Shaimaa Eissa, MD, PhD

Shaimaa Eissa, MD, PhD

  • Shadowing Physician/Observer to Kim E. Nichols, MD




  •  M.B., B. Ch: Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.
  •  M.Sc.:  Masters in Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.
  • Doctorate/PhD: Pediatric Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.


  • Internships: Kasr AlAiny, Cairo University School of Medicine, Egypt.
  • Pediatric Residency: Children’s Hospitals-Cairo University, Egypt
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology specialization: Children’s Cancer Hospital-Egypt (57357)

Research Interests

  • Pediatric Predisposition to Cancer.
  • Therapy related myeloid malignancies.
  • Rare lymphomas.
  • Infectious complications of immunocompromised hosts.
  • Improving supportive care in children with cancer.

Selected Publications

Said YM, Abdelaziz, R, Samir S., Elanany, M. Stenotrphomonas maltophilia, The Hidden Threat Among Pediatric Cancer Patients. Open Forum Infectious Diseases,  2019 Oct; 6(Suppl 2): S944–S945 PMCID: PMC6810088

Eissa SS,  Semary, SF, Salama A and Elhaddad AM. Clinical, Biological Characteristics and Outcome of Pediatric Follicular Lymphoma at Children's Cancer Hospital - Egypt: A Single Center Experience. Blood 2016 Dec 2 128:5343; vol. 128 no. 22 5343

Khiry S, Saleh G, Eissa S, Hashim M, Nazmy H, Ragai M, Sayed M, Yasser N, Essameldin S,  Elnashar A, Hassanain O, Mahmoud S, Shalaby L. Nutritional Status of Children with Acute Myeloid Leukemia Admitted to 57357 Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt. Pediatric Blood and Cancer (PBC) Volume 66, Issue S4, September 2019, Page 591.

Last update: November 2019

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