Ezzat-Portrait-Photo-231x300Dr. Ezzat Abouleish, professor emeritus of anesthesiology, passed away suddenly in the early hours of February 20, 2014.

Abouleish joined the Medical School in 1982 and served as professor and director of obstetrical anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology. He retired in 2000.

He was the recipient of the Gertie Marx Medal and Award and was a fellow at the Royal College of Surgeons in Great Britain.

He is survived by his wife, Atiya Abouleish of Clear Lake; his children and their spouses: Hassan and Yvette Abouleish of Houston, Maine; Amr Abouleish and Lamia Elerian-Abouleish of Clear Lake; Reda and John Lyle of Sandbanks, England; and his 8 grandchildren.