Balegh Hamdy Aly Abdel Hak

ENT Faculty of Medicine
Minia University, Egypt


Balegh Hamdy Aly Abdel Hak is currently serving in the prestigious position of Professor and Vice Dean at the ENT Faculty of Medicine, Minia University, Egypt. Besides having promising academic credibility and research accomplishments, he has been associated with various renowned programmes including his participation in a 2 year joint supervision mission at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. Having a clinical expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of ENT disorders, he has published with a multitude of national and international journals and is an active member of various organizations supporting otolaryngology research.

Research Interest

Endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery, Laser surgery

Scientific Activities


Member of Egyptian ORL Society.
Member of Egyptian Society of ENT and applied Science (ESENTAS).
Member of Egyptian Rhinological Society.
Founder member of the Pan Arab Society of Rhinology
General Secertary of the Upper Egypt Society of ORL.
Member of the Saudi Society of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck surgery.
Member of the Otologia Oggi group Italy.
Member of IFOS international federation of otolaryngological Societies.
Member of Egyptian Medical Syndicate.
Member of the polizer society of ORL.
Member of the Better Hearing Society.


International publications

1- Olfaction nasal resistance and ciliary beat frequency pre and post functional endoscopic sinus surgery. ORL Journal 1997.
2- Laryngopharyngeal reflux with sore throat: An Ultrastructural study of oropharyngeal epithelium Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology 118 (5), 362-367, 2009
3- Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: Mismatch Repair immunohistochemistry and promoter hypermethylation of hMLH1 gene American Journal of Otolaryngology 2011.
4- Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL), diagnostic and prognostic value of laboratory testing. Saudi Journal of Otorhinolaryngology- head and Neck surgery 2011
5- PCR and bacterial culture for the evaluation of pathogens in otitis media with effusion in children. Indian journal of otolaryngology 2011.
6- Diagnostic utility of MRI Angiography for the diagnosis of pulsatile tinnitus. American Journal of otorhinolaryngology 2014.

National publications

7- Effect of a local corticosteroid (Fluticasone proprionate) on nasal ciliary beat frequency.Balegh HA Abdelhak. El-Minia Medical Bulletin Vol 12 No 1 Jan 2001.
8- Nasal septal deviation and concurrent variation of osteo-meatal unit and middle turbinate Balegh HA Abdelhak, Mostafa S Hammad, Mohamed A Gomaa. El-Minia Medical Bulletin Vol 12 No 2, June 2001.
9- Taste, olfaction and nasal ciliary beat frequency after total laryngectomy. Balegh HA Abdelhak. El Minia Medical Bulletin vol 12 No 2 June 2001
10- Microsurgical transnasal dacryocystorhinostomy. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Rabee H. El-Minia Medical Bulletine vol 13 no 2 June 2002.
11- Lacrimal Endoscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of NLD obstruction in cases of fracture nose. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Ahmed M Eid. Bulletin Ophthalmology Society Vol 95, nr 5, 2002.
12- Ambulatory PH monitoring in patients with reflux laryngitis. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Yaser M Foad. El-Minia Medical Bulletin vol 14, no 2, Jun 2003.
13- Intratympanic dexamethasone in uncontrolled unilateral Meniers disease. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Hesham M Samy. The Egyptian ORL Journal vol 20, no 2, June 2003
14- The use of Alloderm for competent closure of large oroanral fistula. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Sherin M AboelFotoh, Samra El Shekh, Mohamed El Shenawy. The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology Jan 2004
15- Efficacy of laser arytenoidectomy with posterior cordectomy for the treatment of bilateral abductor vocal fold paralysis. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Haitham Mamdoh, Eman Sayed, Nezar refaat. The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology (26), 31-36 Jan 2004.
16- Intraoperative parathyroid hormone level is a predictive of postoperative hypocalcaemia and need for vitamin D supplementation in thyroid surgery Balegh HA Abdelhak, Mohamed Elshafee, Mohamed Hegazy, Samy Marof. El Minia Medical Bulletin, 18 (2), 375-382, Jun 2007.
17- The use of tragal cartilage versus temporalis fascia for the treatment of subtotal perforation of the tympanic membrane. Balegh HA Abdelhak , Adel Abdel Baki, Rasha Abdel Monem, Khalaf Hameed. El Minia Mediacal Bulletine 2010.
18- The use of 5-Floruracil in cholesteatoma surgery. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Abdel Rahem Singer, Raof Mechael, Ahmed Abdel Rahman. El Minia Medical Bulletine 2009
19- Correlation between symptoms, questionnaire, computed tomography and sinonasal endoscopy in diagnosis of chronic rhinosinusitis. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Adel Abdel Baki, Rasha Abdel Monem, Maikl G. el Minia Medical Bulletine 2012
20- Patterns of Tympanic membrane perforation and their effect on audiometric evaluation. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Adel Abdel Baki, Hesham Samy, Malak Foad El Minia Medical Bulletine 2012.
21- Preoperative criteria for the diagnosis og allergic fungal sinusitis. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Yehia El Kashef, Sayed Fekry, Mostafa Hamad, Marwa Abdel hafez. El Minia Medical Bulletine 2012
22- The role of Multidetector CT for the diagnosis of cervical lymphadenopathy. Balegh HA Abdelhak, Osama Abdelwadod, Enas Abdel Jawad, Shery Magdy. El minia Medical Bulletine 2012.
23- Endoscopic versus External dacryocystorhinostomy for treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Minia Medical Bulletine 2013.