Ahmed Elbermawy, MD

Resident PGY2, Department of Neurosurgery

Ahmed Elbermawy

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MD, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

BLA, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Summary

Dr. Elbermawy completed his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. While there, he earned numerous scholarships and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and became a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

During medical school, Dr. Elbermawy volunteered with organizations such as:

  • Sojourners Kansas City Free Health Clinic, a student-run free health clinic that provides ambulatory primary care for the homeless population of Kansas City
  • Harvesters, an organization that collects, organizes, and distributes food to the underprivileged population of Kansas City
  • MAS-Youth Summer Camp for Muslim youth in Kansas City (camp counselor for two years)
  • Mobilize KC community service organization for young volunteers to help with various projects in the community.

Dr. Elbermawy also worked for several years as a student assistant with UMKC Online, which helps certify courses and instructors for online teaching. In his spare time, Dr. Elbermawy enjoys bike riding, music, cars, weightlifting, basketball, traveling, and building computers. 

Awards & Recognition

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Merck Manual Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Education, 2019
  • UMKC Medical School Scholarship, 2013-2018
  • Dean's Scholarship, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Brian Petrie Memorial Scholarship, 2018

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO (2017 - 2019). Student Researcher under the guidance of Ahmed Abdelmoity, MD. Assisted with data collection for a study on the effectiveness of vagal nerve stimulation devices implanted in the pediatric population

  • Abstract accepted to be presented at American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting (Nov. 30 – Dec. 4, 2018)
  • Research presented at two sub-internship rotations (OHSU and Cedars-Sinai)

Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO (2017 - 2019). Student researcher under the guidance of Raj Shah, MD. Assisted with data collection for a study on deterrents of hepatology abstracts from becoming published

  • Multiple posters from this study were presented at national conferences
  • One of the posters, Can We Trust the Data at Gastroenterology Conferences? Lessons Learned Across the Pond, was recognized as a poster of distinction during Digestive Disease Week in 2018 (in the top 10% of all posters submitted to the conference)

Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO (2015-2017)

  • Student Researcher under the guidance of Amandeep Kalra, MD. Assisted with QI project assessing how closely Research Medical Center was following National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines in the treatment of astrocytoma and how to improve adherence. Helped with the chart reviewing process as well as determining whether NCCN guidelines were followed in patient treatment
  • Student Researcher under the guidance of John Sheldon, MD. Helped write IRB protocol and collected data for a study on the effectiveness of CyberKnife in treating tumors of the lung and GI system
  • Worked with first author, Jaswinder Singh, MD, to put together a case report on an ependymoma in an elderly woman with a history of breast cancer status post resection with no adjuvant therapy.

Publications

Poster Presentations

  • Shah, R., Indaram, M., Asif, T., Varghese, J., Braun, C., Hasnie, U., Elbermawy, A., Akhtar, A., Veeramachaneni, H., Faisal, M., Feuerstein, J. (2017). Hepatology Abstracts Presented at National Conferences Are Frequently Unpublished to Manuscripts in the United States: A Pilot Study Poster presented at: American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting; Orlando, FL.
  • Shah, R., Varghese, J., Indaram, M., Asif, S., Braun, C., Hasnie, U., Elbermawy, A., Singh, A., Faisal, F., & Feuerstein, J. (2018). Can We Trust the Data at Gastroenterology Conferences? Lessons Learned Across the Pond. Poster presented during Digestive Disease Week; Washington, DC.
  • Shah, R., Varghese, J., Indaram, M., Braun, C., Hasnie, U., Elbermawy, A., Faisal, F., Furerstein, J. (2018). Hepatology Abstracts Presented at National Conferences in the United States are Frequently Unpublished to Manuscripts and Incomplete. Poster presented during Digestive Disease Week; Washington, DC.

Community Engagement

During medical school, Dr. Elbermawy volunteered with organizations such as:

  • Sojourners Kansas City Free Health Clinic, a student-run free health clinic that provides ambulatory primary care for the homeless population of Kansas City
  • Harvesters, an organization that collects, organizes, and distributes food to the underprivileged population of Kansas City
  • MAS-Youth Summer Camp for Muslim youth in Kansas City (camp counselor for two years)
  • Mobilize KC community service organization for young volunteers to help with various projects in the community.