Honors

Ring of Honor

50 Year Reunion

Dr. El Shahawy was asked to participate in a gathering of the past recipients of the Ring of Honor in Austria.

  • MD, Summa Cum Laude, Under the Auspiciis of the Austrian President "Sub Auspiciis Presidentis"  1962
  • Ring of Honor from the Austrian President  1962
  • Achievement Award from the Egyptian President 1962
  • U.A.R. Scholarship for Post-Graduate Training atthe Vienna Academy of Medicine, Austria 1962 - 1967
  • Award "Best Intern" from Flushing Hospital and Medical Center Alumni, New York 1968
  • Nomination for the Distinguished Mayo Clinic Alumnus Award 1998
  • Elected Life Member in "The Mayo Doctors Society" 1998
  • Member Who’s Who In Executives and Businesses 2000
  • Member of the International Organizing Committee for the Golden Jubilee Congress of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology Feb 2001
  • City of Sarasota Proclamation Aug 2001
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare 4th Edition Marquis Who’s Who  2002-2003
  • Nomination for Physician of the Year by the National Republican CongressionalCommittee Physician Advisory Board 2002
  • National Leadership Award by The National Republican Congressional Committee as: Honorary Co-chairman of the Physician’s Advisory Board in Florida Nov 2002
  • Nomination for Physician of the Year at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota  April 2003
  • Distinguished Physician of the Florida Medical Association “A Physician Who Care” Aug 2004
  • Chairman AHA Heart Ball Sarasota-Manatee Feb 2005
  • City of Sarasota Mayor Citation and Proclamation for Community Service for the last 30 years  Feb 2006
  • Selected as one of the America’s Top Physicians for 2006 by Consumer Research Council of America   2006
  • City of Sarasota Mayor Citation  July 2006
  • City of Sarasota Mayor Citation and Proclamation for Community Medical Education,  March 2007
  • Recognition Award for Dr. El Shahawy for his directorship for the cardiac annual symposium for 20 years. Presented at the conclusion of the 20th Annual Symposium by the faculty and attendee in Agra, India Nov 2007 
  • Life Membership Award  in the Sarasota County Medical Society Sarasota, Florida  Nov 2007
  • Selected as one of the America’s Top Cardiologist for 2007 by Consumer Research Council of America  2007
  • City of Sarasota Mayor Citation and Proclamation in recognition for local, National and International medical education, Presented by Mayor LuAnn Palmer at SMH 4th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium Feb 2008 
  • Honorary Life Membership in the Florida Medical Association [FMA] , for 35 years of dedicated medical service in the state of Florida, presented by the FMA president
  •  March 2008
  • Proclamation of Sarasota County Commissioner for Establishing a Successful Cardiovascular Disease Assessment Center at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Presented by Commissioner Carolyn Mason to
  • Dr. El Shahawy at the Fifth Annual Cardiovascular Symposium at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
  • Feb 2009 
  • Doctor’s of philanthropy  conveyed by the  board of Directors of Sarasota Memorial Health Care Foundation at the Annual Meeting  Dec 2009
  • National Medical Association [NMA] Fourth Annual Cobb Health Institute AWARD  Jan 2010
  • Golden Doctor Diploma presented by the University of Vienna Jun 2014