Ismail Sakna is an Assistant Lecturer of Internal Medicine and Neurology at the Faculty of Physical Therapy, Heliopolis University. He earned his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Misr University for Science and Technology (MUST) in 2007, his master’s in physical therapy for cardiorespiratory disorders and geriatrics from Cairo University in 2014. In June 2018, he registered in the PhD Program of Cairo University.

From July 2015 till August 2018, he has been the Founder, Manager, and CEO of the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Medicine, Pain Management, and Clinical Nutrition Department at Ain Shams Generalized Hospital. Also, he has been appointed as the Deputy General Manager of Ain Shams Generalized Hospital from March, 2016 till August 2018.

Sakna is currently a member of the Egyptian Society for Management of Pain (ESMP) since 2008 and the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) since 2010. In 2017, he has been awarded an appreciation certificate from the Egyptian Physical Therapy Syndicate.

He participated in many scientific conferences including:

  • 3rd International Annual Conference of Pain Management, March 2018.
  • 17th Annual International Congress of the Egyptian Society of Back and Joints Pain, March 2017.
  • 2nd International Conference of Pain Management, Faculties of Medicine – Sohag and Aswan Universities in collaboration with Guy’s and St. Thomas Pain Management Departments, February 2017.
  • 16th International Congress of the Egyptian Society of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation and The 5th Pan Arab Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provided by “The American Academy of Continuing Medical Education” (AACME), December 2010.
  • 29th Pain Conference of the Egyptian Society for Management of Pain (ESMP), October 2010.
  • 1st Dar Al Fouad Hospital International Pain Management Conference in collaboration with the Pain Department, Cleveland Clinic, April 2010.
  • 13th International Congress of the Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, 1-2 April, 2010.

1st International Symposium of Physical Therapy, 9-10 Jan, 2009.