Mona Megalla

Freelance Medical Translator & Arabic Translator

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MONA MEGALLA
3238 Curving Oaks Way, Orlando, Fl 32820 – (H) 407-451-0911 – (C) 407-451-0068 – monamegalla@yahoo.com
Professional Summary
• Professionally trained family physician with 13 years of work experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs.
• Work experience in hospital & medical office environments in Egypt, Kuwait & UAE.
• Medical college graduate with "HONORS" degree.
• Bilingual & computer skilled.
Skills
• Patient-focused care
• Competent in physical assessments
• Patient evaluation/intervention
• Experienced in antenatal care & minor gynecological procedures.
• Skilled in surgical procedures as appendectomy, pilonidal sinus surgery, piles band ligation.
• Professionally trained in induction of anesthesia, maintaining vital signs during operation & patient recovery.
• Well organized.
• Enthusiastic.
• Independent.
• Hard working.
• Bilingual
• Computer skilled.

Education
• Elementary School: American School, Bani Swaif, Egypt. 1974
• Secondary School: Al Salmya School, Kuwait. 1977
• High School: Al Salmya School, Kuwait.
o High school Diploma 1980
• Medical School: Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
o Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery Degree (M.B.,B.Ch.) 1986

Qualifications & Degrees
Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery Degree “M.B., B.Ch.” 1986 Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, with general grade: "Very Good with Honor".

Medical Profession Licenses
• Egypt: MOH License Number: 90715, Date of registration: March 15th 1988.
• Egypt: Egyptian Medical Syndicate: Registration Number: 86224, date of registration March 15th 1988.
• Kuwait: MOH License: 1988- 1990.
• UAE: MOH License & File Number: 1715

Work History & Experience

General Physician "Family physician" 1998 - 2004
Preventive Medicine Department,
Ministry of Health, UAE
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Screening of communicable diseases to all female expatriates who are planning to reside in Al Ain city, UAE
• This was including screening for HIV infections, Hepatitis B infections, parasitic infestations screening & Screening for Tuberculosis.
• Requesting blood investigations & chest xc-ray
• Reviewing blood investigation results
• Notifications for presence of communicable infectious diseases (if any)
• Sharing in CME seminars held by Ministry of Health Government.
• During evening shifts I was working in Maternity & Child Health Care for:
- Ante-natal care for pregnant ladies.
- Children vaccination according to MOH regulations & schedules.

General Physician "Family physician" 1994 - 1998
Primary health Care Clinics,
Ministry of Health, UAE
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Taking medical & surgical history for patients attending primary health care center
• Physical examination for the patient
• Requesting preliminary investigations as blood, urine, stool or radiological investigations for patients
• Interpreting investigations results
• Diagnosis & differential diagnosis of patient illness
• Drug prescription,
• Patient education
• Follow up recurrent & chronic cases, as Diabetics, Hypertensive & Asthmatic patients
• Hospital referral to specialist physicians
• Minor surgical procedures as: stitching cut wounds, drainage of abscesses.
• Primary management of emergency cases attending PHC center before referring to the nearest hospital
• Ante-natal care for pregnant ladies
• Immunization for children according to UAE schedules.

General Physician "Family Physician" 1990 –1991
Al Shefa Specialized Hospital,
Ain Shams, Cairo.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Taking medical & surgical history for patients attending primary health care center
• Physical examination for the patient
• Requesting preliminary investigations as blood, urine, stool or radiological investigations for patients
• Interpreting investigations results
• Diagnosis & differential diagnosis of patient illness
• Drug prescription,
• Patient education
• Follow up recurrent & chronic cases, as Diabetics, Hypertensive & Asthmatic patients

Post Graduate Training Program in Anesthesia & Intensive Care
Ministry of Health, Kuwait 01/1990 – 08/1990

Duties and Responsibilities:
I worked as a Training Physician “Intern” in Anesthesia & Intensive care
Department, at Al Farwanya Hospital, MOH, Kuwait
My duties were including the followings:
• Taking patient medical & surgical history few days before the scheduled operation date
• Physical examination of patients
• Review of patient medications few days before the operation
• Pre-medication for patients scheduled for surgery
• IV line insertion
• Sedating patient at night of operation
• Induction of anesthesia, followed by end tracheal intubation
• Maintaining the vital signs of the patient during surgery,
• Prompt dealing with any important change in patient vital signs as his blood pressure, pulse, oxygen saturation during operation
• Patient recovery after operation ends
• Post operative care,
• Resuscitation for Emergency cases
• Follow up of intensive care cases.

General Physician "Family Physician" 12 /1988 – 12/1990
Al Farwanya Hospital, MOH, Kuwait
I worked as an Intern for 6 months at each of the following departments:
Obstetrics & Gynecology department
Duties and Responsibilities
• Taking pt medical & surgical history
• Patient physical examination
• Ante-natal care for pregnant ladies
• Participate in daily round with senior physicians .
• Assistance in major obstetrics & gynecological operations
• Conduct normal delivery
• Assistance in C.S operations
• D&C for clinically indicated cases
• Post-partum followup

General Surgery department
Duties and Responsibilities
• Taking patient medical & surgical history
• Patient physical examination
• Attending everyday round with senior surgeons
• Attending CME seminars held by the hospital
• Post operative patient follow up
• I had done some minor surgical operations during my internship as appendectomy, PNS removal, Abscesses incision & drainage, Band ligation of piles ... etc.
• Assisting in major surgical operations
• Assisting in emergency cases management

General Physician "Family physician" 03/1988 – 11/1988
Ministry of Health, Child Health Care center, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt
Duties and Responsibilities
• Vaccinations of children,
• Primary health care management of all infants & children living in the district
• Antenatal care of pregnant ladies.

Intern “Senior House officer” 03/1987 – 02/1988
Ain Shams University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt
Duties and Responsibilities

I worked as a House Officer Physician “Intern” for one year; 2 month in each of the following department:
• General Medicine,
• General Surgery,
• Gynecology & Obstetrics,
• Anesthesia & Emergency,
• Pediatrics,
• Clinical Pathology & Laboratory

Accomplishments, Trainings & Medical Conferences

Neonatal Digestive Disorders Lecture 05/2004
Having attended the scientific lecture on "Neonatal Digestive Disorders",
Presented by Professor Robert Sacy, Head of Pediatric Department,
St.George University Hospital, Lebanon.

Management of Refractory Depression Workshop 01/2004
Having attended a Workshop on Management of Refractory Depression
& Psychiatric Quality Management (PQM), conducted by the Lundbeck
Institute, Copenhagen

Updates on Breast Cancer Workshop 10/2003
Sponsored by Preventive Medicine Department, Ministry of Health, Al Ain, UAE

Completed the following Computer courses: 04/2002
• Windows 98
• Microsoft Word 97

WHO Training Course on Psychiatry in Primary Health Care 03/1996
Organized by the Department of Psychiatry of the FHMS/Primary Health Care Section of Ministry of Health & accredited by FMHS of the UAE University.

Preparing for Ministry of Health UAE Medical License Exam 1991 – 1993
I passed the exam from the 1st attempt.

Membership

Coptic Orthodox Church 2004
I am an active member at “Mother Mary & Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church” located in Oviedo, Orlando, Florida since 2004

References

Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine
Cairo, Egypt.
Ain Shams University Hospitals
Cairo, Egypt.
Egyptian Medical Syndicate
42 Kaser Al Aini St., Ciaro, Egypt.
Tel.: +202-354-3166, +202-354-0738.
Ministry of Health, Kuwait,
Al Farwanya Hospital.
Al Shefa Specialized Hospital,
Ain Shams,
Cairo, Egypt.
Ministry of Health, Abu Dhabi, UAE
File Number 1715
Preventive Medicine Department, Ministry of Health, Al Ain, UAE:
Phone: +971 3 762 7777
Fax: +971 3 762 6156
Dr Tariq Gaber
Director of Primary Health Care,
General Authority for Health Services for The Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Eastern Medical Region, Al-Ain, UAE.
P O Box: 1006 Al Ain, UAE
Phone: +971-3-763-5888
Fax: +971-3-763-4322
tariqgaber@yahoo.com
Dr Salma Al Dhaheri,
Deputy Director, Preventive Medicine Department,
General Authority for Health Services for the Emirates of Abu Dhabi,
Eastern Medical Region, Al-Ain, UAE
P O Box: 1073 Al Ain, UAE.
Phone: +971-3-762-7777
Fax: +971-3-762-6156
smaldhaheri@ahs.ae
Dr Sheek Hussein,
MD; Dr. PH; D.T.M&H., Public Health Consultant,
Preventive Medicine Department, General Authority for Health Services For The Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Eastern Medical Region, Al-Ain, UAE.
P O Box: 1073 Al Ain, UAE.
Phone : +971-3-762-7777
Fax: +971-3-762-6156
Cell: +971-50-293-3989
msheekhussein@yahoo.com