Ahmed Fahmy

Medical Director
International SOS

Dr. Fahmy, a French National, was born and raised in Germany, and returned to Paris where he completed his Medical Degree at the University Pierre et Marie Curie, France.

He obtained a diploma in Emergency Medicine from the University Necker, as well as a diploma in Aviation Medicine from Monnash University, Melbourne, Australia. He has completed his Masters in Health System Management from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.

Dr. Fahmy started his medical career in France, firstly working as a Doctor in a ski resort clinic, followed by positions in the Emergency Departments of a number of hospitals there. He then took up a post in a Private Practice.

In 1994, Dr Fahmy decided to write his thesis, based on the clinical findings of Rudolph Virchow and his view in regards to disease and experimental pathology.

The following year he joined Service Medical International. He worked as a Doctor in an Emergency Centre in Kinshasa, Zaire, in isolated areas in China and in a remote oil town in Nigeria.

In 1997, Dr Fahmy started his life with AEA/International SOS, joining as a Clinic and Alarm Centre Doctor working in Indonesia, followed by Vietnam. In 1998, he moved to Beijing as a Clinic Doctor and joined the HK office in 1999. Dr. Fahmy was promoted to Deputy Medical Director in 2000, and to Medical Director in 2005.

To date, he has completed missions including, but not limited to, Beijing, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Nigeria and Vietnam.

When away from the Alarm Centre, he enjoys reading, history, traveling, and is partial to a good game of squash.