Cairo Sleep Center Team

Our team of experienced doctors, clinical psychologists, technologists and administrative staff are ready to serve you from the first time you contact us till you are sleeping soundly every night.

Meet Your Doctors

Cairo Sleep Center Consultants and Specialists

Dr. Alia Adel Abdel-Fattah

Dr. Alia is a graduate of Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. She obtained a Master Degree in Neuropsychiatry and Doctorate Degree in Psychiatry from Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. She holds the European Board of Clinical Sleep Medicine awarded by the European Sleep Research Society. Dr. Alia is an associate professor of psychiatry at Cairo University and manages the sleep medicine laboratory at Cairo University Hospitals.

Dr. Shahira Loza

Shahira Loza, M.D., is the Founder and Director of the Cairo Sleep Center. She is a graduate of El Kasr el Aini Medical School, Cairo University, with postgraduate studies in Psychiatry and Neurology. Not only is she an Alumna of the Stanford School of Sleep Medicine and the International Center of the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Loza was certified in Sleep Medicine in France as a Montpellier Candidate with a Diplôme Interuniversitaire in Sleep and Wakefulness.

Dr. Ahmed Gharib

Dr. Ahmed Gharib graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Ain Shams University in Cairo, where he later completed both his masters and doctorate degrees in Pulmonology. Dr. Ahmed received a scholarship to study Respiratory Disturbances during Sleep in Palermo, Italy. In 2012, he moved to France where he worked for one year at the Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal in Créteil. Currently he is an assistant researcher at the National Research Center in Cairo, Egypt. He is a member of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS).

Dr. Shahira Loza

Shahira Loza, M.D., is the Founder and Director of the Cairo Sleep Center. She is a graduate of El Kasr el Aini Medical School, Cairo University, with postgraduate studies in Psychiatry and Neurology. Not only is she an Alumna of the Stanford School of Sleep Medicine and the International Center of the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Loza was certified in Sleep Medicine in France as a Montpellier Candidate with a Diplôme Interuniversitaire in Sleep and Wakefulness.

Dr. Alia Adel Abdel-Fattah

Dr. Alia is a graduate of Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. She obtained a Master Degree in Neuropsychiatry and Doctorate Degree in Psychiatry from Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. She holds the European Board of Clinical Sleep Medicine awarded by the European Sleep Research Society. Dr. Alia is an associate professor of psychiatry at Cairo University and manages the sleep medicine laboratory at Cairo University Hospitals.

Dr. Ahmed Gharib

Dr. Ahmed Gharib graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Ain Shams University in Cairo, where he later completed both his masters and doctorate degrees in Pulmonology. Dr. Ahmed received a scholarship to study Respiratory Disturbances during Sleep in Palermo, Italy. In 2012, he moved to France where he worked for one year at the Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal in Créteil. Currently he is an assistant researcher at the National Research Center in Cairo, Egypt. He is a member of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS).

Meet Your Therapists

Cairo Sleep Center Psychotherapists

Psychotherapy and Sleep Medicine

Psychotherapy, particularly cognitive behavioral therapy, plays a major role in the treatment of many sleep disorders and can effectively decrease patients’ reliance on medications. It is used in the treatment of insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, nightmares and pre-titration sessions to aid relaxation, among many other uses

Nermine Hany

Nermine Hany is a clinical psychologist and member of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Ain Shams University and a Diploma in Clinical Psychology from Ain Shams University. In addition to working as a clinical psychologist at Cairo Sleep Center, Nermine also works at the Arab Medical Union and the Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine Hospital at Cairo University. Nermine has extensive experience in clinical psychology and received multiple workshops in the fields of sleep disorders, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, addiction therapy and IQ and personality tests.

Doaa Elbasiouny

Doaa is a clinical psychologist and member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Helwan University and a Diploma in Clinical Psychology from Ain Shams University. Besides working as a clinical psychologist at Cairo Sleep Center, Doaa also works at the Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine Hospital at Cairo University. She has worked as a clinical psychologist at multiple hospitals and medical centers and attended many conferences, workshops and training programs in and outside Egypt. Doaa is especially interested in the treatment of insomnia through cognitive behavioral therapy.

Behind the Scenes

Administrative and Technical Staff

Fayza Khalil

Fayza Fayek Khalil has been the Patient Care Coordinator and Facilitator at Cairo Sleep Center since 2001. Since graduating from Cairo University, she has continually developed her language, computer and management skills through various courses and certifications. It is Fayza who will take you through all the steps, appointments and follow-ups, from your first contact with Cairo Sleep Center until you have completed your treatment and are sleeping soundly.

Sameh Ghabbour

As the chief PSG/EEG Technician, Sameh Ghabbour’s responsibilities include preparing, applying, recording and scoring PSG Studies which require him, among other things, to communicate with the patients during their all night Sleep Studies. He has been with the CairoSleep family since 2001 and has documented more than 2,500 cases of PSG, CPAP and MSLT studies. Sameh’s work with the Behman Hospital has allowed him to document more than 1,500 cases of EEG Recordings. He is a member of the Egyptian Society of Sleep Medicine, author of the book Setting up a Patient for PSG, and he completed his certification from The Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology.

George Morgan

Eng. George Farouk Morgan has been with the Cairo Sleep Center family since 2005. As the Technical Support Engineer, he is responsible for the technical support and maintenance of all of Cairo Sleep Center’s state-of-the-art medical devices. George has remained up to date on the medical advances in medical devices and has attended numerous trainings in several countries including Germany, UK, Belgium, Switzerland and China.

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