University career


Started the career as a rheumatologist in March 1992 at Cairo university: (3 years as a resident, 4 years as an assistant lecturer, 5 years as a lecturer, 5 years as an assistant professor and professor in 2008 till present)

Three years of experiences as a pediatric rheumatologist at New Children’s Hospital at Cairo University in the period from 1996 to 1999.

Seven years of experience as a Consultant and Head of the Rheumatology Unit at the Internal Medicine Department at Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (October 2004 till October 2011)

Assistant to Prof. Tahsin Hadidi, Former President of the International League against Rheumatism (ILAR) during the period from October 1994 till October 1997


Training at the department of Orthopedics at the Academic Hospital in Utrecht, Netherlands (October 1987)

Course in MRI of the spine at the Egyptian Medical Syndicate (1996)

Course in “Fundamentals of Critical Care Support” sponsored by the American society for critical care and held by the Dept. of Critical Care at the New Kasr Elaini Hospital (Certified as provider of critical care support in April 2004)

Good Clinical Practice Course. King Fahd Hospital, Jeddah, April 2010

Diploma in Medical Education, Cairo University, March 2017

extRA meeting in Amsterdam, Netherlands in 2009


Supervision (as primary or secondary advisor of thesis work)


Matrix metalloproteinases MMP-3 and MMP-1 levels in sera and synovial fluids in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.: Ital J Biochem. 2005 Sep-Dec;54(3-4):248-57: Mahmoud RK, El-Ansary AK, El-Eishi HH, Kamal HM, El-Saeed NH.

Autoantibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus and their clinical implication: Abstract Number: P577. APLAR Journal of Rheumatology. 9 Suppl. 1:A253, July 2006. EL-MOFTY, Shereen A. 1; ELEISHI, Hatem H. 1; SHEEBA, Hala F. 2; EL-BADAWY, Samir A

Parvovirus B19 viremia in Egyptian patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: EL-Eishi H; El-Eishi N; Shaker O; Soliman A; EL-Mehallawy F. The Egyptian Rheumatologist, Vol 25(1):141-149, 2003

Men’s Health week celebrated for the first time in Saudi Arabia. A El-Meliegy, H. Eleishi, H Ghitani, A Akram, A Jamal. H Salah, S Tehemer. JMGH Vol 4, No 3, pp 357-378, September 2007

Three Years Experience with the Prescription of anti-TNF alpha inhibitors in Saudi Arabia. Eleishi H, Toma N, Chaki M, Nada H. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 2009; 12: 14-19

Rheumatological Medicine Literacy among Middle Eastern Populations. Eleishi H, Allison B: International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2009; 12: 336-342                                                    


From Prof. Dr. Tahsin Hadidi, Consultant Rheumatologist and Ex-president of the International League Against Rheumatism Association (ILAR)

From Prof. Dr. Madiha Khatab, Dean Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University

From Prof. Dr. Ayman El- Garf, Current Head of the Egyptian Society for Rheumatic Diseases

From Prof. Dr. Ralph Schumacher, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Rheumatology Unit, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

From Dr. Mazen Soliman Fakeeh, Owner and Director General of Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital

6.6 From Dr. Hossam Ghoneim, Executive Director of Clinical and Nursing Affairs, Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital

6.7 From Dr. Samir Sally, Consultant Internal Medicine and Nephrology and Director of the Internal Medicine Department at Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital