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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

After graduating from medical school in 1995, Dr. Afifi trained at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, the University of New Mexico, Albequerque, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania and Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt.  Following his general and plastic surgery residency, he completed three subspecialty fellowships in aesthetic and breast surgery, hand and microsurgery and craniofacial surgery. He also completed a clinical research fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic and was an Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at Cairo University.


His practice at UW Health covers cosmetic surgery and breast reconstruction. He also sees patients at Transformations, our state-of-the-art facility on the far west side of Madison, where his practice is devoted to cosmetic surgery of the face, breast and body. Dr. Afifi also receives many referrals for nerve decompression surgeries in the craniofacial region for patients with headaches and migraines.



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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education


Plastic Surgery,  Cairo University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt

Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery,  University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Hand and Microsurgery,  University of New Mexico Hospitals, Albuquerque, NM

Aesthetic and Breast Reconstruction,  Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH



Residency Cairo University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt
Medical School Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Matboli M Ibrahim D Hasanin AH Hassan MK Habib EK Bekhet MM Afifi AM Eissa S Epigenetic modulation of autophagy genes linked to diabetic nephropathy by administration of isorhamnetin in Type 2 diabetes mellitus rats. Epigenomics . 2021 Jan 7;
[PubMed ID: 33406900]
Afifi A Alhumam A Abdelwahab A Convolutional Neural Network for Automatic Identification of Plant Diseases with Limited Data. Plants (Basel) . 2020 Dec 24;10(1)
[PubMed ID: 33374398]
El-Qushayri AE Ghozy S Abbas AS Dibas M Dahy A Mahmoud AR Afifi AM El-Khazragy N Hyperimmunoglobulin therapy for the prevention and treatment of congenital cytomegalovirus: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther . 2020 Nov 30;:1-9
[PubMed ID: 33148067]
Yacoub MH Afifi A Hosny H Nagy M Shehata N Gamrah MA El Sawy A Simry W Mahgoub A Francis N El Nashar H Tseng YT Romeih S Aguib H A New technique for shaping the aortic sinuses and conserving dynamism in the remodelling operation. Ann Thorac Surg . 2020 Nov 27;
[PubMed ID: 33253669]
Edalatpour A Nkana ZH Bentz ML Afifi AM Academic Productivity in Plastic Surgery: A Comparison of US and International Medical Graduates. J Craniofac Surg . 2020 Nov Dec;31(8):2136-2138
[PubMed ID: 33136842]
Elmaraghi S Afifi AM Invited Discussion on: The Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy System is an Effective Strategy for the Treatment of Gynecomastia. Aesthetic Plast Surg . 2020 Sep 14;
[PubMed ID: 32926188]
Youssef A Afifi A Hamed A Enany M First report of PCR-based detection of <i>Helicobacter</i> species DNA in <i>Camelus dromedarius</i> in Egypt. Vet World . 2020 Sep;13(9):1898-1901
[PubMed ID: 33132603]
Marks JM Farmer RL Afifi AM Current Trends in Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction: A Survey of American Society of Plastic Surgeons Members. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2020 Aug;8(8):e3060
[PubMed ID: 32983804]
Ghozy S Dibas M Afifi AM Hashim MA Abbas AS Abdel-Daim MM Phan K Primary cerebral lymphoma' characteristics, incidence, survival, and causes of death in the United States. J Neurol Sci . 2020 Aug 15;415:116890
[PubMed ID: 32428760]
Soteropulos CE Christie BM Afifi AM Reconstruction of Full Thickness Calvarial Defect With Dermal Regeneration Template and Full Thickness Skin Graft After Encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis. J Craniofac Surg . 2020 Jul-Aug;31(5):e514-e516
[PubMed ID: 32569058]
Afifi AM Reply: Tips for Stapler Use in Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2020 Jun;8(6):e2881
[PubMed ID: 32766046]
Afifi AM Saad AM Al-Husseini MJ Elmehrath AO Northfelt DW Sonbol MB Causes of death after breast cancer diagnosis: A US population-based analysis. Cancer . 2020 Apr 1;126(7):1559-1567
[PubMed ID: 31840240]
Afifi A Lymona AM Galal S Radial Head Fixation vs Replacement in Terrible Triad: Preliminary Results of a Prospective Cohort Study with Patient Reported Outcome. Indian J Orthop . 2020 Dec;54(Suppl 2):254-259
[PubMed ID: 33194099]
Elhalawany AS Afifi A Anbar A Galal S Hybrid fixation for adolescent both-bones diaphyseal forearm fractures: Preliminary results of a prospective cohort study. J Clin Orthop Trauma . 2020 Feb;11(Suppl 1):S46-S50
[PubMed ID: 31992916]
Mohamed HH Ibrahim Sokkar M Afifi AM Saad AM Albarouki S Al-Husseini MJ Does a history of malignancy impact the survival of a subsequent endometrial adenocarcinoma? Should clinical trials eligibility criteria be revisited? J Obstet Gynaecol . 2020 Feb;40(2):233-239
[PubMed ID: 31352852]
Afifi ANAM Powerski M Jechorek D Brunner TB Weigt J Venerito M Radiation-induced damage in the upper gastrointestinal tract: clinical presentation, diagnostic tests and treatment options. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol . 2020 Oct - Dec;48-49:101711
[PubMed ID: 33317797]
Fathi M Hussein AS M Elghazaly S Al-Kinawy AM Abdeltawab AK Mansour YM Elbehbeh NA Sherif A Afifi AM Effect of Botulinum Toxin on Equinus Foot Deformity in Cerebral Palsy Patients: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis. Curr Pharm Des . 2020;26(37):4796-4807
[PubMed ID: 32418518]
Elmaraghi S Chen TJ Heckman JE Shiau JM Williams DH Abel EJ Afifi AM Functional penile replantation after traumatic avulsion amputation below the pubis: A case report. Microsurgery . 2020 Jan;40(1):70-73
[PubMed ID: 30714225]
Woldanski LM Afifi AM Efficient and Ergonomic Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction Using an Endoscopic Fixation Device. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2019 Nov;7(11):e2537
[PubMed ID: 31942315]
Afifi AM El-Husseiny AM Tabashy RH Khalil MA El-Houseini ME Sorafenib- Taurine Combination Model for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells: Immunological Aspects. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev . 2019 Oct 1;20(10):3007-3013
[PubMed ID: 31653148]