ART Unit

ART Unit Establishment


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

 لِلَّهِ مُلْكُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ يَخْلُقُ مَا يَشَاء يَهَبُ لِمَنْ يَشَاء إِنَاثًا وَيَهَبُ لِمَن يَشَاء الذُّكُورَ * أَوْ يُزَوِّجُهُمْ ذُكْرَانًا وَإِنَاثًا وَيَجْعَلُ مَن يَشَاء عَقِيمًا إِنَّهُ عَلِيمٌ قَدِيرٌ

(سورة الشورى 49-50)


In the name of god, Most Gracious , Most Merciful .


" To God belongs the dominion of the heavens and earth . He creates what he wills (and plans) . He bestows (children) male or female . According to his will (and plans). Or He bestows both males and females , and He leaves barren whom he will : For he is full of knowledge and power " .

(El-Shoura: 49-50)


           In the presence of his Eminence the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar; prof. Dr. Mohamed Sayed Tantay, the activities of the ART Unit were officially launched on Sunday 8th February 2004 A.C. (27th Thul' Heja 1424 H ) attained by Al-Azhar Deputy , the rector of Al-Azhar University; prof. Dr. Ahmed Mohamed El-Tayeb , Prof. Dr. Gamal Serour ; the director of the IICPSR and a group of the University Leaders.


Providing ART's services on low, cast basis .

Training of the staff of the Gyn & Obst. Departments , Faculty of Medicine Al-Azhar University , and other univrsties all over Egypt on new technologies adopted in the area  of ART .

ART Unit composes of three basic components (divisions) :

Outpatient clinics , laboratories and operations .


ART Components

Different Departments of the faculty of  medicine cooperate in the unit's activities :

- Ob/ Gyn .
- Andrology .
- Anaesthesia .
- Biochemistry .

A university staff is governing the activities  of the ART Unit :

- Prof. Gamal I. Serour                                        IICPSR Director

- Prof. Shoukry Abdel Azeim El Awady                Deputy Director of IICPSR

- Prof. Abdel Aal Ismail El Ghandour                   Director of ART Unit

- Prof. Dr. Ayman Nassar                                    ART Former Director

- Prof. Dr. Serag El-Din Mansour                        ART Former Assist. Director

- Assist. Prof. Ashraf Taha Abdel Mottaleb        Director of Biochemistry Lab,

- Prof. Dr. Mervat Mahmoud                               Former Head of Biochemistry Lab

- Prof. Aziza Mansour                                         Director of Embryo lab

- Prof. Dr. Taymour Khalifa                                 Head of Andrology Unit

Unit Services :

- Clinical examinations for couples .
- Ultrasonic examination and folliculometry .
- Intra uterine insemination (IUI) .
- In Vitro Fertilization IVF .
- Intra Cytoplasmic sperm insemination (ICSI) .
- Spermo – grame .
- Diagnostic Hysteroscopy
- Antenatal Care
- Management of ovarian hyperstimulation
- Embryo Freezing
- Semen Freezing
- Biochemical lab .


- Conducting Operations is the third component of the ART components .
- Operation activities started since the 11th March 2004 .

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