Dr. Isam Bankousli, Oncologist


The oncologist Dr. Isam Bankousli was born in Syria and graduated from the Medical Faculty of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1978. Thereafter he received training in Surgery at AHEPA General Hospital in Thessaloniki and at KAT General Hospital in Athens and specialized in Internal Medicine at the General Hospital Sismanoglio in Athens.

In 1985 he moved to the U.S.A. This was followed by five years of further training at Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, New York, as fellow in the Clinical Research in Oncology. (Training in Clinical-Oncology included numerous clinical trials and the development of anticancer drugs and photodynamic anticancer therapies.)

In 1989 he was awarded his PhD of the Medical School of Athens with an honorary distinction.

From 1996 to 2002 he served as a research associate- temporary professor- in the chemotherapy- oncology lesson of Radiology-Radiotherapy department of the Technical Institutes of Athens.

Since 1998 he directs the Department of Medical Oncology of Athens Medical Center at Maroussi Athens.


He was representative of the Municipality of Athens to the European Union to improve the care of its citizens while he was also vice president of the scientific committee of the Consumer Association of Greece.

Dr. Bankousli has participated in numerous speeches at conferences, information days, the media and in numerous scientific publications as well as organizing conferences.

Dr. Bankousli is a member of many Greek and international scientific societies, including:

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

  • European Society for Medical Oncology

  • Arab American Society Clinical Oncology

  • Hellenic Society of Clinical Oncology

Editorial activities

He has published a variety of scientific books such as:

-Practical Approach to Clinical Oncology

-What to Know About Cancer
-Diet and Cancer Prevention
-Volume referring to cancer in Medical Encyclopedia
-Participation in the encyclopedia "All About Health"


Name:  Isam Bankousli

Address: Distomou 5-7 Marrousi, Athens Greece

Phone & fax no: +30 210 6107900, +30 2106862374 

Mobile no: +30 6932298379

E-mail: oncologikoathens@yahoo.gr