Dr El Rayes is on faculty in the Institute of Ophthalmology in Cairo, joining and participating as primary investigator in clinical trials nationally and internationally, with special interest in diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment and pediatric retinal surgery. Serves as a vitreoretinal surgeon in the Retina service In the eye institute hospital, International Eye Hospital . He is an innovator of the 23 g fragmatome as well as the innovator of the suprachoroidal surgergical techniques and product line. He is a founder of the Arab African Society of Retina Specialists (AASRS), Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO),Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO),Member of the European Vitreo Retina Society (EVRS),Member of the American society of Retina Specialists (ASRS),Member of the Egyptian Ophthalmological Society, Member of the Club Vit.,Member of the Pan Arab, African Ophthalmological Council. He is the liaison leader for the American society of retina specialists serving Africa and middle east. He receive Amin El Maghraby award: Egyptian Ophthalmologic Society Meeting 2001. International education award: American Academy of Ophthalmology 2010. International scholar award: American Academy of Ophthalmology. Honor Award: American Society of Retina specialist 2011 and the Senior Honor Award: American Society of Retina specialist 2014:American Academy of Ophthalmology achievement award2015. As of today Dr El Rayes is a professor in the institute of Ophthalmology , sharing with his colleges teaching and fellow training , publications ,journal reviews , Book chapters and executive committee for a number educational and research committees.