Sherif A. El Nashar, M.B., B.Ch., M.D.

  1. Gynecologist
  2. Urogynecologist

Dr. El-Nashar is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) in General Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

As a clinician, Dr. El-Nashar serves women with pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic pain and other pelvic floor dysfunctions. Dr. El-Nashar graduated with honors from Assiut University School of Medicine in Egypt. Dr. El-Nashar completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Dr. El-Nashar serves on the editorial board of the International Urogynecology Journal, the official journal of the International Urogynecologic Association (IUGA) and the journal of Gynecologic Surgery. He is also a peer reviewer for Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. El-Nashar has over 200 publications, including over a 100 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. El-Nashar research interest includes pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, gynecologic surgery, pelvic pain, urinary tract infections, abnormal uterine bleeding, research methodology and evidence-based medicine.

  1. Botox injection
  2. Cystourethroscopy
  3. Gynecological surgery
  4. Hysterectomy
  5. Hysteroscopy
  6. Laparoscopic surgery
  7. Midurethral sling surgery
  8. Minimally invasive surgery
  9. Reconstructive surgery
  10. Rectovaginal fistula repair
  11. Robotic hysterectomy
  12. Robotic surgery
  13. Sacrocolpopexy
  14. Urethral bulking
  15. Urethral diverticulum surgery
  16. Urinary sling procedure
  17. Vaginal hysterectomy
  18. Vaginal repair
  19. Vesicovaginal fistula repair
  • Minimally invasive benign gynecologic surgery with a focus on vaginal surgery
  • Medical and surgical management of Female urinary incontinence
  • Medical and surgical management of Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Evaluation and treatment of fecal incontinence
  • Vaginal hysterectomy
  • Uretheral diverticulum
  • Vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistula
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  1. 2021
    CertificateHarvard Medical School Surgical Leadership Program
  2. 2015
    FellowFemale Pelvic Medicine & Recon, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2014
    PhD - The degree was approved by the Supreme Council of the Egyptian Universities in 2014. Thesis Titled "The role of levonorgestrel intrauterine system in the management of menorrhagia" [Doctorate Degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology] Thesis accepted in 2010.Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt
  4. 2012
    Residency - Obstetrics and GynecologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  5. 2008
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - GynecologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  6. 2007
    MS - Clinical and Translational ResearchMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  7. 2002
    MSc - Obstetrics and GynecologyFaculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt
  8. 2002
    Residency - Obstetrics and GynecologyAssiut University Hospitals, Assiut University
  9. 1999
    InternshipAssiut University Hospitals, Assiut University
  10. 1998
    MB BChFaculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Editorial Board Appreciation for Completing 4 Year Term Service on the Editorial Board as an "Editor at Large" from July 2017- July 2021.Obstetrics & Gynecology (Green Journal)
  2. 2020
    Editor Recognition for Efforts on Behalf of the JournalObstetrics & Gynecology (Green Journal)
  3. 2019
    Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).American College of Surgeons
  4. 2019
    Top 10% Reviewer in the Field of Clinical MedicinePublons
  5. 2018
    Top 10% Reviewer in the Field of Clinical MedicinePublons
  6. 2017
    Top 10% peer-reviewers for 2016 recognition by the Editor-in-Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology “Green Journal”.Obstetrics & Gynecology (Green Journal)
  7. 2017
    Top 10% Reviewer in the Field of Multidisciplinary MedicinePublons
  8. 2016
    Top 10% peer-reviewers for 2015 recognition by the Editor-in-Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology “Green Journal”. Obstetrics & Gynecology (Green Journal)
  9. 2016
    Sentinels of Science Awards, Top 10% Peer Reviewer in the Field of MedicinePublons
  10. 2016
    Medscape Consult Case of the Year, “Amenorrhea with Abdominal Pain”Medscape Consult Community
  11. 2015
    Top 10% peer-reviewers for 2014 recognition by the Editor-in-Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology “Green Journal”.Obstetrics & Gynecology (Green Journal)
  12. 2014
    Fellowship of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG).American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  13. 2012
    John J. Sciarra IJGO Prize Paper Award for 2011- Honorable mention International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  14. 2011
    Mayo Clinic Excellence in Medical Student Teaching AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  15. 2011
    Donald F. Richardson Memorial Scientific Prize Paper AwardDistrict VI, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  16. 2011
    Best Poster Presentation AwardDistrict VI, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  17. 2010
    George W. Morley Lecture and Paper Award, "Radical parametrectomy for cervical cancer identified on pathological examination after simple extrafascial hysterectomy: A cohort study"Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  18. 2009
    Elizabeth Ann Harris Award for excellence in Clinical Research in Obstetrics and GynecologyMayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine
  19. 2009
    Young Investigator Paper Award, Extended Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Obese Women undergoing Combined Hysterectomy and Medically Indicated Panniculectomy: A Cohort StudyCentral Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  20. 2009
    Donald F. Richardson Memorial Scientific Prize Paper Award, "Predicting outcomes after global endometrial ablation"District VI, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  21. 2008
    Jerome J. Hoffman Award for the Best Postgraduate Prize Paper at the 37th Annual MeetingAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  22. 2004
    The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education Exchange ScholarshipEgyptian Ministry for Higher Education
  23. 2004
    IJGO Prize Paper Award for 2003- Honorable mention International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  24. 2000
    Resident of the Year Award, selected by intern physicians finishing their one year internship at Assiut University HospitalsAssiut Office, Egyptian Medical Syndicate
  25. 2000
    Taha Hussein Medal, for outstanding performance in Education, granted by the Minster of Education during the Egyptian National Education Day-2000Egyptian Ministry of Education
  26. 1998
    Emblem and Shield for graduating with “Excellent with Honors” and outstanding academic performance during medical schoolAssiut University

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    MemberUrogynecology Specialty Interest Group, Obstetric & Gynecology Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Specialty Council
  2. 2022 - present
    MemberOB/GYN Innovation Task Force
  3. 2022 - present
    Award Selection Committee MemberObstetrics and Gynecology (Green Journal)
  4. 2021 - present
    MemberSociety of Gynecologic Surgeons Pelvic Anatomy Group
  5. 2021 - present
    Group MemberSociety of Gynecologic Surgeons Pelvic Anatomy Group
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberSociety of Gynecologic Surgeons
  7. 2018 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  8. 2018 - 2021
    DirectorPublications and Clinical Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals
  9. 2017 - 2021
    Department RepresentativeMedical School Curriculum Work Group, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  10. 2016
    MemberAd Hoc Committee to Review the Affiliation Contract between University Hopsitals and CWRU, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  11. 2015 - 2021
    Core Faculty MemberFemale Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University Hospitals
  12. 2015 - 2021
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University Hospitals
  13. 2015 - 2021
    Core Faculty MemberObstetrics and Gynecology Residency, University Hospitals
  14. 2015 - 2021
    MemberEducational Committee, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals
  15. 2015 - 2018
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, University Hospitals
  16. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Urogynecologic Association
  17. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Urogynecologic Society
  18. 2014 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  19. 2014 - present
    MemberSociety of Gynecologic Surgeons Systematic Review Group
  20. 2014 - present
    MemberSystematic Review Group, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
  21. 2013 - 2014
    MemberMayo Graduate Medical Education Committee
  22. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  23. 2007 - present
    AlumnusMayo Clinic Alumni Association
  24. 1999 - present
    MemberEgyptian Medical Syndicate

Publications