Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology - Urology

Education

  • University of Baghdad College of Medicine, 2001

Residencies & Internships

  • University of Minnesota, Urology, MN, 2011

Fellowships

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute, Urology, NY, 2013

About Me

I treat prostate, bladder, kidney, testis and penile tumors with robotic surgery, open surgery, and clinical trials. I perform neobladder construction, immunotherapy of superficial bladder cancer, lymph node dissection for testicular cancer, and inguinal lymph node dissection for penile cancer. In addition, I treat patients with urinary stones, voiding problems, urethral stricture, ureteric strictures, and I perform robotic assisted pyeloplasty on patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction.

Research Interests

  • Clinical trials of immunotherapy in genitourinary malignancies
  • Genetic and proteomic predictors of response to therapy in bladder cancer
  • Disparities in health care of the poor and underserved
  • Arab American health care 

Awards and Honors

2016 Outstanding reviewer - Clinical Genitourinary Cancer 
2015 Best reviewer – Journal of Urology
2013 Best poster, meeting of the American Urologic Association, San Diego, CA
2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award
2010 Best Young urologic oncologist award, the society of urologic oncology, Bethesda, MD
2009 First Place in Clinical Research Contest, University of Minnesota Urologic Surgery Department 
2003 Fulbright Scholarship

 

Languages

English, Arabic

Gender

Male

Locations

Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford Medical Center - Fairlane
19401 Hubbard Dr
Dearborn, MI 48126
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 W Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital