Mohamed S. Zaki is a professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University in Egypt. He completed his residency in General & Plastic Surgery and Burns at the Cairo University Hospitals from 1967 – 1970. He was the Chief of the Burns Unit, Pediatric Plastic Surgery Unit and Plastic &Reconstructive Surgery Unit at the Cairo University. He was also the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Cairo University. He obtained his fellowship from Massachusetts General Hospital & Shriners Burns Institute Harvard Medical School at Boston in U.S.A. In 1982 Prof. Zaki was awarded the National prize for Medical Sciences in Egypt . He is also the honorary Vice-President of the Egyptian Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons .