Meet the team

Dr. Alaa El-Hussuna obtained his medical degree in Baghdad-Iraq in 1996, his surgical specialization in Copenhagen-Denmark in 2013, master degree in information technology from IT University, Copenhagen- Denmark in 2003 and Ph.D in surgery Aalborg-Denmark 2018.

Dr. El-Hussuna led many national and international research projects.

He is the lead of first open source research project in medicine and surgery. The OpenSourceResearch collaboration This organisation has attracted thousands of interactions from the 5 continents with contributions from leading scientists. 

Dr. El-Hussuna is the chairperson and founding member of cohort studies committee in the European society of coloproctology (ESCP) He led the ESCP prospective audit in 2017 with the participation of more than 1700 collaborators from 360 hospitals in 57 countries around the world.

In addition to this, Dr. El-Hussuna is sitting in surgical steering committee of European Crohn Colitis Organisation (ECCO).

Many successful funding application has made it possible for Dr. El-Hussuna to conduct his research. IBDResponse” project, for instance, involved two universities, 9 departments in 3 hospitals in addition to 2 laboratories with a competitive budget of more than 100.000 euro.