Born in 1938, Prof. Dr. Abdel-Rahim Abdallah was graduated in 1959 as second in his class from Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University.
In 1964 he established his clinic in Heliopolis, which quickly became the most professional Dermatology & Venereology clinic in Heliopolis and subsequently in Egypt.
In 1966 he received his PhD (Doctorate degree) and became a lecturer at Ain Shams University, after which he became the Chairman of the department in 1990.
Prof. Abdel-Rahim Abdallah is regarded as the Guru of Dermatology in Egypt and the Middle East. He lectures in several top Medical Schools & Universities in Europe, USA and the Far East in addition to chairing several International Congresses.
Prof. Abdel-Rahim Abdallah is the holder of the prominent Gustav Riehl Prize of Germany, which he was rewarded in recognition of his advanced research in Medicine.
He is the author of the first Atlas of Dermatology in the Middle East & the Co-author of "Dermatology", Bolongia, Jorizzo, Rapini et al. Mosby, 2003, 2007 & 2012".
In 1999 with the help of Prof. Dr Marwa Abdallah, Cutis "The Skin Clinic" was founded as a nucleus for establishing the first Medical Institution for Skin Diseases & Cosmetic Services.
As the practice grew, more branches were opened in Heliopolis where the best of Consultants & Doctors practiced, all of whom trained and educated to the highest standard for which Cutis stands.
In 2006 A. Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Abdallah took Cutis to a whole new level of expansion in size, technology, and equipment.
By that time, Laser treatments were introduced to Egypt on a wide scale.
In 2008, Cutis became the most comprehensive, wide-ranged Dermatology Clinic in Egypt, offering many services and treatments along with the most up-to-date techniques, which made it a school for Dermatology in Egypt.
In 2011 Cutis "The Skin Clinic" added new consultants and doctors and opened its branch in Mohandesin in late 2012 led by Dr. Marwa Asaad and reshaped its strategy with a clear new Vision & Mission.