DR. MOHAMMED ISTARABADI MD
NIH, NCI/ Bethesda, Maryland
- Consultant – Urology
- Uro- Oncology
- Laparoscopic Oncology
Dr. Mohammed Istarabadi is certified by the American Board of Urology. A native of Iraq, Dr. Istarabadi returned from Albany , New York where he specialized in Urology to the Arab world, the UAE, in 1999 where he maintains ,since then ,a reputable and thriving private practice and serves as the Head of urology department at al Zahra private hospital . He first graduated in Medicine from the Royal College Of Surgeons in Ireland M.B.B.Ch., B.A.O., L.R.C.P. &S.I.(N.U.I.) in 1987, then he obtained a M.S. Anatomy from the Uinversity College Dublin 1989.
He then completed his General Surgery and cardiothoracic training at teaching hospitals in Dublin and became a fellow of the at the Royal college F.R.C.S.I. In 1992, he moved to the United States of America to train in urological surgery at Albany New York and became American Board of Urology certified.
Dr. Istarabadi �s extensive experience covers adult and pediatric urological surgery , endourology,Laser urology , female urology , oncology and laparoscopic urology.
Dr Istarabadi pioneered the Laser lithotripsy in the UAE and has executed more than 2000 operations till date.
Dr Istarabadi has served on numerous executive and administrative boards, and continues to do so at Al Zahra hospital.
He regularly speaks at programs designed to educate physicians in the care and treatment of urologic disease ans always stays current with the cutting edge in urology.