Specialist in neurosurgery
Minimally invasive treatment
methods on the spine,
Stabilisation and correction
The leading neurosurgeon Dr. Ismail specializes in investigations and minimally invasive treatment methods on the spine. His diagnoses and treatments are supported by state-of-the-art equipment such as MRI, digital X-ray, 4D spine measurement, ultrasound and C-arm, as well as the interdisciplinary expertise of neurosurgery, orthopedics, trauma surgery and physical therapy at the Spine Centre Munich East (WZMO).
Dr. Ismail is an experienced surgeon, who from 2003 up to the present day has already performed over 12,000 operations. As a specialist at various spinal hospitals in Germany as well as Consultant in Charge and Deputy of the Senior Consultant in the neurosurgical department of Carl Thiem Hospital in Cottbus, he has specialized in minimally invasive surgical techniques for the spine since as early as 2004. He has an excellent command of a wide range of treatment methods for the spine which render open surgery unnecessary, such as
Dr. Ismail is certified as a "spinal neurosurgeon", a notable distinction, which to date has only been awarded to around 25 specialists in Germany in the field of spinal surgery.
Dr. Ismail also has outstanding expertise in the field of intervertebral disc prosthetics, stabilization and correction of the spine. Under Dr. Ismail, stabilization surgery is a much less daunting prospect, because he performs this surgery using minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Ismail works with the non-fusion spine technique, which allows for the preservation of some movement with stabilization surgery.
For a detailed diagnosis and treatment of your back complaint, Dr. Ismail has been available since 2012 in the Spine Centre Munich East (WZMO), which he himself founded.
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|Upper cervical spine||81|
|1987–1992||Study of Medicine at Martin Luther University, Halle / Wittenberg
|1989||Preliminary Medical Examination
|1992||Second State Examination|
|1993||Practical Year at Halle University Hospital
|1993–1994||House Officer in the Orthopedic Hospital, Clinic Martha Maria|
|1994–1995||House Officer in the Neurosurgical Department of Halle University Hospital
|1995–2001||Senior House Officer in the Neurosurgical Department of Carl Thiem Hospital in Cottbus
|2001–2004||Senior House Officer in the Neurosurgical Department of Werner Wicker Hospital in Bad Wildungen
|2002||Specialist Examination in Frankfurt am Main
|2003–2004||Consultant in the Neurosurgical Department of Werner Wicker Hospital in Bad Wildungen
|2004–2008||Consultant in Charge and Permanent Deputy of the Senior Consultant of the Neurosurgical Department of Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus
|2006||Work shadowing at the renowned Langensteinbach Spine Centre (Professor Harms) and German Scoliosis Centre, Bad Wildungen
|2007||Appointed Doctor in Charge of Department in Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus for founding of an interdisciplinary spine centre from a merger of the orthopedic, trauma surgery and neurosurgical departments there.
|2008-2012||Practice Clinic of Dr. Schneiderhan/Medical Treatment Centre Spine Centre, Munich Taufkirchen