One of the most prominent orthopedic surgeons  worldwide.

Dr. Yasser Elbatrawy is famous for limb lengthening and reconstruction (LLR).

His Cairo International Centre for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction (CICLLR) is the destination of patients from all over the world, especially USA, England, Canada, Australia, Germany, Spain and Japan.

CICLLR, not just an outpatient clinic but it arranges patients' accommodation and care during their stay in Cairo after lengthening procedure and help patients from day one of arrival to Cairo Airport.

It is a policy of CICLLR to maintain the privacy of patients in general, as individuals of royal families of foreign countries and some nationally and internationally renowned movie stars have been treated. Arranging for a surgery is just a click away of your fingers, where necessary pre-/post-operative steps are taken upon directly contacting Dr. Elbatrawy.

Thanks to the great renown achieved by Dr. Elbatrawy in short stature lengthening, LLR and Ilizarov surgeries, one of the greatest private hospitals in Switzerland, has contracted with him as a visiting professor on a monthly basis to examine cases and operate on patients.

Dr. Elbatrawy has worked with the most famous specialists in limb lengthening for many years: 3 years with Dr. Maurizio Catagni (worldwide leading Ilizarov surgeon and founder of the Association for the Study and Application of the Methods of Ilizarov – ASAMI) in which he has earned ASAMI fellowship; 2 years with Dr. Dror Paley, Dr. John Herzenberg and Dr. Kevin Tetsworth, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA, in which he studied for his doctoral degree in limb lengthening and reconstruction surgeries and the University of Maryland fellowship in paediatric LLR and bone deformity correction; and 4 months in Ilizarov Institute, Kurgan, Siberia, in 2000 where he earned the advanced diploma of Ilizarov surgeries.

The Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Centre, Baltimore, Maryland invites Dr. Elbatrawy on an annual basis to participate in instruction in the Annual International Course for Limb Lengthening and Bone Deformity Correction held in September yearly.

Since Dr. Elbatrawy specialized in limb lengthening and bone deformity correction in 1996, and his presentation of many research papers in specialized international conferences, he has been receiving invitations to participate in instruction in specialized courses in different countries. He also conducts demonstrational surgeries to train surgeons in such countries on LLR using special computer software and on applying Taylor Spatial Frame (TSF) to obtain the most precise results.

Dr. Elbatrawy has been chosen as Secretary-General for the second International Congress on External Fixation scheduled for October 2007 in Cairo ( with more than 600 specialists from all over the world shared in.

Dr. Batrawy has been honored in many international conferences: he earned a prize for the best research work on LLR from organizations such as SICOT (Paris, France, 2001) and European Conference on Trauma Surgery (Eurotrauma) (Gratz, Austria, 2007).

Nationally, he has been honored by Al-Azhar University where he has attended the University Council and has been handed the University Shield in recognition of his significant role of publicizing the University globally.

Dr. Elbatrawy handed University of Al-Azhar Shield by Dr. Ahmed Al Tayeb, University Chairman ( Now he is Azhar grand sheikh )

Dr. Elbatrawy was the youngest physician (29 years) to earn the State Encouragement Prize in 1997 for the sum of his research work published in international periodicals. He was then an assistant lecturer of orthopedics, Faculty of Medicine for Girls, University of Al-Azhar.

Dr. Elbatrawy has many scientific international publications in the field of limb lengthening. Some of these publications are basic science studies. It is easy to find them on pubmed web site:

Many international newspapers wrote on successful surgeries performed by Dr. Elbatrawy in the respective countries.

Furthermore, international TV and radio corporations such as BBC 4 (UK) and Fox News (USA) have come to Egypt to take footage of short stature lengthening operations and to conduct interviews with Dr. Elbatrawy and some of his patients from such countries, so as to have them aired in their channels. Additionally, national and Arab TV corporations have interviewed him.

Ever since 1996, Dr. Elbatrawy has performed more than 3000 successful pathological procedures and over 220 cosmetic leg lengthening procedures since 2002. Many of his foreigner patients, some of whom are international movie stars, come to CICLLR for the same purpose.