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 Committee Chairman, European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons, a member in the Technology Committee of SAGES, and Board Member, Israeli Society of Surgeons. He currently serves in the Steering Committee 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 multiple 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 Healthcare 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.