Prof. Youssef Al-Tonbary

Mansoura University, Egypt

Full Professor



2009 Head of Pediatric Department, Mansoura University, Egypt

2006-2009 Director of Mansoura University Children's Hospital, Mansoura University, Egypt

2006 Consultant of University Hospitals and Medical Centers affairs, Mansoura University, Egypt

2003-2006 Director of oncology center, Mansoura University, Egypt

2001-2003 Ass. Medical Director, Mansoura University Children's Hospital, Egypt

1999-2001 Chief of Emergency Room, Mansoura University Children's Hospital, Egypt

1993 Chief, Division of Haematology/Oncology. Pediatrics Department, Mansoura University, Egypt

1983 M.D., Pediatrics, Mansoura University, Egypt

1979 M.Sc., Pediatrics, Mansoura University, Egypt

1975 MB.BCh, Mansoura University (graduated the first), Egypt


  1. Newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopenia in children and adults: a comparative prospective observational registry of the Intercontinental Cooperative Immune Thrombocytopenia Study Group.Kühne T, Berchtold W, Michaels LA, Wu R, Donato H, Espina B, Tamary H, Rodeghiero F, Chitlur M, Rischewski J, Imbach P; Intercontinental Cooperative ITP Study Group. Haematologica. 2011 Dec;96(12):1831-7. Epub 2011 Aug 31.
  2. Impact of anti-oxidant status and apoptosis on the induction phase of chemotherapy in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Al-Tonbary Y, Al-Hasan SA, Zaki M, Hammad A, Kandil S, Fouda A. Hematology. 2011 Jan;16(1):14-9.
  3. Bone mineral density in newly diagnosed children with neuroblastoma. Al-Tonbary YA, El-Ziny MA, Elsharkawy AA, El-Hawary AK, El-Ashry R, Fouda AE. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Feb;56(2):202-5.
  4. Puffiness of the eyelids and lips with multiple subcutaneous masses in 2-month-old infant. Fouda A, Kandil SM, Zalata K, Mansour A, Al-Tonbary Y.
  5. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2010;3(4):196-8.
  6. Nosocomial infections and fever of unknown origin in pediatric ematology/oncology unit: a retrospective annual study. Al-Tonbary YA, Soliman OE, Sarhan MM, Hegazi MA, El-Ashry RA, El-Sharkawy AA, Salama OS, Yahya R. World J Pediatr. 2011 Feb;7(1):60-4.
  7. Not a true tumour, but a renal pseudotumour: a case report of an 11.5 year old mild haemophilic child. Fouda AE, Mansour AK, Al-Tonbary YA. Haemophilia. 2010 Nov;16(6):956-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2516.2010.02334.x.
  8. Acute myeloid leukemia presenting with a large subgaleal hematoma. Al-Tonbary YA, Mansour A, Fouda A. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2010;3(1):51-2.
  9. Comparative study of two mechlorethamine, vincristine, procarbazine, and prednisone derived chemotherapeutic protocols for the management of pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma (HL): single-center 5-year experience. Al-Tonbary Y, Sarhan MM, El-Ashry RA, Salama E, Sedki M, Fouda A. Leuk Lymphoma. 2010 Apr;51(4):656-63. Erratum in: Leuk Lymphoma. 2010 Jul;51(7):1365.
  10. Infantile hepatic hemangioendothelioma: an 8-month old infant successfully treated with a corticosteroid. Al-Tonbary Y, Fouda A.
  11. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2009;2(3):422-5.
  12. The many faces of Ewing sarcoma: difficult to diagnose pediatric cases. Fouda A, Mansour A, Al-Tonbary Y. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2009;2(3):411-7.
  13. Primary hepatic non-Hodgkin lymphoma presenting as acute hepatitis in a 2-year-old male. Al-Tonbary Y, Fouda A, El-Ashry R, Zalata K. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2009;2(1):299-301.
  14. Vitamin e and N-acetylcysteine as antioxidant adjuvant therapy in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Al-Tonbary Y, Al-Haggar M, El-Ashry R, El-Dakroory S, Azzam H, Fouda A. Adv Hematol. 2009;2009:689639.
  15. Intracranial hemorrhage in acute and chronic childhood immune thrombocytopenic purpura over a ten-year period: an Egyptian multicenter study. Elalfy M, Elbarbary N, Khaddah N, Abdelwahab M, El Rashidy F, Hassab H, Al-Tonbary Y. Acta Haematol. 2010;123(1):59-63.
  16. Frequency and prognostic significance of murine double minute protein-2 overexpression and p53 gene mutations in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Hendy OM, Elghannam DM, El-Sharnouby JA, Goda EF, El-Ashry R, Al-Tonbary Y. Hematology. 2009 Dec;14(6):335-40.
  17. Prognostic value of the t(14;18)(q32;q21) in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Abdel-Ghaffar H, El-Aziz SA, Shahin D, Degheidy H, Selim T, Elsobky E, Attwan N, Al-Tonbary YA. Cancer Invest. 2010 May;28(4):376-80.
  18. Histiocytosis disorders in Northeast Egypt: epidemiology and survival studies (a 5-year study). Al-Tonbary YA, Sarhan MM, Mansour AK, Abdelrazik NM, El-Ashry RA. Hematology. 2009 Oct;14(5):271-6.
  19. Papillary thyroid carcinoma presenting with upper respiratory tract obstruction and pulmonary metastases. Al-Tonbary Y, Zalata K, El-Ashry R, Fouda A. World J Pediatr. 2009 Aug;5(3):229-31. Epub 2009 Aug 20.
  20. Immune reconstitution during maintenance therapy in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, relation to co-existing infection. El-Chennawi FA, Al-Tonbary YA, Mossad YM, Ahmed MA. Hematology. 2008 Aug;13(4):203-9.
  21. Rhabdomyosarcoma of the clitoris.Al-Tonbary Y, Zalata K, Sarhan M, El-Ashery R, Fouda A. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2008 Apr-Jun;1(2):133-5.
  22. Prognostic significance of foetal-like tyrosine kinase 3 mutation in Egyptian children with acute leukaemia. Al-Tonbary Y, Mansour AK, Ghazy H, Elghannam DM, Abd-Elghaffar HA. Int J Lab Hematol. 2009 Jun;31(3):320-6.
  23. Low bone mass in children with malignant lymphoma. El-Ziny MA, Al-Tonbary YA, Salama OS, Bakr A, Al-Marsafawy H, Elsharkawy AA. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2007 Dec;24(8):577-85.
  24. Prognostic cytogenetic markers in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: cases from Mansoura, Egypt. Settin A, Al Haggar M, Al Dosoky T, Al Baz R, Abdelrazik N, Fouda M, Aref S, Al-Tonbary Y. Hematology. 2006 Oct;11(5):341-9.
  25. Markers of apoptosis and proliferation related gene products as predictors of treatment outcome in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Hafez M, Al-Tonbary Y, El-Bayoumi MA, Hatem N, Hawas S, Mansour A, Marzouk I, Hafez MM, Yahia S, Farahat N. Hematology. 2007 Jun;12(3):209-18.
  26. Unbalanced bone turnover in children with beta-thalassemia. Salama OS, Al-Tonbary YA, Shahin RA, Eldeen OA. Hematology. 2006 Jun;11(3):197-202.
  27. Low turnover bone disease in Egyptian children with acute leukemia. El-Ziny MA, Al-Tonbary YA, Salama OS, Bakr AA, Al-Marsafawy H, Elsharkawy AA. Hematology. 2005 Aug; 10(4):327-33.