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

Qualification

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

Membership

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

Jobs

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/

Interests

Reading fiction, science, cycling and swimming

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