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Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Co-Director, University of Chicago Perinatal Network

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 Mahmoud Ismail, MD
Mahmoud Ismail, MD, is an expert in high-risk obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine and infectious diseases in obstetrics.

Actively involved in several areas of basic and clinical research, Dr. Ismail is studying the clinical outcomes of vaginal birth after cesarean section and breech vaginal birth versus cesarean section. He is also interested in bacterial infections in obstetrics, the immunology of pregnancy and pregnancy after bariatric surgery.

A popular guest speaker, Dr. Ismail has lectured at scientific meetings and universities around the world. He has contributed to many book chapters and is a reviewer for several medical publications including Obstetrics and Gynecology, International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Journal of Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Ismail has been named as one of the “Best Doctors in America” by Best Doctors, Inc. and also as one of the “Top Doctors in Chicago,” by Chicago Magazine.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Cairo University Medical School

Internship

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center

Residency

  • Wayne State University Medical Center

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Arab Medical Association
  • American Medical Society
  • Chicago Gynecological Society
  • Illinois Medical Society
  • Infectious Disease Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • International Infectious Disease Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Society of Perinatal Obstetricians
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1977

Board Certifications

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic