Physical Therapy

The Faculty of Physical Therapy promotes excellence and leadership in the field by offering pioneering and advanced curricula that relate to modern techniques in physical therapy, biomechanics, and medical and natural sciences. In addition, clinical training and accredited internships are provided to help students gain experience in their profession, which is enhanced by the Core Program sustainability studies.

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The Faculty of Physical Therapy strives to achieve a sustainable and holistic approach towards healing and physical therapy that encourages patients to take an active role in their own health management, long-term wellbeing, and overall disease prevention for a healthier Egyptian society.


The Faculty of Physical Therapy pioneers a state-of-the art approach towards teaching and researching the field of physical therapy that heals and integrates the mind, body, and energy of the patients in a way that reflects their real needs and problems and solves them in a sustainable and continuous way.

The specialized academic courses of the Faculty of Physical Therapy enable students to develop the scientific knowledge and understanding of this medical field. In addition, these courses enhance the professional, practical, intellectual, and general skills necessary for practice competence of physical therapy and lifelong professional development by covering the following areas of study:

– Musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders and surgeries.
– Women’s health and pediatrics disorders and surgeries.
– Cardiopulmonary, vascular, and geriatrics disorders and surgeries.
– Dermatological disorders and burns.
– Clinical nutrition and phytotherapy.
– Ergonomics
– Handicaps rehabilitation
The Core Program courses are considered an integral part of the academic curricula in the Faculty of Physical Therapy. These courses promote the study of nature sciences, social sciences, humanities, languages, and arts aiming to develop the students’ learning and professional experiences.

The scientific departments of the faculty are:

– Basic Sciences and Biomechanics
– Physical Therapy for Internal Medicine and Neurology.
– Physical Therapy for Women Health and Pediatrics.
– Physical Therapy for Orthopedics and Surgery.

Prof. Dr. Samir Algazzar

Prof. Dr. Samir Algazzar, Dean of Physical Therapy

Prof. Dr. Samir Algazzar has more than 34 years of local and international experience in theoretical and scientific fields of the different disciplines of physical therapy and rehabilitation. He received his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 1983 and master’s degree in 1989 from Cairo University. In 1996, he obtained his PhD from Cairo University in partnership with Indiana University, USA. He is also a member of the American Board of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation in Chicago, USA. Read More..

Acting Vice Dean

Dr. Engy El Nahas

Associate Professor of Women’s Health and Pediatrics