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internist , medical educator

Atef Barakat Michael, British internist, medical educator. Achievements include research in insulin production correlated to portosystemic anastomosis. Recipient Medal the Ideal Doctor, Egyptian Medical Syndicate, 1995.


Michael, Atef Barakat was born on July 30, 1959 in Giza, Egypt. Son of Barakat Ibrahim and Malaka Rizk (ElGazaly) Michael.


Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae, Faculty Medicine Cairo University, Egypt, 1983. Master of Science, Cairo University, 1987. Doctor of Medicine, Cairo University, 1995.

Master of Science, Keele University, England, 2005.


House officer Cairo University Hospitals, 1984—1985. Research assistant National Research Center, 1985. Resident internal medicine Cairo University Hospitals, 1985—1988, clinical demonstrator internal medicine, 1989—1995, lecturer internal medicine, since 1995.

Senior house officer general/geriatric medicine Bassetlow Hospital, Worksop, England, 1997—1999, St Mary's Hospital, Newport, England, 1999—2000. Specialist registrar geriatric/general medicine Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, 2002—2003. Staff grade geriatric medicine Queen's Hospital, Burton on Trent, England, 2000—2002, specialist registrar geriatric/general medicine, 2003—2005.

Consultant physician, geriatrician City. Hospital, Birmingham, since 2006. Presenter at international medical conferences.


  • Achievements include research in insulin production correlated to portosystemic anastomosis.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to British Medical Journal, GEriatric Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Ageing and Health, British Journal Haematology, others.


Member Coptic Orthodox Church, Birmingham, 1997—2005. Member of British Medical Association, Institute Aging and Health, British Association Stroke Physicians, British Geriatric Society Cardiovasc. Section, British Geriatric Society, Royal College Physicians.


Married Shereen Boulos ElSiwafy, August 22, 1985. 1 child Christine Atef.

Barakat Ibrahim Michael

Malaka Rizk (ElGazaly) Michael

Shereen Boulos ElSiwafy

Christine Atef Michael