Dr El-Rafei completed his specialization in Allergy and Asthma at Georgetown University Hospital, USA, alongside one of the most prominent allergists in the field, Prof Dr Joseph Bellanti, President of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
During his stay in the USA, he was invited to lecture on Allergy and Asthma in both the School of Medicine and the School of Science (Department of Biology) at Georgetown University.
While in Dubai, Dr El-Rafei was appointed by one of the most prestigious medical institutes, the world-renowned Methodist Hospital, as Staff Allergy and Asthma Specialist in Dubai.
He has been invited by many Societies, medical, non-medical and public, to lecture and update both the medical profession and the community about Asthma and Allergy. He was also selected by one of the most renowned International Pharmaceutical Companies to be its medical adviser/consultant to benefit from his knowledge and expertise in the field.
He has also had articles published in esteemed international medical journals in the field of Allergy and Asthma.
Dr El-Rafei treats people of all ages, from two upwards (children under two see our pediatrician). His special interests include:
- Immunotherapy/allergy vaccines
- Nasal and sinus allergies
- Skin allergies
- Food and drug allergies
- Insect allergies