Mahmoud Ismail, MD

Surgical Clinic, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

MU Dr. Dr. Mahmoud Ismail is a graduate of the Charles University Prague, faculty of medicine in Plzen. After finishing his medical studies he spent 19 months in the department of experimental surgery at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin where he performed basic research on angioneogenesis. He received his specialization in general and in thoracic surgery at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. He is actually the coordinator of the Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Charité. 

MU Dr. Dr. Mahmoud Ismail started his minimally invasive surgical experience with robotic surgery in 2003. Since that he published several articles about robotic surgery mainly about his experience with robotic thymectomy. He became a reviewer of several cited journals. He played a major role in organizing the Thoracic Master Class Hands Session at the ISMICS Berlin 2010 as well as Organization and performing Live Uniportal VATS and robotic thymectomy at the ISMICS Berlin 2015.

He was the first thoracic surgeon performing Uniportal VATS lobectomies in Germany since 2012.  He published his first experience with uniportal VATS in 2014. After that he played a major role together with Dr. Diego Gonzalez-Rivas in spreading this technique in Germany. He was the director of the “2nd International Uniportal VATS Course ‐ Live Surgery and Wetlab” 2015 and director of the “3rd International Uniportal VATS Course ‐ Live Surgery and Wetlab” 2016.