Education and Clinical experience

A) EDUCATION


1974-1980   MD. Degree, 1980 (graduated with honors)
                       Medical School of the "Israel Institute of Technology",
                       Haifa License No. 17052

1980-1981  MD. Thesis, "Surgical excision of malignant melanoma with  scalpel 
                      versus CO2 laser beam" 
                      (Mentor: Prof. I. Kaplan)
                      Medical School of the "Israel Institute of Technology",  Haifa

July, 1988   Israel/Surgical Board Certified in General 
Surgery License No. 10099

Nov. 1993   Israel/Surgical Board Certified in Pediatric  Surgery License No. 13275


B) FURTHER STUDIES

1982-1985  Postgraduate courses at the Sackler School of
                      Medicine, Tel Aviv University:
                                          A) New Aspects in Immunology
                                          B) Advanced Method in Research
                                          C) Using Lab Animals in Research Project
                                          D) five courses in Advanced Surgery

1986       Clinical/Research Fellowship 
                Shock Trauma Center (MIEMSS), 
                University of Maryland, USA
    Master's Thesis "Interaction of respiratory insufficiency and increased metabolic
    requirements on the maintenance of PaCO2 in patients with post-traumatic and
    septic  ARDS"
               Supervisor: Prof. J.H. Siegel, Shock Trauma Center,
               Baltimore, Maryland, USA


1988    Postgraduate Diploma in Surgery
             Tel Aviv University (June)

1989    Master's Degree in Surgery (with honors)
             Tel Aviv University (June)

1989 - 1991    Clinical / Research Fellowship, Liver Transplant Program and Pediatric
                          Surgery
                          The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

1991 - 1992  Clinical Fellowship, General Pediatric Surgery
                         The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

1991               ATLS Course Toronto Canada (February)

1998               Pediatric Video assistant Surgery course
                         IRCAD Strasbourg France (February)

1999             
Pediatric Video assistant Surgery course - GER
                       Brussels Belgium (May)

2000             Advance Pediatric Video assistant Surgery course
                      Israel (February)

2000             Advance Pediatric Video assistant Surgery course – GER
                      Liege Belgium (August)

2001            Advance Course in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
                     IRCAD Strasbourg France (January)

2001           Repair of Pectus Excavatum – Nuss Procedure
                    Miami Children Hospital Miami Florida USA

2008           GCP course - Israel

 

2011           Advance Course in Laparoscopic / Thoracoscopic neonatal Surgery
                     IRCAD Strasbourg France (April)


C) CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

1980 - 1981   Internship Rotation
                         Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel

1981 - 1987   Residency in General Surgery
                         Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel

1985 - 1986  Three-month Rotation
                        Shock Trauma Center (MIEMSS) and Pediatric Trauma
                        Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 
                        Maryland, USA

1984 - 1986 Three-month Rotations in Cardiac
                       Surgery, Urology, Plastic Surgery and
                       Orthopedics 
                       Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel

1985 - 1986 
Clinical Research Fellowship
                        Shock Trauma Center (MIEMSS), University of Maryland,
                        Baltimore, USA

1987 - 1988 Chief Resident, Department of General Surgery
                       Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel

1988 - 1989 Surgical Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery
                       Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel

1989 - 1991
Clinical / Research Fellowship, Liver
                      Transplant Program and Pediatric Surgery
                      The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

1991 - 1992     
Clinical Fellowship, Senior / Chief Resident, 
                           General Pediatric Surgery

                            The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

1993 - June 93
Chief Surgical Residents,
                            General Pediatric Surgery
                            The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

1993 - 1994    
Staff position at the "Dana Children Hospital"
                           Tel -Aviv Israel.

1994 -  2006    Staff position as Senior Pediatric surgeon 
                           Safra's Children Hospital, H. Sheba Medical Center Tel-Hashomer

2006 -  2008    Active head of the department of Pediatric Surgery 
                           Safra's Children Hospital, H. Sheba Medical Center Tel-Hashomer

2008 -                Head of the department of Pediatric Surgery 
                           Safra's Children Hospital, H. Sheba Medical Center Tel-Hashomer



D) ACADEMIC POSITION

October 1996 Senior Lecturer – School of Medicine Tel Aviv University

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