Prof. Ellabban’s educational background and international training have provided a solid base for him to develop an acknowledged expertise in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In 2002, he started his basic surgical training in general and plastic surgery at Suez Canal University Hospitals, Egypt, and was awarded a master’s degree in surgery in 2004. Thereafter, He had a head and neck oncoplastic fellowship in Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit, Glasgow, United Kingdom for three years. In 2008, he became a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (MRCS Glas) after the completion of its exam. He then undertook two years of training in plastic and reconstructive surgery as a Specialty Registrar in several Scottish teaching hospitals as well as periods spent as a visiting fellow in specialist centers in Belgium and the United States of America. In 2009, he had a “University Diploma in Free Flap Dissection on Living Tissue”, in Timisoara, Romania. In 2010, He became a Fellow of the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (FEBOPRAS) after completing its exam. In 2021, He was appointed as Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, at Suez Canal University, Egypt. He has continued to publish his work within the plastic surgery and scientific literature, and present nationally and internationally at plastic surgery conferences. He has received various academic and research field awards during his career. He regularly teaches and supervises postgraduate studies of junior plastic surgeons as in microsurgery, limb trauma, and head and neck reconstruction. Prof. Ellabban is currently the secretary general of the Egyptian Society for Surgery of the Hand and Microsurgery (ESSHM).