Alfred A. Shihata has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

DEL MAR, CA, February 07, 2024 - Alfred A. Shihata has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Renowned for his groundbreaking contributions to women's reproductive health, Dr. Alfred Shihata has revolutionized the field with his innovative inventions. From the modem cervical cap, known as FemCap, to the remarkable Double Balloon Catheter and the Shiliata percutaneous knife, his creations have transformed urological and gynecological procedures. Leveraging more than three decades of excellence in research for women's reproductive health, Dr. Shiliata has earned distinction as the founder and medical director for FemCap Inc., a medical device company most noted for the development of FemCap and FemmyCycle. Since 2003, he has focused his efforts on researching contraception techniques and methods for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. Among his professional accomplishments, he was honored with a Gold Medal Award from Worldwide Patents and with a BICOB Best Paper Award from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

To prepare for his professional journey, Dr. Shihata earned a Doctor of Medicine from Cairo University in Egypt. Over the course of his career, he has published his research in several national and international journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the World Journal of AIDS. He also is the co-author of "Advances in Barrier Contraceptive Devices," holds six patents in the United States and has several other patents internationally.

A medical doctor who has made remarkable contributions to women's reproductive health and urology, Dr. Shiliata credits his success to his care for his patients over his perseverance and hard work. His numerous inventions, which have been approved in Europe and in the United States, are a testament to his groundbreaking work and pioneering spirit.

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