Dr. Adel Taher

Hyperbaric Medical Center

I scuba dive since 1965 and studied medicine at Cairo University, and specialized in Diving- and Hyperbaric Medicine in the USA and Germany. PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) since August 1983, the first ITC (Instructor Training Course) to be held in Egypt. Then Master Scuba Diver Trainer.


Achievements

The first Egyptian to be inducted into the 'International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame' in October 2019 in acknowledgment of advancing the field of Diving Medicine and making diving safer. 

Experience

2019
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame

The first Egyptian to be inducted into the 'International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame' in October 2019 in acknowledgment of advancing the field of Diving Medicine and making diving safer. 

2007
The organizer of the EUBS

The organizer of the EUBS (European Underwater and Baromedical Society) Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh in 2007

2005
Consultant degree from the GTUEM

Received the Consultant degree from the GTUEM (Gesellschaft fuer Tauch- und Ueberdruckmedizin) in Germany in 2005. Lecturer and Course Director for all the EDTC (European Diving Technology Committee) and ECHM (European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine) courses all over Europe.

1995
Director, DAN-Egypt

Director, DAN-Egypt since 1995

1993
Director of the Hyperbaric Medical Center

in Sharm el Sheikh since March 1993

The CDWS Contributions

Member of the Board of the CDWS since 2018 and see it as the only hope for developing and curing the diving industry and maintaining sustainable natural resources in the Red Sea. I am a strong believer in continuing education for all dive professionals and in ensuring all divers entering the water.

Nationality

Egyptian

Date of Birth

12/04/1956

Location

Sharm El-Sheikh

Titles

Director, Hyperbaric Medical Center, Sharm el Sheikh
Director, DAN-Egypt
Technical Director, Shark's Bay Umbi Diving Center
CEO, Sharm Medical Services Group (Sinai Clinic Hospital)
PADI-OWSI, MSDT (Master Scuba Diver Trainer)

Languages

Arabic English German