Dr Azzam Ismail

Consultant Neuropathologist

Short Curriculum Vitae

Personal details

Name             Azzam Ismail

Job title          Consultant Neuropathologist

Address         Histopathology Department, Bexley Wing, SJUH, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK


CCST & FRCPath Neuropathology – 2004 – Newcastle upon Type – UK

Diploma in Health research –  2009 – The University of Leeds – UK

Specialist in Histopathology – 1997 – Damascus University – Syria

BM BCH – 1987 – Damascus University – Syria


General Medical Council (GMC), 2003

Royal College of Pathologist (RCPath), 2004

British Neuropathological Society (BNS), 2003

Medical and Dental defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS), 2004


Consultant in Neuropathology – Leeds Teaching Hospitals (LTH) -NHS Trust – 2004

Expert witness in Forensic Neuropathology – The medicolegal Centre – Sheffield then Freelance – 2008

Skills & Experience

Clinical Neuropathology: Central and Peripheral Nervous System and skeletal muscle diseases, Ophthalmic Pathology

Forensic and Coronial Neuropathology: Postmortem and referred brains and spinal cord

Academic Neuropathology: teaching Undergraduate and Postgraduate medical students and trainees and Active Researcher    

Management: Clinical Lead, Chair of Cellpath. Consultant group meetings, Histopathology Trainees Lead, Appraiser

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and External Quality Assurance (EQA)

British Neuropathology Society Meetings, UK, 1/y

British Ophthalmic Pathology Meetings, UK, 1/y

Royal College of Pathologists – Neuropathology courses and Conferences, 1/y

International (Euro-CNS) Neuropathology Courses, Conferences and Congresses, 1/2y

EQA – BNS in Neuropathology, 2/y

EQA – Ophthalmic UK, 2/y

Audits of Neuropathology service at LTH, 1/2y

CPD program of the RCPath, 2003

Appraisal (annual) and revalidation (every 5 years, Next Mar 21) through LTH, 2004

Research and publications

Please visit: https://www.researchgate.net/


Reading fiction, science, cycling and swimming

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