Dr. Ismail, MD, MPH, FACP, FACC, FSCAI
Dr. Ismail came to Detroit area from North Carolina where he did his Interventional cardiology training at East Carolina University, the site of the first robatic heart surgery in the United States. He completed training in structural heart disease at Wayne State University / Detroit Medical Center where he was a faculty member at Wayne State University and performed heart valve interventions including TransCatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). He joined the heart valve team since the the beginning of this technology and witnessed all the developments of TAVR where the aortic valve is replaced without the need for open heart surgery.
Dr. Ismail did his internal medicine training at Texas Tech University and his cardiology training at East Tennessee State University. He graduated from Damascus University Medical School with honors ranking 7th out of 500!graduates. Before going to Cardiology, Dr. Ismail practiced internal medicine for about 10 years and obtained a master degree in public health majoring in community health education which equipped him with additional experience in educating his patients about risk factor modification, lifestyle changes and prevention of heart disease. He taught medical students and cardiology trainees and held faculty appointments at different medical schools. He performed cardiology research and is well published having over 20 articles and original research in peer reviewed medical journals.
His areas of interest are heart valves and complex coronary artery interventions and prevention of heart disease. As a heart valve specialist he is interested in and welcome all patients with all kinds of heart valve pathologies.
“My overall goal is to ameliorate pain and suffering from heart disease of mankind”
McLaren Regional Medical Center
Hurley Medical Center
Areas of Expertise and Special Interests Include
- Cardiac Catherization and Stenting
- Nuclear Cardiology, Nuclear Stress Testing
- Peripheral angiograms
- TAVR procedure