Doctor Avi Hefetz
Leading Israeli specialist in treatment and surgery of benign and malignant tumors of the thyroid gland, throat, adenoma of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, surgery of the salivary and parotid glands, resection of tumors of the neck, upper jaw, tongue and throat tumors, early detection of head, neck and oral tumors.
Head of Department Head and Neck Oncology and Surgery, Assuta Hospital
Dr. Avi Hefetz graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
After five years as a physician and army commander he worked in an ENT Department, Kaplan Hospital, Israel.
He was trained at Memorial Hospital Sloan Center in New York, where he also worked at the “study of head and neck”, as well as in the clinical trial program.
Within two years, Dr. Hefetz specialized in cancer surgery, head and neck at the University of Oklahoma, with one of the leading surgeons in the world.
After returning to Israel, he was appointed senior physician of the Branch Head and Neck Surgery, Tel Aviv Medical Center (Ichilov).
Within ten years treats patients with head and neck tumors, including: diagnosis of tumors, surgical tumors removal and a variety of additional procedures and methods that can replace surgical invasion.
Dr. Avi Hefetz has published about 60 scientific papers in the medical literature and in the world, and also carried out 40 professional presentations and conferences worldwide.
He is a former senior lecturer ENT medicine at Tel Aviv University.
In November 2009 up to present he is Chairman of the Israeli surgery and head and neck cancer Association.
– Throat cancer – surgery
– Tumors of the thyroid gland
– Surgery of the salivary and parotid glands
– Neck resection
– Tumors of the upper jaw
– Tumors of the tongue and throat
– Early detection of head and neck tumors
– Oral cancer
When necessary, doctor Hefetz operates in cooperation with the plastic surgeon or maxillofacial surgeon.
Together with Dr. Roy Landsberg and Prof. Michal Luntz Dr. Hefetz founded in 2009 ARM – Medical Center ENT and head and neck surgery at Assuta Hospital, where he is Head of Surgery and Oncology Department (Head and Neck).