Szold, Amir (Israel)
About Szold, Amir (Israel)
Amir Szold, M.D.
Medical Director of Assia Medical Group
Amir Szold, MD, is a pioneer laparoscopic surgeon, trained in surgery in Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem and Mount Sinai Medical Center New York. In the late 90’s he was the founder and ﬁrst president of the Israeli Society of Endoscopic Surgery, and was a board member, and the technology commitee chairman, European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons, a member in the technology commitee of SAGES, and board member, Israeli Society of Surgeons. He currently serves in the steering commitee of ISMIT and an editor of MITAT.
Dr. Szold has publishes over 100 papers in peer reviewed journals, presented hundreds of presentations in international congresses, and performed many international live-surgery workshops.
Dr. Szold is heavily involved in medical innovation. He is the founder, advisor and board member in muliple medical device startup companies in Israel and Europe, covering ﬁelds of 3D vision, robotics, soft tissue replacements, surgical glues, laser technology, smart materials and laparoscopic devices. He is a member of the lucrative 8400 Health Network, the founder and medical director of Assia Medical Group in Tel Aviv, and the co-founder and current advisor of the physicians for Human Rights Volunteer Clinic for illegal immigrants and refugees, Tel Aviv, Israel.
DynaMesh®-HIATUS implants are specially developed for prosthetic hiatoplasty and serve to achieve the long-lasting support and stabilisation of the diaphragm in the region of the oesophageal hiatus.
DynaMesh®-ENDOLAP 3D implants are used to reinforce connective tissue structures in the groin region. They were specially developed for the endoscopic (laparoscopic) repair of inguinal hernias using current minimally invasive surgical techniques (TEP and TAPP).