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Abdelhafeez H. Abdelhafeez, FEBPS, FRCSC, FRCS Ed Pediatric Surgery
Abdelhafeez H. Abdelhafeez, MD

Abdelhafeez H. Abdelhafeez, MD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty

  • Director, Pediatric Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program



MBBS - University of Khartoum
Critical Care Diploma - Cardiff University
Pediatric Surgical Oncology Fellowship - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
Pediatric Surgery Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Cardiothoracic ITU Fellowship - Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK

Honors & Awards

  • 2016  Ovation Gold Award, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • 2016  Ovation Silver Award, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • 2013 The Honorary Pediatrician of the Year, The Medical College of Wisconsin

Research Interests

  • Pediatric surgical oncology

Selected Publications

El-Gohary Y, Abdelhafeez A, Paton E, Gosain A, Murphy AJ. Pyloric stenosis: an enigma more than a century after the first successful treatment. Pediatric Surgery International Oct;1(1):1-7, 2017.

Fawley JA, Abdelhafeez AH, Schultz JA, Ertl A, Cassidy LD, Peter SS, Wagner AJ. The risk of midgut volvulus in patients with abdominal wall defects: A multi-institutional study. J Pediatr Surg Jan;52(1):26-29, 2017.

Hughes P, Abdelhafeez A, Byrne AT, Real D, Gillick J. A Paediatric Hernia with a Twist: The Presentation, Imaging Findings and Management of a Strangulated Ovarian Hernia. Ir Med J Oct;108(9):282-3, 2015.

Landisch R, Abdel-Hafeez AH, Massoumi R, Christensen M, Shillingford A, Wagner AJ. Observation Versus Prophylactic Ladd for Asymptomatic Intestinal Rotational Abnormalities in Heterotaxy Syndrome: A Systematic Review. J Pediatr Surg Nov;50(11):1971-4, 2015.

Abdelhafeez et al. The risk of Volvulus in Abdominal Wall Defects. J Pediatr Surg Apr;50(4):570-2, 2015.

Massoumi RL, Abdelhafeez AH, Christensen MA, Vo NJ, Goday PS, Leack KM, Duesing LA, Wagner AJ. Gastrojejunostomy Tube Bowel Perforations in Low-Weight Infants. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr Nov;40(8):1177-1182, 2015.

Schaid TR, Abdelhafeez AH, Ranji M, Densmore JC. Surface Fluorescence Studies of Tissue Mitochondrial Redox State in Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion. Shock. 37th Annual Conference of the Shock-Society on Shock Volume: 41, June 2014.

Abdelhafeez, A, Jeziorcak PM, Schaid TR, Hoefs SL, Kaul S, Nanchal R, Jacobs ER, Densmore JC. Clinical CVVH Model Removes Endothelium-Derived Microparticles from Circulation. J Extracell Vesicles Feb 27;3, 2014.

Celis S, Reed F, Murphy F, Adams S, Gillick J, Abdelhafeez AH, Lopez PJ. Balanitis xerotica obliterans in children and adolescents: A literature review and clinical series. J Pediatr Urol Feb;10(1):34-9, 2014.

Abdelhafeez A, Alagtal M, Tareen F, Gillick J. The incidence of symptomatic malrotation post gastroschisis repair. 10 years review. Eur J Pediatr Surg Dec;21(6):375-6, 2011.

Last update: August 2018