The gastroenterologists we work with have a lot of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, and organs of the biliary system – the liver, pancreas, gall bladder, and bile ducts.
These are well-known doctors with many years of experience and experience in leading research in the field of the gastrointestinal tract diseases, who own all the advanced methods of surgery, and are also one of the most recommended doctors by Israeli patients.
Our physicians specialize in treating diseases such as gastrointestinal cancer, celiac disease, gallbladder disease, heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux, hemorrhoids, pancreatitis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome.
Leading Israeli gastroenterologists:
Prof. Shimon Bar-Meir – Director of the Division of Gastroenterology Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer.
Prof. Zamir Halpern – Head of Gastrointestinal diseases and Liver Department, Tel Aviv Medical Center. Expert in gastroenterology, liver, bile ducts, esophagus, pancreas, and inflammatory diseases.
Dr. Lahav Maor, MD – Head of the Invasive Endoscopy Department, Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer. Chief Specialist Gastroenterology Institute of Medical Center “Assuta”.
Dr. Moshe Santo, MD – Head of the Gastric and Liver Diseases Department, Tel Aviv Medical Center Ichilov.
Prof. Fred Konikof – Head of the Gastroenterologic Department, Meir Hospital, Kfar-Saba. Expert in the gallbladder diseases.
Prof. Dan Aderka – Founder of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Department at Chaim Sheba Hospital.
Prof. Yoram Bujanover – Head of the Pediatric Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer. Head of Pediatric Clinic Gastroenterology Department, Assuta Hospital.
Dr. Shimon Reif, MD – Senior Physician of the Gastroenterology Department, Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem.
Prof. Zamir Halpern
Head of gastroenterology department, Tel-Aviv Medical Center (Ichilov).
Expert in treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, bile ducts, liver, esophagus, pancreas and inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
1977-1970 – School of Medicine of the Hebrew University Hadassah.
1986-1982 – Sackler Medical School, Tel-Aviv University.
1986-1985 – Master of Internal Medicine, Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University.
1985-1984 – Involved in medical research at the Gastroenterology Department, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.
1990 – Clinical liver disease (3 months), Academic Medical Faculty, Royal Hospital, London.
♦ Research in digestive tract and liver, Tel Aviv Medical center.
♦ Advanced endoscopic methods.
♦ Inflammatory bowel disease.
♦ Diseases of the liver and fatty degeneration of the liver.
1982-1978 Senior physician in the Air Force.
1986-1982 Internship in the Department of Internal Medicine, Tel Aviv Medical Center.
1988-1986 Internship-in Gastroenterology, Institute of Gastrointestinal Tract and Liver Diseases, Tel Aviv, Medical Center.
1992-1988 Senior gastroenterologist, Institute of Gastrointestinal Tract and Liver Diseases, Tel Aviv, Medical Center.
1996-1992 Head of Gastroenterology Institute, Wolfson Edith Medical Center, Holon.
2010-1996 Head of Institute of Gastrointestinal Tract and Liver Diseases, Tel Aviv, Medical Center.
2001-1999 Chairman of the Society for Liver Study.
2006-2002 Deputy Director of Tel-Aviv Medical Center.
2010-2007 Chairman of the National Committee on Nutrition, Ministry of Health and Agriculture of Israel.
2011 Head of the Institute of Digestive Tract Diseases, Tel-Aviv Medical Center
2011 Chairman, Gastroenterology Association of Israel.
1987-1983 Medical Director, Sackler Faculty, Tel Aviv University.
1992-1987 Senior Lecturer, Sackler Medical School, Tel-Aviv University.
1989-1986 Responsible for internal medicine course, Sackler Continuing Education School, Tel Aviv University.
1999-1992 Associate Professor, Sackler Medical School, Tel-Aviv University.
2000 Professor, Sackler Faculty, Tel Aviv University.
Prof. Shimon Bar Meir
Head of the Institute of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer. Head of Gastroenterology Department.
♦ All areas of endoscopy of the gastrointestinal tract.
♦ Sphincterotomy, removal of gallbladder stones, enteroscopy of the small intestine.
♦ Founder of some types of gastrointestinal endoscopy in Israel.
♦ Endosonographic research.
♦ Colonoscopy ERCP (retrograde cholangiopancreatography) and Stretta (minimally invasive endoscopic method with esophageal reflux).
♦ All clinical areas of gastroenterology and liver diseases, with special emphasis in advanced endoscopy, treatment of cholelithiasis, pancreatic diseases and inflammatory bowel diseases.
School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Specialization in Gastroenterology, Medical College, Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA.
Practice in liver disease, Yale University.
Visiting Professor, University of Zurich Hospital.
Work in the field of diseases of the large intestine – the hospital in St. Marx London, Royal Hospital, London, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York and the Women’s Hospital, Boston.
Practice in Internal Medicine, Clinic Beilinson, Petah-Tikva, Israel.
Head of the Institute of gastrointestinal tract and liver diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer.
Chairman of the Liver Society Study
Chairman of the Israeli Gastroenterologists Association.
Chairman of the gastroenterology examination committee.
Deputy Dean of the Medicine Faculty, Tel Aviv University.
Member of the Education Committee of Training in gastroenterology.
Responsible for the Gastroenterology Department, School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
Member of the gastrointestinal endoscopy organization.
Member of the international gastroenterology society.
200 publications in scientific journals.
30 chapters in the scientific literature.