdel-Fattah M, Bonaccorsi A, Bedwani R and Tognoni G. Drug Epidemiology: Basic Concepts and Agenda for Action. Medicine and the Community. 1996; 8:6-7.


6- Bassili A, El-Shazly M, Abdel-Fattah M. Clinical Epidemiology in Egypt, Why and How. Medicine and the Community. 1997: 3-6.


*7- Medhat El-Shazly, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Nicola Scorpiglione, Massimo Massi Benedetti, Fabio Capani, Fabrizio Carinci, QuiricoCarta, Donatella Cavaliere, Eugenio M. De Feo, Claudio Taboga, Gianni Tognoni, and Antonio Nicolucci. . Risk factors for lower limb complications in diabetic patients. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications 1998; 12:10-17.

8- Abdel-Fattah M, Anwar M, El-Akkad H, Mari M, Nicolucci A, Bonaccorsi A, Zaki A, El-Shazly M, Tognoni G, Bedwani R. Diagnostic delay in breast cancer: an Egyptian study. Proceeding book of the “Infectious Diseases and Public Health” International Conference. Alexandria, Egypt. 1998:272-283.

*9- Adel Zaki, Medhat El-Shazly, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Khalid El-Said, Fillipo Curtale. Lead Toxicity Among Working Children and Adolescents in Alexandria, Egypt Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 1998;4(3):520-529.

10- El-Shazly M, Nicolucci A, Zaki A, Tognoni G, Abdel-Fattah M, Bassili A, Asaad S, Bedwani R. Study of current health care for diabetic patients in Alexandria, Egypt. Proceeding book of the “Infectious Diseases and Public Health” International Conference. Alexandria, Egypt. 1998:254-271.

11- Bassili A, Zaki A, El-Sawi I, El-Shazly M, Abdel-Fattah M, Bedwani R, Tognoni G. Current health care of childhood chronic diseases: Bronchial asthma as a model. Proceeding book of the “Infectious Diseases and Public Health” International Conference. Alexandria, Egypt. 1998:284-296.

*12- El-Khwsky F, El-Shazly M, Abdel-Fattah M, Abou-Seif H, Bedwani R. Alexandria Cancer Registry (ACR): A 25 years experience of a hospital based registry from a developing country. Proceeding book of a “Cancer Control in the European Mediterranean, Balkans and Middle East countries” International conference. Sponsored by The European School of Oncology Athens, GREECE, 1998.

*13- Ramez N. Bedwani, Adel Zaki, Hoda Abu-Seif, Fayek S. Khewesky, Medhat El-Shazly, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Amal Bassili. International Incidence of Childhood Cancer Vol. II (Alexandria Regional Cancer Registry “1980-1989”). IARC Scientific
Publications No. 144, 1998. Page 27-29.

*14- Curtale F, Shamy MY,  Zaki A, Abdel-Fattah M, Rocchi G. Different patterns of intestinal helminth  infection among young  Workers in rural and urban areas of Alexandria Governrate, Egypt. Parassitologia 1998:40; 251-2540.

15- Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Moustafa Arafa, Nashaat Lotfy. Breast self-examination performance among Egyptian breast cancer patients. Bulletin of the high Institute of Public Health 1998; 28(4): 621-628.

16- Hasan F Mohamed, Medhat Ashour, Moataz Abdel-Fattah. AST/ALT ratio: A surrogate marker of HCV- induced cirrhosis. Bulletin of the high Institute of Public Health 1998; 28(4):493-506.


*17- Abdel-Fattah M, Anwar M, Ettore M, El-Shazly M, Zaki A, Bedwani R, Nicolucci A. Patient- and System- Related Diagnostic Delay in Breast Cancer: evidence from Alexandria, Egypt. European Journal of Public Health 1999; 9(1):15-19.

*18- Adel Zaki, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Amal Bassili, Moustafa Arafa, Ramez Bedwani. The use of medication in infants in Alexandria. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 1999:5(2); 320-327.

*19- Nehad Mahdy, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Hazem Ghanem. A study of ovarian cancer in Alexandria (1988-1997): Trend and survival. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 1999; 5(4); 727-739.

*20- A Y Shehab, L M Abou-Basha, H N El-Morshedy, M Abdel-Fattah, M Osman, H F Farag. Circulating antibodies and antigens correlate with egg counts in human. Fascioliosis. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 1999; 4(10):691-694.

21- Hasan F Mohamed, Medhat M Ashour, Gamal AM Amin, Moataz Abdel-Fattah and Ahmed Husny. Helicobacter pylorus mitigates upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage: trick or truth. Journal of the Medical Research Institute. 1999; 20(2):60-68.


*22- El-Shazly M, Abdel-Fattah M, Zaki A, Bedwani R, Assad S, Tognoni G and  Nicolucci A. Health care for diabetic patients in developing countries: a case from Egypt. Public Health 2000; 114:1-6.

*23- Amal Bassili, Salah R. Zaher, Adel Zaki,  Moataz Abdel-Fattah, and Gianni Tognoni  on behalf of the Egyptian-Italian Collaborative Group on Pediatric Chronic Diseases Profile of Secondary prophylaxis for Rheumatic heart disease in Alexandria, Egypt. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 2000; 6(2/3):437-446.

*24- Curtale F, Abdel-Fattah M, El-Shazly M, Shamy MY and El-Sahn F. Anaemia among young male workers in Alexandria, Egypt. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 2000; 6(5-6):1005-16. 

*25- Laila Abu-Basha, Adel Zaki, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Paola Orecchia and David Di Cave. Epidemiological study of Heterophyiosis among humans in El Meaddeya Village, Egypt. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 2000; 6(5/6):651-657

*26- Moustafa Arafa, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Hamdi Abou-Zeid and Alaa El-Kholy. Outcomes of pregnancies complicated by early vaginal Bleeding. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 2000; 6(2/3): 456-463

*27- Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Adel Zaki, Amal Bassili, Medhat El-Shazly and Gianni Tognoni. Breast self-examination practice and its impact on breast cancer diagnosis in Alexandria, Egypt. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 2000; 6(1):34-40

28- Gamal AM Amin, Mostafa Fathi, Elsayed Awad, M. El Bialy, Ali Nagy and Moataz Abdel-Fattah. The prognostic value of congestion index in patients with portal hypertension due to schistosomal hepatic fibrosis with and without chronic hepatitis c: A clinico-pathological and hemodynamic study. Journal of the Medical Research Institute 2000; 21(2):194-210.


*29- Mohamed M Mokhtar and Moataz Abdel-Fattah. Parental Consanguinity and Advanced Maternal Age as Risk Factors for Reproductive Wastage in Alexandria, Egypt. European Journal of Epidemiology 2001: 17(6):559-565.

*30- Abdel-Fattah M, Lotfy NS, Bassili A, Anwar M, Mari E, Bedwani R and Tognoni G. Current treatment modalities of breast cancer patients in Alexandria, Egypt. The Breast 2001; 10(6):523-529.

*31- Bedwani R, Abdel-Fattah M, El-Shazly M, Bassili A, Zaki A, Abu Seif H and Weber W. Profile of familial breast cancer in Alexandria, Egypt. Anticancer Research 2001; 21:3011-3014


*32- Bassili A, Omar T, Zaki A, Abdel-Fattah M and Tognoni G. Pattern of diagnostic and therapeutic care of childhood epilepsy in Alexandria, Egypt. Int. J. Qual. Health Care 2002; 14(4): 277-84.

*33- Mohamed M Mokhtar and Moataz Abdel-Fattah. Major Congenital defects among infants with Down syndrome in Alexandria, Egypt (1995-2000): trend and risk factors Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2002; 48(4):247-249.

*34- Abou-Basha LM, Shehab AY, Abdel-Fattah M, Amal Bassili. Performance of IgG Avidity in an Endemic Area for Schistosomosis in Egypt. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 2002; 8(1):


*35- Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah, Abdel-Rahman A. Asal,  Saeed M. Al-Asmary, Nabil S. Al-Helali, Tawfiqu M. Al-Jabban, Mostafa A. Arafa. Emotional and Behavioral problems among Saudi male schoolchildren and Adolescents.  German Journal of Psychiatry 2004; 7(1):1-9.

*36- Saeed Al-Asmary, Nabil Al-Helali, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Tawfiqu Al-Jabban, Abdel-Latif Al-Bamri. Nosocomial urinary tract infection in Saudi Arabian military hospitals; trend, prevalence and risk factors. Saudi Medical Journal 2004(7):895-900. 

*37- Nabil S. Al-Helali, Saeed M. Al-Asmary, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah, Tawfiq M. Al-Jabban, Abdel-Latif M. Al-Bamri. Epidemiologic Study of Nosocomial Urinary Tract Infections in Saudi Military Hospitals. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2004; 25 (11): 1004-1007 (concise communications).


*38- Hassan Farag, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Ahmed Yousry. Epidemiological, clinical and prognostic study of meningitis among children in Alexandria, Egypt. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology 2005; 23(2):95-101.

*39- Moataz Abdel-Fattah. Surveillance of nosocomial infections at a Saudi Arabian military hospital for a one-year period.   German Medical Science 2005; 3:Doc06.
The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be cited online at: http://www.egms.de/en/gms/2005-3/000024.shtml


*40- Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Mohammed Hasaneen, Fayez Felembane, Mohammed Nassaane. Flat feet among Saudi army recruits: prevalence and risk factors. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 2006; 12(1, 2):211-217.

*41- Alaa H. Abou-Zeid, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah, Abdul-Salam A. Al-Shehri,  Tamer M. Hifnawy, Sir-AlKhatim A. Al-Hassan. Anemia and nutritional status of schoolchildren living at Saudi high altitude area. Saudi Medical Journal 2006; 27(6):862-869.

*42- Abdul-Salam Al-Shehri, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Tamer Hifnawy. Knowledge and concern of avian influenza among secondary school students. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 2006; 12(S2):70-80


*43- Abdel-Rahman A. Asal, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah. Prevalence, symptomatology, and risk factors for depression among   high school students in Saudi Arabia. Neurosciences 2007; 12(1):8-16

*44- Saeed Al-Asmary, Abdul-Salam Al-Shehri, Alaa Abou-Zeid, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Tamer Hifnawy and Tarek El-Said. Acute respiratory tract infections among Hajj medical mission personnel, Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2007; 11(3):268-272

*45- Mostafa Arafa, Taher Amin, Moataz Abdel-Fattah. Association of maternal work with adverse perinatal outcome. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2007; 11(3): 217-21. 

*46- Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Omaima Yassein. Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas in Alexandria, Egypt; incidence rates and trend study (1995-2004). European Journal of Cancer Prevention 2007; 16(5):479-485.

*47- Mohamed M. Makhlouf, Abla I. Ayoub, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah. Insomnia symptoms and their correlates among elderly in geriatric homes in Alexandria, Egypt. Sleep and Breathing 2007; 11(3):187-194
*48- Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Tamer Hifnawy, Tarek I. El Said, Maha M. Moharam, Mahmoud A. Mahmoud. Determinants of birth spacing among Saudi Women. Saudi Journal of Family and Community Medicine 2007; 14(3):103-111

*49- Abdul-Salam Al-Shehri, Fayssal M. Farahat, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah. Determinants of job satisfaction among armed forces hospitals nurses, Taif region, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Medical Sciences Research 2007; 1(3): 


*50- Moataz Abdel-Fattah. Nosocomial pneumonia; incidence, trend and risk factors. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 2008; 14(3): 546-555 

*51- Abdul-Salam Al-Shehri, Fayssal M. Farahat, Mohammed H. Hassan, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah.  Pattern of disability among patients attending Taif rehabilitation center, Saudi Arabia. Disability and Rehabilitation 2008; 30(11): 884-890.

*52- Tahir Saleem, Kazim H Mohammad, Moataz M Abdel–Fattah, Abdul H Abbasi.
Exercise capacity of Saudi with symptoms suggestive of cardiovascular disease in a military hospital in Western Saudi Arabia. Saudi Medical Journal 2008; 29(6): 896-900

*53- Tahir Saleem, Kazim H Mohammad, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah, Abdul Hafeez Abassi.  Association of HbA1c and duration of diabetes mellitus with the severity of coronary artery disease. Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research 2008; 5(3):184-189

54- Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Abdel-Rahman A. Asal, Tamer Hifnawy, Mohammed Makhlouf. Depression and body image disturbance among females seeking treatment for obesity in Saudi Arabia. Europe’s Journal of Psychology 2008; 4:

*55- Mustafa T. Adnan, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah, Naeem K. Makhdoom, Atef A. El-Khouly. Is the use of radiofrequency ultrasonic dissector in tonsillectomy has a beneficial effect over the use of laser? Saudi Medical Journal 2008; 29(12):1775-1778

*56- Saeed Al-Asmary, Abdul-Salam A. Al-Shehri, Fayssal M. Farahat, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah, Muraya M. Al-Shahrani, Fahd K. Al-Omari, Fawas S. Al-Otaibi, Dhif-Allah M. Al-Malki. Community-Based Screening for Pre-hypertension among Military Active Duty Personnel. Saudi Medical Journal 2008; 29(12):1779-17784


*57- Abou-Zeid AH, Hifnawy TM, Abdel-Fattah MM. Health habits and behavior of adolescents schoolchildren, Taif, Saudi Arabia Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal  2009; 15(6):1525-1534


*58-Sherifa M. Sabra, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah. Epidemiological and Microbiological Profile of Nosocomial Infection in Taif Hospitals, KSA (2010-2011). World Journal of Medical Sciences 2012; 7 (1):1-9

59-Metrek AlMetrek, Mohammed Khan, Moataz Abdel-Fattah. Effect of Shift-Work on Sleeping Quality of Male Factory Workers in Aseer Industrial Area, Khamis Mushayte, KSA. Asian J Med Res. 2012; 1(3): 90-97


*60- Hussin OA, Mahmoud MA, Abdel-Fattah MM.. External cephalic version for breech presentation at term: predictors of success and impact on the rate of cesarean section. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal East Mediterr Health J. 2013 Feb;19(2):162-6.

*61- Nasser S. Al-Sareai, Yahia M. Al-Khaldi, Ossama A. Mostafa, Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah. Magnitude and risk factors of burnout among primary health care physicians in Aseer region, Saudi Arabia. accepted for publication in Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 2013;19(5):426-434

*62-Al-Zahrani H, Al-Qarni A, Abdel-Fattah M. Pattern of psychiatric illnesses among long-stay patients at Mental Health Hospital, Taif, Saudi Arabia; 10 years retrospective study. East Mediterr Health J. 2013 Jan;19(1):37-44.


*63- Thamer Alghamdi, Moataz Abdel-Fattah, Andreas Zautner, Thomas Lorf, Pre-operative MELD score as a predictor for post hemihepatectomy complications. Accepted for publication in European Journal of gastroenterology and Hepatology

*64- Moataz M. Abdel-Fattah, Muraya M Al Shahrani, Raeed A. Safi, Fayssal M Farahat. Nursing care from the patients` perspective in Taif military hospitals, Saudi Arabia. Accepted for publication in European Journal of Public Health’

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