Prof. Mahmoud El-Oteify is the of Head of Plastic Surgery & Burns Unit at the Assiut University in Egypt. He obtained his doctorate in General Surgery & Burns in 1977. He was a lecturer of Plastic Surgery & Burns in the General Surgery Department at the Assiut University Hospital. He is the founder & Chairman of Assiut Burn Society since 1988. He is an associate member of British Association for Plastic Surgery since 1981. He is currently a member of the Prevention Committee of the International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI).