Prof Shehata is the president of the world federation of associations of pediatric surgery (WOFAPS).
He is a professor of pediatric surgery department, faculty of medicine, University of Alexandria, Egypt.
The past president of the IPEG middle east chapter.
The past president of the Egyptian association of pediatric surgeons (EPSA).
The past chairman of the pediatric surgery department, faculty of medicine, University of Alexandria, Egypt.
Dr. Shehata is the innovator of the technique of laparoscopic traction for the intra-abdominal testis known as Shehata technique that is widely practiced now in many centers worldwide.
Dr. Shehata is the founder of the largest online pediatric surgery forum (The pediatric surgeon’s lounge) where over 3000 pediatric surgeons around the world are discussing and exchanging experience every day.
Dr. Shehata is among the editorial board of many national and international pediatric surgery journals including the JPS, Medicine, Annals of pediatric surgery and International journal of urology.
He has shared as a speaker, keynote speaker, moderator, panelist in more than 250 national and international meetings. Dr. Shehata is currently the head of the international office in Alexandria University.